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    End of an Audi Era

    I think the use case for a diesel these days is very questionable, unless you do very high mileage and it is under warranty or someone is paying the bills. The costs and risks associated with all the additional stuff is simply too expensive for the normal owner. How many people (even if Audi...
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    End of an Audi Era

    Have had Audi's continuously since 1997 (1 A4 Saloon, 2 A6 Saloons and then 5 A6 Avants) I today exchanged my A6 for this VW Tiguan. My A6 was now out of the Audi warranty and given the very high cost of things if they should go wrong I was looking to change my car, buying an extended warranty...
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    Steering angle ECU not present / issues with running in wet

    I seem to recall, and I may be wrong and it may not apply to Audi, but some cars have a system where they momentarily apply the brakes in heavy rain to keep the disks and pads free of excess water so that when you need them they work as expected. If Audis do have that feature then it may be...
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    Marking on fuel consumption meter

    The scale above 40 is not linear and changes to whatever it decides is appropriate Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Marking on fuel consumption meter

    The arrow definitely moves as the average consumption changes
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    Fault code.

    Cars with camera based systems where the camera is behind the screen need to calibrated if the screen is replaced, just had the screen replaced on my wife's golf and it couldn't be replaced on the driveway as the camera needed to be calibrated at the AutoGlass fitting centre after the glass was...
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    Marking on fuel consumption meter

    That is the MHEV component of the car. Decelerating in gear causes one level of regeneration, breaking adds an additional level
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    Marking on fuel consumption meter

    It points to where on the scale below the average journey consumption (the number above) is. In your picture 47.4 is higher than 40 so the marker is slightly tot he right of the 40. If the actual instantaneous consumption is to the left of the marker you are using more fuel than the current...
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    OBD Eleven - Wireless Apple CarPlay Activation - Confirmed Coding

    Ok so looks like you have MIB-2, but also it looks as if Swedish market cars did not have CarPlay/Android Auto installed as standard as they did in the UK. The original focus of this thread was to allow CarPlay to connect wirelessly rather than wired as was the case for the early cars. In your...
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    OBD Eleven - Wireless Apple CarPlay Activation - Confirmed Coding

    I take it you are not in the UK as all UK market vehicles had CarPlay as standard, initially wired and then with the move to MIB-3 in 2020 wireless. If you car is an MIB-3 vehicle (USB-C sockets in armrest) then the ability to activate things with OBD 11 or VCDS are much reduced
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    Fault code.

    Consumer Rights (2015) is your friend! https://www.whatcar.com/news/your-legal-rights-if-something-goes-wrong-with-your-car/n3307 If you buy from a dealer, then any fault that is found within 6 months is deemed to have been there at the time you bought the car and should be fixed by the...
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    A6 40 TDI fuel economy?

    I think it is because the Service Plan only really works with a car being on fixed servicing it only covers res those items that are scheduled within a 2 year timeframe, fuel filter and air filter have longer change intervals, whilst pollen filter is every 2 years and covered. However that...
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    Whats this

    I stand corrected. Just shows you can't believe what you read elsewhere on the Internet!
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    Whats this

    It's antennae (?for the remote locking) not meant to be attached to anything else.
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    Brake pads warning came on

    Seen a number of posts on various forums where the wire connecting to the pad has got damaged causing false alerts. Think if you remove the wheels (only the front pads have wear sensors) you should be able to see if the wire has been damaged
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    A6 40 TDI fuel economy?

    The Aux heater should only come on when the ambient temperature is low (?below 5c). Likeyou Iused to think it was fuel driven, but I believe that only applies to the system they fit in cold countries (eg Scandinavia) where you can pre-heat the car before you get in. The standard Aux heater is...
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    Rear Brakes

    If you don't want to buy VCDS or OBD-II then the Carista OBD device (available from Amazon) will allow you to put the brake in the service position at a much lower cost
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    Audi A6 C8 Boot Floor Spar Wheel Area.

    I would definitely look under the sub. Just been out to look at my car and there is quite a large space there which could easily absorb the tool roll and plastic holder
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    Audi A6 C8 Boot Floor Spar Wheel Area.

    Maybe they left it lying around in there. Perhaps under the subwoofer Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Audi A6 C8 Boot Floor Spar Wheel Area.

    Here is how mine (MY21) is laid out. No cover over the wires but it is covered by the compressor