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Old 21st January 2009, 11:06 PM
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Default Some ideas for the common faults

These are just jottings really, but it may prompt the watchful public to remind us of where info about the problems already pre exists before we re-invent the wheel by retyping it all. We'll expand and document this as time goes on.

So: common faults that we've seen through part requests over the last 18 months:

Front ABS sensors failing
Rear handbrake mechanism seizing
Gearboxes
Wet carpets from blocked HVAC drain
Wet carpets from blocked bulkhead drains
Airbag warning light due to 'passenger seat occupancy sensor'
PDC sensors
Faulty LCD digits on some 1999/2000 facelift cars
Sunroof controls / motor failing or causing random openings
Climate module bulb failures (pre facelift)
Broken rear electric aerials
Snapped armrests (pre facelift)
Stalling coming upto junctions (mainly pre face 4.2 ABZ breather pipes)
Fuel pump failure
Loss of lower front bumper grills
Loss of small trims off front wings (usually N/S due to puddles)
Failing autodipping exterior mirror glass (it goes bronzey and ulitmately useless)
Lugs snapping on the carpetted boot divider above the battery
Oil leak from final drive seal on gearbox onto left hand catalyst
Wearing front suspension arms
Rear quickclear screen not heating
'cold weather' fuel leak problem
Clicking flap motors on facelift HVAC

Any more anyone?
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2001 D2 4.2 QS Silver,
1997 D2 S8 Silver,
1999 D2 4.2 Silver,
2002 D2 S8 Dolphin Grey,
2003 C5 RS6 Blue,
1998 D2 S8 Black,
2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue,
2003 D3 4.2 Ming Blue,
2005 B7 S4 Blue,
2006 D3 3.0 Tdi Black,
1999 D2 4.2 Silver,
2003 D3 4.2 LPG Crystal Blue,
2000 D2 S8 Silver,
2007 3.0 Tdi Q7 Black,
2009 B8 S4 Black,
1998 D2 S8 Agate Grey,
2006 D3 4.2 Tdi Blue,
2006 D3 S8,
2007 Q7 3.0 Tdi,
2006 C6 S6,

The Second 20 Audis:

2011 A7 Sline,
2001 A2 1.4 Tdi Black,
2002 A2 1.4 Tdi Silver,
2006 A8 4.2 Tdi Blue,
2007 4.2 Tdi Q7,
2006 S4 Cab Silver,
2010 RS6 Saloon Black ,
2007 TT Roadster,
2010 A8 D4 4.2 Silver,
2006 C6 A6 2.7 Tdi Quattro,
2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue (again),
2008 Q7 4.2 Black,
2009 C6 RS6 Saloon Daytona Grey,
2001 Fully Loaded A2 Tdi,
2006 Avant S6 Black,
2007 VW Caravelle Exec Black (almost an Audi)
2009 TT Roadster Daytona,
2015 Q7 4.2 tdi lava grey,
2002 GmbH D2 demonstrator,
2006 D3 A8 LWB 4.2 Tdi Black
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Old 25th January 2009, 05:24 PM
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two more
dodgy head rests
air con clicking
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Old 25th January 2009, 06:33 PM
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two more
dodgy head rests
air con clicking
Already got air con clicking under "Clicking flap motors on facelift HVAC
", but forgot about the dodgy headrests - nice one
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The First 20 Audis:

2001 D2 4.2 QS Silver,
1997 D2 S8 Silver,
1999 D2 4.2 Silver,
2002 D2 S8 Dolphin Grey,
2003 C5 RS6 Blue,
1998 D2 S8 Black,
2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue,
2003 D3 4.2 Ming Blue,
2005 B7 S4 Blue,
2006 D3 3.0 Tdi Black,
1999 D2 4.2 Silver,
2003 D3 4.2 LPG Crystal Blue,
2000 D2 S8 Silver,
2007 3.0 Tdi Q7 Black,
2009 B8 S4 Black,
1998 D2 S8 Agate Grey,
2006 D3 4.2 Tdi Blue,
2006 D3 S8,
2007 Q7 3.0 Tdi,
2006 C6 S6,

The Second 20 Audis:

2011 A7 Sline,
2001 A2 1.4 Tdi Black,
2002 A2 1.4 Tdi Silver,
2006 A8 4.2 Tdi Blue,
2007 4.2 Tdi Q7,
2006 S4 Cab Silver,
2010 RS6 Saloon Black ,
2007 TT Roadster,
2010 A8 D4 4.2 Silver,
2006 C6 A6 2.7 Tdi Quattro,
2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue (again),
2008 Q7 4.2 Black,
2009 C6 RS6 Saloon Daytona Grey,
2001 Fully Loaded A2 Tdi,
2006 Avant S6 Black,
2007 VW Caravelle Exec Black (almost an Audi)
2009 TT Roadster Daytona,
2015 Q7 4.2 tdi lava grey,
2002 GmbH D2 demonstrator,
2006 D3 A8 LWB 4.2 Tdi Black
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Old 27th January 2009, 09:56 PM
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Aaaaaaah, so there isn't a cunning german time bomb in my dash then when I switch on the screen vents?

Can't wait to see a solution, it does rather spoil the waft on cold mornings.

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Old 30th January 2009, 02:24 PM
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Rocker/cam cover gaskets leaking.
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Rocker/cam cover gaskets leaking.
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Old 30th January 2009, 06:24 PM
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I'd suggest front diff seal leaking, both of my cars have had that
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Already got air con clicking under "Clicking flap motors on facelift HVAC
", but forgot about the dodgy headrests - nice one
Hello Ian,

You mention here: http://www.tyresmoke.net/forum/audi-...s-experts.html

"1) Heater potentiometer under passenger footwell no doubt. I guess you have a face lift car >1998 as this is a common problem. 400 from Audi to fix, but can be done DIY for sub 30 and an hour or so in effort"

Can you expand on this and let me know the parts that are needed?

I too would like to remove the ticking german bomb referred to above

Cheers

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Hello Ian,

You mention here: http://www.tyresmoke.net/forum/audi-...s-experts.html

"1) Heater potentiometer under passenger footwell no doubt. I guess you have a face lift car >1998 as this is a common problem. 400 from Audi to fix, but can be done DIY for sub 30 and an hour or so in effort"

Can you expand on this and let me know the parts that are needed?

I too would like to remove the ticking german bomb referred to above

Cheers

B


Was there any sort of guide to this as I have this issue?
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intermitent / failed cruise control.

nobody's told me how to disassemble the cruise stalk yet.....

and RNS-D nav disc intermittently failing to read - common problem I understand

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