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Forum: B5 Models
06-21-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By mobildetroit

My advice is to not buy another Audi...and if...

My advice is to not buy another Audi...and if it's your first Audi it will be the biggest car buying mistake you have made thus far.......any model.
Forum: B5 Models
06-07-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By mobildetroit

I took the fuel tank cover off and connected a...

I took the fuel tank cover off and connected a hose to the pump outlet on the cover. I blew into the hose and I could hear a bit of a hiss around where the hose between the pump and the cover...
Forum: B5 Models
06-05-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By mobildetroit

It's not the fuel pressure regulator. The FPR...

It's not the fuel pressure regulator. The FPR holds pressure in the rail. Even with the new pump in the tank, it bleeds off pressure right away after shutting the engine down. This means the fuel...
Forum: B5 Models
06-05-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By mobildetroit

Nevermind, my FPR is perfectly fine, it does not...

Nevermind, my FPR is perfectly fine, it does not leak off pressure.
Forum: B5 Models
06-04-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By mobildetroit

BWD fuel pressure regulators with black o-rings

Has anyone ever had trouble with new BWD's fuel pressure regulators bleeding off fuel pressure and producing too high of a fuel pressure?

I noticed that my FPR has black orings but many other...
Forum: B5 Models
06-04-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By mobildetroit

Replaced the fuel pump and the fuel pressure is...

Replaced the fuel pump and the fuel pressure is still to high, even after having a new fuel pressure regulator. It's a 4 bar pressure regulator. 4 bar is what was in it before I changed the fuel...
Forum: B5 Models
06-04-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By mobildetroit

I'm pretty sure the rev limit on the AWM should...

I'm pretty sure the rev limit on the AWM should be around 6900. If you went into the red you could potentially break OEM springs. I don't suspect you have an oiling issue due to plugged pick up...
Forum: B5 Models
06-03-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By mobildetroit

I'm pretty sure a loss of oil pressure at the...

I'm pretty sure a loss of oil pressure at the hydraulic lifters (which the 1.8t has) wouldn't prevent the car from starting.

When you disassemble the valve train, you must wait at least 24 hours...
Forum: B5 Models
06-02-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By mobildetroit

If you are not leaking coolant on the ground at...

If you are not leaking coolant on the ground at all and the shop is telling you to change the water pump because you are loosing coolant I recommend you take the car to another shop.
Forum: B5 Models
06-02-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By mobildetroit

Are you loosing coolant from an external leak...

Are you loosing coolant from an external leak onto the ground? Or is it just disappearing without a trace for where its ending up? If the coolant leak is at the front of the engine under where the...
Forum: B5 Models
06-02-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By mobildetroit

Do you have the engine rev limiter defeated or...

Do you have the engine rev limiter defeated or set to a higher RPM? It's high RPM that usually breaks springs.....other then just fatigue. It's possible you could have a bent valve as a result. ...
Forum: B5 Models
06-01-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By mobildetroit

problem solved.....fuel pump check valve is stuck...

problem solved.....fuel pump check valve is stuck open causing high fuel pressure....to high for the FPR to control...therefore it causes the injectors to foul the plugs on cold start. The repair is...
Forum: B5 Models
06-01-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By mobildetroit

Figure out the issue...fuel pump producing to...

Figure out the issue...fuel pump producing to much fuel pressure causing the injectors to foul the plugs on cold start...and engine runs rich at idle. Fuel pressure should be around 50psi at the...
Forum: B5 Models
06-01-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By mobildetroit

Have you checked fuel pressure? If the pressure...

Have you checked fuel pressure? If the pressure is to high it could cause the engine not to start. I found out this is my issue with my audi not starting...fuel pressure to high and it fouls the...
Forum: B5 Models
06-01-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By mobildetroit

Check fuel pressure....the fuel pressure could be...

Check fuel pressure....the fuel pressure could be to high. This often happens with the fuel pump check valve get's stuck open. If the fuel pressure at the rail is higher then spec then you will...
Forum: B5 Models
05-30-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By mobildetroit

How do you know the left side is getting flooded?...

How do you know the left side is getting flooded?

vacuum leak causing a leaning of the right side and thus an imbalance on the left?

Do you have VCDS so you can read the measurements of the...
Forum: B5 Models
05-29-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By mobildetroit

Hard Start - Part 2....

2001 A4 1.8t AWM Avant Quattro.

Have to crank the piss out of it to start it when cold. Acts as though it's rich/fouling plugs. I push the accelerator pedal down to the floor, which shuts off...
Forum: B5 Models
05-28-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By mobildetroit

ECU Reprogram question...

I have a 2001 A4 1.8t Avant AWM

When scanning the computer with VCDS the Engine component says it's "1.8L R4/5VT G 0001". When I google that the only thing I get back is listings about Unitronic...
Forum: B5 Models
05-28-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By mobildetroit

Went out to start the car while cold, after...

Went out to start the car while cold, after gaping to .25. Still hard to start, but still seems a bit easier to start. What...do I gap down to .20?....this is starting to make no sense. The coil...
Forum: B6 Models
05-28-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By mobildetroit

I don't see why your banjo bolt washers are the...

I don't see why your banjo bolt washers are the issue. If they were bad they would be leaking power steering fluid. If it's not doing that then the washers are likely sealing, however couldn't hurt...
Forum: B7 Models
05-28-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By mobildetroit

If you were putting power steering fluid in to...

If you were putting power steering fluid in to begin with I suspect your power steering system was already leaking. If it's leaking all the fluid out it's time to change the part that is leaking. ...
Forum: B5 Models
05-28-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By mobildetroit

So I have those stupid NKG Iridium plugs in this...

So I have those stupid NKG Iridium plugs in this car, and no you have to regap them before you put them in your car. The Audi service manual says .32. However, the key word is maximum, it says the...
Forum: B5 Models
05-28-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By mobildetroit

Take the oil filler cap off and crank the engine...

Take the oil filler cap off and crank the engine over. If it doesn't sound like it's flying over a cylinder then I don't suspect you have a mechanical issue with the valves or cylinder. If your...
Forum: B5 Models
05-28-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By mobildetroit

If you have a broken valve spring you could maybe...

If you have a broken valve spring you could maybe change them yourself with some special tools. Or just have the head redone. However, I had a mechanic tell me that once you take a head off a 1.8...
Forum: B5 Models
05-27-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By mobildetroit

Put the injectors in, starts better but does not...

Put the injectors in, starts better but does not start normally.
Fuel pressure check again + regap sparkplugs?...maybe to wide of a gap.

Does anyone know how to verify computer firmware for 2001...
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