Badger5Monster Motorsport
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Some issues

  1. #1
    A8 Midlands's Avatar
    Reverse Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Stourbridge, West Midlands
    Posts
    3

    My Social Networking

    Follow A8 Midlands On Twitter

    Some issues

    Hi all,
    I am new to the forum so please be gentle I have bought a 1997 A8 quattro with the 4.2 engine and 5 speed tip tronic gear box from a film company for a reasonable price. Lovely car and pleased with it so far. As with all older models with unknown history's i do have some issues and would be grateful of any advice on how to resolve them.

    Washer jets work ok but head light washers don't, are these are the same circuit or would the head light washers be on a separate fuse?

    The ATF fluid is lifetime according to audi and my local mechanic but reading the forum it would suggest that this isn't the case? If so what ATF fluid would I need?

    The drivers head rest motor runs but does not move the head rest, is there any way of adjusting these manually rather than taking the back of the seat apart to access the motor?

    Thanks in advance
    One day your life will flash before your eyes, make sure it's worth seeing.

  2. # ADS
    ADS
    Join Date
    Always
    Location
    Global
    Posts
    Many
     
  3. #2
    2nd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    East Kilbride
    Posts
    343
    I have a 2002 S8, but haven't had any of the issues you are talking about.... I have done the gearbox oil a few times, including the filter, and I just used OEM stuff, nothing different or fancy.

    you may want to start searching elsewhere for help, this section of the forum is really quiet! lol

  4. #3
    Reverse Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Scotland
    Posts
    28
    hope this is ok, but very active 8 forum here

    A8 Parts Forum - Powered by vBulletin

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Hello! Newbie with some issues!
    By huntface in forum A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 18th July 2013, 21:40
  2. Having some issues and could use a bit of help or some opinions at least...
    By Gryphon001 in forum A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 16th February 2013, 23:06
  3. help with some issues
    By tubby-ben in forum A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 21st May 2011, 23:07
  4. Hi all, Just bought an A4 Avant TDi Quattro, gen on some issues
    By evomaster3000 in forum A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 30th May 2010, 18:20
  5. New S3 owner - some issues - advice needed
    By pcmanning in forum A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 20th July 2009, 11:03

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO

Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO