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My car makes a short squeak noise when I start it. Lasts about half a second. My cousin pointed it out and since then I’m worried.
Squeaking is often drive belt or pulley related but in your case the starter motor would have to be considered as well. If the starter turns, or you hear significant noise at starting, but the engine literally is not turning...
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volkswagon touareg
Hi Sonia. Thanks for the question tonight. To be honest, both repairs could be rather costly. Replacing a timing chain on a Volkswagen Touareg requires removing several components in order to gain access, while the issue of oil in the...
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My car jerks when I accelerate, what can be the cause of this issue?
You may have an ignition system misfire due to worn spark plugs or shorting plug wires or coils. I recommend having the codes stored in computer tested to see if it points to the cause of the problem. The problem...
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All my dashboard lights came on my Audi Q5 and the emergency brake comes on it’s own
What you are describing stems from an electrical malfunction, possibly "global" in nature, that is affecting multiple systems on your car. To resolve that, an electrical diagnostic will have to be performed. YourMechanic offers mobile electrical diagnostic services. If you...
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Why won't my car start?
Hi Ester. Thanks for contacting us today. The first step in diagnosing a problem like you've described is typically tracing and verifying electrical connections that engage the starter. This would begin with the car battery, followed by ground wire connections...
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Window off track
I have seen this issue before. This is usually caused by a regulator that is broken. The regulator is the mechanism the window is attached to. It is what actually makes the window go up and down. If the regulator...
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Why my car sticks in gear
Hey there. This maybe related to many different transmission components such as a speed sensors, the transmission control solenoid or the module itself. The transmission control solenoid controls the flow of transmission fluid inside the transmission. Every time a...
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Truck will not go into gear.
The shift linkage inside the transfer case may of broke or came loose from driving the vehicle on the highway in 4x4. I have seen entire transfer cases destroyed inside from driving on the highway locked into 4x4. I recommend...
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Trouble starting in the morning.
Trouble starting in the morning could be a sign of worn secondary ignition components; spark plugs, wires, cap and rotor. As for the shaking and jolting the first thing I would suspect would be motor/trans mounts that have torn and...
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transmission slipping
The transmission internal clutches may be worn out or the fluid is very low causing the issue. Check fluids first and if level is low then locate leak and fill system to see if it corrects issue or the transmission...
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Transmission
This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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The headlights malfunction
The bulbs are xenon type bulbs and they will fade away before they burn out. My suggestion would be to replace both headlight bulbs. This way you do not change one and the other burns out in a few weeks....
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The car is overheating
The normal opening temperature of the thermostat is between 85c and 102c. Your car is running in the middle and this is good. You should not be overheating as this is the normal operating range for your engine. If...
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Sugar in my gas tank
Hello. The fuel tank must be drained, removed from the vehicle, rinsed out, and dried to try to remove as much sugar as possible from the tank. The fuel pump and fuel filter should be replaced, and the line between...
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Seat heater not working.
Having an inoperative heated seat is not out of the ordinary. Most times the heater grid in the seat goes bad. Generally this happens over time just due to the fact that getting in and out of the seat flexes...
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Rattling sound
Hi. Maybe the light is the rattling sound you're hearing. If the light housing is loose, it will vibrate upon acceleration and cause noise. However, your rattling noise has countless potential causes. The only way to find the answer is...
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Problem with transmission.
Your suspicions for your brake pedal sensor would be a good start, but there are also solenoids inside the shifting mechanism that could also be the culprit. You could try to wiggle the shifter as you try to shift. If...
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Power steering hard to turn
Although you added fluid, did you check to see that the level was in the appropriate mark for what the temperature the engine is (cold/hot)? If so, its likely that the pump bearing has failed and which means the unit...
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Power seat not moving forward
Hello. It sounds like you may have some problems with the seat on you car. Sometimes the motor that actuates the seat can burn out. I would recommend having a technician from YourMechanic come out and inspect the seat, and...
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Possible blown head gasket
The engine overheating erratically is the first thing that comes to mind. Other problems like hoses, radiator or heater core bursting or leaking all of a sudden. The extra pressure from combustion pressure entering the cooling system causes this. Continuous...

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