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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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    Paul
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2004 A6 C5 Sedan 3.0 V6 Quattro
2005 A6 C6 Sedan 3.2 V6 Quattro
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1990 100 Sedan 2.3
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