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Forum: Audi A8
02-10-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,201
Posted By snapdragon

Probably ice in the pipes/valve block. ...

Probably ice in the pipes/valve block. Compressing damp air causes condensation to form.There is a silica gel compartment on the compressor intake to mitigate this.
Forum: Audi A8
02-10-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,965
Posted By snapdragon

Hello, it could be the heater valve block...

Hello, it could be the heater valve block assembly under the windscreen wiper area. Looks like an octopus of pipes around a metal part that is valves and pumps.
The best thing for both of your...
Forum: Audi A8
02-10-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,250
Posted By snapdragon

Do your additional cornering lights still work? ...

Do your additional cornering lights still work?
If so, maybe a wire got damaged as they are pulled so taut in there.
Forum: Audi A8
12-29-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,121
Posted By snapdragon

Might need the PCB cleaning or replacing due to a...

Might need the PCB cleaning or replacing due to a spilled drink.
To remove, you take out the ashtray insert and remove screws. Remove ashtray, more screws IRRC, then it unclips from the climate...
Forum: Audi A4
12-25-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,775
Posted By snapdragon

Just put a ball bearing in the vacuum pipe that...

Just put a ball bearing in the vacuum pipe that powers the valve and it will stay shut, no need to fit a blanking plate it it is shut.
I think jestnomen is thinking of something else, not EGR.
Forum: Audi A8
07-17-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,205
Posted By snapdragon

The lock buttons are a common problem. It is...

The lock buttons are a common problem.
It is indeed a microswitch that comes loose on the board.
It is not user-serviceable, but some (Russians) have drilled it open and replaced with better...
Forum: Audi A8
07-15-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,384
Posted By snapdragon

Your mechanic sounds defficient for not checking...

Your mechanic sounds defficient for not checking the state of the old ones.
Forum: Audi A8
06-07-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,115
Posted By snapdragon

The prices the previous owner paid are...

The prices the previous owner paid are rediculous.
A rebuilt strut is about $300-500 and a compressor the same again..
Forum: Audi A8
03-19-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,784
Posted By snapdragon

Not really much you can do with an NA petrol,...

Not really much you can do with an NA petrol, cheaper to sell and buy an S8.
Forum: Audi A8
02-27-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,528
Posted By snapdragon

BOSCH is not the wiper OEM, it is SWF. The...

BOSCH is not the wiper OEM, it is SWF.
The originals are curved for exact fit, the Aerotwins are universal with the wedged fitting added. Just return them. Sometimes they are cheaper if the dealer...
Forum: Audi A8
02-11-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,500
Posted By snapdragon

Yes, it's called Component Protection, Audi...

Yes, it's called Component Protection, Audi dealers can do it and a few specialists.
Forum: Audi A8
01-18-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,450
Posted By snapdragon

I'm not aware of any car after the 1980's that...

I'm not aware of any car after the 1980's that you can replace the 'glass' on. It is bonded on at the factory and comes as a whole assembly.
Forum: Audi A8
12-31-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,708
Posted By snapdragon

Only on one side, the other side has no connector...

Only on one side, the other side has no connector at the back.
Forum: Audi A8
05-16-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,247
Posted By snapdragon

A8 is based on Bentley Flying Spur. A5 is based...

A8 is based on Bentley Flying Spur.
A5 is based on VW Passat CC. :D
Forum: Audi A8
01-11-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,695
Posted By snapdragon

It will be the coolant regulator. It is an inline...

It will be the coolant regulator. It is an inline thermostat for the gearbox cooler and allows coolant to bypass the ordinary engine thermostat if stuck open.
It is usually mounted in the 1" coolant...
Forum: Audi A8
12-07-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Posted By snapdragon

left side = intelligent stop-start off. right...

left side = intelligent stop-start off.
right side = almost always blank but on the Security model has a silhouette of the car with passenger front door open and is not illuminated.
Forum: Audi A8
11-16-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By snapdragon

http://mannol.de/en/?action=accessory_chemical_pre...

http://mannol.de/en/?action=accessory_chemical_preview&name=ATF%20AG60
is a fine aftermarket clone of G 060162 you can get from ...
Forum: Audi A8
09-03-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,527
Posted By snapdragon

If you look in this PDF and search the word...

If you look in this PDF and search the word wiper, it only shows a wiper control relay J400 in the plenum chamber on the wiper motor. Sorry I said it was above the pedals, I said that as there are...
Forum: Audi A8
09-02-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,527
Posted By snapdragon

Under the steering wheel over the pedals as I can...

Under the steering wheel over the pedals as I can hear mine click faintly when on intermittent.
Forum: Audi A8
08-07-2016, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By snapdragon

Agreed. Must be some mechanical problem with the...

Agreed. Must be some mechanical problem with the pedal as it has double-redundancy and if there is a descrepancy due to a fault it will cut the injection.
Intake throttle itself is not important in...
Forum: Audi A8
06-29-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,465
Posted By snapdragon

Whatever made you think they do? ...

Whatever made you think they do?

https://goo.gl/photos/uQPehM6n3DgH6akE6
Forum: Audi A8
06-26-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,465
Posted By snapdragon

Check the tire and size you want on tyreleader...

Check the tire and size you want on tyreleader website as it will have the EU noise ratings A-F, A being (67-68db and the quietest)
Forum: Audi A8
05-15-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,123
Posted By snapdragon

I had one, a few months old one in 2011 as a...

I had one, a few months old one in 2011 as a loaner for a week and I also observed that, it was very out of character as other than that shifts were imperceivable.
Forum: Audi A8
03-06-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,630
Posted By snapdragon

They are 5mm straw-hat type LEDs. See what the...

They are 5mm straw-hat type LEDs. See what the brightest ones you can find (MCD rating) are and buy 10 or so. Aliexpress, dx.com, ebay etc...
Forum: Audi A8
10-19-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By snapdragon

I think you are more of a Lexus person.

I think you are more of a Lexus person.
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