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Forum: D3 - Transmission 27th November 2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,967
Posted By tipptop
Went through all this a few years ago with my D3,...

Went through all this a few years ago with my D3, I wouldn't trust anybody in Ireland to do it properly, there is a ZF dealer in Meath, they would sell me the stuff but wouldnt do the job. Audi were...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th December 2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By tipptop
Fuel leak or pumps dodgy or injector(s) dodgy or...

Fuel leak or pumps dodgy or injector(s) dodgy or possibly partially blocked filter if your lucky.

...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 22nd December 2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By tipptop
Mine just go full whack on the auto setting if...

Mine just go full whack on the auto setting if there's even a drizzle of rain. No rain and they don't move. The speed setting on the stalk has no effect on them at all they just go full whack with...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 21st December 2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By tipptop
I leave mine on auto it will slowly increase...

I leave mine on auto it will slowly increase speed as the engines heats up. It will come on near full if I'm looking for ice cold
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 21st December 2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,760
Posted By tipptop
Yeah thats an option but you'd nearly get it off...

Yeah thats an option but you'd nearly get it off ebay for not much more than the price of two good discs. Mine was €12 delivered and works great.

By the way lads, Éire (Gaelic) or Ireland...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 8th December 2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,760
Posted By tipptop
You can come up to me in kells and run the mmi...

You can come up to me in kells and run the mmi update yourself for free. I'll talk you through it but its at your own risk. It takes a while to do.

Get the 2015 nav disc off ebay and just pop it...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 8th December 2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,909
Posted By tipptop
I got this and wired it to an ignition controlled...

I got this and wired it to an ignition controlled fuse in the left of the dash.
...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th November 2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By tipptop
So I was around Dublin and the reception was...

So I was around Dublin and the reception was perfect it didn't drop out at all, at speeds up to 120kph. Pretty happy with that, Good on the motorways too just dropped a few times for a few seconds on...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 19th November 2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,296
Posted By tipptop
The MMI update to 5570 is 3 cds. Part number is...

The MMI update to 5570 is 3 cds. Part number is 4L0998961.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 18th November 2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By tipptop
So I've fitted the new tuner, went in easy...

So I've fitted the new tuner, went in easy enough. One antenna in the front left of windscreen, one on the right side of the rear screen. Reception is perfect everywhere when stationary but fairly...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th November 2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,188
Posted By tipptop
Put some black tape over it until you find a...

Put some black tape over it until you find a permanent solution... Ignorance is bliss!
Forum: Owners Meets 12th November 2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,754
Posted By tipptop
I could meet ye at the tarbert ferry and...

I could meet ye at the tarbert ferry and disappear around galway. Ye need a local toerag to keep all the other toerags away from all the lovely 8's!
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 11th November 2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,188
Posted By tipptop
Popular mod on allroads so I'd be looking on...

Popular mod on allroads so I'd be looking on those forums to see how they deal with it.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 10th November 2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,760
Posted By tipptop
Old thread I know but looks like the OP has a...

Old thread I know but looks like the OP has a digital tuner and can pick up soarview audio as the audi tuner is mpeg2 only. Saorview video is broadcast in mpeg4.

OP I got the latest nav disc off...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 10th November 2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By tipptop
Ok thanks so no point persisting with the rear...

Ok thanks so no point persisting with the rear left fuse box then. The supply I need is just a turn on/off signal for the new tuner. I would presume the new tuner is actually powered by its permanent...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 10th November 2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By tipptop
Thanks for all replies, I couldn't find anything...

Thanks for all replies, I couldn't find anything in the rear left small fuse box. This would be the easiest, maybe I wasn't giving it long enough to go off. But they all seem have 12v with ignition...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 10th November 2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By tipptop
Thanks for that. Fakra to F-type adaptors don't...

Thanks for that. Fakra to F-type adaptors don't seem to be available anyway. I'll try the antennas that come with the unit first and see if it can really work on the move as claimed. Maybe swap to...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 9th November 2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By tipptop
^^ Thats a pretty good solution for someone...

^^

Thats a pretty good solution for someone who just wants to play audio.

After all the talk of TV I went and bought this,
...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 7th November 2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By tipptop
Swapping to digital tuner not an option for me as...

Swapping to digital tuner not an option for me as dtv in Ireland is mpeg 4. Uk sd is mpeg 2. Audi tuner is mpeg 2 only. Might be an option for OP as Northern Ireland surely broadcasts in mpeg 2 like...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 7th November 2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,098
Posted By tipptop
How is your new headunit sending out its signal?...

How is your new headunit sending out its signal? Speaker level or rca line level? I presume the D2 bose is fully amped, so how are you sending a signal to the bose amp? The original headunit was...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 6th November 2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,395
Posted By tipptop
I had the same issue with mine when I first got...

I had the same issue with mine when I first got it. Battery would read fine in volts but in reality it was shagged. MMI battery meter all over the shop. I dug out the receipt for the yuasa battery...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 5th November 2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,559
Posted By tipptop
Can't you just use this..? ...

Can't you just use this..?

http://www.partscats.info/audi/en/?i=cat_vag_models

Is there some reason to download and mess with emulators? Can you put in a VIN then?
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 5th November 2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By tipptop
I have an ipod touch on mine. Ran the cables to...

I have an ipod touch on mine. Ran the cables to the center console under the armrest. I just manually control the ipod from there. This cable...
...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 24th May 2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,763
Posted By tipptop
I only use it for the nav. Thats about all its...

I only use it for the nav. Thats about all its actually useful for while driving
Forum: D3 - Transmission 6th May 2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By tipptop
This is the reply I got from ZF. The...

This is the reply I got from ZF.

The following solution has been found for your request:

Hello

The only way to be certain about the oil is to speak with your local Audi dealer and have it...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 4th May 2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By tipptop
Drained a small bit of fluid today. ...

Drained a small bit of fluid today.

http://i1072.photobucket.com/albums/w365/tipptop/Screenshot_2015-05-04-18-23-251_zpsxo7aich2.png...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 3rd May 2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By tipptop
So after further digging: ...

So after further digging:

http://www.thectsc.com/index.php?p=product&id=184&parent=58

If you look at the fluid reference table in that link it has the 6HP19A in two sections and specifies...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 3rd May 2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By tipptop
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Forum: D3 - Transmission 3rd May 2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By tipptop
So I was under the car today to take pictures of...

So I was under the car today to take pictures of the ZF identification plate on the gearbox. Here's the plate on the gearbox.
...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 2nd May 2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By tipptop
Yeah thats correct, you do the final level check...

Yeah thats correct, you do the final level check between 30 to 40 degrees, I have the procedure, thats not the problem. Trying to figure out what fluid I need is the current headache.
Forum: D3 - Transmission 2nd May 2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By tipptop
This is where I'm stuck. From reading the 6hp19...

This is where I'm stuck. From reading the 6hp19 thread on vwaudiforum I think my transmission doesn't require the software update as its a later serial number and was already filled at the factory...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 1st May 2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By tipptop
Its 171000 miles. Why would you not bother? I've...

Its 171000 miles. Why would you not bother? I've seen that said on a few threads and frankly the explanations people gave as to why, I don't agree with. New fluid cannot harm the box in my opinion,...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 1st May 2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By tipptop
6hp19

Hi all, sorry for yet another gearbox oil thread!

Address 02: Auto Trans Labels: 09L-927-760.lbl
Part No SW: 4E1 910 156 N HW: 09L 927 156 A
Component: AG6 09L 3,0 TDI RdW 0010 ...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 29th April 2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,765
Posted By tipptop
It seriously bugged me too. I only had the car a...

It seriously bugged me too. I only had the car a few weeks and put the shudder down to mixed brands and thread depth on the tyres. I got 4 new dunlops and alignment and balanced twice. Still had the...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 29th April 2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,765
Posted By tipptop
Just did my air and diesel filter yesterday. Air...

Just did my air and diesel filter yesterday. Air filter looked as bad as yours. Car has 170k miles and no mention of diesel filter in the service history. Got both filters from audi with trade...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th April 2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,755
Posted By tipptop
Hi all, need to replace a front lower rear...

Hi all, need to replace a front lower rear control arm, I read somewhere that the A8 with 20" alloys had different lower arms and wheel bearing housing, not sure if thats on a D2 or D3. I checked my...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 13th April 2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By tipptop
Flattened the battery completely today. Came home...

Flattened the battery completely today. Came home at 6am from work, came back out at 4pm to go to work again and lights left on, not enough power to start the engine.

Anyone know if the lock...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 11th April 2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,905
Posted By tipptop
Sorry to hijack thread but since you're already...

Sorry to hijack thread but since you're already talking about it... My car has Bluetooth and I upgraded the MMI to 5570, had to do disc 2 twice as advised and the second run took about an hour! So...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 11th April 2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,003
Posted By tipptop
Yeah I get what you mean its down to...

Yeah I get what you mean its down to interpretation. I did the process as ross tech said, however when I met bother clearing the fault codes, ross tech advised just to keep doing the adaptation and...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th April 2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,003
Posted By tipptop
Am, I did follow it to the letter...:Confused: I...

Am, I did follow it to the letter...:Confused: I had to re-do the entire process as if I was changing the pads again to get the code to clear.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th April 2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,003
Posted By tipptop
So I finally got it sorted. Such a contrary...

So I finally got it sorted. Such a contrary system. All I did was run the pad change opening and closing procedure again, then the pad thickness adaptation, then the function test. Then I tried to...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th April 2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,003
Posted By tipptop
Hi, i'm not quite sure what you mean by 'switch...

Hi, i'm not quite sure what you mean by 'switch on basic settings'. I go into basic settings to run the function test after the pad thickness adaptation, maybe this is what you mean...

My...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th April 2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,003
Posted By tipptop
Thanks, I was thinking of separating the plugs...

Thanks, I was thinking of separating the plugs and cleaning the contacts, seems a lot of issues with them, although surely another code would be stored along with with 02596. When he says hall sensor...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th April 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,003
Posted By tipptop
Thanks for that, not sure how I missed that bit!...

Thanks for that, not sure how I missed that bit! I presume they mean to scan the car while driving and check to see if it changes the intermittant? The adaptation of 11mm stays put, it doesn't revert...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th April 2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,003
Posted By tipptop
Thanks for the replies. Ok tried disconnecting...

Thanks for the replies. Ok tried disconnecting the battery, left it off for 40 mins, charged it while it was off. Reconnected it and ran the adaptation and function test again several times, still...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th April 2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,003
Posted By tipptop
Nope just the rear pads worn code, implausible...

Nope just the rear pads worn code, implausible signal. Only two other codes across the entire car are an engine mount and a handle touch sensor...

Possibly the calibration won't perform while the...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th April 2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,003
Posted By tipptop
So after much trying, I cannot get the...

So after much trying, I cannot get the calibration to perform on the epb. I leave in P, handbrake off, lock steering, lock car... Nothing happens, no movement or noise at all. I've already confirmed...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 8th April 2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By tipptop
Mine just beeps once for the steering lock? The...

Mine just beeps once for the steering lock? The steering lock warning stays on the cluster display for about 10 or 15 seconds then disappears. The problem I have with this is that the headlight left...
Forum: D3 - Lights 8th April 2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,055
Posted By tipptop
I replaced mine last night with led's. Didn't...

I replaced mine last night with led's. Didn't bother with drilling, just sheared the heads off, seals in good shape, tiny dab of gel superglue either side and they are holding well and should be easy...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 6th April 2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,003
Posted By tipptop
I was following the ross tech video and the...

I was following the ross tech video and the elsawin procedure. Ross tech say that if 02596 doesn't clear after the first adaptation and function test, just keep doing the adaptation and function test...
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