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    You me and the gate post know this but insurance...

    You me and the gate post know this but insurance companies and govt departments don't seem to understand it. That and the fact that even Audi considers my standard jobby an S-line. The mind boggles....
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    I have discovered why it is considered an S-Line,...

    I have discovered why it is considered an S-Line, my Audi has a 6 speed gearbox as standard. When you go to register or insure your car it puts it down as a 5sp. You need to tell them it is an S-Line...
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    I didn't end up setting my car on fire. Found...

    I didn't end up setting my car on fire. Found numerous dodgy vacuum lines and fixed them, which in turn corrected the mystery illness it had acquired.
  4. Interesting Audi info from our Slavic friends.

    https://www.drive2.com/experience/
    Just put in your make and model etc, allow translation unless you understand written Russian. Some nice write ups.
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    You were spot on. I bought a 2nd hand module from...

    You were spot on. I bought a 2nd hand module from the states. Fitted it, coded it, everything worked a treat. Then that stupid pan pcv blew out, giving me a diverter valve error. So I ordered parts....
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    I don't think that is the issue, sometimes it...

    I don't think that is the issue, sometimes it works. But will never go beyond 6 minutes before it fails again. So wouldn't be the ring. Also if I reset the code, the error generally comes straight...
  7. Thread: Overheating

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    I suspect the effervescent effect of the...

    I suspect the effervescent effect of the dissolving aspro is pushes all the air to the top. However I don't really think it would survive the Cavitation effect of the water pump.

    Sent from my...
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    Thanks for that. I've also noticed a power train...

    Thanks for that. I've also noticed a power train data bus issue which I think has only appeared since the ABS issue

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  9. Thread: Overheating

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    Back flush heater core and radiator. I'd pull...

    Back flush heater core and radiator. I'd pull whatever I can so as not to impede water flow.

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    That orange discolouration reminds me of a caked...

    That orange discolouration reminds me of a caked up heater core. Have you tried back flushing the core? Certainly can't hurt. How is your bottom radiator hose sensor? I used a similar techaloy...
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    That heat exchanger is the oil cooler. Apparently...

    That heat exchanger is the oil cooler. Apparently they have a tendency to sludge up and if you have crap in your coolant it will collect there also.. Also the

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    A4 quattro B6 1.8T BFB engine with Bosch 5.7

    A4 quattro B6 1.8T BFB engine with Bosch 5.7
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    It's my guess that the mechanic caused all your...

    It's my guess that the mechanic caused all your woes, and the reason you've 'worn out your welcome' is because he knows its his fault! Shifting blame is a human trait.
    Have you checked your oil...
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    ABS & left fr wheel sensor

    Audi A4 quattro 1.8T 2004 B6

    So I've been having ABS issues for some time now. (G47)
    Tried a chinese knock off, worked then died.
    Tried a second hand original, worked then died.
    By died I...
  15. Thread: RM European

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    RM European

    http://www.rmeuropean.com/
    Just bought a few parts off a European parts sales in the good ole US of A. They are located in Colorado. Very good prices, and good quality gear. The only thing that...
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    How are your connections to your coils? Have you...

    How are your connections to your coils? Have you checked your wiring for broken or damaged wires? Is your throttle body carbon fouled? Plug gap out. Literally loads of things can cause it. I'm...
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    So I replaced the crank angle sensor. It threw a...

    So I replaced the crank angle sensor. It threw a code and the bolt housing was broken, fixed a broken vacuum hose. Then found a leaking heater hose from the flange ugh! Still hadn't fix my original...
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    How is your crank angle sensor? This can cause...

    How is your crank angle sensor? This can cause all your related problems without throwing its own code

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    This may end up being the cheapest option to fix...

    This may end up being the cheapest option to fix my current woes!
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    I need a bit of assistance re ABS module pin out....

    I need a bit of assistance re ABS module pin out. I have found corresponding pins for the ABS 5.3 G47 wheel speed sensor to J104 module. But wondering if the 5.7 pins are the same, pin 8 and pin 10...
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    A bit suspect re: insurance... otherwise

    A bit suspect re: insurance... otherwise
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    So one original part later (ABS wheel speed...

    So one original part later (ABS wheel speed sensor). Still not sorted.
    ABS and ESP light comes on when sitting with ignition on not running. Still showing open circuit/short in ABS module, also...
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    There may still be a bonfire, just not the Audi,...

    There may still be a bonfire, just not the Audi, the Barina might go up in smoke if it isn't careful. A/C died. Apparently a common problem for them.

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    Well after doing some actual research, I know who...

    Well after doing some actual research, I know who does that in this day and age!
    I found out that my cheap Chinese knock off didn't work because while similar outside. It wasn't the same inside. My...
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    Thinking of setting my car on fire

    So I'm having issues with the front left wheel sensor, Audi A4 1.8T quattro 6sp.
    Got a cheap Chinese brand, bad idea.
    Cleaned the sensor ring, and everything worked fine for 2 days, now all the...
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