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The release mechanism for the clutch (including the release arm bearings and shaft) can fail and cause stiff, binding, and possibly noisy pedal operation.
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The dual mass flywheel can fail and cause symptoms like noise and chatter when operating the clutch and changing gears.
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Tire wear (especially in the rear tires) can be rapid and handling will suffer if the problem is not addressed.
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Fluid leaks at the right rear corner can often be traced to the radial seal at the power steering pump.
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The front control arms should be regularly inspected for wear at the ball joints and bushings. Ball joint boot cracks/tears can lead to ball joint wear and failure.
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In order to avoid ABS, Tiptronic, or intermediate differential faults/warning lights, correct tire profile and wear must be maintained.
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A failing cylinder head temperature sensor can cause erratic running or the engine to cut out entirely.
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If the engine won't turn over or cuts out at seemingly random times, it may be a failing relay for the DME system.
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In early models, the alternator/fan belts and bearing at the pulley must be correct. Updated parts are required for the alternator/fan pulley, as well as the belt tension monitor.
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Pay close attention to secondary ignition system components (distributor caps, rotors, cables, and connectors).
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The ignition distributor's internal drive belt can fail and cause misfires and performance problems. After being updated, the distributor belt requires regular inspection.
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Pay close attention to warning lights and have the brakes inspected regularly—immediately address any brake problems. Hard driving habits will cause excessive brake pad and rotor wear. Aged brake fluid can cause numerous problems, including "waxy" buildup visible in the reservoir, so replace the brake fluid regularly. Special procedures are required to bleed/flush ABS pump.
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The hydraulic pump relay can fail, causing the pump to run continuously, which leads to hydraulic pump failure due to overheating. Incorrect pressures will cause a low brake pedal or a high pedal effort with the possibility of other strange symptoms.
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An external fluid leak may develop at the pressure switch; fluid will be evident in the trunk and the reservoir level will drop.
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The brake warning display and warning gong can activate, typically after the first start of the day. The warning light/gong might stop after idling for a short time. This fault is usually caused by low stored hydraulic pressure due to a failed high pressure accumulator.
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