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06-18-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,818
Posted By Number48

I use a totally redneck Bluetooth solution, a...

I use a totally redneck Bluetooth solution, a cassette tape adapter to the headphone jack on my phone. I use a windshield mount for my phone next to the a-pillar so I can see the navigation. It also...
06-18-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By Number48

Hamfist, welcome to Audi! I too am new, bought a...

Hamfist, welcome to Audi! I too am new, bought a 2000 A8 in December with many surprises. RockAuto has quite a few parts. My saving grace was a parts car in the local pick-a-part. My power locks...
06-02-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By Number48

Just think of the technology in 2002 compared to...

Just think of the technology in 2002 compared to today! I actually laughed when I bought my A8 last year and found it had a car phone in the passenger armrest. It's like finding a payphone at the gas...
06-02-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,938
Posted By Number48

Sent you a PM. Im interested and not too far away.

Sent you a PM. Im interested and not too far away.
06-02-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By Number48

You need to consider the repair costs and how you...

You need to consider the repair costs and how you plan to maintain the car. If you are handy and resourceful, you can DIY most all the repairs for a fraction of the cost. If you are not one to do...
06-02-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Number48

Welcome d2noob! I too am newer to the Audi D2...

Welcome d2noob! I too am newer to the Audi D2 world, and so far the car has grown on me. I drive it for work, love the power and comfort. These cars get neglected and the repairs stack up to the...
06-02-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Number48

I have seen new batteries go bad before and still...

I have seen new batteries go bad before and still test ok with the low load/electronic testers. Probably cracked circuit inside the cell structure that the low load smart chargers/testers cant read.
05-13-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By Number48

Yikes. Previous mechanical experience leads me to...

Yikes. Previous mechanical experience leads me to think overheating and oil in coolant are indicators of possible head gasket leak. But before you spend big money or junk the car, sort out the simple...
05-13-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Number48

oilyman.2 Have you tried RockAuto.com? I have...

oilyman.2 Have you tried RockAuto.com? I have used them for several parts on my 2000 A8 and good prices too. They list the suspension parts as lower forward, lower rearward, upper forward, upper...
04-06-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Number48

Thanks, 4Driver4. Today I pulled out the motor...

Thanks, 4Driver4.
Today I pulled out the motor from behind the stack of Millennium-age electronics in the trunk. I disconnected the two plastic vac/pressure circuits and used a handheld vac tester...
03-30-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By Number48

I just went out and checked mine. You are...

I just went out and checked mine. You are correct, the u-shaped rod/cable leads to the trunk latch located behind the center plastic cover you have pictured with the 2 screws in it. When I push the...
03-30-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Number48

Central lock motor rebuilder?

I am slowly working the bugs out of my 2000 D2. My next challenge is the central locking system. If I hit the lock or unlock switch, I can hear the motor running, but nothing happens. I plan to check...
03-30-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Number48

Did it just die while you were driving, or did...

Did it just die while you were driving, or did you come out to it and just wouldn't start? I wouldn't think a cam/crank sensor because you have spark. Maybe a blown fuse for the fuel injection?
03-30-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By Number48

Here's another thought. Since the central locks...

Here's another thought. Since the central locks on these are vacuum driven (located in the trunk of course), is it possible to disconnect a vac hose from any of the passenger doors and apply...
03-29-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,466
Posted By Number48

I'm new to Audi and this forum and just read this...

I'm new to Audi and this forum and just read this entire post. I feel like I just watched Toy Story 3 again. I was pulling for Infinity2017 to get it on the road! Geeze, pass the tissues...
03-29-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Number48

You might hate yourself later if you put thread...

You might hate yourself later if you put thread locker on them now and have to get them off later. Just make sure they are properly torqued to the common German torque spec (guten tight). I have...
03-29-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By Number48

Curious on the misfire codes. I have seen a few...

Curious on the misfire codes. I have seen a few posts describing intermittent misfire codes for an entire bank due to the cam chain tensioner pads falling off. Are yours noisy upon start-up?
What...
03-29-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By Number48

That sucks! I'm no expert on Audi, but I would...

That sucks! I'm no expert on Audi, but I would shy away from destroying anything. Have you tried squirting WD-40 into the lock and working the key in/out? My trunk lock actually only works with the...
03-24-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By Number48

Slow over heat issue solved with thermostat

A quick write up on a slow overheat issue solved by a thermostat replacement.
Problem
When I purchased my D2 a couple months ago, I didn't realize it was going to be as much of a project as it is....
03-14-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By Number48

You must be a glutton for punishment to take on...

You must be a glutton for punishment to take on that task! If you have the room to store one, a parts car is a good way to go. However, it sounds like the one you have should be a parts car based on...
03-03-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By Number48

Coolant type issues?

Hi all. New to the forum, new to Audi. What is the specified coolant for the A8/D2 series? Could there be issues if regular ethylene glycol (green) coolant is used?
I just had my coolant...
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