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    Stop-Start

    I have Bridgestone Select coverage on my tyres - now at 24 months, in good condition.
    The free service includes things like battery check.
    They asked if my A4 Avant (diesel, 2009) had start-stop...
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    Audi Perth (the only one in Western Australia)...

    Audi Perth (the only one in Western Australia) did the diagnostic scan and replaced faulty sensors. All fixed. Expensive.

    I had done the high revs driving which didn't fix the problem (which...
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    It has adequate power. I have "googled" enough...

    It has adequate power.
    I have "googled" enough to know about how particulate filters work - after all, they have been around since the 1970s.
    But where on an Audi A4 is this system mounted?
    I...
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    Yes, I researched the various scan tools, VAG...

    Yes, I researched the various scan tools, VAG etc.

    This morning ran the Audi for 20+ minutes in S-mode on a freeway, 2000rpm or so. In addition to the initial (small orange) warning symbol, I have...
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    On my display, it is the yellow engine one -...

    On my display, it is the yellow engine one - which sits above, slightly to right of, the seat belts icon (red). This is RH drive of course.

    My reading of p215 or thereabouts did suggest to me that...
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    I thought I had successfully replied yesterday,...

    I thought I had successfully replied yesterday, so may be repeating.

    110.5K now, 2009 model TDI 2.0 A4 Avant. June 2019 service at 103.7K, and the 90K service at Audi N Melbourne March 2018 (92.2K...
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    Emission Control system warning - A4

    I would appreciate some advice from those who are a bit more familiar with the pollution control system and filters than me.

    Owners Manual for the A4 is a bit cryptic about this (page 18, page 215...
  8. Thanks guys. Yes, the a/c is working well as it...

    Thanks guys. Yes, the a/c is working well as it normally does. We don't try for temp below 20 when it's mid-30s outside (internal fan noise is pretty loud).

    So nothing to worry about.
  9. Running hot? is this normal for summer

    When parked and switched off, the cooling is active and quite loud for several minutes.
    It has been quit hot weather here in Perth, but only 35 today and this occurred today after driving only 10km...
  10. A4 Avant 2009 - Central locking problem

    The central locking switch at upper part of driver's door has broken internally, coinciding with an unlock problem with the keylock device. Only the driver's door does NOT unlock - but about 2% of...
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    Yes, rotation is important. One of my backs was...

    Yes, rotation is important. One of my backs was wearing badly on the inside.
    I will have Bridgestones
    installed tomorrow - 4 for 3 sale is on at present for the Turanza Serenity Plus - a better...
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    Need tyres for A4 2009

    My A4 2009 Avant currently has Bridgestone, on 17" wheels - 225/50R17 - and they are getting a bit thin, also picked up a screw and this prompts me to replace all 4.

    Recommendations?

    I drive...
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    Still a problem - but I know a little more now....

    Still a problem - but I know a little more now.
    I have cleaned the 2 front sunroof drains - they weren't a problem, but a very easy check. I used brake cable from a bike, but will try to get an old...
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    Thx for extra suggestions. Nothing in my manual -...

    Thx for extra suggestions. Nothing in my manual - I'll look online and see if Audi has anything useful.
    Definitely slowly dripping now (rain - actually, I'm in Melbourne). I've protected the well...
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    I have only the standard guides for my A4, so I...

    I have only the standard guides for my A4, so I wouldn't know how to locate the drainways for doors, sunroof - may even have a problem removing the battery (I'm more used to fiddling with vehicles...
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    Hi Alister - yes, it does, but I can't see any...

    Hi Alister - yes, it does, but I can't see any moisture elsewhere and on at least one occasion when driving, the passenger could feel dripping near her feet. Driver: nothing.
    but I'll keep in mind...
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    Water leak?

    Hoping that someone may have had a similar experience and fixed it ....
    On a few occasions in the last couple of months I've had a leak/dampness in the front passenger well, which I can't remedy. It...
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    Ok, I worked it out. Thanks all.

    Ok, I worked it out. Thanks all.
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    A4 rear wipers

    I'm hearing a bit of noise from rear wipers - are they easy enough to fit with new rubbers, and where's a good place to buy them?
    (Melbourne - 2009 A4)
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    Disabling the manual gear selection

    Somehow I have activated the manual gear selection of my A4 Avant (2009), and I need to disable it. from reading the Owner's Manual, I don't think it is doing much harm but it is certainly annoying....
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    When I learn how to do that, I will. Also need to...

    When I learn how to do that, I will. Also need to put my Audi's details in the signature, sometime...:oops:
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    You have a very similar A4 to mine (which I...

    You have a very similar A4 to mine (which I bought from a relative in March this year, not white but dark blue).
    I can understand the need for a firmware update for use of later maps. How did you...
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    Hello - new A4 owner

    Having discovered these forums, I naturally have a few questions. I'll get through my 5 NOOB posts and ask the same on the other sections, later - as I doubt many people would check the NOOB section....
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