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  Topic: Radio reception problems
WelshSue

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PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 12:04 pm   Subject: Radio reception problems
I have a 2003 2.5TDi Avant on a 03 plate & I'm starting to have radio reception problems. For example I could be listening to BBC radio 2 & as I drive down the road from Home to my nearest Tow ...
  Topic: MOT on my A6
WelshSue

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PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 8:03 pm   Subject: MOT on my A6
In late April took my 2003 A6 2.5TDi into Audi's for Cambelt/waterpump change. While it was in got them to do a major service,check the back brakes as handbrake arm on caliper sticking. Also replace & ...
  Topic: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
WelshSue

Replies: 9
Views: 6910

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Sun Jul 05, 2015 9:41 am   Subject: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
The kit I bought had a febi Hub & a LPB Components Bearing.
  Topic: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
WelshSue

Replies: 9
Views: 6910

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2015 10:41 am   Subject: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
how long are bearings lasting on these cars ?

I'd expect 80-100k from wheel bearings

I've looked back though my paperwork & found that both bearings(Orbis) were bought back in 2010 from Euro ...
  Topic: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
WelshSue

Replies: 9
Views: 6910

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2015 3:56 pm   Subject: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
Bearing & Hub replaced. What a difference Very Happy . No more rumbling noise. Bit of a pain to get the old one off. The 4 (M12 torx) bolts that hold the bearing in. The top 2 were easy to get out, but t ...
  Topic: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
WelshSue

Replies: 9
Views: 6910

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2015 5:31 pm   Subject: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
Thanks Mike. I didn't see the search window(should have gone to specsavers lol). It's seems only to be fitted on A6 C5's up to & including 2001 after that the Hub has been changed. pre 2001 - 4A ...
  Topic: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
WelshSue

Replies: 9
Views: 6910

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:16 am   Subject: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
Thanks for the reply Mike. How do I find out which models it is fitted to??
  Topic: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
WelshSue

Replies: 9
Views: 6910

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:52 pm   Subject: Front Wheel bearing Part info please(photo added)
I'm replacing my front n/s wheel bearing & have bought both the bearing & the Hub as a kit(just need pressing together) The bearing is the bolt on type. Included in the kit is a shim/washer/sp ...
  Topic: A/C engine fan problem
WelshSue

Replies: 2
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PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 7:08 pm   Subject: A/C engine fan problem
Fan & switch replaced. Managed to change switch quickly so not much coolant lost Smile . Had to remove bumper & pull front carrier away to replace fan. Fitted new engine shield(old one had a cr ...
  Topic: A/C engine fan problem
WelshSue

Replies: 2
Views: 3176

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 3:31 pm   Subject: update
After a lot of net searching. found this article http://www.audiworld.com/tech/eng65.shtml
Found I have 12 v to the plug with a/c switched on & 0 v when switched off. So the "fan" swit ...
  Topic: A/C engine fan problem
WelshSue

Replies: 2
Views: 3176

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:03 am   Subject: A/C engine fan problem
The a/c appears to be ok, nice & cold when on low but the fan in the engine bay doesn't run. Correct me if I'm wrong but I assumed it ran when the a/c is on "LO" regardless of the outsi ...
  Topic: Fault code 01375
WelshSue

Replies: 0
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PostForum: VAG - COM and other diagnostic tools   Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 1:46 pm   Subject: Fault code 01375
I've just bought a code reader for my A6 & when I used it I gave me 2 codes. One was for the CTS which I had changed & repaired wiring fault, so was expecting that. The other is 01375 "Va ...
  Topic: Satnav's
WelshSue

Replies: 0
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PostForum: General Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 1:31 pm   Subject: Satnav's
My elderly neighbour came out with a classic yesterday while I was helping her update her tomtom. Her friend has a garmin but doesn't have a pc/laptop to update his maps. So he gives it to my neighbou ...
  Topic: Haynes Manual ?
WelshSue

Replies: 9
Views: 9668

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 2:10 pm   Subject: Haynes Manual ?
Update
just had email from Haynes (only sent to them last year!!) They do not do a manual for the A6 1997-2004 as no call for it????

Thought I would check again as it's been nearly 4 years since I ...
  Topic: Electric window regulator swap
WelshSue

Replies: 1
Views: 3282

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:48 pm   Subject: Electric window regulator swap
I did mine last year. pasted from my post :- Fitted the new one today, took about 2 hours(dodging the showers!!). The original is riveted on. Found you can use M5 bolts(25mm long) and lock nuts. The b ...
  Topic: code reader question
WelshSue

Replies: 0
Views: 2469

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:33 pm   Subject: code reader question
I have a 2003 A6 2.5TDi & wish to buy a code reader. Been looking on ebay etc & a lot of them say NOT for diesel cars petrol only. I understand the car is fitted with a OBD2 connector. Is ther ...
  Topic: Temperature Gauge
WelshSue

Replies: 2
Views: 3568

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 4:12 pm   Subject: Temperature Gauge
Fault reappeared. This time replaced temp sensor. seemed ok until whilst out driving today went over a speed hump. The gauge then dropped to 60. Out with the trusty meter. Traced to wiring loom that p ...
  Topic: Rear ABS sensors
WelshSue

Replies: 0
Views: 2342

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 3:54 pm   Subject: Rear ABS sensors
I have to replace my rear wheel bearings & looking up on my "elsaWin" software it says that I have to also replace the ABS sensors. The diagram shows a two pronged tool(part No 80-200) t ...
  Topic: A6 (C5) trim levels
WelshSue

Replies: 2
Views: 3637

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 3:47 pm   Subject: A6 (C5) trim levels
I've got a 2003 2.5TDi SE Avant(bought 2nd hand 1 previous owner), and mine comes with Leather seats/steering wheel, electric windows all round(with drivers lock switch for rear windows),sports suspen ...
  Topic: Car tax drivers beware
WelshSue

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Views: 4061

PostForum: General Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 11:23 am   Subject: Car tax drivers beware
They weren't checking for tax discs - they were checking that vehicles were taxed which is completely different.

But the company's database appears not to have been correct as they took one Car &am ...
  Topic: Car tax drivers beware
WelshSue

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PostForum: General Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:37 am   Subject: Car tax drivers beware
This on our local facebook page

" just to make people aware that NSL enforcement van which apparently acts for the government to check tax discs are around Newtown this morning"

Strang ...
  Topic: Exhaust life
WelshSue

Replies: 1
Views: 2662

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 1:40 pm   Subject: Exhaust life
It's not fun trying to get the old exhaust off, managed eventually to get the front to middle joiner off, but there isn't one between the middle & rear(must have built the car around the exhaust : ...
  Topic: Exhaust life
WelshSue

Replies: 1
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PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2014 3:05 pm   Subject: Exhaust life
Just found one of the brackets on the centre silencer has come away(causing knocking noise on pull away). The car is a 2003 model(160,000miles) and still on original exhaust. Is that a good innings f ...
  Topic: Front suspension help
WelshSue

Replies: 2
Views: 3622

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 12:18 pm   Subject: update
Took just under 3 hours(getting the engine shield back on was the pain), got both "C" links & ARB bushes replaced(+ all new nuts & bolts). All old one's were stamped 2003 so never be ...
  Topic: Temperature Gauge
WelshSue

Replies: 2
Views: 3568

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 7:14 pm   Subject: Temperature Gauge
Now sorted, disconnected the battery for a few mins and now temp gauge/sender fine & engine management light off Very Happy
  Topic: Front suspension help
WelshSue

Replies: 2
Views: 3622

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 7:07 pm   Subject: Front suspension help
I have a 2003 A6 2.5TDi Avant SE engine code BDG & front suspension code 1BE. Been getting a noise from the front left of car. The wheel bearing, inner & outer CV joints,disc's & pads repl ...
  Topic: Temperature Gauge
WelshSue

Replies: 2
Views: 3568

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 11:40 am   Subject: Temperature Gauge
The Temp gauge on my 2003 A6 2.5TDi will suddenly drop from 90 down to just over 60 then back up again. Re seated the plug but still does it and has now brought up the engine management light. Is it t ...
  Topic: Number plates
WelshSue

Replies: 0
Views: 2153

PostForum: General Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 2:56 pm   Subject: Number plates
My neighbour has a 12 reg car and have noticed that the clear(sticky back plastic?) has come on both the left & right of the front Reg plate. On the LHS has caused the eu flag & black border ...
  Topic: Fitting new window regulator
WelshSue

Replies: 1
Views: 1968

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:31 pm   Subject: update
Fitted the new one today, took about 2 hours(dodging the showers!!). The original is riveted on. Found you can use M5 bolts(25mm long) and lock nuts. The bottom 2 are very easy as you can access back ...
  Topic: Fitting new window regulator
WelshSue

Replies: 1
Views: 1968

PostForum: A6, S6, RS6, Allroad Forum   Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 11:21 am   Subject: Fitting new window regulator
The cable on the drivers door window has snapped on my 2003 A6. Doing a google search replacing the whole regulator is the easiest option. I have ordered a new one through euro carparts. Is it easy to ...
 
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