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I have been experiencing a lack of power at acceleration that does gradually increase. Is it my fuel filter?
Hello. There are cases where a dirty fuel filter can cause engine performance issues, if it is dirty to the point of obstructing flow. If it has not been changed, I would recommend changing it as it could possibly be...
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My car stopped taking gas when pressing the pedal
Hello. This can be caused by a few things. I would start by scanning the computer for codes. If there are not any codes then I would monitor the sensor readings and the fuel trim readings to see if I...
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How do you activate or deactivate the Auto Lock feature on 2016 Q5?
Settings like this usually will require either the VAG-COM tool and expertise programming the vehicle. I would consult the dealer in order to have this done.
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Rich run, bad start, sometimes white smoke
The white smoke is a bit worrisome - usually an indicator of a blown headgasket, which will also cause rough running, especially at low speeds from a compression imbalance. The throttle position sensor may also be sending "off" signals to...
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Common ways Oil Filter Housing Cracks
If the crack in the housing is in the plastic part, that can be written off to normal wear and tear. The plastic filter holder gets brittle and cracks easily. Most shops keep them on hand in case this happens...
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P065A - Generator System Performance
Hello, thank you for writing in. To start, the generator is the alternator. It generates the power supply for the vehicle based off the vehicle's engine performance. There are several ways to approach the repair. You may remove the starter...
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How do I top off AdBlue?
The Audi Q5 has an AdBlue filler cap located next to the fuel filler cap on the side of the car. Some Audis are supplied with a hexagonal AdBlue filler cap, which requires the wheel nut wrench from the boot....
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pick up low & starting problem in morning time.
Hello. If your vehicle is showing trouble code P0087, for low system fuel pressure then that is likely part of what may be causing your performance issues. Low fuel pressure can cause an engine to lose power, misfire, and in...
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P0480 trouble code
Hello. Typically this is not an issue with the relay. There have been some issues with the programming within the control computer that causes the fan to not work right which will cause this code. Being that the vehicle is...
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Child Safety - how to disable the passenger front airbag?
Hi there. You can disable the airbag to the vehicle. either the airbag is mechanical or electronic. If the airbag is electronic, when a child is sitting on the seat, the airbag light that says airbag ON, will now say...
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P2047 lost power when accelerating
Hello, thank you for writing in. The code you are receiving is for an issue with the reductant injection valve. This valve is an important part of the air fuel mixing required before the mix is sent into the combustion...
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Oil leak and Check Engine Light is on
Hi there. Thanks for writing in. In some cases, the oil leaking from the vehicle after a rear main seal and oil cooler are repaired is caused by residual oil that was not cleaned or removed from the vehicle after...
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How much cost to fix ignition switch? 2008 Dodge Sprinter
Hi there - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic can offer at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!
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Glow plug light makes warning sound when driving at high speed
Hi there. Check the glow plug control relay to see if it is malfunctioning. This is a common part to fail on the diesel engines. The light is coming on for a the computer seeing that the engine is too...
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Rumbling noise coming from left front side - 2008 Mercedes-Benz R320
Hi there. It would seem to be the right front wheel bearing that is making the noise. The vibration could be from the drive shaft center support bearing being worn out. To check if the bearing is worn, push up...
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SUV will not accelerate sporadically and has no power
Hi there: To be completely honest, there could be multiple issues with your 2008 Mercedes-Benz that are causing the symptoms you're describing, ranging from something simple like a crankshaft position sensor to the throttle position sensor or complex issues with...
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Shut off while driving glow plug light and check engine light on
Probably the simplest thing that could go wrong that would shut you off while you are driving is a loss of fuel pressure. It's unlikely that the fuel pump would just quit while you are driving. it's more likely that...
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How can I paint a fendor on my Jeep grand Cherokee
Hello. There are several ways that you can accomplish painting just one panel. It really depends on your level of experience and how you feel most comfortable performing the task. You can start by removing the entire panel if you...
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Hello, after leaving my '10 TDI Treg sitting 4.5 months in the cold, it won't start or turnover. Seems to have good charge as alar
It sounds like you may be having an issue with your neutral safety switch. This switch prevents the vehicle from being started in any other gear but park or neutral. If this switch has failed, it can cause the vehicle...
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oil leak
There are quite a few oil seals and gaskets on your engine and so the exact source(s) of the leak would have to be pinpointed during an oil leak diagnostic. If you do have oil leaks, as many leaks as...

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