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Clicking noise from TT 1.8l turbo engine

My Audi TT 8N (224 Quattro) has started making a clicking noise that seems to be coming from the engine. The noise appeared suddenly while accelerating. The engine doesn't seem to be low on power. Any ...
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LED strip on left inner tail light is out on my Audi and I'm not sure why

I thought it was because the tail light was bad so I replaced it and the same LED strip was out on the replacement light, which points to something to do with the connection. From what I saw there was ...
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How to turn off voice commands in my Audi MMI 3G+ for navigation?

Every time when I press "i nav" button on the steering wheel I can hear the voice "navigation doesnt work". How can I turn it off? I am using that button to turn on carplay box ...
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How do I install a subwoofer if my car already has one?

I own an Audi A5 (2017) and I want to install a new Subwoofer. The car already came with a Subwoofer pre-installed and I wanted to know if it was passible to just buy a new Subwoofer from any brand ...
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Shaking/Vibration in steering wheel & vehicle

I drive a 2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Turbo vehicle. I bought off a private seller about 8 months ago. The shaking started randomly about 3 months ago. At first, the shaking was only felt in the ...
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What will change when I replace my wheels from 225/50 R17 with 255/35 R19?

I have AUDI A5, 2015. Currently I have tires 225/50 R17. And I would like to change my rims from R17 to R19. I asked AUDI salon and they told me that most apropriate is 255/35 R19. What will change ...
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How do I read specification for wheels in Audi?

I would like to change wheels in my car and I need to understand first what are the most suitable for it. But I dont get why there are a few rows for it? Can I choose anyone from the above list? For ...
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2011 Skoda 1.8 TSI with a loose chain and oil pressure and cam codes

I just bought a second hand 2011 Skoda Suberb 1.8 TSI with 190K kilometers on the clock. Same engine as the Audi A4. It was a trade in and the dealer was selling it for half book so I knew to look for ...
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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 ...
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Sort of a knock when starting the car only once

I have an Audi A3 2007 2.0 tdi, the oil still valable for more than 4000km to be changed, today, since the morning when i start the car i hear a single knock in the bottom, the knock happens only one ...
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How to find out if your ECU has been reflashed?

Vehicle 2010 Audi A4 Quattro, 2.0L TFSI engine, automatic transmission, 180,000 km. Recent History Friend bought this car used 2 months ago from a private party. The check engine light comes on with a ...
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Are the rear and front wheels the same on the 2005 Audi A6 Quattro

I know for some cars slightly larger rear wheels are used vs. front wheels. I'm replacing the two right side wheels and wondering if I can get the same wheel for both.
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Audi 2.0T Tapping Noise When Accelerating (Up to 3000 RPM only)

Car: 2013 Audi A4 2.0 4-Cyl Turbocharged AWD Mileage: 71,457 miles Video Clip: https://youtu.be/HX1wXk84wq8 The car is exhibiting a tapping noise when the engine is under load at lower RPMs. Test ...
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How to Interpret Audi Tire Pressure Guide

I have the following tire pressure guide that I got from the car’s door: Not sure how to interpret it. My tire is 215/65 R 17 99V, looking at the guide, am assuming my tires should be set to 38 PSI, ...
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my car shakes when idling but when accelerating it stops

my car shakes when idling but when accelerating it stops.I recently changed the spark plugs but I have the same issue.Anyone have an idea oof what can be wrong?
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AUDI A4 1.8T automatic 2008

So this is my first time here as I've only just bought a second hand Audi A4 On purchase I was made aware the car had new bearings and an oil pump replaced and that the car only starts up on 2nd or ...
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Brake lights are not working after removing rear bumper

My Audi Q5 2013 was at a garage for a paint job and since then the brake lights are not working. The other lights are still working i.e. above the window, those in the rear bumper and above the ...
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Does anyone have the electrical wiring diagram for the instrument cluster for a 1999 Audi A4 B5?

I'm in the process of repair and upgrade of the instrument cluster for my Audi A4 B5 car. I was able to find a few manuals online that show the pin outs for the Green & Blue connectors for my ...
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Audi A4 B9 oil for automatic transmission

I want to change the oil on a Audi A4 B9 2015 2.0TDI 150HP FWD automatic transmission. How many liters go into automatic transmission and what type? I received the owner's manual in german but it is ...
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Audi A3 (BMN engine) 2.0 Tdi 2008 - cold start issues

My Audi has had been a bad cold starter for about 2.5 years at 120,000 approx. It cranks but does not fire up. It is intermittent and random, then sometimes it starts spot on ! April 2017 - I had the ...
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Handbrake problem

The handbrake seems too loose, it used to be normal when you pull it up, you can feel the force from the brake, but it suddenly becomes very loose, and I could literally pull it all the way up. But ...
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12v car battery isolator switch keeps blowing

I've got an Audi TT MK2 2.0 TFSI which I'm preparing for track use. I want to fit a battery isolator switch as it will be sat not being used for long periods of time plus I think it's sensible for ...
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Gearbox failure

Audi A3 1.4 TFSI, 45,000 miles on the clock. Out of nowhere, I got a gearbox malfunction, you can continue driving. P084100 code The car will not drive. I have had this diagnosed with the ...
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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?
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Audi S4 (B6) - Misc leaks in engine

Got a 05 audi s4 with about 200k miles. Got a basic inspection done and was told that the engine has misc leaks without any further explanation. (Further inspection required more costs, didn't want ...
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2005(B6) Audi S4 - Gas gauge

The gas gauge in my audi just kinda stopped working. By kinda, I mean that, before when I would fill up gas all the way, the gauge would sit really close to the F mark. Now, whenever I fill up and ...
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Audi A4 Going Into Limp Mode

I have an Audi A4 B7 and as soon as I bought it off the lot, it started going into limp mode around 3k RPM. it doesn't go any higher than that even when I rev it. I have replaced the cam follower I ...
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Engine jerks at certain RPM - Misfire & fuel system over pressure [P000F, P0302]

My Audi A5 1.8t has started having some hiccups after an engine job (Changed valves, timing chain & camshaft intake side) The car starts fine, it sounds fine, but it has the following problems: ...
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Clutch burning smell after wooden ramp of crappy garage

Recently my tyre went flat and so I drove .5 miles to the nearest tyre garage which was asking my to drive up their wodden planks into the bodyshop. It was refusing to go up (unsure if it was stuck on ...
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2005 Audi S4 - Which motor oil to use?

Have an 05 Audi S4 (B6). Previous owner said he used 0W ??, while the auto parts store said that for this model, you can use 0W or 5W and that you can interchange with no issues. My understanding is ...
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Should valve pair open and close at same time?

My Audi A5 had some bent valves after the chain tensioner broke. I have replaced the bent intake valves and a single broken rocker arm. When I reassembled the top, I noticed the first pair of valves ...
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Failed coil electronics plug for one cylinder

I have a 2005 Audi A6 Quattro with a 3.2l V6. My brother just purchased it from our local Craigslist, and we didn't check it over very thoroughly before purchasing, but at time of purchase it ran ...
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Engine randomly over heated and emptied all coolant

So I just picked up an 03 Audi A4 1.8 T Quattro and was driving it around a bit trying to get used to manual. I had been driving it for the better half of two days, took it up to my mechanic buddy ...
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No front speaker sound with after-market receiver using RCA

VEHICLE: 2008 A4 S-Line (Quattro) FACTORY SOUND: Symphony II (Blaupunkt) AFTER-MARKET RECEIVER: Pioneer AVH-X5700BHS The Pioneer receiver I purchased has both a "pre-amp" side and RCA. For the last ...
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Audi A4 Spark Plug Broke Off Into Engine

I have an Audi A4 B8 1.8T and managed to break a spark plug so the bottom half was stuck in a cylinder. When trying to remove it however, I used an easy out that was too small for the spark plug ...
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Audi A3 2003 fsi drive problems

looking for some advice. My Audi A3 2003 fsi, 70,000kms was driving the other day and all of a sudden I lost off drive, it’s as if the gearbox went into neutral and I had to pull over. I turned off ...
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Audi A3 S-LINE 1,4 replacement dipped headlight beam

The light has gone on my car, and I recently went to halford to buy a bulb, I typed by reg into their website and a list of bulbs where suggested. I selected this one and asked them to fit it: ...
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2008 Audi a6 anyway to play music from smartphone

Is there any aux inputs on a 2008 Audi a6 I'm going to get one tomorrow and at the dealership, I never checked online I came across a few places saying it does and it doesn't does anyone know if it ...
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Does an Audi A3 8P have two front airbag sensors or one?

I'm getting the pieces for missing front airbag sensors (the radiator support was replaced) for an Audi A3 2011 8P. My usual goto spot for VAG part diagrams here shows a diagram with one sensor - ...
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Troubleshooting tweeter speakers on B8.5 Audi S4

Not sure how long this has been happening for but I’ve noticed that the sound volume and the overall sound intensity has significantly degraded in my 14’ B8.5 Audi S4. So I did a manual sound check (...
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Slight vibrations and strange feeling in pedals (clutch and gas) in stop and go traffic

The problem is as follows: when driving in stop and go traffic, at some point I can feel some slight (most passengers are not able to feel them) vibrations in the cabin, accompanied by a "scratchy" ...
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Audi A6 2016 sometimes high rpm and not running right

Recently I've purchased Audi A6 3.0TDI 272hp 2016 and sometimes the car starts at 800rpms and sometimes slightly above that - let say 850. The car runs fine when it is keeping 800 rpms at idle, ...
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Audi A7 - 2016 model without parking assist: is the installation of the module "plug & play"?

I have the intention of buying a used Audi A7 Sportback from 2016, without the "parking assist" option. Since i'm a newbie to this kind of stuff, i was wondering if it's something i can install myself ...
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Audi 2012 S5 starter problem

Reading some articles here, it sounds like my Audi PGM fi relay is faulty, car has intermittent starting problem. after driving for a while and leaving the car for an hour or so when I get back engine ...
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Fluctuating revs

I have a 2007 Audi s5 4.2 v8. When the engine is cold it drives faultless but as the engine gets warm is where the niggles start showing. When pulling away the revs fluctuate up and down quite rapidly....
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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 ...
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Can someone point the pcv valve in this car?

I have audi a3 with 1.6L petrol engine that I believe it has a problem with the pcv valve and I don’t know where it’s located and the spare parts store don’t have my engine Diagram. Can someone point ...
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Do Audi Q5s have trouble in the cold?

I am coming across two different issues with my 2012 Audi Q5 and I am wondering if they are related. Note that the car started out as being bought in Southern California, lived most of its life in the ...
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'Chunks' missing from side of tire..Dangerous?

Just inherited sis in laws Audi--and discovered this chunk of tire missing from front drivers side tire. It might have been there a while. I'm torn between having to replace it ($$/€€€) and not ...
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Oil Sensor Light on 2002 Audi A4 3.0 Quattro after Oil Change

Just recently had an Oil Change service done at Brakes Plus (about 4 days ago). I haven't driven it much since, but today I am getting a light on the dash that looks like this: The Check Engine Light ...
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