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Forum: Audi A6
10-28-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By hxgaser

You probably have sludge buildup. You may want...

You probably have sludge buildup. You may want to take care of the asap.
Forum: Audi A6
09-21-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,146
Posted By hxgaser

Sorry did not realize that you did all that. On...

Sorry did not realize that you did all that. On that note, go read this.

https://www.audiforums.com/forum/audi-a6-9/lexus-sc400-down-audi-a6-up-174154/
Forum: Audi A6
09-17-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,146
Posted By hxgaser

First of all, I wouldn't worry about the timing...

First of all, I wouldn't worry about the timing chain. You did not touch it, so there is nothing to worry about. From my experience in wrenching, 99.9% of the time, it is something that I touched. ...
Forum: Audi A6
09-16-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,146
Posted By hxgaser

To elaborate, in order to get the timing right,...

To elaborate, in order to get the timing right, you need to align 3 points; both bank cams and the crank. If during the 1st attempt if the crank was misaligned from the cams, aligning the cams on...
Forum: Audi A6
09-16-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,146
Posted By hxgaser

Without the crank lock pin? I beg to disagree.

Without the crank lock pin? I beg to disagree.
Forum: Audi A6
09-16-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By hxgaser

HP wise the gas version rates at 333. Diesel...

HP wise the gas version rates at 333. Diesel version is rated for 240. But don't let the HP value fool you, the diesel has about 100 more lb-ft of torque. It will pull like a train. If you plan...
Forum: Audi A6
09-16-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,146
Posted By hxgaser

Probably the crank is off alignment. These V6s...

Probably the crank is off alignment. These V6s are notoriously finicky with the timing belt alignment. You have to pretension the belt with the sprockets loose and the crank locked in place. Then...
Forum: Audi A6
02-05-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,137
Posted By hxgaser

Check your brake light switch for the abs,...

Check your brake light switch for the abs, traction control and the parking brake light issue. Do a search for brake pedal/switch
Forum: Audi A6
02-05-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,938
Posted By hxgaser

Search for throttle body recalibration. The car...

Search for throttle body recalibration. The car will go through a throttle body recalibration after a battery reconnect and turning the key to the on position. If you interfere the process and try...
Forum: Audi A6
11-14-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By hxgaser

Audi A6 Allroad TIP To 6 Speed KIT Transmission:...

Audi A6 Allroad TIP To 6 Speed KIT Transmission: Audis4parts.com (http://audis4parts.com/audi-a6-tip-to-6-speed-transmission-conversion-swap-kit/audi-a6-allroad-tip-to-6-speed-kit-transmission/)
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Forum: Audi A6
02-04-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,322
Posted By hxgaser

No necessarily the same issue, but I had a...

No necessarily the same issue, but I had a similar issue with my rear driverside window rolling down on it own. When I pulled the switch out, there was bit of water. Blamed my 3 year old at the...
Forum: Audi A6
01-27-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By hxgaser

As for the stupid dealer consideration, I would...

As for the stupid dealer consideration, I would curse them and ask them to fix it right. As for whether it will damage your car, no, not really. Just have them drain, change filter, and refill with...
Forum: Audi A6
01-27-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By hxgaser

Blauparts is good. Rockauto is really great on...

Blauparts is good. Rockauto is really great on price. As for the rear caliper, you can probably rent a tool from local O'riley or something.
Forum: Audi A6
01-23-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By hxgaser

Front brakes do most of the work. So if the...

Front brakes do most of the work. So if the fronts are fine, then I wouldn't really worry for awhile unless the rears are getting really close down to the metal. FYI, the fronts have sensors, and...
Forum: Audi A6
12-01-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By hxgaser

I would start from the least expensive option...

I would start from the least expensive option first. Replace the 02 sensor and see what happens. The coolant and the oil may be unrelated. Oil most likely is VC gasket. Coolant can be CTS sensor...
Forum: Audi A6
08-30-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By hxgaser

2.7T if you want to have some fun. Stick with...

2.7T if you want to have some fun. Stick with 2.8 if you want the most reliable of the bunch. FYI, us Americans never got TDI. So can't really comment on the diesels. Avoid 3.0 if you can. ...
Forum: Audi A6
07-09-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,360
Posted By hxgaser

A4 rims from the same year will work on your car.

A4 rims from the same year will work on your car.
Forum: Audi A6
07-09-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,355
Posted By hxgaser

That is the best looking BMW out there!!!!

That is the best looking BMW out there!!!!
Forum: Audi A6
07-09-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,498
Posted By hxgaser

Both of the rear ones are black. There are 3 on...

Both of the rear ones are black. There are 3 on the passenger side fire wall as you noted. The other black one is located on the driver side.
Forum: Audi A6
07-09-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,153
Posted By hxgaser

Ditto on that.

Ditto on that.
Forum: Audi A6
07-09-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,174
Posted By hxgaser

If you are using a jack, then there are other...

If you are using a jack, then there are other jack support points other than the pinch weld points that you are referring to. The pinch weld point is for the tire jack, aka widow maker. The proper...
Forum: Audi A6
07-09-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By hxgaser

Comfort control module is located under your...

Comfort control module is located under your driver side carpet. Probably soaked... Try the dry rice method and see if it helps.
Forum: Audi A6
05-20-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,260
Posted By hxgaser

You said you marked the chain to the cam gears,...

You said you marked the chain to the cam gears, right? Just realign to the marks and you are all good. Both banks get aligned with the cam lock bar. You should be good.
Forum: Audi A6
04-26-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By hxgaser

That is great to hear. If only they bring a 2.0T...

That is great to hear. If only they bring a 2.0T Avant to the state side... I will be all over it.
Forum: Audi A6
04-18-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,994
Posted By hxgaser

Coolant temperature sensor. Same as the ECT. ...

Coolant temperature sensor. Same as the ECT. There is a coolant cross over pipe at the back of the engine. Removed the flexible plastic intake section from the airbox to the throttle body, and you...
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