So I got the car back... wiring was traced back to the ECU and all seems fine. looks like it's a faulty Module.
the fault is with the smaller fan thats on the drivers side. for now the fan has been disconnected until i can source a new fan module. dealers want £500.
am i ok to drive the car...
bit of an update.
Went to see the mechanic to have a look at my car. he confirmed he has repaired many of these in the past, some customers have gone to him even after replacing the fans with the same issue.
So it's booked in for next weekend. hopefully when i get it back it will be all fixed.
The driver side fan is the one that runs constantly. Car has done 131k now.
Just took it to a friend of mine who has VCDS and he said it seems to have a short in the wiring somewhere. he has the same issue with his S5.
Will take it to someone to have it re-wired and hopefully this will fix the...
My A6 seems to run the cooling fan on high speed from the moment i turn the ignition on to about 30seconds after i have turned the engine off.
every so often it brings up the engine management light which brings back the following error codes.
I bit the bullet and went for the 2.7 TDI V6. so far i'm very impressed with the comfort and drive.
MPG seems a little low but i'm hoping that improves after i give it a service.
The engine management light came on before i collected it and the dealer had it cleared saying it's something to do...
Need your help please.
I am looking to buy an A6 2.7 TDI Le mans 2008.
I am not familiar with the 2.7 engine or the A6. but have had A4's in the past.
what do i need to look out for?
Any common issues / Faults?
Things are looking positive. engine management light came on last week. dropped car off to garage and was told there was a lot of back pressure in the engine. couple of parts replaced and it's running better than it did before.
diverter valve and some 1 way valve were replaced. going...
unlucky mate. i have the same car and i hate it! don't know why people love these engines so much. lucky for me the previous owners forked up a lot of money to have a lot of the big jobs fixed. i'm moving away from audi now. my second Audi that drives amazing when it works. but when it goes...