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Audi A4 A6 00-08 VW Passat Bad Turbocharger Symptoms & Replacement Cost

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Bad Turbocharger Replacement CostTurbocharger average can last 100,000 to 125,000 miles depends on driving conditions, components quality.When your turbocharger fails, garages & workshop will suggest to replace it with either the brand new unit or re-manufactured one. Either one has pro & cons and their own supporters. The cost for Audi A4 turbocharger assembly replacement is between $1,500 and $3,000, in which labor cost is around $350 to $450 while turbo charger is priced between $1,100 to $2,500. The price range varies according to the severity & complexity of the problems.Common Symptoms of a Failed Turbocharger1. Blue-black Smoke Very possible...

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Ignition Coil Symptoms of Saab 9-3 Bad Coil Packs & Tips to Find Out Broken One

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Saab 9-3 2.8T V6 Turbo YS3F B284 owners can tell you the Symptoms of bad ignition coil easily as many of them experience the malfunction bad ignition coil ever. Ignition coil's role, as discussed before, is like a transformer to convert voltage from 12 volts to high voltage pulse (around 20,000 to 35,000 volts) to initiate the spark plugs. The coils will wait engine computer's signal to fire the spark plugs. With this close ripple-effect, you'll not be surprised that symptoms of bad coils and bad spark plugs are similar. Bad Ignition Coil Symptoms Commonly Occurred:1. Vehicle shuddering & stallingJerking...

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dsg 7 dq200 0am automatic gearbox urgent recall in 2019

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0AM DQ200 2nd Urgent Recall  The 2nd big batch DSG DQ200 dry dual-clutch just announced 2 months ago. Approximately affected 80,000 vehicles 62,000 Volkswagens, 14,000 Audis and 4500 Skodas. Affected Models,Volkswagen Golf, Polo, Jetta, Beetle, Passat and Caddy, Skoda Fabia, Rapid, Octavia, Yeti and Superb between 2009 to 2015. Audi A1 (2011 to 2016), Audi A3 (2008 to 2016) and Audi TT (2012 to 2016)Potential Faulty Problems & Reasons1. Power loss2. Limp Home Mode occursIt was suspected that "pressure accumulator housing" is the major component to cause a oil pressure loss in the hydraulic system. Without proper hydraulic pressure, the insufficient...

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Jaguar Timing Chain Kit Broke & Caused Engine Stop?!

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Failure of Jaguar XJ8 Timing chain Kit In addition to XJ8, XFR, XJR, F-type, and land rover ranger rover are also equipped with this timing chain. <Jaguar XJ8, AJ810445, ranger rover timing chain kit>It is suspected that,1. Timing tensioner & tensioner rails fail to give proper pressure and regulation to the chain. Some mechanics assumed the different material of tensioner and guide may be the reason to cause the wear of tensioner and guides.2. Excessive wear with gears causes slack chain.The chain slacks and wears after a period of time then snap sometimes. Driver will hear noise from the loose timing chain...

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Common reasons cause variable valve timing problems in your car

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When the check engine light is on and error code is P2646, engine is telling you that it's time to check variable valve timing system.Common problems to cause variable valve timing failed1. Oil leaking or not enough engine oil nor oil pressure Oil leaking will lead the pressure be low and not enough to drive the system. Periodically oil change will make sure the variable valve timing goes right. 2. Solenoid Control Valve is dirty Take off the solenoid valve and clean the valve body then bolt the valve back in. 3. Filter Screen is clogged out Same, make sure...

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