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Today, 07:04 AM
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Posted By MP4.2+6.0

W12's don't use vacuum lines to the combi valves....

W12's don't use vacuum lines to the combi valves. 4.2's do--or at least my C5 4.2 did--and then are the most likely failure point. Not sure on S8's.
Today, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Given that code, you can isolate it to US...

Given that code, you can isolate it to US passenger side. Indirectly that sort of tells you the other side is working since your code is only one side...unless you have more codes? You can check for...
Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Not sure where it is, but have you tested for...

Not sure where it is, but have you tested for power at the pumps right at start up? Or alternately, spin pumps up either with VCDS or by jumping power to them once you pul the connection.

That is,...
06-15-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

1. Besides the electoral load question, I would...

1. Besides the electoral load question, I would not assume automatically the battery is good. Maybe defective, maybe constant heavy drain, maybe some already accumulated run downs, maybe just got a...
06-10-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Hmmm. Prayers didn't work, so last rites. Thus,...

Hmmm. Prayers didn't work, so last rites. Thus, on to replacement given you exhausted the rest of the entire grab bag of tricks.
06-10-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

1. Look up part on one of the Euro Audi ETKA...

1. Look up part on one of the Euro Audi ETKA sites. See below.
2. Google Bosch fuel injector o-ring set. Lots of hits.
3. See this one for example. Play with calculator or google mm to inch...
06-06-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

For D4's, front sway bar links are the probably...

For D4's, front sway bar links are the probably the most common and relatively early wear item. Also easy to change out. Could tie into your description. If so, do both. OE parts or equivalent...
06-06-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

For lowest cost tries, oil all (of the many...)...

For lowest cost tries, oil all (of the many...) hinge points. Look at hinges physically to be sure they are not bent. BTDT.

After that, back to the trunk motor even if newest case.

Or...poor...
06-06-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

As stated, MMI version irrelevant to "battery...

As stated, MMI version irrelevant to "battery drain." More generally, how do you know you don't just have a more basic "battery" issue?

15 years old big picture. Should be on about its 3rd battery...
06-05-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,747
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

See my PM to you. How many miles on yours?

See my PM to you. How many miles on yours?
06-05-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Unfortunatey agreed. CPO got really devalued...

Unfortunatey agreed. CPO got really devalued when Audi moved the covered period in from 6 years to 5 years to save money for its TDI fraud. My last two have been CPO, but it was (is) with the 6...
06-04-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Compressor won't free spin or keep going when you...

Compressor won't free spin or keep going when you turn it, but shaft should be turnable with modest wrench (or pliers if need be if the pulley is wiped out internally ) and without any mechanical...
06-04-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

I don't try to outthink factory on plugs. If...

I don't try to outthink factory on plugs. If motor is turbo or supercharged (...not in your avatar or sig...) I would definitely not be going non OE spec., which Audi has revved a few times already...
06-03-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

No experience w/ 3.2 specifically. But going by...

No experience w/ 3.2 specifically. But going by pics I would say the pulley assembly is blown. Compressor is likely behind it. Had this on my 2006 W12. The pulley--at least on mine--has a sacrificial...
06-03-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Must be late Spring... Low refrigerant is...

Must be late Spring...

Low refrigerant is the norm. Search on it.

Get it professionally filled. Any AC shop with the std. evac. + fill equipment can do it.
06-03-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,453
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Copy of warranty extension letter I received...

Copy of warranty extension letter I received today:


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.audiworld.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_6694_baa25cfe9d53a0b74cd4b78948774f8198b60549.jpg...
06-03-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Staying at altitude: 1. If you are going...

Staying at altitude:

1. If you are going from D2 S8 to D4 W12, motor aside you will be going from SWB to LWB. Is that your intent and interest? LWB is cool in a lot of ways, but really is very,...
05-31-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

There are several MMI/iPod cables that while plug...

There are several MMI/iPod cables that while plug compatible don't work unless you have the correct one. That's even before the old 40 pin vs. Lightning choice. Search more; the color bands on the...
05-31-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,051
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Welcome. If the fans are running at high...

Welcome.

If the fans are running at high speed--also known as turbo or jet engine mode in the vernacular--you probably have a stored fault code. You need to read that with a quality scan tool, or...
05-30-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 71,191
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

To be direct but also sober, I think you need to...

To be direct but also sober, I think you need to assume if your turbos blow the tune will be found and you will not be able to get it out of there. Some specifics that cause me to believe this:

1....
05-30-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

I don't recall that 4.2 does, but just look under...

I don't recall that 4.2 does, but just look under there and have answer in 60 seconds or less. It is right at the final outlets behind the bumper cover.

Realize that both the S8 AND W12 are really...
05-29-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,360
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Welcome. The usual first steps for late...

Welcome.

The usual first steps for late model Audi trannies are for them to verify fluid level (and no leaks) and then (re) adapt both tranny and engine (throttle). It is a specific and fairly...
05-29-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,237
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Leaks can be in those areas and also any coolers....

Leaks can be in those areas and also any coolers. I don't know D3 4.2 specifically, but IIRC my C5 4.2 had fluid lines running up to the radiator. My D3 W12 had fluid to water coolers for both the...
05-29-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Self leveling is different than adaptive. Audis...

Self leveling is different than adaptive. Audis with HID's do the lower than rise move on start up as noted. In general, at least Audi thinks that is required regulatory with HID's--that they are...
05-29-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,312
Posted By MP4.2+6.0

Not gonna like this reaction, but honestly I...

Not gonna like this reaction, but honestly I would not approach it this way--the A5 2.0T. Be clear this is from someone who is not an Audi fanboy, has called B.S on many an Audi or dealer approach,...
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