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Don't know where to start. Took to mechanic gave me valve job, tune up, ignition coil. Car still not right paid 2100. Don't know who to take car to

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If it was not a successful repair, take it back and get it put right or better still, take the car to an authorised dealer for a proper repair. Valves rarely leak, ignition coils stop working.

Posted on Oct 13, 2017

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SOURCE: Ignition coils on 2005 Audi S4 cabriolet

If you replaced the coils the spark plugs should also be change. The plugs are more than likely bad.

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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He must have meant the intake manifold gasket. That is a complex job, but can be done if you have basic knowledge of mechanics and a few hand tools. Best advice is to get a haynes repair manual from an auto parts store as it will have step by step instructions and photos. Good luck. Dont forget to rate.

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Valve job for 2000 VW Jetta GL w/105,000 miles

is he sure it isn't the rings are worn also?  If so don't waste money on a valve job, when you really need a rebuilt motor.  Had you changed the oil more you wouldn't need this repair at this time.  Good uck as his price is decent.  Ask him the price for a long block?

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SOURCE: What is the average cost to fix the ignition coil?

does the vehicle have a single coil pack or is it coil on plug?

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SOURCE: I just recently changed my burnt Ignition coils for my Audi

check output voltage of altenator if its above 15volts change it

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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