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Forum: General Tech
11-15-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,126
Posted By dankhound

If the battery in the alarm horn is dying you get...

If the battery in the alarm horn is dying you get those types of symptoms. The battery isnt available serperatly. You have to replace the whole horn.
Forum: Audi A6
11-09-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By dankhound

Should work. The a6 and the allroad are based...

Should work. The a6 and the allroad are based off the same platform and share most of their parts.
Forum: Audi A6
11-09-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By dankhound

EDIT; The dealr will probably know this, but I...

EDIT; The dealr will probably know this, but I heard that these cars have two coolant sensors, (one near the thermostat and one on the back of the engine?) any idea which one it is?

The one on the...
Forum: Audi A3
11-09-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,682
Posted By dankhound

If by tick over you mean wouldnt crank(engine...

If by tick over you mean wouldnt crank(engine does not turn) at all id say you have a starter going out. 1.8 engine?
Forum: Audi Q7
11-09-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,807
Posted By dankhound

The pads are pretty thing to begin with and dont...

The pads are pretty thing to begin with and dont last long. Ive seen a couple sets go under the 12 month 12000 mile brake warranty. Doing a set of brakes at every maintainance is ridiculous and i...
Forum: Audi A3
11-09-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,364
Posted By dankhound

Procedure is quite similar to a 1.8 so its a...

Procedure is quite similar to a 1.8 so its a pretty straight foreward job. No special tools required. I would go with the blau kit as it has every thing you need and then some. The bolts and seals...
Forum: General Tech
11-09-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By dankhound

There should be pressure bled off there. Under...

There should be pressure bled off there. Under normal conditions that is on the suction side of the turbo and provides vacuum for the pcv system.
Forum: Audi A3
11-09-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,830
Posted By dankhound

Not just a safty feature. But a federal law...

Not just a safty feature. But a federal law requiring it. You may be able to recode the instrument panel for a vehicle without tpms. If that doesnt work you would have to change the gateways...
Forum: General Tech
11-09-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By dankhound

Assuming your talking about a 3.0 here, those are...

Assuming your talking about a 3.0 here, those are the vacuum diaphrams for the variable intake manifold runners.
Forum: General Tech
11-09-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By dankhound

There is no stock option.

There is no stock option.
Forum: General Tech
11-09-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By dankhound

Thats the oil cooler. There is an oring between...

Thats the oil cooler. There is an oring between the cooler and the block. Pretty straight foreward job. Once the filters off theres a nut that holds the cooler on. Its big like a 27mm. Take that...
Forum: General Tech
11-09-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,276
Posted By dankhound

The evap system code is most likly not related to...

The evap system code is most likly not related to the problem. You probably have some carbon buildup on the valves. Could also be a coolant temp sensor. Try starting it with the gas pedal pushed...
Forum: General Tech
11-09-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By dankhound

As for the boost issue, Find your leak. You said...

As for the boost issue, Find your leak. You said you can hear it bleeding off. It must be going somewhere. The switch is an easy one. The retainer for the switch assembly above the radio is just...
Forum: General Tech
11-09-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By dankhound

Usually when a light comes on and off the bulb is...

Usually when a light comes on and off the bulb is faulty. Try swapping them from side to side and see if the same bulb goes out. As for the moisure, check the housing for cracks and damaged seals. ...
Forum: General Tech
02-13-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By dankhound

RE: Buying tools...

Any obd2 code reader will pull faults for the engine control system. Other may be able to pull faults in other modules like the brakes and trans as well. The best you can buy is a vag com. It will...
Forum: General Tech
02-13-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,044
Posted By dankhound

RE: Changing Catalytic Converter

Actually you should be able to sell the cat. It contains precious metals, namly platinum, paladium, and rhodium. None of those are dangerous so if you wanted you could throw it in the garbage. Any...
Forum: General Tech
02-13-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,314
Posted By dankhound

RE: Please HELP with diagnosis code P1020

Could be a few things. Theres beens some problems with the low pressure fuel sensor reading too high. That causes the ecm to cut back power to the fuel pump which gradually drops pressure in the fuel...
Forum: General Tech
02-13-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,044
Posted By dankhound

RE: Changing Catalytic Converter

It can be done with jacks and stands. The hard part is loosening the nuts at the exhaust manifold. Years of rust and heat cycles will make thosenuts pretty tight. Youll need a long extension and a...
Forum: General Tech
02-13-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By dankhound

RE: BROKEN OIL TEMP SENSOR

Probably a bad sensor.
Forum: General Tech
02-13-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,320
Posted By dankhound

RE: bluetooth phone system

Any bluetooth phone MAY work with the vehicle as long as the vehicle is equiped with bluetooth. bluetooth is wireless so there is no hardware required. Some phones, and some service providers will...
Forum: General Tech
02-13-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By dankhound

RE: Noob question (I promised I searched )

Cant recall ever hearing that noise as normal. There was a bullitin about a noise somewhat similar to that. Something with the fuel lines or evap purge line hitting eachother. May not apply to that...
Forum: General Tech
02-13-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By dankhound

RE: Door Latch ?

And if it is in fact a tt dont overlook the vw's. Alot of their parts are a better fit than most parts off of other audis.
Forum: General Tech
02-13-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By dankhound

RE: Door Latch ?

Depends on what kind of car you have. You dont secify. Im assuming its a tt thou. I dont think those are the same. Usually junkyards have a manuel that specifys what parts will fit what cars. Dealer...
Forum: General Tech
02-13-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By dankhound

RE: *** LEDs ***

Id have to agree. Those are regular white led's behind a red lense. You need to get a new tail light with a yellow lens.
Forum: General Tech
02-13-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By dankhound

RE: 2.0T Engine noise

Its still under factory warantty. Go see the dealer. Noises can be difficult to diagnose without hearing them.
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