Tech Articles: Electronics




AudiWorld Tech articles are arranged by model with the newest articles appearing at the top of each section. Click any model below to jump to its section (if applicable). Note that an article may apply to more than one model.

(A4) = Audi A4(A8) = Audi A8 (80/90) = Audi 80 and 90
(S4) = Audi S4(TT) = Audi TT(GA) = General Article
(A6) = Audi A6(AR) = Audi allroad(OA) = Other Audi
(A3) = Audi A3 (Q7) = Audi Q7  

Model(s)   Description
A4   Fixing poor AM/FM radio reception
Article By: Kevin Kieffer - 2013
A4   Installing Tow-hitch and wiring harness
Article By: Kevin Kieffer - 2009
A4, S4   Instrument Cluster LCD Replacement
Article By: Laser Red In Raleigh - 2009
A4   Installation and Review for USA Spec iPod Interface (B5)
Article By: Brad Rawson - 2008
A4   Power Output Stage Testing (B5)
Article By: ArandA4 - 2008
A4, S4   HID Retrofit (B5)
Article By: Hobag - 2008
A4   Heated Seats Retrofit (B5)
Article By: GBW - 2008
A4, S4   Installing an auxiliary 12V outlet B6 A4 & S4 (B6)
Article By: 3 bar - 2008
A4   B6 – B7 A4 XM install
Article By: Reggie - 2007
A4   Optima Red Top R34 Battery Install (B5)
Article By: Reggie - 2007
A4   How to change the fan control module (B6)
Article By: Pabblo - 2007
A4   Pioneer AVIC-D3 Navigation Install (B5)
Article By: Driveslikegranny - 2007
A4   Headlight Leveler Mod (B6)
Article By: Onno Teernstra - 2007
A4,S4   Sunroof Switch Repair (fixes random opening problem) (B6)
Article By: a4tis/forced induxion- 2007 
A4,S4   How to Reset the Service Interval Light 2002+ (B6)
Article By: Arthur Marks - 2006
A4   Climate Control Head Unit Repair (B5)
Article By:
Kris Hansen - 2006
A4   Airbag Controller Replacement (B5)
Article By:
davenew - 2006
A4   Central Locking Pump Repair (B5)
Article By: 3 Bar - 2006
A4,S4   Motorized Ipod Drawer (B5)
Article By: shard7 - 2006
A4,S4   Motorola Bluetooth Integration (B5)
Article By: hman_a4 - 2006
A4,S4   iPod and Satellite Radio (B6)
Article By: AudiA4B6US - 2006
A4,S4   Steering Wheel Clock Spring Replacement (B5)
Article By: SmokinS4 - 2006
A4,S4   Airbags and Aftermarket Seats (B6)
Article By: Jet Jockey/A4 Pilot - 2006
A4   Parrot Bluetooth Install (B7)
Article By: Robert Jordan - 2006
A4   B5 Central Locking Pump Failure and Replacement
Article By: WJM - 2006
A4   Load Reduction Relay Replacement
Article By: ModifiedA4 - 2006
A4,S4   Battery Replacement Tips (B5) *Updated
Article By: BSK - 2006
A4,S4   A4 Phatnoise Install (B5)
Article By: BSK - 2006
A4   B5 DRL Mod
Article By: michael - stanton - 2005 
A4,S4   S4 Sirius Satellite Radio Install (B6,B7)
Article By: rtbarry - 2005
A4,S4   GReddy FATT Speed Wire Hookup
Article By: BSK - 2005  
A4,S4   An Illuminated Compass for the B5
Article By: michael - stanton - 2005
A4,S4   PhatBox Installation (B5)
Article By: jonah- 2005
A4,S4,A6   ABS Controller Repair/Replace(B5,C5)
Article By: Jim Deppen- 2005
A4,S4   Headlight Switch Repair(B5A4/S4)
Article By: JoeyT - 2005
A4,S4   PhatNoise install(B5)
Article By: HokieAudi - 2005
A4,S4   PhatNoise with XM install(B6A4/S4)
Article By: StealthWagon - 2005
A4   Installation & Review: ICE-Link for iPod
Article By: David Tepper - 2005
A4   Fixing Randomly Opening Sunroof
Article By: Kris Hansen - 2005
 
A4, S4 Escort Passport 8500 X50 Custom Install
Article By: Valentin Berechet - 2004
A4, S4 Phatnoise and Sat Radio Integration
Article By: Greg01 - 2004
A4 Greddy III Turbo Timer Installation
Article By: Samuel -2004
S4 Lidatek LE-30 Install (B5 S4)
Article By: O.W. Kenobi - 2004
S4 Lidatek LE-30 Install (B6 S4)
Article By: Don Pavlik -2004
A4, S4 Changing the Steering Column Headlight Switch
Article By: Ray Calvo 2004
A4, S4 Ignition Switch Replacement
Article By: Mike Tan - 2004
A4 Fog Light Installation
Article By: Alejandro Aristondo Uzquiano - 2004
A4 Installing Auto-leveling for Headlights
Article By: Alejandro Aristondo Uzquiano - 2004
A4 One Piece Headlight Wiring Conversion for 95-99.0 A4
Article By: Phil Becker - 2004
A4 Fuse Listing: 98.5 A4 1.8T with Manual Trans
Article By: Mike D - 2004
A4 Audi Concert II illuminated without CAN-BUS
Article By: Jarkko Heinonen - 2004
A4, S4 B6 Avant Stereo Upgrade
Article By: Greg Takacs - 2004
A4, S4 Erratic Fuel Gauge Repair
Article By: Dr. Bob - 2003
A4 Hardwiring an Escort Radar Locator
Article By: CVT_A4
A4 A4 Rear Amp Replacement
Article By: William Broadhead - 2003
A4 Integrating Motorola Timeport Phone
Article By: Roman Grzywna - 2003
A4 Replacing the Delta Cassette
Article By: Alex Sidorenko - 2003
A4, S4 Nokia 8260 Handsfree
Article By: hman A4 - 2002
A4, S4 XM Radio Install
Article By: Don Pavlik - 2002
A4 Restoring Temperature Display After Heated Mirror Fix
Article By: Richard Wagenknecht - 2001
A4, S4 Removing and Installing Rear Speakers
Article By: AudiGirl315 - 2001
A4 Keyless Entry Replacement ('96 A4)
Article By: Dale Kirstein - 2001
A4 Adding a DC Accessory Outlet
Article By: Steve Hall - 2001
A4, S4 Digital Boost Gauge II
Article By: Don Pavlik - 2000
A4 Bose Stereo System Testing
Article By: Don Pavlik - 2000
A4, S4 Digital Boost Gauge Installation
Article By: Edward Palisoc - 2000
A4 VDO Boost Gauge Installation
Article By: Don Pavlik - 2000
A4 Turbo Timer Installation (Greddy Turbo Timer III)
Article By: James Reedy - 2000
A4 How to Reset the Service Interval Light (1998-99)
Article By: Brian Davis - 2000
A4 How to Reset the Service Interval Light (2001-?)
Article By: Peter Starowicz - 2005
A4 Coding the Control Module
Article By: John Stahmann - 2000
A4 Fixing Bass Boominess in the Bose Stereo II
Article By: Rich Parker - 2000
A4 Adding a Red Dome Light (Pre '99.5 models)
Article By: Stan Jirman - 2000
A4 Fixing Bass Boominess in the Bose Stereo
Article By: Leszek Mazur - 1999
A4, A6 What is the CD Changer Error "CDERR"?
Article By: Ricardo David - 1999
A4 Installing a CD Changer Under Rear Deck
Article By: Christopher Burke - 1999
A4 Installing CD Changer in A4 Avant
Article By: Ted Durant - 1999
A4 Integrating a Nokia 6160 Cell Phone (both '98.5 and '00 models)
Article By: Brad Bilut - 1999
A4 Hardwiring a Valentine 1 Radar Locator
Article By: Christian Long - 1999
A4, S4 Integrating a Nokia 6160 Cell Phone ('99 model)
Article By: Edward Palisoc - 1999
A4 Subwoofer Installation ('97 A4 with Delta/Bose Radio)
Article By: Shark - 1999
A4, S4 Integrating a Nokia 6160 Cell Phone ('00 model)
Article By: Edward Palisoc - 1999
A4 Coding the Control Module Driver for Cars with the Information System (Trip Computer)
Article By: John Stahmann - 1999
A4 Integrating the Genie Intellicode Mini-Transmitter into the Audi A4
Article By: Edward Palisoc - 1999
A4 Heated Mirrors (Wiring to Rear Defrost Switch)
Article By: Stan Jirman - 1999
A4 How to Install a Homelink Visor
Article By: Anthony Deighton - 1999
A4 How to Power the Center Armrest Console
Article By: David Pincus - 1999
A4 Installing Factory CD Changer ('98 models with Audi Concert Radio/head unit)
Article By: RoyRose@aol.com - 1998
A4 DIN Chassis Kit
Article By: Unknown - 1998
A4 Adapter for Panasonic CD Changer (Factory Head-unit in 1998+ model)
Article By: Mark Quinn - 1998
A4 Where is the Fuse Box?
Article By: Unknown - 1998
A4 Installing 3-Car Garage Opener Remote in Headliner
Article By: David Pincus - 1998
A4 Adding a Powered Subwoofer to non-Bose '98 A4 Concert Stereo
Article By: David Pincus - 1998
A4 Telephone Wiring Schematics ('97 and '98 models)
Article By: AudiWorld - 1998
A4 How does GALA (Speed-dependent Volume Control) Work?
Article By: Unknown - 1997
A4 GALA Explained
Article By: Mark Quinn - 1997
A4 How to Remove the Radio
Article By: Dan Masi - 1996
A4 Removing and Replacing Front Speakers
Article By: Dan Masi - 1996
A4 Installing Factory CD Changer (pre '98 models)
Article By: Mark Quinn - 1996
A4 Will an Aftermarket CD Changer Work?
Article By: Mark Quinn - 1996
Model(s) Description
AR   Valentine One Hardwire
Article By: RMcQ
AR   Installation of iPod/IceLink (Allroad)
Article By: gragravar - 2004
AR Valentine One Hard-Wire Install
Article By: Franklin R. Jones - 2001
Model(s) Description
S4 Audi Telematics Replaced with Audi Bluetooth module for RNS-E
Article By: ESFO - 2006
S4 Installing a Euro A6 RNS-E Nav unit in a B5 S4
Article By: Matthew Taylor - 2005
S4 Factory XM Radio Self-Install
Article By: HaudiS4 - 2004
S4 Bose Stereo Upgrade (Not Worth Performing)
Article By: Don Pavlik - 2000
S4 How to Add a Subwoofer
Article By: Don Pavlik - 2000
S4 Coding the Control Module
Article By: John Stahmann - 2000
S4 CD Changer Installation ('00 model)
Article By: wverbur@banet.net - 2000
Model(s) Description
A6   Rear Window Lockout Switch Repair (C5)
Article By: flannag - 2010
A6   Installing aux MP3 input - Audi head units (C5)
Article By: Fabio Stocco - 2009
A6   Airbag Control Module Replacement (C5)
Article By: OneGuyInCA - 2008
A6   V1 Hardwire in C6 A6
Article By: kwb - 2007
A6/S6   C4 S6 Ipod Installation
Article By: SchwarzS6 - 2008
A6   C4 A6 Audio System Installation
Article By: A6AvantErik - 2007
A6   Audax Speaker Install/Upgrade (C5)
Article By: bac2h - 2007
A6   OEM Bluetooth Install (C5)
Article By: Boston Driver - 2007
A6   Turn Signal Stalk Replacement (C5)
Article By: Boston Driver - 2007
A6   Flasher Module Repair (C5)
Article By:Kris Hansen - 2007
A6   OEM Power Rear Sunshade Install
Article By: Boston Driver - 2006
A6   Blaupunkt ME3 DVD Player/TV Tuner for RNS-E
Article By: Boston Driver - 2006
A6   IceLink Install
Article By: SouthboroAudiGuy - 2006
A6   HVAC Blower Fan R&R
Article By: Kris Hansen - 2006
A6   Lidatek LE-30 Install
Article By: dt911 - 2005
A6/RS 6/S6   Satellite Radio (XM or Sirius) Install in a RS6
Article By: rtbarry - 2005
A6   Instrument Cluster Replacement
Article By: audiSean
A6   Passport 8500 X50 Smartcord Hardwire
Article By: Boston Driver
A6/RS 6/S6 Satellite Radio (XM or Sirius) Install in a RS6
Article By: Scott Parkhill - 2004
A6/RS 6/S6 A6 Door Contact Sensor Repair
Article By: laasby - 2004
A6/RS 6/S6/allroad Hands-free Phone Installation - Motorola T730/V60
Article By: Boston Driver - 2004
A6/RS 6/S6/allroad Retrofitting an Auxiliary Cigarette Lighter
Article By: Edward "Ted" Basile - 2004
A6 HCB-30 Handsfree Kit
Article By: TY4.2 - 2004
A6 Replacing A6 Keyless Entry
Article By: Dipesh Maini - 2002
A6 Symphony EQ Settings
Article By: Stoney - 2001
A6 Adjusting Brake Light Sensitivity
Article By: Doug Gallagher - 2001
A6 Fog Light Rewire
Article By: Richard Solomon - 2000
A6 Modifying the Servtronic Steering Boost Relay to Tighten Steering
Article By: Scott - 2000
A6 Servotronic Relay 605 FAQ
Article By: Mark Fankhauser - 2001
A6 Coding the Control Module
Article By: John Stahmann - 2000
A6 CD Changer Installation ('00 2.7T)
Article By: Annonymous - 2000
A6 How to Fix Booming or Muddy Bass
Article By: John Witherspoon - 2000
Model(s) Description
A8 Procedure for repair of puddle lights
Article By: Simon - 2005
A8 Coding the Control Module
Article By: John Stahmann - 2000
Model(s) Description
Q7 Kufatec Comfort Close Install
Article By: mksap11- 2007
Q7 Hardwiring A Radar Detector
Article By: veloAR- 2007
Model(s) Description
TT Installation of R32 Aluminium Paddles On a TT
Article By: Marc3.2TT - 2006 
TT Defi D Boost Gauge Install
Article By:
Marc3.2TT - 2006
TT Exhaust mod with switch control
Article By: Marc3.2TT - 2006
TT All about the DSG and Launch Control
Article By: Marc3.2TT - 2006
TT TT trunk/fuel door Button-swapping procedure
Article By: Marc3.2TT - 2006
TT Wiring an Aftermarket Head Unit to a Bose System
Article By: BetterThanVW - 2006
TT Coding the Control Module (Coupe)
Article By: John Stahmann - 2000
TT Coding the Control Module (Roadster)
Article By: John Stahmann - 2000
Model(s) Description
80/90 LED License Plate Illumation (80/90)
Article By: tecknoquatt - 2007
80/90 Fog Lights With Headlights Off (B4)
Article By: Bob Nielsen, Hank Nisiewicz - 2005
Model(s) Description
A3 A3 Portable Nav Unit Hard Wire
Article By: passingthrough - 2007
A3 Homelink Retrofit
Article By: TDrain - 2007
A3 Radar detector hardwire OEM switch mute+led
Article By: RyanA3- 2007
A3 Nav+ and Bluetooth Retrofit: single-DIN to double-DIN conversion
Article By: WhyteA3 - 2006
Model(s) Description
GA   Instrument Cluster LCD Replacement
Article By: Laser Red In Raleigh - 2009
GA   Trunk Lighting Mod
Article By: driveslikegranny- 2007
GA   Bose/De-Bose Your Stereo Headunit
Article By: S4MadMan - 2006
GA   Nokia 7250i Integration with OEM Hands Free
Article By: redtwinturbo - 2004
GA Digital numeric LED Boost/Vacuum Gauge
Article By: driveslikegranny - 2004
GA Installing an iPod
Article By: LoS4 - 2004
GA Valentine One Remote Mute Trigger Switch
Article By: John Tibbetts - 2003
GA MAF Wiring Information for S4/S8/RS4
Article By: SmokinS4 - 2003
GA Increasing Remote Unlocking Range
Article By: Phil Becker - 2003
GA Installing a GReddy Turbo Timer
Article By: Chad Foley - 2003 
GA Adjusting Xenon's after Lowering
Article By: Adam Conrad - 2003
GA Installing an iPOD
Article By: Carlos Rodriguez - 2003
GA Relocating the V1 Mute Button
Article By: Matt Waletzke - 2003
GA Radar Detector Hardware with Homelink Visor
Article By: WCS - 2002
GA Symphony Radio "Hidden" EQ
Article By: Adam - 2001
GA Removing the MY2000 Symphony Radio
Article By: Alex Lau - 2001
GA Symphony Stereo - Standard & Hidden Features
Article By: Jonathan - 2001
GA EMF Interference and your ECU
Article By: George Osmun - 2001
GA Better Sound From the Symphony Stereo
Article By: Lance Pace - 2001
GA Trip Computer Display
Article By: Don Pavlik - 2000
Model(s) Description
OA   Window Switch Cleaning
Article By: Sallad -2004
OA A2 - Removal of TV/Video lock on Audi Navigation Plus
Article By: Rune Kvernland - 2002