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Push back /Obstruction feeling while braking

What you're describing sounds like the pulsing feedback that the ABS (antilock braking system) provides when it actuates on a slippery surfaces. The best way that I can describe it is as a roughness ...
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Which should I fix first?

If you have to replace both and you can only replace one now, replace the cam position sensor first. If it goes completely out, the car will not run. It may not run as good without the new hose, but ...
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Handbrake problem

This suggests that the handbrake cable has stretched or snapped. It needs replacing. The light is operated by a switch close to the handbrake lever so is independent to the cable issue.
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Can a tune eliminate the need to avoid redlining a cold engine?

The tune might reduce the severity of the problem, but it can't cheat physics. As explained in this answer, redlining while the engine is cold puts undue stresses on the engine that shortens its ...
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AUDI A4 2009 1.8 TFSI engine compatibility (swapping engines)

The only information that actually describes the changes technically is in this VW study material: http://www.vaglinks.com/vaglinks_com/Docs/SSP/VWUSA.COM_SSP_436_2.0L_TFSI.pdf This information ...
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Hood sensor latch faulty

It is very common on these models for the hood switch to fall out of the catch. If you look at the catch there will be a micro switch that will either be hanging by its wire or faulty. If it's come ...
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Audi A4 tick / scratching noise, parking brake fault

I've found the cause at the Audi dealership. It's an RPM sensor in the ABS system that was worn out and has been wearing out the wheel bearings as a result. The sensor has to be replaced, and most ...
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no electrical power to my audi

The module in question is the body control module (BCM). The BCM is the electronic control unit that monitors and controls all of the systems in the car body. Electric windows,A/C functions, ...
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Part advice for Audi A4 B8 door actuator

According to this forum post, you should be able to find your date of manufacture: Look inside the drivers door jam, below the latch near the bottom of the main car body, see below example. It is ...
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Engine randomly over heated and emptied all coolant

For starters, cars don't lose all their coolant randomly. There is a reason and it sounds like you have a pretty good idea where the issue is already. It's either the water pump itself or one of the ...
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Vehicle Ride Height

That model (known as the B7) came with an optional sports suspension, which sits lower. My previous A4 had that (as the previous owner said), and would scratch its belly on my driveway unless I was ...
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Hood sensor latch faulty

You don't need to remove the switch to get rid of the warning, you just have to disconnect it. On some models A4 the detector is part of the latch mechanism, on others (depending on model year) it's ...
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