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Forum: Audi A6
02-24-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,730
Posted By oldmots

I was going to suggest going to an indie and...

I was going to suggest going to an indie and letting them replace the whole axle. It's about a $250 job and not worth messing with. Suspension work is not for the noob, it takes big air tools and...
Forum: Audi A6
02-24-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,002
Posted By oldmots

Better leave it alone. Replacing rings due to an...

Better leave it alone. Replacing rings due to an accident and pulling the engine to fix a tensioner does not compute. If you are a qualified tech with a garage with a lift and a daily driver, it...
Forum: Audi A6
02-24-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By oldmots

Get the O2 sensor fixed, then go to the misfires...

Get the O2 sensor fixed, then go to the misfires ,then the lean condition, then torque converter, then the leaks. Better check on whos paying because this repair bill could approach a healthy...
Forum: Audi A6
03-13-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,395
Posted By oldmots

I suggest running a scan to look at the fuel...

I suggest running a scan to look at the fuel trims and sensor readings. This will tell you a lot about whats happening. This car should get around 16-18 in town. I have been surprised by the poor...
Forum: Audi A6
01-28-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,352
Posted By oldmots

The only way I know for low oil pressure to bend...

The only way I know for low oil pressure to bend valves is for the hydraulic belt tensioner to back off and let the belt slip a few teeth. Although there are spring tensioners too, under certain...
Forum: Audi A6
01-16-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,996
Posted By oldmots

From 95 up to your model and up to 06, the A6...

From 95 up to your model and up to 06, the A6 used a Gen IV AWD system comprised of a center torque sensing diff and open diffs front and rear that use traction control through the ABS to transfer...
Forum: Audi A6
11-27-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,875
Posted By oldmots

2004 A6 timing belt change interval-latest thinking

I have tried searching the forum for the best mileage/time to change the timing belt and can't find the old discussions of the best time to do this. Just wondering what the latest thinking was on...
Forum: Audi A6
08-21-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By oldmots

It's been my experienc ethat rebuilt alternators...

It's been my experienc ethat rebuilt alternators last about a year if you are lucky. The solution is to buy one from Audi and be done with it. I like to save money too, but rebuilt alternators are no...
Forum: Audi A6
08-21-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,248
Posted By oldmots

The surge is most likely in the transmission,...

The surge is most likely in the transmission, especially if it idles smooth. The CVTs have a torque converter and this may be the problem. Any modern car with an auto trans that is surging makes the...
Forum: Audi A6
08-21-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By oldmots

You might not have not burped the cooling system...

You might not have not burped the cooling system and now have an air lock. There are two bleed points in the system in the 3.0, you need to check on yours to see what the procedure is.
Forum: Audi A6
07-25-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,502
Posted By oldmots

Its been my experience that if the coolant goes...

Its been my experience that if the coolant goes out as fast as you pour it in, its likely a blown hose. Housings tend to have smaller leaks. The faster it hits the ground as you pour, the lower it is...
Forum: Audi A6
07-25-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By oldmots

Sorry about the spelling, I hit Post before I was...

Sorry about the spelling, I hit Post before I was ready!
Forum: Audi A6
07-25-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By oldmots

I never like to jump the car. If ht ebattery is...

I never like to jump the car. If ht ebattery is below about 11 volts, it is possibl etha tth ealternator will burn up tryin gto recharge it, they are not made for that kind of duty cycle. In...
Forum: Audi A6
05-07-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,661
Posted By oldmots

This engine is already putting out quite a bit...

This engine is already putting out quite a bit for being naturally aspirated. It's got variable intake runners, variable valve timing, high compression and four valves per cylinder. Anything else...
Forum: Audi A6
05-07-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 18,010
Posted By oldmots

I would assume that the stereo guys crossed...

I would assume that the stereo guys crossed something up getting power for the deck. They just need to retrace their steps. As for stopping the car, pull the fuel pump fuse or relay, it will stop for...
Forum: Audi A6
05-03-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 16,502
Posted By oldmots

Sounds like a misfire, may be a coil pack...

Sounds like a misfire, may be a coil pack failure. It could also be an intake air leak. I would start there.
Forum: Audi A6
04-24-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,297
Posted By oldmots

Xenon Headlight Warning after Headlight Replacement

I just had a headlight replaced by the body shop after a fender bender and there is a "dynamic headlight control warning" on the dash now. Does this need to be reset by the dealer or will it just go...
Forum: Audi A6
01-19-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,500
Posted By oldmots

Since you have compression, you are either...

Since you have compression, you are either missing spark or fuel to #2. Just test the injector with a noid light to see if it is getting a pulse signal, then test the #2 plug for spark by pulling the...
Forum: Audi A6
01-12-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,428
Posted By oldmots

Heres the deal. Looking at your engine, it shows...

Heres the deal. Looking at your engine, it shows definite indications of very long oil change intervals, probably resulting in the lifter failure due to inadequate lubrication. It's hard to say if...
Forum: Audi A6
01-03-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By oldmots

Its been my rule of thumb, it it won't go in...

Its been my rule of thumb, it it won't go in reverse, it needs rebuilding....barring an analysis by an expert in this unit with tools and instruments.
Forum: Audi A6
12-24-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By oldmots

It would be cheaper and faster to replace the car...

It would be cheaper and faster to replace the car than make that swap.
Every thing is different, it's too much typing to list all the mismatches.
Forum: Audi A6
12-21-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,503
Posted By oldmots

It's likely that one of your CV joints is dry....

It's likely that one of your CV joints is dry. Take a look down there for grease everywhere or a loose CV.
Forum: Audi A6
12-18-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,195
Posted By oldmots

I have not researched this, but as far as I know,...

I have not researched this, but as far as I know, when reverse is selected, the tranny multifunction switch and the modules do all the switching to light the reverse lights, there is no specific...
Forum: Audi A6
12-17-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,035
Posted By oldmots

If I had this code, I would get the TC replaced...

If I had this code, I would get the TC replaced and be done with it. As the seal failure allows the TC to slip (which is what is setting the code), it will get worse and the slippage will cause...
Forum: Audi A6
12-14-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,037
Posted By oldmots

I found the teardown pics on the Range Rover...

I found the teardown pics on the Range Rover Forum, its for a 5HP24.

ZF 5HP24 teardown (http://www.rangerovers.net/forum/6-range-rover-l322-mark-iii/27361-zf-5hp24-teardown.html)

This has no...
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