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Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 27th June 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By North2007
Many thanks all for your help. Ive posted on ross...

Many thanks all for your help. Ive posted on ross tech forum, ill let you know the outcome.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 27th June 2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By North2007
All four cornerss are at various setting. The...

All four cornerss are at various setting. The worst 40mm lower rear right. Ive been trying it in small steps (15mm). After code one wheel, and I move up to 2, it throws up ďERROR: Security access...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd June 2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By North2007
I was able just to confirm the values which were...

I was able just to confirm the values which were already stored. Which resulted in the level sensor thinking it is calibrated, and showing no faults.

If I take the time to insert the correct...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd June 2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By North2007
Air Suspension Calibration Procedure

Guys,

Ive followed the ross tech procedure, however when I move to the rear wheels it throws up ERROR SECURITY ACCESS REQUIRED. It does not let me complete.

I obvisouly enter the code prior to...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th May 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By North2007
I was thinking braided stainless steel :D

I was thinking braided stainless steel :D
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th May 2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By North2007
Upgrade Brakes?

Team, Im looking to improve my pedal sensitivity. I dont believe my brake have a fault, just the automatic gearbox and overall design. After driving my sons A3 the A8 pedal softness is very obvious. ...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 12th May 2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Posted By North2007
I bought a second hand refurbished toughbook...

I bought a second hand refurbished toughbook CF-19 of eBay. Best buy yet!
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 7th February 2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By North2007
Thanks Marty, I read if it falls below 10 volts...

Thanks Marty, I read if it falls below 10 volts while cranking, the battery is on its way out.
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 6th February 2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By North2007
Battery Cranking Volts

My car is showing 9.6 volts on cranking, its been slow to start after 4-5 days of not been driven. New battery last year, itís a 95Ah 800A not the stronger 110 or 120. Would this make a difference?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 6th February 2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By North2007
Great first post Wes thanks

Great first post Wes thanks
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 3rd January 2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,140
Posted By North2007
Excellent, more helpful posts for us 8ers! Gave...

Excellent, more helpful posts for us 8ers! Gave you back on the road.
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 11th December 2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,140
Posted By North2007
An earth strap (starter) attaches to the outter...

An earth strap (starter) attaches to the outter side of the drivers chassis leg. Itís accessed by removing the inner guard in the wheel arch. The stud corrodes, and clamping washer needs to cleaned....
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 7th December 2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By North2007
If the fault comes up on start up before moving...

If the fault comes up on start up before moving itís the sensor, wiring or pump. If itís triggers on rolling, itís the ABS ring. Moving the loom may not trigger it.
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 7th December 2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,140
Posted By North2007
Did you get it fixed Woody?

Did you get it fixed Woody?
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 7th December 2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By North2007
Did you check plug loom connecting to ABS pump?

Did you check plug loom connecting to ABS pump?
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 1st September 2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By North2007
Fault ABS Sensor Rear Left

Guys, this fault came up recently. Results in the ESP/ ABS warning lights and deactivated park brake. After changing the sensor, fault still there. Used VCDS to establish fault came up before...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 1st September 2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By North2007
UPDATE: I've successfully installed the orginal...

UPDATE: I've successfully installed the orginal trailer controller into the my D3. Benefits include: automaticity switches to towing mode (when plug is attached), in dash trailer turning signal.
...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th August 2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By North2007
Sent unit back and it was repaired again without...

Sent unit back and it was repaired again without any extra cost. Appears to be fault free today - so far.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 13th August 2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By North2007
Update: drove 20 mins this morning no faults or...

Update: drove 20 mins this morning no faults or limp mode. Could someone advise where the earth connection would be for the turbo 2 actuator? I'm thinking it could just be a bad connection.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th August 2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,119
Posted By North2007
Not sure. They were marketed as OEM replacements...

Not sure. They were marketed as OEM replacements on eBay.i should of checked. They take a bit of time to do, which is more annoying than the cost of the arms.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th August 2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,119
Posted By North2007
Replaced top front arms last year. They lasted...

Replaced top front arms last year. They lasted 5000 miles. Lesson learned. Fit audi OEM.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th August 2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By North2007
4.0 TDI Turbo Module 2 Fault Code - Limp Mode

Guys, I had my actuator refurbished 2 months ago (complete with warrant) . It throwing up the following codes. Is it possible the codes are relating to another problem (listed in special notes of...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 8th August 2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By North2007
Thanks Guys, Ive used a add on smart box in the...

Thanks Guys, Ive used a add on smart box in the meantime until I get time to sort.
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 26th June 2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By North2007
DIY Westfalia Towbar Install - No Pre Installed Loom

Hi Guys, I am trying to install a old WestFalia 4E0907383A into my 2003. It doesn't appear to have a plug in loom for the control unit. I need to break in the loom to connect the 9 wires. Has anyone...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 8th February 2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By North2007
Front Drive Shafts Interchangeable?

Guys,
Is there a difference between various models,for front drive shafts 3.0, 4.0, 6.0 etc? Thanks in advance. Steve
Forum: D3 - Lights 1st January 2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By North2007
Update - found split in main supply line to...

Update - found split in main supply line to nozzle. Heat shrink sorted it! working 100%
Forum: Daily banter 25th December 2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,252
Posted By North2007
Happy Christmas and a peaceful 2017 to all Steve

Happy Christmas and a peaceful 2017 to all
Steve
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th December 2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 513
Posted By North2007
Ben, check the wiring, looks like the most likely...

Ben, check the wiring, looks like the most likely area.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th December 2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 513
Posted By North2007
Ben, There only is one. You need to VCDS scan,...

Ben, There only is one. You need to VCDS scan, cycle and clear codes. It should be fine after that.
Steve
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 23rd December 2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By North2007
Class ! I must remember to confirm, her new oven...

Class ! I must remember to confirm, her new oven will take 20s before we buy ����
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 23rd December 2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By North2007
Done and To Do/ Wish List

Done
Off side Turbo, actuator, & oil seal replaced
Fuel flap actuator
Upper and lower front suspension arms x 8
Repaired CV outer boot
Battery replaced & coded
Boot soft close motor replaced...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 23rd December 2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By North2007
I don't expect them to last as long as a...

I don't expect them to last as long as a professional job. I did rub down well, used a 80grit flap wheel to start with, followed on with 240, 400, 800, 1500 sanding wet & dry. Cleaned well with pre...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 22nd December 2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By North2007
DIY Refurb done

Fed up waiting for a price from a local guy. 10hours later and pzeros fitted, alinement checked. Discs also cleaned and treated to heat resistance silver. +++
Forum: D3 - Transmission 11th November 2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
CVs
Views: 505
Posted By North2007
Diff Groans

I've been reading other posts, it appears to be 'normal' Quattro diff groans. The new tyres are very grippy. All bushings/ arms are good.
Forum: D3 - Transmission 11th November 2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
CVs
Views: 505
Posted By North2007
Front Diff Moaning

Guys, set of new p zeros fitted today. I noticed a grinding and binding sound or like LSD slipping as I moved off with the steering at the limit. Could it just need a diff fluid change or is another...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 31st October 2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By North2007
Yes

Yes
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 30th October 2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By North2007
Right when arch, photo shows side of strut - just...

Right when arch, photo shows side of strut - just to right of it 13mm bolt securing
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 30th October 2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By North2007
Earth strap was removed, then secured back on, it...

Earth strap was removed, then secured back on, it was tight! However would not conduct well enough to turn starter. Only after a file back did it work.
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 30th October 2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By North2007
Coded the battery, attempted to start. Listened...

Coded the battery, attempted to start. Listened to the start click a few times. I had removed the strap and replaced it before tightening up. I removed the strap and filed the innner washer, chassis...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 29th October 2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By North2007
14862 Video of starting attemp

14862
Video of starting attemp
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 29th October 2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By North2007
Lee, all codes cleared. Subframe and rack...

Lee, all codes cleared. Subframe and rack remained in place, only cooling and alternator removed. New battery doesn't seem to have a code, I'll return for a batttery with a BEM code, before coding....
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 28th October 2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By North2007
Trev, A new battery was fitted a few weeks,...

Trev, A new battery was fitted a few weeks, however not coded. I'll look at this tonight and code. Thanks Steve
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 28th October 2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By North2007
Friday,28,October,2016,10:54:13:12992 VCDS --...

Friday,28,October,2016,10:54:13:12992
VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 7 x86
VCDS Version: 16.8.3.1
Data version: 20161010 DS267.0
www.Ross-Tech.com


VIN:...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 28th October 2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By North2007
Matt, 16497 - Intake Air Temp. Sensor (G42) ...

Matt,

16497 - Intake Air Temp. Sensor (G42)
19591 - Intake Manifold Runner Control
16497 - Intake Air Temp. Sensor (G42)

ABS
01826 - Sensor for Steering Angle (G85); Supply Voltage Terminal...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 28th October 2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By North2007
ESP Warning Light - Car will not start, advice sought.

After successfully changing a turbo on 4.0 D3, it was running. Brake fuild warning light came on (car was jacked up at the front). Fluid was added, however message to seek assistance came up on the...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 27th October 2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By North2007
ABS controller Fuse Location??

Guys,

Car will not start, has dreaded warning triangle and message to take to dealer ABS. VAGcom can't communicate with ABS controller module. The car was running, when I replaced the front bumper...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 22nd October 2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By North2007
Right Turbo Replacement 4.0 TDI

Guys,
Is this a complete front off, remove alternator to do? My turbo has been pouring oil into the intercooler. The left side is bone dry.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th October 2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By North2007
Thanks Lee

Thanks Lee
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th October 2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By North2007
Lee, just to confirm, run the VAG.com to...

Lee, just to confirm, run the VAG.com to withdrawal the parking brake, then compress piston manually to get the new pads in? Steve
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 29th August 2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By North2007
Wanted : A8 D3 Towbar

Detachable - electrics not required.
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