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07-15-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By BrianC72gt

To elaborate on jfrahm's spot-on observations:...

To elaborate on jfrahm's spot-on observations: When it doesn't start, does your CEL come one. It should be on in RUN and START positions until the car thinks the engine is running. No CEL likely...
07-05-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By BrianC72gt

Apologies

I was the sarcastic one. I just meant that there are easier ways to skin this particular cat. So did they actually swap the circuitry or just pair another cluster and program an IMMO delete?

I...
06-14-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By BrianC72gt

Either of the first two options. Show them this...

Either of the first two options. Show them this first:

audipages Front Door Trim Removal (http://www.audipages.com/Tech_Articles/Body/doortrim.html)
06-10-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By BrianC72gt

I'm not dumb enough to wade into an oil argument....

I'm not dumb enough to wade into an oil argument. That's right up there with the merits of K&N air filters. I took a peek. It's at the age/miles where the plastic shoes and/or the tensioners...
06-09-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By BrianC72gt

I guess it is the pencil test because everyone...

I guess it is the pencil test because everyone can find a pencil. Or a rolled up newspaper or magazine or paint stirring stick or your hand like this guy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOXcrbQRDWU
06-09-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By BrianC72gt

A "low moron" has 2 daughters, a cat, dog and a...

A "low moron" has 2 daughters, a cat, dog and a girlfriend. He's also a little fat and just past 50. I would give my left nut to go to Eurohanger. But alas, I'm in NorCal, heading to NYC to see...
06-08-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By BrianC72gt

I suspect the coils themselves went intermittent...

I suspect the coils themselves went intermittent due to the heat.

With regard to your cooling system, does the mechanical fan clutch pass the pencil test? When cold the mechanical fan freewheels,...
06-04-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By BrianC72gt

It sounds like unmetered air. It makes up a...

It sounds like unmetered air. It makes up a larger proportion of all the air at idle, but very little at open throttle which is why it behaves badly at closed and nearly closed throttle. How's...
06-03-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By BrianC72gt

Sure thing. The pump delivers fuel in a very...

Sure thing. The pump delivers fuel in a very conventional way until the tank is about 1/3 full. The pump suction port is submerged and it sucks in fuel and pumps it through the lines. Simple.
...
06-03-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By BrianC72gt

Tie rod ends...inner and outer...when worn will...

Tie rod ends...inner and outer...when worn will give you a random shimmy & vibration.

I assume you are running stock rims. The wheels are hub-centric. They center up on the raised circle in the...
06-03-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By BrianC72gt

The timing belt does not drive the A/C pump. The...

The timing belt does not drive the A/C pump. The AC pump is driven by the serpentine accessory belt. Whilst replacing the Cam timing belt, you would do well to replace the idler pulleys, the...
06-03-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By BrianC72gt

Zero percent chance. Round about a hundred...

Zero percent chance. Round about a hundred thousand miles, the pump dies. It is a single gas tank, shaped like a saddlebag, and a single powered pump. Don't overthink it. This routine wear item has...
06-03-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By BrianC72gt

If you are not getting fuel at about 1/3 tank,...

If you are not getting fuel at about 1/3 tank, either

your original pump is dying,
the wrong pump was previously installed and it doesn't have the extra port on the bottom,
the correct pump...
05-26-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By BrianC72gt

The only difference is the rear doors on the L...

The only difference is the rear doors on the L are longer. Everything else except the rear driveshaft, rear body length and maybe rear brake size are the same.
05-15-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By BrianC72gt

4D0407151P is the correct part. This online...

4D0407151P is the correct part.

This online UK part site lists both part numbers as the same item: https://www.onlinecarparts.co.uk/metzger-7080759.html

US part suppliers list the 155P for A4s...
05-14-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By BrianC72gt

Throw a magnet on your upright. If it sticks, you...

Throw a magnet on your upright. If it sticks, you are using the correct part number. If the upright is alloy, then order an arm from a 2001 A8, I believe that part number ends with a K instead of a P...
05-06-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By BrianC72gt

Undo the banjo bolt on top of fuel pump assembly...

Undo the banjo bolt on top of fuel pump assembly in the trunk. Go find a hose barb with a matching thread. Tricky to find. Speedshop or hydraulic place? Thread it in. Add 6 feet or so of cheapo...
05-01-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By BrianC72gt

Does it feel like the ABS is activating? I would...

Does it feel like the ABS is activating? I would check the wheel bearings on that wheel and the ABS sensor. I'm thinking when you turn and load the wheel sideways it causes a misalignment between...
05-01-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By BrianC72gt

Could have some co-mingling of oil into coolant...

Could have some co-mingling of oil into coolant from the oil cooler. It is side-mounted behind the alternator and is cooled with engine coolant.

Cooling system: Two Fans. One is engine driven by a...
04-26-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,959
Posted By BrianC72gt

Remove passenger footwell carpet.

Then remove the MDF cover where the floor meets the firewall, kind of tilted. 3 or 4 screws. Behind the cover you will see rows of relays. Read the note excerpted above,"Hotwire the fuel pump" where...
04-03-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 50,818
Posted By BrianC72gt

Check the bulbs in the problem lamp

If a double filament bulb has one filament broken, it can lay across the other filament and create a sneak circuit.

Weird things like hit the brakes and it back feeds the running lights and...
04-02-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By BrianC72gt

Flip the needle nose over...

...press it down with one hand on the handles. Take a LONG two foot bar and slip it in LOW close to the cap between the jaws pressing into the cap. Push down and turn and the cap will yield. I've...
04-02-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By BrianC72gt

Driver's knee bolster. 5 allen screws, two at the...

Driver's knee bolster. 5 allen screws, two at the bottom (one in either corner) and 3 at the top behind the rectangular shaped covers - two behind the wide cover on the left, one behind the smaller...
04-01-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By BrianC72gt

You should also see roughly battery voltage...

You should also see roughly battery voltage between one of the two wires at the fuel injectors and ground with the key in the RUN position. The ECU triggers the injectors by switching the ground side...
03-19-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By BrianC72gt

What is the history on the car? Was it ever...

What is the history on the car? Was it ever running right? Mileage? Work done recently?
A year ago you were chasing a fuel problem. What happened there?

If you are going to chase electrical...
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