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    HELP: Unknown engine failure after starter motor fire (B8.5)

    I thought that about the fire today. It would have been traumatic but far less problematic. (If there's an admin watching who could help move it to general automotive that would be great) That's a good question about fuses - especially as it makes more sense to me than a mechanical failure as...
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    HELP: Unknown engine failure after starter motor fire (B8.5)

    Update: Went to the garage, they tried to turn it over with me there and, nothing. A click, a sound of relays flickering but the starter motor wouldn't spin. Then came an electrical burning smell again so battery out again. Mechanic thinks somehow the engine is ceased and needs investigating...
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    Fixed Unable to post

    Posting here works for anyone who was wondering
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    HELP: Unknown engine failure after starter motor fire (B8.5)

    Hi All, Well this is a first post. I've perused this site for a long time and purchased my S5 on the back of a lot of what is said, and what is not said about the S5. Such as the engines are bullet proof. I have a late 2014 B8.5 S5. So my issue is as follows: I was driving down the motorway...
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    Fixed Unable to post

    Same here. Maybe this will fix mine too?
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