A8 Parts Forum  

Go Back   A8 Parts Forum > A8 D4 > D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering

D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering Brakes, Springs, shocks, steering racks, steering columns, suspension arms, wheel hubs etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21  
Old 27th February 2019, 08:23 AM
manca manca is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Nr Kingston, Surrey
Posts: 216
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by funkmiester View Post
There is a very helpful detailed explanation of the sports diff fault on here. Including pictures. It's one of two sensors. Very hard to reach need a special socket. Don't change both sensors at once, anyway check the threads. For update purposes mine is on for now, sometimes...
Thank you Funkmeister I have seen the post. I had a sensor replaced at the weekend and all seems well so far. Pads and discs also changed along with bulb to rectify the error I had with my adaptive light.

Last edited by manca; 2nd March 2019 at 11:19 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 7th October 2019, 02:36 PM
funkmiester funkmiester is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 32
Default Replacement sensors

Had mine done, both sensors, separately, but it still lost coding. My garage did the sensors but the coding was done by a local electronics guy who has all the factory gear. He quoted "If the A8 was more popular I'd do one a day". Anyway no sign of the warning light since done. Did it make a difference to the handling? I don't drive it like a teenager (often) so hard to tell. Glad it's done though.
__________________
S8FRD 2002 D2 S8 on LPG 213K just passed MOT, again, no issues. Owned since 2007
**60*** Unicorn, 2012 D4 Havana Black, 4.2TDI ~60K miles Cream Leather, 25K of Factory extras including B+O Owned since 04/2018
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 07:10 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.