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    Car sometimes doesn't start after being driven earlier

    @B5NUT and @Retroman Thanks for your replies I called up my garage to inform them of your replies but before I had a chance they told me they had identified the crank sensor as the issue. Both it and starter relays have been replaced in my car, which seems to be functioning now, although I...
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    Car sometimes doesn't start after being driven earlier

    Hi, my 2007 A6 3.0 TDI has developed an annoying problem. For the first trip of the day, the car starts fine and takes me wherever I want to go. However, after driving to wherever and doing whatever, upon returning to the car it sometimes refuses to start for around 30 minutes to an hour. After...
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    Quick one

    Damn, cool thread. Now I want to do all these things to my car too!
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    Numerous electrical faults whilst driving

    Just to let everybody know, I got this problem fixed. My battery control unit ECU (4F0915181) had become faulty due to a leaky bottle of antifreeze in my boot. I have had this replaced and my car has gone through a few long distance drives with no problems whatsoever.
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    Numerous electrical faults whilst driving

    Thanks. It's booked in for Friday so we'll see what they say. Forget to add that power steering also cuts out, that's actually the second most common fault and occurs immediately after the central locking goes haywire.
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    Numerous electrical faults whilst driving

    Hi guys Hate to be that guy that signs up to a forum just to leech some advice But in these snowy UK conditions my car is becoming almost un-driveable, and we uninformed are generally at the mercy of garages' knowledge and disposition towards ripping people off, so I am leaning on the good...
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