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  Topic: cleaning oil pickup screen in the sump
masterlink

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PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:56 pm   Subject: cleaning oil pickup screen in the sump
My A4 B5 Avant engine is noisy until the oil gets around and I think the oil pickup strainer maybe partially blocked. To avoid dropping the sump, is it possible to remove the oil level sensor and go i ...
  Topic: Audi A4 B5 Avant
masterlink

Replies: 2
Views: 2334

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:40 am   Subject: Audi A4 B5 Avant
Thanks for the info Pete. Is there any way to clear it without dropping the sump? Haynes manual says you need move the engine and some items to get at it.
  Topic: Audi A4 B5 Avant
masterlink

Replies: 2
Views: 2334

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:18 am   Subject: Audi A4 B5 Avant
Noisy engine when hot. I suspect the valve gear is not getting enough lubrication. The engine 1.8 APT code. It does not burn any oil and from cold, the engine is quiet after 5-10 seconds. What is the ...
  Topic: Reset ECU computer
masterlink

Replies: 0
Views: 2351

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 11:53 am   Subject: Reset ECU computer
How do I reset the ECU in my A4 Avant B5? I have one or two odd things happening such as the window operation changing and when starting the engine, it runs roughly but the throttle pedal has no contr ...
  Topic: A4 B5 radiator cooling fan
masterlink

Replies: 3
Views: 2241

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:33 am   Subject: A4 B5 radiator cooling fan
Yes the car has zircon which works fine.
  Topic: A4 B5 radiator cooling fan
masterlink

Replies: 3
Views: 2241

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 11:17 am   Subject: A4 B5 radiator cooling fan
I have a 2000 A4 B5 Avant and I have never heard the electric radiator cooling fan cut in. On a hot day in traffic, the oil temp will climb to 105degrees and yet the fan does not cut in. Is this a pro ...
  Topic: replace N/S front CV joint or shaft on A4 B5Avant year 2000
masterlink

Replies: 6
Views: 6758

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2014 10:08 am   Subject: CV Joints
Many thanks Spartacus.
This is a job I will tackle in the Spring. At present, the N/S shaft is clicking on full L/hand lock only and with gentle driving, it should last till March I hope!.
  Topic: A4 B5 drive shaft repair/replacement
masterlink

Replies: 0
Views: 2323

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 4:34 pm   Subject: A4 B5 drive shaft repair/replacement
Has anyone tackled the replacement or repair of front drive shafts on an A4 B5 Avant year 2000?
  Topic: replace N/S front CV joint or shaft on A4 B5Avant year 2000
masterlink

Replies: 6
Views: 6758

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2014 4:30 pm   Subject: replace N/S front CV joint or shaft on A4 B5Avant year 2000
Is it worth replacing the CV joint or the complete drive shaft on the N/S front. Which is easier? Should I replace both drive shafts? Has anyone tackled this job?
  Topic: Guide on how to replace a G62 Coolant Temperature Sensor
masterlink

Replies: 14
Views: 70012

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:38 pm   Subject: A4 B5 coolant sensor
I have replaced the coolant sensor on my A4 Avant 1.8 and it cured the low temp gauge reading and it ran at 90 degrees for a week and now it is reading only 70degrees. I notice coolant is leaking slig ...
  Topic: Replacing thermostat
masterlink

Replies: 3
Views: 2501

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2014 9:10 pm   Subject: Replacing thermostat
Thanks Stuart, You were right, it was the sensor. I now have a spre thermostat!
  Topic: Replacing thermostat
masterlink

Replies: 3
Views: 2501

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Fri May 30, 2014 2:36 pm   Subject: Replacing thermostat
After years of the water temp gauge sitting at 90degrees, it has recently been running at about 65-70degrees. I have bought a new thermostat but cannot find where it is located. Can anyone help? The c ...
  Topic: Spark plug torque settings
masterlink

Replies: 3
Views: 2541

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 9:32 am   Subject: Spark plug torque settings
Many thanks guys, I have stripped the plug threads on an alloy head before and the hassle of fitting a Helicoil is worth avoiding.
Best regards
Ron
  Topic: Spark plug torque settings
masterlink

Replies: 3
Views: 2541

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:58 am   Subject: Spark plug torque settings
Hi
I am about to replace the plugs in my A4 Avant B5. The engine is the 1.8 20v version. Does anyone know the recommended torque settings in nM?
Cheers
Masterlink
  Topic: Varying engine RPM
masterlink

Replies: 1
Views: 2028

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:59 am   Subject: Varying engine RPM
I have a 2000 'W' reg A4 B5 Avant. Occasionally, when pulling up to a junction, the rev counter will drop down to 500rpm and then recover to 900rpm but sometimes, the engine will cut out. When using t ...
  Topic: Broken arm on vacuum unit on inlet manifold
masterlink

Replies: 2
Views: 2755

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:20 am   Subject: Inlet manifold vacuum unit
Many thanks Jimdollar. I will now try and find one from a breaker. To remove my unit, I had to disconnect the top radiator hose and the whole unit then withdrew from the inlet manifold. I, too, am a g ...
  Topic: Broken arm on vacuum unit on inlet manifold
masterlink

Replies: 2
Views: 2755

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:46 am   Subject: Broken arm on vacuum unit on inlet manifold
I have an A4 Avant year 2000 1.8 type B5. On the front end of the inlet manifold is a housing with a vacuum bellows which operates an arm that rotates a sleeve inside the manifold. The vacuum unit has ...
  Topic: Oil dipstick holder
masterlink

Replies: 6
Views: 2621

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:59 pm   Subject: Oil dipstick holder
Thanks for that. I will try them
  Topic: Oil dipstick holder
masterlink

Replies: 6
Views: 2621

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:08 am   Subject: Oil dipstick holder
The orange plastic dipstick holder (oil) has become brittle and crumbled. I cannot find a spares supplier who has one. The car is an A4 Avant 2000 B5. Where will I get one in the SE England?
Cheers
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  Topic: Creaking Suspension
masterlink

Replies: 3
Views: 1465

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:01 pm   Subject: Creaking Suspension
Thanks, I'll try WD40
  Topic: Creaking Suspension
masterlink

Replies: 3
Views: 1465

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 10:41 am   Subject: Creaking Suspension
My A4 Avant year 2000 has just passed its MOT so no play in any of the steering or suspension joints. In this dry warm weather driving with windows down, the suspension creaks like an old pram!!. It s ...
  Topic: B6 - wiper conversion to Aero Flats
masterlink

Replies: 4
Views: 9483

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Thu May 10, 2012 4:20 pm   Subject: Aero wipers
Has anyone done this conversion on a B5 A4 Avant yet?
  Topic: Fuel injection system on 1.8 A4
masterlink

Replies: 3
Views: 2465

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 3:58 pm   Subject: Fuel injection system on 1.8 A4
Is there any service required on the fuel injection and injectors on my A4 1.8 Avant year 2000? It starts and runs without any problems and does 42MPG on a long run and 32MPG around town. When startin ...
  Topic: Windscreen wiper upgrade
masterlink

Replies: 1
Views: 1368

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:39 pm   Subject: Windscreen wiper upgrade
I have an A4 Avant 1.8 year 2000. Is it possible to replace the original wipers with the latest design of wiper blades as fitted to current Audis? Can you replace just the blades on the existing arms ...
 
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