Questions tagged [a3]
A3 is a small family/compact car produced by Audi since 1996.
I need help identifying pins in the VAG ignition switch (Audi A3 2005)
I need some help identifying the functions of the pins in my ignition switch. Some time ago my ignition switch started to malfunction. The issues I experienced were failing to switch into the desired ...
Audi A3 2005 Damaged ignition barrel?
I am experiencing a problem with starting my 2005 Audi A3. This morning I inserted the key into the ignition and could not switch it to the ON position. I could only switch it to the Accessory ...
Do I have to change the cambelt after 7 years, if it's only done low mileage?
Several mechanics have suggested that it isn't necessary to replace the cambelt if the car's travelled less than 10,000 miles even if the vehicle is 7 years old. Is there a way to check if it is ...
Can I start my Audi a3 after lying up 10 months?
Can anyone tell me if an Audi a3 is lying up 10 months would the engine be seized??? It's on a slant so would the oil be stuck in a bad position?
Schock absorbers misting
My car has a schock absorbers misting report on a test Audi a3 built 2009 Now my question is could this case a bumpy ride I.e when the car rides of bumpy road, the drive feels very rough Best ...
Has my mechanic overfilled the oil? Audi a3 2008 1.8 TFSI
I have recently bought an Audi a3 2008 TFSI, and had a mechanic checking the engine over before buying it. He had to repair an oil leak and refilled the oil, everything seemed good to him. Today when ...
Which transmission oil should I use?
I'm the third owner of an Audi A3 2001 1.9TDI with 5-gear manual transmission. I'd refer to the owners manual but I didn't get it when I bought the car, someone must have misplaced it. I can't find ...
Audi A3 starter turns on during drive
I have an Audi A3 Ambition car and have bought it in August, 2017. The seller mentioned he built in a start button, so the car needs contact using the key first, then the motor starts by pressing a ...
Audi temperature gauge not working correctly
I have an Audi A3 2001 1.9TDI engine code ASV and my temperature gauge has always been acting weird - goes to 100°C or higher and then drops back to 90°C. I took my car to a local certified Audi ...
Audi A3 (2001) battery not charging
I left my A3 for an hour after driving it normally, and when I returned I found the battery was almost completely dead. The car wouldn't start, and even the hazard lights were having trouble staying ...
Windshield wipers not wiping properly
I got serious issues with my windshield wiper blades on my Audi A3 2001 8L1. I replaced them two times in the last 6 months because they can't seem to wipe the area they are supposed to. Both times I ...
Buzzing sound coming from Audi A3 2.0 TDI engine
This is an '05 A3 with a 2.0 TDI BKD engine, about 120k miles on it. The sound starts when I move the key to the ON position, without starting the engine. But even with the engine on, it's still there,...
How to measure transmission fluid levels?
I understand the newer Audi A3's with either type of transmission (auto or DSG) has a really weird way to check (to normal pull the dipstick type checking) the transmission fluid. Can someone please ...