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Forum: General Tech
05-14-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By aspen79

Sounds like a classic unmetered air leak (a.k.a....

Sounds like a classic unmetered air leak (a.k.a. "vacuum" leak) if it's only rough at idle or just above. Add in the oil leak and my first place to look is the PCV system. The plastic parts tend to...
Forum: Audi A8
05-14-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,103
Posted By aspen79

It's been a while since I've been an Audi tech...

It's been a while since I've been an Audi tech but, I believe the TPMS module has to be coded to the vehicle before it will function.

If I'm wrong on that, I apologize in advance.
Forum: Audi A8
09-18-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,315
Posted By aspen79

Seems I remember there being two screws that have...

Seems I remember there being two screws that have a plastic adjustment type piece on them, to adjust the fit of the cover near the headlamps. Look down to where the bumper impact bar is, next to each...
Forum: B6 Models
09-12-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,225
Posted By aspen79

This is just a thought for you guys to check...

This is just a thought for you guys to check into. I wonder if a coolant bypass hose from maybe a Ford 5.0/5.8L or Chrysler 3.9/5.2/5.9L or others with that type of bypass hose would work? They are...
Forum: Audi A4
09-12-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,385
Posted By aspen79

Steering racks are vehicle specific. Not only...

Steering racks are vehicle specific. Not only length but steering shaft location, where and how the lines attach, where the mounting bolts are, etc.............Chances of one from a VW model fitting...
Forum: Audi A7
09-12-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,146
Posted By aspen79

Don't take this as an absolute on your car but,...

Don't take this as an absolute on your car but, there are quite a few newer cars (of all makes and models) that requires removal, or at least partial removal of the front fascia (bumper cover). Most...
Forum: Audi A7
09-12-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,716
Posted By aspen79

POSSIBLY moisture getting into the sensor or...

POSSIBLY moisture getting into the sensor or wiring connector on the backside of it. That could "fool" the system into thinking an object is near.
Forum: Electronics
07-30-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 790
Posted By aspen79

Only have one idea and why the battery going dead...

Only have one idea and why the battery going dead would do it BUT, on the back of the radio there should be a 10 amp fuse. You have to pull the radio out to get at it. Possibly the fuse blew when the...
Forum: General Tech
07-30-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By aspen79

I understand what you are saying 100%. The thing...

I understand what you are saying 100%. The thing that always baffled me is why the dealers COST for parts is more than LIST for the same parts in a different box from somewhere else. Seriously. An...
Forum: B7 Models
07-30-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By aspen79

If the water pump was failing as in the impeller...

If the water pump was failing as in the impeller was coming apart as they do, you would get an overheat condition.
I suppose if the impeller was coming loose on the shaft it could pump coolant and...
Forum: General Tech
07-30-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By aspen79

I USED to be an Audi dealer tech (emphasis on...

I USED to be an Audi dealer tech (emphasis on USED TO BE) and the $1,800 is for pads AND rotors. A good majority of the price is the overpriced German parts from Audi.

In a lot of cases the rotors...
Forum: General Tech
07-30-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By aspen79

My first guess would be you have air in the...

My first guess would be you have air in the cooling system. Have you tried the bleed procedure? On one of the heater hoses is a white circle (at the firewall), that is a hole. Remove the clamp and...
07-24-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By aspen79

You need to stick a hook of some sort into that...

You need to stick a hook of some sort into that little hole just below he Audi rings in your photo and pull out. They come off fairly easy.

There SHOULD be the tool in the spare tire tool kit in...
07-24-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,380
Posted By aspen79

It will need to be flashed to your car or it...

It will need to be flashed to your car or it won't even start. Has to be coded to your vehicles particular equipment and the old VIN has to be erased and the VIN of your car downloaded into it. Might...
Forum: Audi A6
07-19-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,667
Posted By aspen79

Warranty on broken parts is tough for a dealer to...

Warranty on broken parts is tough for a dealer to do. What I mean is, technically it's not a defect in manufacturing or workmanship that caused it to break after it's been on the car a while....
Forum: B5 Models
07-19-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,236
Posted By aspen79

From your description, my first thought would be...

From your description, my first thought would be the new battery is faulty.
There is nothing that can drain a good battery in a few minutes, except running the starter for 5 minutes straight which...
Forum: General Tech
07-03-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 90,822
Posted By aspen79

As I former Audi dealer tech from 2007-2012 (and...

As I former Audi dealer tech from 2007-2012 (and not trying to stir anything up here!) it was frustrating when customers knew of problems before we did. There was a lot of things we (meaning the...
Forum: General Tech
07-03-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By aspen79

I assume you mean the MMI shows the bar half way...

I assume you mean the MMI shows the bar half way up? Provided it's reset itself to give an accurate reading, just means it's roughly 1/2 qt low. The owners manual spec of 6.6 qts is only an...
Forum: Audi A7
06-29-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,574
Posted By aspen79

No manufacturer technically warranties tires....

No manufacturer technically warranties tires. It's the tire manufacturer's warranty that applies, it's just that usually the dealer will do the work but it gets billed to the tire maker.

Don't...
Forum: B7 Models
06-21-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,987
Posted By aspen79

Yeah, like he said! When the ECM detects an...

Yeah, like he said!

When the ECM detects an engine fault, such as a severe misfire, it will also do other things like put the trans into default (limp-in) mode to prevent possible damage. Most...
06-21-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,393
Posted By aspen79

Before replacing the rotors, I'd have someone...

Before replacing the rotors, I'd have someone monitor the wheel speed sensors during braking and see if any one of them "drops out" or suddenly shows a lower speed than the other 3. This will NOT...
Forum: General Tech
06-21-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By aspen79

My first guess would be the range sensor on the...

My first guess would be the range sensor on the used trans is bad. No offense but,,,,,,,,,,it is plugged in right? Not that I've ever done that! lol

A '96 and '97 use the same range sensor. Could...
Forum: Audi Q7
06-14-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 43,711
Posted By aspen79

The drains are in the sunroof channel (well)....

The drains are in the sunroof channel (well). Look for the holes in the corners. You can use compressed air BUT,,,,,,,you run the risk of blowing the drain tubes off that way and reattaching requires...
05-10-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,021
Posted By aspen79

Assume it's a P0420 code? Cat efficiency codes...

Assume it's a P0420 code? Cat efficiency codes like P0420 and P0430 are not caused by either the upstream or downstream O2 sensors. The code is set when the downstream O2 (the catalyst monitor...
Forum: General Tech
05-10-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,467
Posted By aspen79

One way is to put a new timing belt on with the...

One way is to put a new timing belt on with the timing correct (if it is indeed the belt that failed) and before going any further, do a compression test. If they're all even you may have gotten...
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