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Forum: Owners Meets 15th August 2016, 01:09 PM
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Posted By 3.7 slp
It was a good show not been for years and the...

It was a good show not been for years and the last time was in my old D2 . I did see a number of A8's about and all looked wicked . I was there on the Sunday in a Black A6 C7 Allroad which I parked...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 11th April 2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By 3.7 slp
I am open to offers was 4500 but we are moving...

I am open to offers was 4500 but we are moving soon and needs to be gone as we have 3 cars at the house and its looking like an Audi show room .

I am enjoying being able to move between driving...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 6th April 2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By 3.7 slp
My A8 D3 4.2 up for sale Price price reduced 4200

Hi

Having been very lucky to get a new A6 Allroad

we are due to move sooner that I was thinking
so the price is now at 4000

This is my much over loved Audi a8 D3 4.2 v8
I have had it...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 1st April 2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By 3.7 slp
Great will give them a call +++

Great will give them a call +++
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 1st April 2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By 3.7 slp
Great thanks for that had a look and its the...

Great thanks for that had a look and its the 245bph ++++++ with 500lb
that's nice ...and with a remap should be very good...
would anyone have any where to recomemed for remapping around the...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 1st April 2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By 3.7 slp
Yep we have a lot of speed humps and pothole in...

Yep we have a lot of speed humps and pothole in Leicester it always felt as they where slowly killing the A8
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 31st March 2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By 3.7 slp
Wink That's good to know I have just picked up my Sis...

That's good to know I have just picked up my Sis one as she has just picked up a new Q7 it's a monster of a car with all the kit

The A6 Was a very nice drive and lots of toys to late to play so...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 30th March 2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By 3.7 slp
:ROFL: that's makes the A8 4.2 seem like a very...

:ROFL: that's makes the A8 4.2 seem like a very economic car .....which is not easy
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 30th March 2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By 3.7 slp
Yep think the remapping is a must i think and the...

Yep think the remapping is a must i think and the MPGwill be way up so tthat will be nice. Yes it's on air and I'm sure it has 3g. I have driven it over X mas as was a very nice drive and its black...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 30th March 2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By 3.7 slp
2014 A6 allroad 3.0 TDI or Range Rover supercharded

My sis is looking to get a new car and get rid of her A6 . it has the 3.0TID unit in it . Was wondering what they are like to live with have driven it and its a nice drive...I have an 2003 A8 D3 4.2...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th March 2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,003
Posted By 3.7 slp
+++ looks like I'm in good company with that's...

+++ looks like I'm in good company with that's settings:ROFL:
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th March 2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,003
Posted By 3.7 slp
that's good not know that its not best me ..most...

that's good not know that its not best me ..most of the time I drive like a old lady..but over the past two weeks the car has just been driven to work and back under 10 miles a day...... it needed a...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th March 2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,003
Posted By 3.7 slp
I bet it :ROFL: was I used a bit of tip too as I...

I bet it :ROFL: was I used a bit of tip too as I was talking my son to football and we missed a turn we span round and put it in sports and told him to hold on .....and we took off. The old girl can...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th March 2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,003
Posted By 3.7 slp
Thanks gents ...look like the sports set up id...

Thanks gents ...look like the sports set up id different to the normal one.

Yep compaied to the dynamic the comfort is quit different ...

That's its its.... staying in dynamic ..until I get to...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th March 2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,003
Posted By 3.7 slp
Kepping the car in dynamic and wow

I have had my car from about 14 months now and 95% of the time I have kept it at comfort setting but over the weekend pick my son up from Cov and then the football run yesterday I have had it on the...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th February 2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By 3.7 slp
All fixed with a new starter motor+++ thanks...

All fixed with a new starter motor+++
thanks for all the tips
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th February 2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By 3.7 slp
One thing that I have noticed is the new starter...

One thing that I have noticed is the new starter spins much faster then the old one. You can tell by the sound it's stronger then the old one.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 11th February 2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By 3.7 slp
New starter fitted all better so far so good will...

New starter fitted all better so far so good will keep an key on things
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 11th February 2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By 3.7 slp
Well with a much lighter wallet and a new starter...

Well with a much lighter wallet and a new starter motor she starts right up no probs and not EPC light. My indi told me that it was not a fun job
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 7th February 2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By 3.7 slp
Yep hopefully wil fix the problem and no more...

Yep hopefully wil fix the problem and no more starting drama. Thank I will keep you all updated. She is locked away with my garage to have a new one fitted in the week

I guess 11th and 13 years of...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 7th February 2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By 3.7 slp
Unhappy Well today the car would not start at all and had...

Well today the car would not start at all and had to call the AA. Still would not start. Then he rolled the car back abit and it started up. Have left it outside my garage for them to fit a new...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 6th February 2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By 3.7 slp
That's a very good point I did have it check out...

That's a very good point I did have it check out and all good with it. The code that comes up is showing starter not turning when read
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 6th February 2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By 3.7 slp
Thumbs up Thanks for the great tip would anyone know how to...

Thanks for the great tip would anyone know how to remove the connection into the stop start button. I don't want to break anything being too heavy handed
Thank very much the removal of the console...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 6th February 2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By 3.7 slp
I did have my garage check it over and all looked...

I did have my garage check it over and all looked good. I have found that it seems to start well with the key but when using the stop start button there is a delay. I was think of changing the...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 6th February 2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By 3.7 slp
Hi yep used every day this happen on a cold start...

Hi yep used every day this happen on a cold start when left overnight
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 6th February 2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By 3.7 slp
Yes think I remember that post. Mine seems fine...

Yes think I remember that post. Mine seems fine of warm starts its just the
Cold ones that seem to give a problem. Also the. Colder the weather is the
longer the delay is.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 5th February 2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By 3.7 slp
What that giving the EPC light on . I had the...

What that giving the EPC light on . I had the brake light switch changed last year that was pulling up the ESC light and the little triangle.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 5th February 2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By 3.7 slp
They did do the vagcom scan and also replaced 2...

They did do the vagcom scan and also replaced 2 of the starter motor relays. one was under the steering wheel and the other under the glove box. But did not seem to work.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 5th February 2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By 3.7 slp
Hi Yep sorry should have said my local specialist...

Hi Yep sorry should have said my local specialist checked it out and it showed

1 electrical fault
2 starter not turning

I cant recall the code but that was what was shown.


also its a...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 5th February 2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By 3.7 slp
symptoms of a bad starter

Hi all

ok what I have had for the past few months on a cold start is that most time regardless of if I use the stop-start button or the key is a long delay in the car firing up. I turn the key or...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 5th February 2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By 3.7 slp
That's great thank you gents that looks like a...

That's great thank you gents that looks like a job that even I could do.

Many thank will give it a go over the weekend . I have a stop -start button from A9 parts that I will give a try and see if...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 4th February 2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By 3.7 slp
how to remove wooden console

Hello all just wondering if anyone any instructions with pictures on how to remove centre console. I have to replace the start stop button as when it's used for a cold start it take about 3-4 seconds...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 15th January 2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By 3.7 slp
good news and a nice and easy fix:):)

good news and a nice and easy fix:):)
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th January 2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By 3.7 slp
+++ Cool I will look into that one. I did have...

+++ Cool I will look into that one. I did have one changed on it when I 1st had the car but that was bring up the ESP light which the replacement fixed....Apart from the light the car drives fine....
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th January 2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By 3.7 slp
EPC light staying on sometimes on cold starts

Hi All

Had any one had this happen. The battery is only about 6 months old and is showing 100% on the meter

This happen maybe every 3-4 starts and only on cold starts using the key or start...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 26th December 2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By 3.7 slp
car not starting no crank

Of all days t happen yesterday Christmas day. Went to start to old girl and just got a click. The electronics where All fine and lights went out on the dash as they should. Tried the key and push...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 19th October 2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,290
Posted By 3.7 slp
Hi Mannyo Not sure if this is of help but...

Hi Mannyo

Not sure if this is of help but i'm had very much the same problem when i 1st had the car i changed the battrey for a new one which never showed more that 80% on the metter also at the...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 4th September 2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By 3.7 slp
Great thanks for that I'm due to have the battery...

Great thanks for that I'm due to have the battery replaced, it's only a year old but because of a problem with the BEM unit has getting discharged. This has been fixed now with a replacement BEM unit...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 4th September 2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By 3.7 slp
MMI reboothing

not a massive problem ...but over the past few weeks my MMI seems to reboot very 2 or so days on start up. Normally the screen pops right up after the car has been started but every 2-3 days it will...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 31st August 2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By 3.7 slp
👍😊👍 Hi Neil that could be a plan. A nice little...

👍😊👍 Hi Neil that could be a plan. A nice little drive out and I would get to have a look at Guy's projects and the w12. Yes please if you could pass the number on that would be great. Thank you for...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 31st August 2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By 3.7 slp
Thanks very much. Yep I think that I would be...

Thanks very much. Yep I think that I would be more comfortable if I did have vag com with me to use just incase I lost an anything.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 25th August 2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By 3.7 slp
MMI update best place to go it get it done

Hi All

I'm in Leicester and need to get my MMI updated , I would like to know if anyone around the midlands would know of somewhere to go for this , Have called Audi in Leicester but they are so...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 13th August 2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By 3.7 slp
I fell your pain ..hope that it works out ok ,...

I fell your pain ..hope that it works out ok , gets sorted ok and not to much .

Had mine done now ...so will see how it goes.

good luck with yours
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 6th August 2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By 3.7 slp
I can bet that bill was ..... it is a odd...

I can bet that bill was .....
it is a odd one as my thinking would be that on idle still then the temp would just get higher and higher on the read out but what we did is was that on the dash...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th August 2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By 3.7 slp
:mad: they gave it a check and looks like it's...

:mad: they gave it a check and looks like it's the stat that is playing up
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th August 2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By 3.7 slp
was it a hard job for your stat to be replaced...

was it a hard job for your stat to be replaced ......all seems fine with mine apart from the reading , on warning lights or crazy fan running. I can have the car sit ideling for ages and it stays at...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th August 2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By 3.7 slp
Thank you I hope so......too kids school kits to...

Thank you I hope so......too kids school kits to get and a house move coming up is taking every .

Will see what the boys say at the garage
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 5th August 2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By 3.7 slp
Thank you for the reply Yep had it coded up...

Thank you for the reply

Yep had it coded up ok

I also have had the BEM unit replaced with an 2006 unit which would have the sw update .....still the same...
....I do have very old MMi SW...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th August 2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By 3.7 slp
Thanks gents That's what I'm hoping it will...

Thanks gents

That's what I'm hoping it will be ..I'm off to the garage after work and they're going to plug it into the Vagcom to check..
...its been as good as gold sitting at 90 all the time....
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 5th August 2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By 3.7 slp
random battery drain the

Had a now battry fitted about a year ago now I'm sshowing 10 on my meter most mornings
I have replace the END and not been of much help. The main meter look to be charging up on on the Battery...
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