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Need opinion on 2012 Audi A8
Hello. Depending on the price and condition of the vehicle it may or may not be a good buy. If the ACC sensor needs to be replaced keep in mind that the cost of parts and service will be slightly...
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Is buying a used Phaeton worth it?
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2004 VW toureg
Hi there. If the Volkswagen you're considering buying is not a diesel, but sounds like a diesel, it's probably due to an exhaust leak. The problem with exhaust leaks is that it can be rather costly to replace exhaust system...
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My 2008 VW Touareg v8 4.2FSI is leaking oil on top of engine and running down the front of engine.
Hello. The most common leak on the front of this engine is the valve cover gaskets. They tend to leak and cause this to occur. Most of the time the engine will need to be cleaned in order to locate...
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Ignition takes longer and idle goes higher after ignition
This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. High idle speeds or in some cases rough idle, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present in an engine, this causes...
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Car dies no check engine light
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate and eventually stall. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that...
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Tire Issue
If the bubble is caused by air leaking from the inside of the tire into the carcass or body of the tire, the tire could blow out without warning which is obviously risky. Bubbles are typically caused by manufacturing defects...
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Where do you hook up to charge AC on97e420benz and where is it located? 1997 Mercedes E420
Hello - the AC "charge port" - which is the low pressure port - is on the driver side of the engine compartment, in-between the ABS pump and the engine. The port has a black or dark blue plastic cap,...
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Rough start/idle plus loss of power
Hi There, This is an indication of a fuel pressure problem as indicated by the codes you have pulled. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors on an engine....
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gears wont engage
Hi there. This can be an issue with your shift linkage being loose or not correctly adjusted. It also can be something malfunctioning inside of your transmission or the clutch system that is damaged. I suggest having a certified mechanic...
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Rpm's fluctuate, idles too high
Your car has an electrically operated throttle body to control the idle speed. If the sides of the throttle body get dirty, as they inevitably do, the throttle will not be able to close completely and will not be able...
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Air conditioning and heater will turn on sometimes.
Check the wiring from the motor switch to the a/c and heating selection. Either the wiring is loose and is moving around causing the system to not operate properly or the switch has failed. If you need further assistance with...
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I was told by a mechanic that I have a oil coolant housing leak after a $550.00 labor fee on a water pump and timing belt replacem
Hello. I recommend that you have your vehicle inspected by technician such as one from YourMechanic. The technician will pressure test your cooling system to expose any leaks that may be present and also take pictures of the leaks to...
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Starting problem
It sounds like somebody missed something. It could be that they didn't keep the car until it was cold enough to have a problem. Many electrical problems are temperature related because of the expansion and contraction of components going through...
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I have a 2007 Audi RS4; it usually refuses to start.
If you can hear the relay clicking, then you may have an issue with the starter. Starters often become tempermental before they fail altogether, so the trick is to diagnose it while it is in failure. If you can access...
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Strange loud squeal
Downloading the diagnostic code(s) that have caused the check engine light to illuminate will probably provide a major clue as to the origin of the noise. A check engine light diagnostic can be requested to deal with that and, at...
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oxygen sensor and smog checks
Hi there. Unfortunately, we don't have enough information from you to accurately answer this question. When you asked about a transmission warning light automatically causing a failed smog test, it depends on your state. If you live in a state...
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I get code 00768-P0300 random multiple cylinder mosfire and 00770 P0302 cylinder 2 misfire when speed up check engine comes on.Whe
Hi there. The P0302 trouble code is an indication that cylinder 2 is misfiring and is not getting the necessary spark to its spark plug. You might want to read this article as it will indicate the common causes of...

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