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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Engine/Car Shaking in 3rd, 4th and 5th. Help!

So I've encountered an issue with my car today which I can't put my finger on, and wanted to get some consumer advice before taking it to a mechanic! It's a 2011 AUDI A1 1.2 TFSI. I've had it for ...
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A/C works in neutral, stops cooling when in gear

I have a '08 Audi A3. A month ago I noticed that the air conditioning was performing poorly and since I bought it used, I took it in to recharge the refrigerant, without any improvement. When the ...
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Audi A8 adaptive suspension

Can't find a sensor for my adaptive air suspension. I have been told mine is overheating causing problem with fault codes. Is it called a different name?
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Hit a curb, the curb cut off a piece of the tire. Will it needs replacement? [closed]

I miscalculated the distance and hit a curb while U turning a few days ago, the curb cut off a small piece of the right front tire and scratched the wheel a little bit. I went to a tire shop one day ...
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What are these rubber parts called in my audi s4

Today I’ve made an upsetting discovery that mice have chewed up some rubber under my 14 ‘ Audi s4 hood. Two symmetrical pieces on both sides as well as the large rubber barrier in the middle. Please ...
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Audi TT Turbo and Dump Valve Issue

I've picked up a 1.8 TT Turbo Quattro which has been fitted with a K&N filter and dump valve by the previous owner. My (basic) understanding of how this works is that it should release the air ...
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Hard to start push key ignition

My car is a Audi A4 TDI 2.0 manual 2008. It is hard to start. When I push in the key and put my foot on the clutch peddle it won't start. When I push in the key, put my foot on the brake peddle, and ...
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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 ...
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How can I maximize my car warranty benefits before it expires

I currently own a 2015 Audi S4 I bought new. Its warranty is about to expire. Although the car seemed pretty trouble free at close to 60K km (knock on wood), I still want to know if there is a common ...
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Audi front axle buzzing/humming sound

I have this weird buzzing sound with my 2008 Audi A4 (B8) coming - probably - from the front axle. First I thought it was the engine or exhaust making this sound, but the sound is not dependent on ...
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Engine temperature not as stable after radiator change

After having my old radiator changed with a brand new one (because of a crack), it seems as the engine (coolant) temperature is not as stable as before. Old radiator 'stats': Almost always stable at ...
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Bumper Impact bar bolt resuse on trailer hitch - 2014 Audi Q7

I purchased curt trailer hitch for my 2014 Audi Q7. I had to first remove the bumper impact bar which comes factory installed. In place of bumper impact bar, the trailer hitch is supposed to fit ...
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Decoding VW Airbag DTC from elm327

I am using PuTTY (similar to HyperTerminal) and elm 327 (OBD Link LX) on my VW Polo 2015 model to read Airbag DTCs. Command sent: AT SH 715 Received: OK Command sent: AT CRA 77F ...
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Can a tune eliminate the need to avoid redlining a cold engine?

As with any car, you'll want to be a little gentle right off the bat when driving a cold car. Not granny driving, but not hooligan either - to let the engine warm up at least to some degree. My car ...
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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 ...
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Would it make sense to put a cold air intake in the 'stock' air filter box?

I have an Audi A6 C6 4F2 - 2.4L V6 and I'm wondering if I should put in a cold air intake. As seen on the picture right here (left side), there isn't much space.. I was thinking to put the ...
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Audi MMI - Sound Focus: Symmetric vs Driver

I have an Audi A6 C6 4F2 with (I believe) a 2G MMI Basic (Red color only). If you go into the sound options; you can see there are two settings under a 'Sound focus' Symmetric Driver Now with ...
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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 ...
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Reverse gear in Auto transmission not properly engaging after pushing car

I have a 1997 Audi A4 quattro that was not driven for a while, It was given to me by a friend who emigrated. All gears were working fine however the battery was flat and the car was parked right up to ...
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