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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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DRL switch with headlights

I plan to replace my original fog lights with Osram "LEDriving FOG PL Silver Fog Light" kit, it's basically fog lights + DRL (Daylight Running Lights). Wiring the fog light part is easy as it will not ...
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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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Audi S1 New Clutch problem

I have fitted an uprated Sachs clutch (flywheel/pressure plate/friction plate/slave cylinder) and it drove well for about 100 miles. The bite was very low though. Without warning (on a hot day?) the ...
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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 A4 B9 2.0 TDI (start/stop) change in in start behavior

Father has a 2009 Audi A4 B9 2.0 TDI with automatic stop. Once upon a time the procedure for starting the car would be: Key in ignition slot on dash, to power up electrics Depress clutch Push key ...
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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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A6 C5 not moving after 5HP19 REBUILD

I need your help. After 5HP19 Rebuild, Clutches and metal discs changed, and oil pump, torque rebuild, now after putting 9L of oil it's leaking oil between engine and 5HP19, well.... what should I do?...
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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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Car jerking when engine warms up

Hey so my car drives great when the engine is cold, but once it warms up to 90 degrees it starts jerking a lot when pressing accelerator. I scanned the car and got codes: p0340(camshaft position ...
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Which should I fix first?

So I have two problems but money for only one of them. First I have to replace pcv valve hose or second Camshaft position sensor so which is more important and which one should i fix first? Car-Audi ...
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Tyre tread on Audi S3 with Quattro

I need to replace one tyre on the rear axle of my '15 S3 Quattro. How important is it to keep the tread pattern the same for tyres on the same axle? I've been told different treads on the same axle ...
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Electrical starting problem

Audi 80 92 2.0 . Battery problem?Won't start i tried new battery ,same problem.Jumps easily ,drives. Stop. then try to start won't turn.Alternator checked!ok! Someone suggested solenoid on starter ...
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Boot locking mchanism

Car boot won't shut tight won't click shut.removed top section and released spring which was stuck goes down but won't click tight.Audi 80 2.0. 92
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Winter Tires - 2017 Audi A3

I have a 2017 Audi A3 Sedan. The all-seasons on my car are 225/40R18. I’m looking at 16” inch tires and wheels due to huge cost difference. Can I get a set of 205/55R16 tires and wheels package? Will ...
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Water leaking under car

Today i found a puddle under my Audi a4 avant 2002. It looks like water(no smell and no color). On internet i found out that this happens mostly because ac condensate but all cases are describing ...
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battery coding Audi A4 2.0 TDI (B8, 2008)

I bought a new battery for my car (exide ea1000) and I installed it. the battery works, but I heard it needs coding. knowing that German cars are fairly sensible to this kind of things, it makes a lot ...
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Is my CV joint going bad? What are the risks of not fixing it immediately?

A while ago, my car started making clicking noises when I made sharp turns at low speed, at a rate clearly dependent on speed (about 5 clicks/sec at 5 km/h). Today, as I was driving, I started ...
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dying on fast acceleration + blackened spark plugs, but no problems on idle

I drive a 1990 Audi 80 b3 with 2.0-liter gasoline engine (I have no idea what the correct term is in English since it is not my native language, so please excuse me my mistakes). Today I encountered ...
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Audi A3 long cranking when engine cold

maybe someone can help me. I have bought Audi A3 tdi 1.9 2007 some months ago and few months ago car became hard to start when the engine is cold. It usually takes like 20s+ of cranking for it to ...
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Help me identify the Car this wheel belongs to please (DKW)

I recently found this old DKW rim and tire in my shed and was wondering if anyone could help me identify which era the car that this wheel belonged to was from or perhaps even identify the model of ...
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2007 audi b7 s4

Just bought a 2007 Audi B7 S4 that was in an accident and was hit at the front right if you are in the driver seat looking out. I bought it for the engine. I was told that one of the oil lines and oil ...
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Audi A4 2.0 TDI strange clicking noise

My Audi A4 has a strange rhythmic clicking noise while the car is idling or driving. I can't seem to find the source of the noise. The noise can be heard in this following video
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Vehicle Ride Height

Car is 2008 Audi A4 2.0T S Line. It appears to sit lower than other cars (standard edition, not S Line) that I've seen around town. I want to change out shocks and struts as I suspect they are ...
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Chatter from steering rack in a specific condition

2008 Audi A4 2.0T. Specific condition is when I back into my driveway, I'm driving down the street, turn the wheel to the left and line the car up. Then shift to reverse and cut the wheels right ...
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Can't put into reverse when the engine is running

I have a 2004 Audi A4 1.8t. I recently began to have trouble getting into reverse when the engine is running, i can get it sometimes but that requires alot of force. And when i turn off the engine i ...
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For the '03 Audi A8 3.7 V8, can you retract the rear calipers without the need for dealer tools/software?

As far as I can see, if I understand it correctly, you need special equipment to replace the rear pads on many Audi's. Otherwise you won't be able to retract the rear calipers. Is this also true for ...
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Oil spray under hood

My son started his car (Audi) ..it sputtered and then stalled. He lifted the hood to find that oil had sprayed and was all over. He got the car started but said that the engine started "shaking". Any ...