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  1. aphill24

    Fault Code P0401 EGR

    Hi all, my mate has just read the fault code as per title, just wondering if anyone has any history of this before I take the egr off and try to clean it as a first attempt. Is there a video to it, what can I use to clean it with and how much is a new one. All advice greatly appreciated, Thanks
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    Resetting the Oil Service message

    Hi, After spending quite a lot of money this time getting the car through the mot I decided to do some work myself. I have quite enjoyed the experience of getting the hands dirty again after many years of doing literally nothing myself rather than drive it to a garage and pick it back up. I...
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    Oil Level not available

    Hi, I have decided to do as much as I can from now on to save costs and changed the oil & Filter today on my A4 Avant B8 2.7 tdi (V6) I have no information available when I check the level on the MMI I put in 8L as I read it tales 8.3L Do you think I can safely drive my car to warm up the engine...
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    Oil From Ebay

    Hi, Would you trust this Oil to be genuine from ebay? £40 for 10L seems a very good deal
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    Intake Manifold Removal for V6

    Has anyone got a link to how to remove the intake manifold Bank 1 on my audi a4 v6 tdi please. I have googled it but can't seem to find any videos. I really want to have a go of doing myself and have ordered a new kit & Motor to rebuild the worn set.
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    Intake manifold flaps & motor, best place to source

    Hi, I am on to the next fault and the fitter has asked me to get a kit for the fault code: 5308 (P063800) Throttle actuator control Bank 1 Range/performance sporadic. He says it's the intake manifold flaps and motor and has asked me to get them as he an only get them from Audi and I don't want...
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    Particulate Filter Fault

    It doesn't rain it pours. Yet another fault came up today as noted in the thread. I will be having the car scanned on monday but can anyone give me an Idea how much it might cost with the little information I have This is the symbol Please don't say £500 or I'm going to cry
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    Failed MOT (1) Headlight Range Control

    Hi, Quite urgent as I only have a few days to try and fix the fault myself (If Possible) or pay over £500 for the garage to fix. Not a main dealer but an independent. I have had a print out of the diagnostic report: AUTOMATIC VERTICAL HEADLIGHT AIM CONTROL 1 Fault Present 496 Self Levelling...
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    2.7 V6 tdi multitronic gearbox update is it necessary

    Good morning. First of all I believe my 2.7tdi 8 speed auto B8 avant is a multitronic? it is due an oil change again as I have done 40000 miles since the last time it was serviced. The garage i take the car too indicated it needed a software update when the car was serviced last summer. Two...
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    Xenon headlight blown any suggestions

    Hi, My driver side headlight has gone altogether after flickering for a couple of days. I phoned my local dealer Bridgend Audi and they quoted £170 for a new xenon headlight plus fitting. They also mentioned it could be something else at fault and needed a to be checked hence they couldn't give...
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    Emission Control / Engine Management Lamp

    Hi, Since early June I have had the Emission Control / Engine Management Lamp come on but it goes back off after 3 days or so. This has happened three times and the car runs fine not going into limp mode etc. I booked the car in to have it looked at but as the light went out again I phoned and...
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    Noise but not sure the cause?

    Hi, My A4 Avant 2.7 multitronic has developed a noise when I pick up speed to around 35mph. I had new tyres fitted at the end of May which have now covered 2.5k. They are Michelin pilot sport 3 which I was told later are prone to being noisy ? Today I was having 2nd thoughts to the cause and...
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    Vibration on start up

    Hi, my A4 Avant 2.7 tdi is vibrating very harshly on start up especially these cold frosty mornings. It is okay after a few seconds but it can't be doing the car any good with this fault. I has my son start the car so I could see the engine vibrate and wonder if anyone has any history of this...
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    Central Locking fault

    Hi, I have been having problems with my central locking system for the past couple of weeks. The drivers door is not opening when all the other doors are fine. I have to lock the car and open again only that this is getting progressively worse, in that last night I had to repeat this five...
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    Fuel flap not opening

    I am having problems opening my fuel flap and I have to resort to using the pull cord which is on the inside of the boot. Once I have released the flap it functions ok but next time I go to fill up I am back to square 1. It will not open by pressing the flap from the outside no matter what...
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    First Time Audi Owner

    Hi All, As A ford Employee and been a Ford owner for the last 28 years I have taken ownership of an Audi A4 avant 2.7 tdi S line. It's a multitronic/tiptronic and what a lovely smooth ride. First time I have driven an automatic and I must say it feels great. It has been a mates car for the last...