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Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th November 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,599
Posted By GlynH
Brake disc & pad replacement?

When the time comes to to replace the discs & pads (which it usually does with regular monotony it would seem) is there any advantage other than price of using aftermarket parts such as EBC etc?

I...
Forum: D4 - Interior Electrics 31st October 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,473
Posted By GlynH
Air ioniser retrofit?

Does anyone know if the air ioniser fitted as an option to the B pillar is easily retrofittable?

Thanks & kind regards,
-=Glyn=-
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 31st October 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,055
Posted By GlynH
Thanks for the reply Mark, My old 2011...

Thanks for the reply Mark,

My old 2011 originally couldn’t handle two SIM’s until the MMI was updated to K0942_4 but my 2014 worked with the choice of two SIM’s on the original factory software...
Forum: D4 - Interior Trims 19th October 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,150
Posted By GlynH
I'm still curious about the 5 vs. 9 massage...

I'm still curious about the 5 vs. 9 massage functions if anyone has any experience in this?

Also reading the manual it refers to a wired remote control for rear seat massage function that is only...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th October 2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,321
Posted By GlynH
The latest version I saw on my earlier 2011 car...

The latest version I saw on my earlier 2011 car was K0942_4 which is newer than the P0770 I have on the 2014 car!

Despite the MMI software on the older car being newer (it had been updated by Audi...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th October 2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,055
Posted By GlynH
Just seen your reply Mark as I am still not...

Just seen your reply Mark as I am still not getting thread notifications...:mad:

Well I had it working in my 2011 with both the car SIM and mobile phone and also in this 2014 with the same setup....
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 19th October 2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,029
Posted By GlynH
Just noticed I posted a similar question in the...

Just noticed I posted a similar question in the Engine Bay forum on 25th August but did not get a reply!

Hopefully better luck with this one...:ROFL:

Thanks & kind regards,
-=Glyn=-
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 19th October 2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,029
Posted By GlynH
Sunroof, scuttle, sunroof & A/C drains?

Peering around under the bonnet earlier today I noticed what looked like water pooling on the n/s/f scuttle adjacent to the bonnet damper under the plastics through a small gap illuminated by the...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 19th October 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,170
Posted By GlynH
Well that's a relief because I remember seeing...

Well that's a relief because I remember seeing something in one of my Audi apps that said my car was due an emissions recall or something similar but I don't recall seeing it recently.

I was...
Forum: D4 - Fuel and Exhausts 19th October 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,357
Posted By GlynH
And how many times do I have to log in just to...

And how many times do I have to log in just to post in my own thread?

I logged in initially just to be able to reply as expected.

When I wanted to attach the files it asked me to log in again...
Forum: D4 - Fuel and Exhausts 19th October 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,357
Posted By GlynH
As usual I received no notification to this...

As usual I received no notification to this thread and forgot all about it in the meantime...sorry! :(

Well first off I have now done 11k miles since it was last serviced and still no sign of the...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 19th October 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,170
Posted By GlynH
Not sure whether my 2014 Ad-Blue equipped...

Not sure whether my 2014 Ad-Blue equipped Facelift will be eligible for the recall but I probably won’t bother.

I have heard (unsubstantiated) that this may also lock the ECU to prevent any 3rd...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 5th October 2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,055
Posted By GlynH
Well I checked the license details from the MMI...

Well I checked the license details from the MMI and it tells me my license is good until March 2019 so I don’t think it’s a license issue.


Also I just checked Thread Tools and it indicates I am...
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 5th October 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,869
Posted By GlynH
Well now the jobs been completed I can report...

Well now the jobs been completed I can report that 9.5lts of engine oil was drained which included a filter change.

As the ĎMMI dipstickí was always showing full I thought Iíd put a little less...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 25th September 2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,055
Posted By GlynH
Thanks for the quick reply Adrian...I'm still not...

Thanks for the quick reply Adrian...I'm still not getting reply notifications despite having checked to ensure the Instant email notification box is ticked :mad:

Well it still says 'Online' on the...
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 21st September 2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,869
Posted By GlynH
Thanks for the reply Paul, I just canít be...

Thanks for the reply Paul,

I just canít be certain what I take out as it will be going into an oil catcher that will already have oil in it and/or would be difficult to measure in any case!
...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 21st September 2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,055
Posted By GlynH
Online Destination - Server not responding?

Hi there,

For some time now I have not been able to access Online Destinations as I get the following error;

The data connection could not be opened.

The server is not responding.

Now I...
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 3rd September 2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,869
Posted By GlynH
4.2 TDi engine oil capacity?

Hi there,

Iím just about to change engine oil/filter & sump plug washer along with air filters before a drive to Brussels later this week.

Car is a 2014 Facelift 4.2 TDi (385PS) the Euro 6 with...
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 25th August 2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,364
Posted By GlynH
Water laying in front scuttle?

Peering into the gap between the plastic trim and the n/s inner wing I can see water pooling/laying on the scuttle so I’m guessing the drains must be blocked?

Do these drains exit behind the arch...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 25th August 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,649
Posted By GlynH
Sorry manca...I’ve just seen this and I’m not...

Sorry manca...I’ve just seen this and I’m not getting any notifications of thread replies despite having Instant Email Notification set.

I can’t remember if I had to give any other info than...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 2nd May 2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,502
Posted By GlynH
Sorry for resurrecting an old thread but reading...

Sorry for resurrecting an old thread but reading posts on here it seems that the 'box fitted to the D4 is the ZF 8HP55?

Looking on Wikipedia at the entry for this very box it lists the maximum...
Forum: D4 - Fuel and Exhausts 2nd May 2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,357
Posted By GlynH
Maybe I was overthinking it a bit but I don't...

Maybe I was overthinking it a bit but I don't want to pick up any en-route especially since I bought 2 x 10 litres of it from TPS last week!

I'd much rather top it up in the comfort of my own home...
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 2nd May 2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,978
Posted By GlynH
Yeah I did see a couple of mentions in other...

Yeah I did see a couple of mentions in other threads after I posted this yesterday.

When I spoke to the dealer I was told they can't just order the pump but must diagnose & report to the factory...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 2nd May 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,171
Posted By GlynH
Thanks for taking the time to reply guys but in...

Thanks for taking the time to reply guys but in this instance I would much prefer to let Audi do the update and damn the cost!

A friend of mine bricked his MMI updating his D4 and on my last car...
Forum: D4 - Fuel and Exhausts 1st May 2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,357
Posted By GlynH
AdBlue questions?

Not specifically a fuel and exhaust question but this particular sub-forum has had no posts and as it is quiet in here compared to the D2/D3 forums I was feeling sorry for it and figured I'd post...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 1st May 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,171
Posted By GlynH
I also found out that I must have misunderstood...

I also found out that I must have misunderstood the pricing when I was at the dealership last time because now they won't sell me the SD Card but I have to book the car in for a day, pay £60 and then...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 1st May 2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,171
Posted By GlynH
I've been hassling my Audi Master Tech for more...

I've been hassling my Audi Master Tech for more details regarding the map updates as ISTR the ones for the coming year are usually released around the end of the first quarter - i.e. around now!
...
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 1st May 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,978
Posted By GlynH
0378 - Coolant Circulation Pump VCDS error?

Hi there,

Ever since I bought the car I have had this fault;

0378 - Coolant Circulation Pump
B10D0 04 [009] - Internal System Fault
Confirmed - Tested Since Memory Clear...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd April 2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,817
Posted By GlynH
Seems like I struck it lucky with a 4.2 TDi...

Seems like I struck it lucky with a 4.2 TDi launch spec Facelift A8L with a S9T code on the build label then!

About the only options it doesnít have are B&O, RSE, Fridge, Rear Table & Homelink.
...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd April 2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,118
Posted By GlynH
And at 58 Iím gonna give it a punt skywards once...

And at 58 Iím gonna give it a punt skywards once more! :ROFL:

Full Audi Service History; ;)

Ď01 D2 S8 in December 2006

Ď05 D3 W12 in April 2012

Ď11 D4 A8 4.2 TDi in September 2017
Forum: Daily banter 3rd April 2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By GlynH
Itís not just you Ian. Only just noticed I...

Itís not just you Ian.

Only just noticed I had 12 PMís some going back years!

Looking at the top right of the screen just now I do see ĎYour notifications Ď in very small print but am ashamed...
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 28th March 2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,903
Posted By GlynH
Thanks for taking the time to reply guys...Iíve...

Thanks for taking the time to reply guys...Iíve learned a lot.

And Iíve ordered a new door sticker from Audi for the bargain price of £4.57.

Probably the cheapest thing Iíve ever brought from...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 25th March 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,649
Posted By GlynH
Something I mentioned briefly in another thread...

Something I mentioned briefly in another thread was activating the Lap Timer in the D4.

Now I tried this exercise in my pre-facelift 2011 4.2TDi some months ago and was just left with a dummy...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 25th March 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,649
Posted By GlynH
You don't even have to pay a visit to the...

You don't even have to pay a visit to the dealer...a quick call to A8 Customer Services on 0800 699888 will do the trick.

Just ask them if they can activate Online Traffic Services and it will be...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 24th March 2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,621
Posted By GlynH
Audi Smartphone Interface?

A friend of mine sent me a link to the Audi Smartphone Interface (ASI?) ;)

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=c1iYQzE7jKQ - Warning: Smug Presenter Alert! :D

Bearing in mind this was 2 years ago now...
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 24th March 2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,077
Posted By GlynH
Space saver sanity check...

As I have one of those cheap & nasty space saver spares and what looks to be a set of wheels not fitted at the factory (although still genuine Audi OEM) I was wondering whether the space saver...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 24th March 2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,119
Posted By GlynH
Yeah it does Al...thanks. Certainly much...

Yeah it does Al...thanks.

Certainly much cheaper than the €5k+ Kufatec want for the OEM RSE pack including fitting!

Thanks & kind regards,
-=Glyn=-
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 24th March 2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,318
Posted By GlynH
Thanks for the replies. I was hoping I could...

Thanks for the replies.

I was hoping I could just use an AMI->Lightning cable of some sort as it would be a much neater solution with video being available at the lightning port.

In my 2001 S8...
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 24th March 2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,903
Posted By GlynH
Tyre pressures Dunlop 275/35 ZR21 on A8L

I have a set of 21x9J Audi 5-Spoke Rotor Titanium Alloys on my car fitted with 275/35 ZR21 103Y Dunlop SP Sport Maxx GT tyres.

The sticker on the inside of the drivers door only goes up to 20” and...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd March 2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,587
Posted By GlynH
Looks good although I've never been a fan of...

Looks good although I've never been a fan of black alloys myself.

My latest car has the 21" 5-Spoke Rotor alloys in Titanium which seems a good match to the Monsoon Grey Pearl paintwork to my...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd March 2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,318
Posted By GlynH
Ext AV1 & iPod/AMI video?

In both the 2011 & 2014 D4 MMI 3G+ when you cycle through the sources there is an entry at the bottom of the list for Ext AV1 or something similar.

Does anyone know where this particular input may...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd March 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,171
Posted By GlynH
2018/19 Maps

I called into Audi today and as I usually do I asked if the latest 2018/19 Maps were available and was surprised to find out they had allocated the part number & pricing so can only assume the new...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd March 2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,858
Posted By GlynH
Another thing with the 2014 Facelift is the Lap...

Another thing with the 2014 Facelift is the Lap Timer now actually works!

Unlike the 2011 when the Lap Timer was activated from VCDS it just gave a dummy entry in the list that didn't actually do...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd March 2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,858
Posted By GlynH
Yeah that's a real shame especially as the A3, A6...

Yeah that's a real shame especially as the A3, A6 & A7 have 4G LTE where the top of the range A8 doesn't.

I guess the D5 will have this sorted.

Paul, if you ever find a 4G solution for the 5F...
Forum: D4 - Interior Trims 20th March 2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,533
Posted By GlynH
Rear picnic table

Hi there,

Is it possible to retrofit the rear picnic table on a LWB without going to the trouble of replacing the seat as a whole?

Assuming you can locate one of course...

Thanks & kind...
Forum: D4 - Interior Trims 20th March 2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,150
Posted By GlynH
Al, you mention your car has 9 different massage...

Al, you mention your car has 9 different massage functions with 5 intensities?

My 2011 only had 5 different massage functions with 5 intensities as does my 2014 facelift...I wonder why that is?
...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th March 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,119
Posted By GlynH
That seems quite a nice solution and pretty cheap...

That seems quite a nice solution and pretty cheap too.

What is your opinion after a couple of months use?

How do they fix onto the seat and do they seem secure?

Would it be possible to...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th March 2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,805
Posted By GlynH
Yeah Iíd already seen two kits on eBay.de for...

Yeah Iíd already seen two kits on eBay.de for @Ä1600& Ä1900 respectively but neither of these mentioned the wiring loom...it was parts only I think.

Thanks & kind regards,
-=Glyn=-
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th March 2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,805
Posted By GlynH
Nice... but not that nice! It was a £2370...

Nice... but not that nice!

It was a £2370 option on a new car!

I wonder if A8 Parts ever get any of these in and if so how much?

-=Glyn=-
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 18th March 2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,805
Posted By GlynH
2014 A8L rear entertainment retrofit?

Thinking of changing my highly specced 2011 A8 4.2TDi for a 2014 A8L facelift 4.2TDi with even more toys...sadly no B&O though! :(

I was wondering if it was a big job to retrofit the rear...
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