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    C7 3.0 TDI Engine issues

    Posting this in here as i know the a6/a7 share same engines, HI all been away from this forum for a while as ive been driving other VAG group motors, a friend of mine owns a 2011 a7 3.0tdi (non quattro) and broke down last week. Car wouldnt start and when easy start is used it would only run...
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    2011 A7 major engine issues

    HI all been away from this forum for a while as ive been driving other VAG group motors, a friend of mine owns a 2011 a7 3.0tdi (non quattro) and broke down last week. Car wouldnt start and when easy start is used it would only run until you let off pedal. Soon after oil started blowing out of...
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    C7 Rear Lights upgrade coding help required

    Hi all technically not a a6 but ive just done a rear light retrofit on a 2011 A7/C7 i fitted lights from 2015 car along with a kufatec adapter harness purchased from tuning fanatics in germany. Ive already contacted kufatec who were really unhelpful. Basically on initial installation the outer...
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    Changing engine on 2005 8p 1.9tdi any tips?

    As title a friends a3 has recently gone bang due to turbo failing and throwing all the engines oil into the intake pipes, thus causing engine to run dry and bend a rod, so while hes off enjoying himself in New York i have been tasked with replacing the engine for him. Whats the best way to do...
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    Break or wait?

    Sadly the time has come for me to say goodbye to my B6, im attempting to go self employed offering recovery and vehicle transport around where i live and the only real asset I have to sell and make the money to set up is my beloved B6, Now ive had it advertised for the last week, and so far not...
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    Bumper bar not coming off for timing belt replacement!?

    Hi all got my bumper off in preperation to do timing belt kit/waterpump etc, the bumper bar is held on with 3 t45 torx bolts either side, i have attached a t45 to a 2 foot breaker bar, and its snapped 3 t45 bits not one of the bolts are shifting, any ideas how to overcome this? ive attemped to...
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    Headlight issues

    My o/s headlight bulb went out a week or so ago, so i finally got round to fiddling with it yesterday it looked like plug was loose to attempted to push it on and it burnt my finger, so annoyed i left it, removed headlight today and found locating screw at the back missing (another niggle from...
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    Why a plastic bleed nipple on slave cylinder?

    Im sure its probably a ploy to get more money out of people, but i went to bleed my clutch slave cylinder today and although i only bled it on sunday the bleed nipple just rounded off, and its looking like anywhere between 30 and 70 quid for a new one, wouldnt it of just been easier to make it...
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    Tips on gearbox removal a4 b6 tdi fwd

    Hi all im taking on the daunting task of doing my own flywheel and clutch on my a4, i know ideally it should be done on a ramp but sadly its a luxury i dont have, so ive got the car up on my 6tonne stands, ready to go, ive done a fair few clutches but this is the first ill of done on a...
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    Timing belt kit which one??

    Ive seen that there are two timing belt kits available for the 1.9tdi a 038 198 119 A and a B derivative how do i know which one is correct for my 2002 a4 tdi awx 5 speed manual? All help appreciated Cheers
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    Aftermarket suspension original bump stops

    As any who have read my recent posts will be aware I have fitted an aftermarket spring and shock set up on my b6, ever since reassembling I have been getting knocks on offside front corner, now when I assembled the spring and shock with top mount I fitted the original bump stop but it was tight...
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    Things getting worse since suspension work!

    right if anyone has seen my threads the last week or so will know ive fitted all new suspension arms and shocks and springs, now to begin with i was getting intermittent traction control light so i fiddled with the sensor cables in wheel wells and it disappeared untill i hit a speed bump at 5mph...
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    rs4 headlining in tdi se

    Got myself a rs4 saloon headlining and upper trim kit, now theres a difference between the standard headlining and the rs4 one, it has visor lights, and the loom is different, has anyone done this mod before? is there a way of either modifying the wiring to get the lights to work, or would i be...
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    Suspension progress or lack thereof...

    So i decided to make the long awaited start on my new shocks and springs along with my suspension arms today, and all i can say is what a ****** nightmare! pinch bolt was seized but i expected that, hex end snapped so dragged it through with various nuts and washers etc, then i had issues with...
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    Flywheel from b7 compatability

    Got an oppurtunity of a cheapish flywheel from a b7 1.9tdi can anyone tell me if the flywheel from the later 1.9tdi will fit the earlier awx? ive checked dimensions and theyre both 228mm i just want confirmation before i buy it cheers
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    New shocks and springs arrived :)

    Well my new suspension kit has arrived in 4 working days from germany, very fast service, they have stamped on them made for fk now i know fk make coilovers but unsure whether to even consider the possibility that they might be an fk product, they have stickers on from at company called Bad grip...
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    Possible wheel bearing issue

    I bought my rs4 reps for an absolute steal last summer £60 for the set needing two tyres, i then found a while later one was badly buckled so off to the scrapyard it went, now i bought a single one thinking it would be the same. When i finally fit them i noticed the single one was a slightly...
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    Caliper Carrier??!!??

    Hi all got offered some caliper carriers today for £30 and they threw in the calipers aswell, i thought it was worth a punt as im after putting the 312mm discs on the front of my b6 to fill the wheels a bit more, now they came from a 2001 b6 2.5tdi se, ive done countless searches and nothing...
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    Oil cooler replacement?

    Noticed today i have a small amount of oil in my water, now i have no temp issues, barring the not reaching 90 which i believe is due to my stat as ive changed sensor, now research is leading me to believe that it is the seal on the oil cooler, is the gasket/seal easily changeable? or in worst...
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    Its been a while... couple of additions

    So its been a while since ive been on audi-sport, so thought id pop on today and show the little touches ive added to my rallye green motor, ive painted the bumper strip and bonded it on (it was damaged when stripping for respray) painted mirrors black, added black rings on boot, painted my rs4...
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