Recent content by RogerTDI

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    V6 TDI - Injector Removal Tool & Drain Filter Help !

    I was looking at taking my injectors for a vapor test, I'm getting some smoke, anyway the only tool you see advertised is a 27mm socket, but i cant see the base of them or even remove the black rubber seal. The injector also has a 15mm flat is that the way to remove them ? I was also looking...
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    Help! Rear Oil Seal Replacement B5 Quattro Nearside

    So the general thought is "don't fix what isn't faulty" looks like i'll reconnect the driveshaft get a refund on the oil seal and pump in some fully synthetic 75W90... think thats the same as the audi gear oil (quattro diff ??).... maybe attack again when something really serious happend in...
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    Help! Rear Oil Seal Replacement B5 Quattro Nearside

    To be honest its probably not leaking that bad and if it is an real pain to disassemble i might just reconnect the driveshaft and just top it up now and then ??? seems a shame now i have a new oil seal in my hand.
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    Help! Rear Oil Seal Replacement B5 Quattro Nearside

    I've an oil leak on the passenger side rear driveshaft where it connects to the rear Diff. Anway I've removed the six allen key bolts and now stuck - can't prise driveshaft of to get to oil seal.... do I really need to remove exhaust, driveshaft etc ? I was hoping to prise it sideways to get...
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    Help - having probs replacing rear broken spring V6 Quattro B5

    Thanks for all the tips - got the spring of in the end, my new Ebay spring has white white pink pink markings, its a high strength, as its got a towbar makes sense, I'm having troubles compressing it with just two coil compressors - any other tricks out there like using the weight of the car to...
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    Help - having probs replacing rear broken spring V6 Quattro B5

    Audi free dealer MOT noted a broken rear spring.... I laughed at the price... I'll do it myself... however after removing the bottom 19mm nut on the shock absorber I'm stuck, even with my coil compressors on I can't see a way of slippping broken spring of shock, is it normal to remove the shock...
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    A4 Avant broekn rear springs - hard to find quattro parts ?

    Thanks for the advice everyone - I've been in touch with Adam, mines a quattro 2.5 diesel, if its a 2WD I'm sure rear springs ain't the same as thats the problem in trying to find the new. I'm not that interested in lowering as where I park is very bumby and underside scuffs etc. So two...
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    A4 Avant broekn rear springs - hard to find quattro parts ?

    I noticed a half turn of my rear spring had snapped of my A4 2000 2.5 TDI Quattro AVANT, I'm finding it hard to locate the quattro rear springs - any thought - might even take a breakers one. I don't feel like lowering the car just a standard spring should do, any adviced and can you use...
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    2.5 TDI Quattro Avant W or V rated Tyres - I have both!

    Thanks for the advice Guys - I'll pay the extra for some W's I might be doing some towing of a car on a trailor and should head towards the W rating's. Much Appreciated Roger
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    2.5 TDI Quattro Avant W or V rated Tyres - I have both!

    I've noticed my 2001 2.5 TDI Quattro 150bhp has two V rated tyres and two W rated tyres!! I know for insurance you should have the correct rating I can't seem to see this in the Manual - Any thoughts as I've my eyes on some V rated but would pay extra for Ws if necessary. Much Appreciated
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    Very Slow pickup TDi Tip Quat - Gbox or Turbo ?

    My B5 V6 TDi Quatto is dangerously slow at roundabouts.... you see a gap put the foot down but wait a few seconds for the power to kick in. I've been blaming the gearbox thinking this is just the way autos are, but thinking about it there a no revs occuring so it's more likely turbo lag ...
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    Black Smoke Cloud at take of from lights V6 TDI

    Hi, Whenever I try and get of in a hurry at the lights I leave an embarrisingly large black cloud behind me ! Otherwise car seems fine - it passed the MOT emissions OK last month and the MPG is acceptable - but not that good anyway on the V6. My thoughts are Piston Wear or Injectors needing new...
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    V6 Drain Diesel Fuel Filter - Help

    Every year its a good idea to drain the diesel fuel filter incase water has got in. Usually you undo a thread at the bottom of the filter. Is this the case with the V6 TDI - it's just very hard to get to the bottom or do you drain it by sucking out from the 8mm nut that is the air lock...
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    Corrosion Warranty Repair examples please:

    I just had the number plate upper Trim replaced on my Y reg Avant ie where the two number plate lights go in. I had to pay 30% of the cost as they said it was not a main body part but 'semi trim'. It's a 12 year warrenty with no need for inspection visits or servicing by Audi - if its a main...
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    A2 SE Ride Very Hard any solution please

    The wife has an A2, lovely car but very hard ride. Potholes seem unreal ! Has anyone done anything to soften things up a bit ? The Tyres are an unusual size ie 185/50/16 profile, has anyone changed them to say a 60 or 65 profile tyre there seems space around the wheel arches, would I need to...