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Old 06-29-2010, 02:17 AM
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Default I've lost my service history book - what can I do??

Hi Guys,

As above really, I have a 1998 A6 2.8 Quattro Avant and I want to sell it for various reasons, but drastically I've lost my service book The car was FSH when I bought it, although not all Audi (I think up to about 80K was Audi, then an independent) but most reviews say not to touch an A6 without the history, so I was wondering if there is anything I can do??

It needs a service and a cambelt change, along with some other minor things before I sell it, but I wondered if there is any way to get a replacement book, or a print out from Audi of any history they have on their system? Has anyone else done this? I think the HPi check I did on the car showed it had FSH but I don't know if that would work when trying to sell it...

Any suggestions would be gratefully received!

Many thanks in advance.

Stewart

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Old 06-29-2010, 08:08 AM
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I think you are worried about nothing. If you change the cam belt and do a full service on fluids and filters, you are golden. Just start there, thats way better than most used cars get before sale!
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if it was done at an audi dealership, then it might show up on carfax. check there
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Maintenance history reports are easily obtained from dealers.
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Old 06-30-2010, 03:14 AM
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Cheers Guys,

I have contacted Audi, and they are going to give me a print out of the history they have on file which runs to 53K (the car is currently on 100K). I think when my log book comes back I will try to contact the previous owner to see where he had the stuff done and see if I can obtain anything else. I hope that with a service and cambelt change, plus the history record from Audi, a long MOT and fresh tax that I will be able to sell it for a reasonable amount...

Thanks again fellas!
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