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  Topic: Audi A6 Climate control unit un-responsive ?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 9
Views: 10980

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:15 pm   Subject: Audi A6 Climate control unit un-responsive ?
Mine needs to last another year or two, but apart from the rot on the front arches, I can't fault it. It just keeps on passing MOTs.
  Topic: Audi A6 Climate control unit un-responsive ?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 9
Views: 10980

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:42 pm   Subject: Audi A6 Climate control unit un-responsive ?
Hiya,

Don't get on here much, but that's largely due to the mostly faultless behavior of my A6, and the lack of time I have to fix it when it does go wrong.

thanks for sharing your experiences t ...
  Topic: Problems with central locking and alarm - 97 2.5 AEL Avant
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 2
Views: 7836

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:39 pm   Subject: Problems with central locking and alarm - 97 2.5 AEL Avant
Have you had any luck with this?

One potential source of alarm issues is a 'random' wire that's on the door-switch circuits that goes via the radio loom - the idea being if the radio is removed th ...
  Topic: Suddenly hard starting from cold
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 2
Views: 6484

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 3:04 pm   Subject: Suddenly hard starting from cold
Continuing the monologue, in the hope someone else might benefit:

Car smelt dieselly yesterday evening after being parked for the day, and only just starting. Investigated further under the bonnet ...
  Topic: ABS sensors..
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 5
Views: 8374

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 2:56 pm   Subject: ABS sensors..
Could be a couple of issue, one of the most likely is rust flakes stuck to the end of the sensor (it's magnetic). If they're sensible they wouldn't interfered with the sensors, which means the only wa ...
  Topic: Suddenly hard starting from cold
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 2
Views: 6484

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 11:14 am   Subject: Suddenly hard starting from cold
After an period of being parked up for a a couple of days without running the car is now nearly impossible to start without a jump. The battery isn't in the first flushes of youth, however it has neve ...
  Topic: Switched power feed
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 1
Views: 5321

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:30 am   Subject: Switched power feed
Any thoughts on a good location to get a switched live that doesn't go off when turning the starter? A fuse number or a location in the relay box would be good? I know I could get one from the ECU po ...
  Topic: Handbrake cable length?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 0
Views: 4944

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 9:22 am   Subject: Handbrake cable length?
Think my sticky handbrake might be down to the cable rather than the calipers.. so will fit new cables. Problem is, ECP/CP4L list the cable as being 1491mm in length whereas vagcat says it's 1511mm
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  Topic: 2.5tdi clutch problem
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 3
Views: 7009

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:58 am   Subject: 2.5tdi clutch problem
Probably worth having a look to see if you've got got a hydraulic leak, a leak on the slave cylinder could contaminate the clutch lining which then makes a PITA a royal PITA as the gearbox has to come ...
  Topic: Mild vibration on braking
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 2
Views: 6792

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:46 am   Subject: Mild vibration on braking
hmm. and now I've got a sticking handbrake mechanism (again) after freeing up seized slider pins on the rear discs at the weekend.
I'm getting bored of faffing around with brakes. I got some quattro ...
  Topic: ael tdc timing marks
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 2
Views: 8385

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 1:48 pm   Subject: ael tdc timing marks
If the cam cover is coming off, then align by camshaft, though that's no guarantee the camshaft is timed up properly in the first place.

Easiest way if you don't trust the flywheel marks is to poke ...
  Topic: Mild vibration on braking
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 2
Views: 6792

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 1:36 pm   Subject: Mild vibration on braking
Nothing teeth rattling, but under moderate braking from speed (motorway slip road for example) I'm feeling a mild 'soft' vibration through the steering. I call it soft as there's no definite clunk lik ...
  Topic: Crankshaft seal gone ? Other ? AAT 2.5 TDi
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 17
Views: 18471

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:00 am   Subject: Re: A possibility
If the oil cooler is like the coolant/oil intercoolers used on the rest of the VAG lineup, then there's no lower o-ring, it uses the seal on the oil filter itself. There's a largish flat nut under th ...
  Topic: 2.5tdi ael loss of power
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 8
Views: 9811

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:37 pm   Subject: 2.5tdi ael loss of power
Get any fault codes out of the ECU?

That's the next thing I'd check after a visual under the bonnet.
  Topic: audi 100 2.5tdi 1994 are all the 6 speeds 130bhp?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 10
Views: 10281

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:35 pm   Subject: audi 100 2.5tdi 1994 are all the 6 speeds 130bhp?
I was under the assumption that the six speed was geared taller in 6th for lower revs on the motorway..?
  Topic: ABS sensors..
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 5
Views: 8374

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 12:21 pm   Subject: ABS sensors..
I'm breaking a 2.8Q at the moment, I'll see if i can get one out without breaking it.

If it doesn't look like it'll come out, leave it in the bearing housing, as that way anyone needing a bearing h ...
  Topic: ABS sensors..
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 5
Views: 8374

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 11:17 am   Subject: ABS sensors..
Evil or Very Mad Crying or Very sad

In replacing the front wheel bearings I've managed to accidentally dismantle one ABS sensor and totally destroy another. I've sourced a original, used replacement for the destroyed o ...
  Topic: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 22
Views: 17873

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:13 pm   Subject: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
5x112 - same as mercs of that era, though the offset is different I think.
  Topic: c4 avant load cover
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 2
Views: 3526

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:10 pm   Subject: c4 avant load cover
They're like hens teeth, so if yours is clean and tidy, definitely try to fix it.
  Topic: front strut removal - detatch ARB?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 3
Views: 7326

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 6:40 pm   Subject: front strut removal - detatch ARB?
Couldn't get enough leverage in the end. ARB came off, RHS mountings are hard but not impossible to access due to the engine mount being right above it. A cranked 19mm ring spanner will hold the top o ...
  Topic: New regs on De-catting
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 5
Views: 5222

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 10:08 pm   Subject: New regs on De-catting
That's promising...

Please can other folks report back on MOTs when they happen?
  Topic: front strut removal - detatch ARB?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 3
Views: 7326

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 10:06 pm   Subject: front strut removal - detatch ARB?
Got a wheel bearing to swap, and figured I might as well pull both struts and do the shocks a s well. I've not had a lot of luck attempting the job with the struts in situ. Haynes suggests I have to r ...
  Topic: Crankshaft seal gone ? Other ? AAT 2.5 TDi
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 17
Views: 18471

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 9:58 pm   Subject: Crankshaft seal gone ? Other ? AAT 2.5 TDi
Front cam seals can dribble a bit. Mines leaking from the turbo return pipe..
  Topic: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 22
Views: 17873

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 3:21 pm   Subject: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
It's niggly things like if the stereo isn't wired in right then the alarm doesn't work.. everything seems to be connected in a way that makes perfect sense once you've figured it out the hard way..
  Topic: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 22
Views: 17873

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:54 am   Subject: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
Cripes... Rumbled Surprised)

Well you can remove the seat covers on golfs and sciroccos too, although I wouldn't say they were designed to be removable. I've swapped left to right seat foams and covers o ...
  Topic: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 22
Views: 17873

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 8:46 am   Subject: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
Ah you're that Mike H.. Smile

I don't think there's much difference in towing capacity between the AAT and AEL possibly 100kg more. I'll check then handbook later.

I've heard a rumour that the fa ...
  Topic: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 22
Views: 17873

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 7:26 am   Subject: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
DMF flywheel failure is not terminal, and cheaper pattern parts are available on ebay. Personally I'd replace like with like, as the cost to replace these cars is far higher than their cash value.

...
  Topic: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 22
Views: 17873

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 8:11 pm   Subject: Thinking of buying an A6 C4 5 Cyl TDI - what to look for?
Check all the gadgets & toys are working, things like AC can be a hassle to sort if not. Mechanically the cars are simple, electrically they're over-compensating for the mechanics. Wiring in the b ...
  Topic: Vibration
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 18
Views: 25017

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 1:38 pm   Subject: Vibration
oof
I've just discovered fluid on the bottom of my O/S engine mount

Sad Sad
  Topic: R-Click remote keyless Entry - registering new remotes?
SkyRocketeer

Replies: 2
Views: 2992

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed May 14, 2014 3:40 pm   Subject: R-Click remote keyless Entry - registering new remotes?
That's the last resort, one of the buttons on the second PCB is a bit iffy, so I'd prefer to keep it for emergencies and move over to the new remotes.
 
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