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10-05-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By footyboyack

Thought of those but have no idea how to check...

Thought of those but have no idea how to check them. The vibration happens turning in either direction.
10-05-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By footyboyack

Center differential failing?

Hi guys,

I have a '99.5 A4 B5 1.8T Quattro with the 5-speed Tiptronic. I notice moderate to heavy (like carshakingly heavy) vibration and accompanying low rumble noise when giving the car gas on a...
04-07-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,241
Posted By footyboyack

Frank, I went through exactly what you are...

Frank,

I went through exactly what you are right now a few months ago, and I feel your pain. Firstly, although it seems obvious, make sure you have a copper washer on either side of each banjo...
04-05-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,137
Posted By footyboyack

A4 1.8T Transmission cooler line repair

Hi guys,


As stated, I own a '99 A4 1.8T Q sedan with the 5-speed tip. The metallic side of the transmission cooler lines to the radiator is badly rusted, and on the verge of failure. I know the...
12-01-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By footyboyack

Firstly, as to the RPM drop you're seeing in...

Firstly, as to the RPM drop you're seeing in third gear, this is the torque converter locking up (at least partially). I'm not sure if this is something to really worry about, depending on how many...
11-19-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,518
Posted By footyboyack

I have an issue with consistently low oil...

I have an issue with consistently low oil temperature in my '99 B5 1.8t (Q, tip). I know we have some sort of a Mocal thermostatic temp sending unit/cooler, so the problem may lie there, or in the...
11-09-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By footyboyack

Thanks, will do.

Thanks, will do.
11-08-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By footyboyack

Suggestions for maintenance with 01V tranny out?

Hi there,

Owner of a '99.5 1.8t (Q) Sedan with the 5HP19FLA tip trans. here.
I'm having to drop the tranny to replace my torque converter due to the infamous lockup piston seal failure :(.
...
10-26-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,835
Posted By footyboyack

Yep, I'll try.

Yep, I'll try.
10-23-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,835
Posted By footyboyack

Thanks for the tips, this'll be my first time...

Thanks for the tips, this'll be my first time working on the internals of an engine.
10-21-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,835
Posted By footyboyack

My gauge is barely cracking 175, but it lists 250...

My gauge is barely cracking 175, but it lists 250 as the median temp... so, strange.

I've read that you can get away with just removing the intake cam and tensioner, but don't have a manual.
10-20-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,835
Posted By footyboyack

Thanks for all the info Pete!

Thanks for all the info Pete!
10-19-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,835
Posted By footyboyack

Pete, Would there be any harm in going with...

Pete,

Would there be any harm in going with the $100 part from MTC as opposed to the OEM? Are there any special VAG tools that I would need to complete the job?

Thanks
10-18-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,835
Posted By footyboyack

Yea, sorry about the video quality, but not too...

Yea, sorry about the video quality, but not too much out of place. The sound is definitely coming from the back of the valve cover; it sounds almost as if the timing chain is rattling around upon...
10-17-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,835
Posted By footyboyack

'99 A4 1.8T Cam Chain Tensioner Failing?

Engine Code is AEB. Sound is always there, other than when idling, though I haven't taken the engine past 3000 rpms for fear that I could bend a valve, ect.

Observe engine noise:
...
10-15-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By footyboyack

ATF Temp Sensor Readings ('99 A4 1.8T Q)

Hi guys,

Just hooked up VAG to my 99 A4 Tip 1.8T Quattro with the 01V transmission. I'm not running a very high bitrate, only like 4800 BAWD, but all my readings (TPS, Tach, ect) seem pretty...
09-27-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By footyboyack

Haha awesome... Suppose I'll just go have it...

Haha awesome...

Suppose I'll just go have it read...

Thanks!
09-27-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,164
Posted By footyboyack

Ok, yea I was thinking it may be along those...

Ok, yea I was thinking it may be along those lines as well.

Just got a code thrown by the diagnostics system, so going to read that as soon as possible. I assume that it may be something like a...
09-26-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By footyboyack

Question on when code is thrown...

Hi guys,

Just had a code thrown in my car, going to have it read shortly. I have two issues going on at once right now, one pertaining to the transmission, and also fooling around with a faulty...
09-25-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,164
Posted By footyboyack

Update: Went for a lengthier test drive...

Update:

Went for a lengthier test drive tonight to try to get a bit more information about symptoms. Whether the engine/trans is cold or hot seems to make very little difference in symptoms...
09-25-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By footyboyack

I'm having a similar problem on my 1999 a4 1.8T...

I'm having a similar problem on my 1999 a4 1.8T Quattro. Changed the fluid to the same results as you have. I'm hoping that it may only be an issue of a sticking shift solenoid, but hopes aren't...
09-24-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,164
Posted By footyboyack

I really should have paid closer attention to the...

I really should have paid closer attention to the residue at the bottom of the pan, as I know this is where clutch material gathers. All I can say is that it was a blackish sludgy goo, but can't tell...
09-24-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,164
Posted By footyboyack

'99 1.8T erratic transmission issue...

Oh boy.

Been having problems with the Automatic ZF Tiptronic trans in my 1.8T. Up-shifting is generally slow, and the tach is ALL over the place. There just doesn't seem to be a logical up-shift...
09-22-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By footyboyack

I believe 14mm allen, but measure/research to be...

I believe 14mm allen, but measure/research to be sure.
09-08-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,254
Posted By footyboyack

Thanks again guys.

Thanks again guys.
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