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    July 1st, 2019, 10:35 PM
    Update - it was the starter motor. Car idles smoothly so O2 sensors still good.
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    June 29th, 2019, 10:48 AM
    I suggest you search for a Youtube video of the job to see if you're up to it and have the tools to do it. If you have limited mechanical knowledge...
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    June 28th, 2019, 07:16 PM
    broke90 replied to a thread 220K kms and boof in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    That's one good looking car. If you're not tired of it, worth the money to replace the motor.
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    June 27th, 2019, 12:50 PM
    I'm getting the starter replaced first to at least get the car running again. Last time it ran the idle was a bit bumpy so O2 may be gone as well. ...
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    June 24th, 2019, 10:07 PM
    Are these in the main panel on side of dash? All fuses in there are good.
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    June 23rd, 2019, 01:58 PM
    Had the NRMA come out to give it a jump start. He had 4 batteries connected up and it still just made a click. I swapped the ECU from my other A4...
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    Hey James

    Thanks very much for pointing out that thread. I have had a look at it and it is very interesting. I wish i could find one that i trust. Everyone that i show the car to seems to get a worried look on their face....and we are talking just looking at the outside of the car! I think that i mentioned that i took it down to Sydney to Autohaus Strecker. At least they seemed to have cars of the same vintage in their workshop.
    I have to make a decision soon though as the timing belt job is really overdue and the coolant concentration will be less than it was!


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2004 A6 C5 Sedan 3.0 V6 Quattro
2005 A6 C6 Sedan 3.2 V6 Quattro
1999 A4 B5 Avant 2.4 V6

1990 100 Sedan 2.3
1991 90 Sedan 2.3
1999 A4 B5 Sedan 2.4 V6


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