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Forum: B7 Models
07-21-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 32,400
Posted By Audi Dan

At 1 quart at 1,500 miles, which I thought was...

At 1 quart at 1,500 miles, which I thought was not real bad, Audi of America and my dealer said it failed their tests. They replaced the rings and pcv, over 10,000 miles later, it uses about a half...
03-11-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,087
Posted By Audi Dan

Sounds like the high pressure fuel pump issue...

Sounds like the high pressure fuel pump issue these are famous for. How many miles on that car? If lees than 120,000, take it to Audi for diagnosis. If it is the high pressure fuel pump cam follower,...
Forum: B8 Models
01-09-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 145,101
Posted By Audi Dan

Pistons & Rings Seems To Have Worked

My 2009 A4 2.0T got as bad as going through a quart every 8 or 9 hundred miles when driven ...uh.... briskly. Took it to the dealer and they did the CPR valve and software bit, which did improve...
Forum: B8 Models
09-04-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,799
Posted By Audi Dan

You can check for a current draw by shutting off...

You can check for a current draw by shutting off the car and all other devices, disconnecting the positive cable from the battery, then using a volt/amp meter, place one lead on the cable clamp, the...
Forum: B7 Models
07-27-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 113,614
Posted By Audi Dan

regarding submission by resmith

re:

I have the same car, but with 178,000 on it. The original cam follower went at 80K and Audi replaced the pump, follower and cam because all were damaged and the car was under extended warranty...
Forum: Audi A6
06-18-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,370
Posted By Audi Dan

Can't say anything about the V6 engine, but my...

Can't say anything about the V6 engine, but my 2006 A4 2.0T now has 176,000 and I have changed the oil at between 7500 and 8000 miles for the life of the car using Mobil 0-40W European Formular or...
Forum: Audi A4
04-25-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 62,701
Posted By Audi Dan

2006 A4 2.0T TipTronic. 171,000 miles. Cam...

2006 A4 2.0T TipTronic. 171,000 miles. Cam follower, cam shaft, pump replaced under warranty at about 50,000 miles (Certified Pre-Owned). Other than that, no real big issues.
Forum: B7 Models
11-14-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,545
Posted By Audi Dan

Mine has done the same thing every morning when...

Mine has done the same thing every morning when the ambient temp is below 50 degrees. It only does it when the engine is cold, and stops as soon a normal operating temp is reached. Therefore, I have...
Forum: B7 Models
10-18-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By Audi Dan

I'd take a look at the EVAP Purge valve. It is on...

I'd take a look at the EVAP Purge valve. It is on the driver side of the engine. has two hoses and and electrical connection. Take the valve out and see if you can blow through it. If you can, it is...
Forum: B7 Models
06-03-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,847
Posted By Audi Dan

I'm not sure a copy disc will work. I have heard...

I'm not sure a copy disc will work. I have heard the disc need to be coded to the car's serial number. Even then, I tried to make a back-up disc and it wouldn't work.
Forum: B7 Models
05-26-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,574
Posted By Audi Dan

Pull one front wheel and measure the diameter of...

Pull one front wheel and measure the diameter of (accross) the rotor. Use a metric ruler if you have one, if not, measure in inches and multiply by 25.40 to get the diameter.

The brakes are pretty...
Forum: B7 Models
05-24-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By Audi Dan

Electrical short. Something under the cover...

Electrical short. Something under the cover shorted out and caused the melting of both the plastic and possibly an electrical connection.
Forum: B7 Models
05-20-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,756
Posted By Audi Dan

Yes, that symbol means your automated aiming and...

Yes, that symbol means your automated aiming and adaptive feature is mal-functioning. This means the lights will not move with the steering wheel, and will not adjust for vehicle load. I got that...
Forum: B7 Models
05-18-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,801
Posted By Audi Dan

Well, you now have two qualified mechanics saying...

Well, you now have two qualified mechanics saying it is the diff, so I'd say you have done your homework. Too bad it is out of warranty,BUT, here in the States Audi of America has been stepping up to...
Forum: B7 Models
05-12-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,573
Posted By Audi Dan

Check for a vaccum leak. I think these cars used...

Check for a vaccum leak. I think these cars used vaccum actuated doors in the HVAC ducting. Also a possible sticky mixer door
Forum: B7 Models
05-11-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,215
Posted By Audi Dan

My son's BMW had a similar problem. The fuel...

My son's BMW had a similar problem. The fuel gauge would work about 50% of the time, show completly empty the other 50% of the time. Rather than fix it, he decided to do the watch the mileage and...
Forum: B7 Models
05-10-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,801
Posted By Audi Dan

Right now it might be difficult to determine...

Right now it might be difficult to determine which diff it is if the culprit is making very little noise. The only way to do it is to put it on a lift and let it run in gear. Take a stethoscope and...
Forum: B7 Models
05-03-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 43,721
Posted By Audi Dan

Well maybe I did misunderstand you. I didnít see...

Well maybe I did misunderstand you. I didnít see a reference to the VW 501 thru 507 in your postings, but perhaps the intent was there.
Forum: B7 Models
04-28-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 43,721
Posted By Audi Dan

Careful there, Esandes. If someone has a...

Careful there, Esandes.

If someone has a lubrication related engine failure and canít show that they have been using a VW approved oil, Audi can simply walk away from the mess. I work with a gal...
Forum: B7 Models
04-26-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,684
Posted By Audi Dan

Sherlock: Wow, I am going to get jumped on...

Sherlock:

Wow, I am going to get jumped on after telling you this. Lots of folks love those power bleeders because they are easy to use.

I have used a power bleeder in the past and found the...
Forum: B7 Models
04-25-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 43,721
Posted By Audi Dan

I canít stress this enough. The 2.0T is a little...

I canít stress this enough. The 2.0T is a little on the ďpickyĒ side when it comes to oil. These engines not only have a turbo that needs lubrication, but they have a tendency to be susceptible to...
Forum: B7 Models
04-21-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 43,721
Posted By Audi Dan

Sounds like someone was careless when refilling...

Sounds like someone was careless when refilling the oil.

My 2006 2.0T A4 uses maybe a half quart in 65 miles. It has been doing that for 140,000 miles, still runs fine.
Forum: B7 Models
04-20-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,057
Posted By Audi Dan

That is the EGR valve assembly. Be sure to order...

That is the EGR valve assembly. Be sure to order the gasket, as some don't come with one.
Forum: B7 Models
04-06-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,398
Posted By Audi Dan

Diggs: The reason the CEL came back on is...

Diggs:

The reason the CEL came back on is that you probably still have the leak. It takes the computer three or four pressure test failures to decide that you do in fact have a leak. These tests...
Forum: B7 Models
04-01-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,583
Posted By Audi Dan

Did you change the Banjo bolt and washers?

Did you change the Banjo bolt and washers?
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