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55,000-mile scheduled maintenance service,
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Engine mount replace 2012 Audi A7
Hi there - in this case, you have nailed it - it's the passenger side engine mount. The engine mounts on this engine (L & R) are hydraulic, and leak fluid when they rupture. It is possible that both of...
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Have an Audi q7 V6 Supercharger with excess oil consumption. Have used 3/4 of a quart of oil in 2,200 miles. Do you have any advic
The breather may or may not help. It's hard to give you a definite answer. You can examine a dozen of the same engine and find those that consume zero oil, some that consume a little, and some that consume...
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Passenger seat heater not working properly.
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The book says that you can use a 15, 20, 25, or 30 amp fuse. The power to the heaters are operated through the wiring to the main harness. There could have been...
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Battery replacement.
It is not necessary to use the exact same brand of battery that the vehicle came with from the factory. Although, it is designed specifically for your car it is not required in order for the car to function properly....
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WHAT KIND OF MOTOR OIL DO I USE AND HOW MANY QUARTS ?
The V6-3.0L Turbo is diesel powered. If that is the vehicle that you have, the oil capacity is 6.8 quarts assuming you install a new filter and, of course, you should use a new filter. In all events, check the...
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Brake pad replacement - Front & Rear
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My car looses power everytime I start my ac or defroster on. It starts making some squealing noise from under the hood.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your issue is stemming from the air conditioning condenser that is used when you engage the A/C or the defrost. The squealing noise that you are hearing is likely coming from the pulley that...
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There is a scratch on my car I can't get out. how do i fix it
Any time you get a scratch in your paint you should have a body shop check it. They will not charge you to look at it. If the scratch gets too deep it could cause the metal to rust. If...
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I was looking for the location of the crankshaft /camshaft sensors on my 2012 audi a7 3.0.
Hi there. The crankshaft position sensor is located on the back of the engine on the driver side near the top at an angle. The camshaft position sensor is located just behind the camshaft gear on the left bank cylinder...
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Can I add driving options. Like Sport. Mine only has standard sline?
Hello there, you will not be able to add additional drive options to your 2016 Audi Q5 at this time. These drive packages and trim options are added at the factory when the vehicle is built. The sport driving packages...
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Is it normal for my o2 sensor to go out with only 13000 miles
Hi there. The first thing you'll want to do is to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location to complete a check engine light inspection. This will allow them to download the stored error codes and precisely diagnose...
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Shifter stuck in neutral. Brake pedal stuck. Wont go down. Car sat for 5 years. Rear manifold area very loud exhaust leak. Advice?
Hi there. If the vehicle has sat for an extended period of time, it is likely that multiple components; internal and external have 'frozen' or have lost lubricity and are literally stuck. The clutch and transmission specifically can be negatively...
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I have a Mercedes GL450 with 13000 miles that was due for a B1 service. The dealership charged $750. Is this normal for a Mercedes
Hello. This is a normal charge from the dealer. Though they do a good job on the vehicle they will be quite a bit higher than independent technicians. If you want to have this done outside of the dealer next...
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if I'm at stand still it goes hot once I travel it cools yesterday that happened and it stAll I crank it starts but shut off audi
A low coolant level can cause overheating however there are lots of additional causes of overheating. Coolant leaks are easy to find via pressure testing. In the context of such a test, if pressure falls and yet no external leak...
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I have an Audi Q5S. I cannot get comfortable in the sport seats. Any suggestions? Thanks Kurt
The sport seats in these cars can be a little stiff and not very comfortable. You can add padded seat covers like ones from this site from Carid you can select ones that have extra padding or sheep skin fur...
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Why do I have a code for a slow O2 sensor and is that causing my stalling on my 2002 Saab 9-5
Hello. If your oxygen sensor is not functioning properly then that can cause the vehicle to stall and not run properly. I usually start by testing the O2 sensors first. It can also be caused by an air leak in...
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20k schedule maintenance
Hello, thank you for writing in. The scheduled maintenance for the vehicle should be located in your owner's manual, and you should compare that list to the quote. Without knowing what issues they may have found, its hard to tell...

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