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Yesterday, 02:27 PM
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Posted By PaulW

Awesome write up and I agree with how you did it....

Awesome write up and I agree with how you did it. I think you could of also done that with an AC pro gauge/hose and a 375 ml of refrigerant. Takes a few minutes.

Thanks for posting!
07-03-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By PaulW

When you say it cranks for a half a second and...

When you say it cranks for a half a second and shuts down, are you saying it does not catch and then it shuts down before catching?

If you haven't tried cracking the fuel rail to see if it is...
07-03-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By PaulW

I would potentially try cracking a fuel line at...

I would potentially try cracking a fuel line at the high pressure fuel pump to see if it is pressurized, it should be. If not, there is no fuel to the rail. You could probably jump the fuel pump...
07-03-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By PaulW

Did you pull the codes with VAG-COM? It...

Did you pull the codes with VAG-COM?

It sounds like you have a clutch basket issue, or that would be the issue on the D2 A8. It would give a mis-match of speed (input vs. output) fault code.
07-03-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By PaulW

If only one coolant fan is running, I imagine...

If only one coolant fan is running, I imagine your AC turns off when in stop and go traffic, at a stop light or when idling. If so, then it is tripping on high pressure due to not enough cooling in...
06-24-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By PaulW

It's an oil separator on the back of the engine....

It's an oil separator on the back of the engine. I can't talk to your issue or fault codes.....but you can either replace the oil separator or potentially clean it. If you look at this self study...
06-20-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,486
Posted By PaulW

My friend's 04 had the same issue with his...

My friend's 04 had the same issue with his battery, I think they either get stripped or whatever nut that is welded to the bottom side of the hole (which I don't think is accessible) broke off when...
06-17-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,486
Posted By PaulW

You never know....I bought an OEM battery for my...

You never know....I bought an OEM battery for my wife's Q5 last year....put it in myself.....and it died within 3 months. It took me a while to troubleshoot it.....and I would of never believed what...
06-17-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By PaulW

The V10 uses vacuum lines on the combi...

The V10 uses vacuum lines on the combi valves....very similar setup to you C5 4.2 and the D2's.

Here is a post with my issue....but different code:
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06-17-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By PaulW

I would also look at the vacuum lines going to...

I would also look at the vacuum lines going to the combi valves.
06-16-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By PaulW

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.audiworld.com-vbu...

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06-16-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By PaulW

I am not sure what is going on. I took it off...

I am not sure what is going on. I took it off this morning.....was thinking of just putting the other airbag assembly on. I inspected everything and I thought I found the issue.....the little...
06-16-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By PaulW

I did check that they did have the bump stop...

I did check that they did have the bump stop installed in the new airbag. Just went and looked at the spare airbag assembly that I received and it also has a bump stop installed. But I can tell you...
06-15-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By PaulW

I've never done them on a Q5.....but here is a...

I've never done them on a Q5.....but here is a procedure on this page.....I usually use a heat gun and gently blow some warm air on the glass to warm the plastic behind the mirror first.

audipages...
06-15-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By PaulW

I can't say I want to help, but I will reply, you...

I can't say I want to help, but I will reply, you really don't need to have your tone for people to help. It's like you woke up on the wrong side of the bed and are taking it out on us.

The spec...
06-15-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By PaulW

Jack mode goes off automatically at about 5 MPH.

Jack mode goes off automatically at about 5 MPH.
06-15-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By PaulW

If you have vag-com, you can plug it in and...

If you have vag-com, you can plug it in and monitor three measuring blocks and drive it around and see what it is doing. I think it's something like channel 4, 5 and 6. The first one will show you...
06-15-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By PaulW

To be more specific....it clunks going over bumps...

To be more specific....it clunks going over bumps like the lower shock to control arm bolt is completely loose or the top attachment to the body is completely loose. I'm sure it's something inside...
06-15-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By PaulW

Paging Luis

You have a post here:

https://www.audiworld.com/forums/a8-s8-d3-platform-discussion-60/its-my-turn-low-rider-2913592/page19/#post25029830

It states 2. There is a bushing inside the new air bag...
06-11-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By PaulW

When I was doing research on the strut assembly...

When I was doing research on the strut assembly and how to size an O-ring a few weeks ago.....I found a GREAT O-ring design guide. Here is the link to the page:
...
06-10-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By PaulW

Thomas- Those prices are outrageous!!!! ...

Thomas-

Those prices are outrageous!!!!

;-)
06-10-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By PaulW

If you know the size and material, you can just...

If you know the size and material, you can just order them on line from all sorts of places including McMaster Carr. But I guess you'd have to know that information. Did you check online Audi parts...
06-10-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By PaulW

I think if you believe it will fix itself with a...

I think if you believe it will fix itself with a different grade oil, be prepared for your wishes not coming true. I would chalk this one up to engine age most likely.
06-08-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By PaulW

My Ebay replacement struts finally arrived on the...

My Ebay replacement struts finally arrived on the slow boat from California to Chicago this week. I installed one of them on the left front, where it was still leaking and it is no longer leaking and...
06-07-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By PaulW

Great to hear! There are a lot of great mechanics...

Great to hear! There are a lot of great mechanics in the world out there!
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