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'01 1.8T Quattro advice

Discussion in 'A6/S6/Allroad forum (C5 Chassis)' started by Lyons, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. Lyons

    Lyons Member

    Nov 10, 2008
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    Folks, I'm on the look out for an '01 ish 1.8T Quattro Avant for a weekend work horse.

    Aside from the standard timing belt and servicing, what do I need to look out for with regards to the haldex system? Are there any physical noises or signs that would give away a bad one?

    Any other things to note regarding this variant?

    Thanks in advance.
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  3. elan2s

    elan2s Active Member

    Aug 25, 2009
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    Not specific to the variant you are looking at but make sure the drain holes under the battery are clear otherwise you can end up with water in the passenger footwell

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