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    Powered tailgate

    Powered tailgates! Looking for owners of Avants with a powered tailgate, how easy is yours to close manually? mine is really quite hard, it feels like im doing damage to it! I have seen a post of a guy in the US with a Tuareg and unpowered his tailgate closes real smooth by hand, I think...
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    Rumble sound when i apply the brakes

    Evening all As per title, When I apply the brakes I get what can only be described as the sound your tyres make when going over rumble strips. No pulsing on the brake pedal, car still tracks straight when braking and driving but you do feel the vibration through the floor of the car, more so...
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    There's always a bigger fish.....

    So I pop out in the A6 for a blast as I don't get to drive it much, i'm either in my Transit or the wife's Seat. I pull out onto the bypass and zipp past a slow moving Peugeot gti thing, I did happen to notice out of the corner of my eye a mean looking Mercedes waiting on the roundabout leading...
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    Avant rear tailgate lights!

    Avant rear tailgate lights, what a pita to swap out. Those plastic brackets, the smaller one goes on ok, but the larger one is a right fiddle! Having an electric tailgate kinda helped as I could get to hold position halfway to allow access above and below, but if it was a manual tailgate that...
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    A couple of quick questions!

    Hi all First question: Engine under tray. Mine is missing along with the gearbox bit too, are these a must or is it ok to not have one on these cars? Second question: Headlights. Are the halogen lights the same as xenon units bar the electrical bits? Mine have hazed badly, they are...
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    Avant tailgate comfort close

    Hi all I brought one of these modules that will allow you to close the tailgate remotely from the key fob, https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hatch-Module-Comfort-Tailgate-over-Radio-Remote-Control-for-Audi-A4-A6-Q5/142458243312?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 The...
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    Leather seats

    Morning all Hope everyone is coping in these trying times at the moment! Since we have some time on our hands I thought id look at the leather seats in my car. It has Milano black leather that just seems a tad on the hard/stiff side and a bit too slippery? The rear seats leather seems softer...
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    AMI interface boxes

    Looking to replace the CD changer in my glove box for an AMI unit, but the specific A6 ones part number 4E0 035 785 B are quite a lot more expensive then say one for an A5, part number 8T0035785A. They look very similar, which of course may mean nothing! Are these compatible with our A6's...
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    New car and a few little woes...

    Hi all Just brought an 07 plate Le Mans Avant in Grey having sold my last A6 over a year ago. Its good to be back in an A6! Its a pretty well specked car, electric seats, 2g mmi high, auto tailgate, xenon headlights and Bose so not too many retrofitting to do but I do have some plans...
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    Noob with VCDS, er, whats it telling me?!?

    Hi all Ok, I have recently brought a VCDS package from Ross Tech but am a bit lost as to what this bit is actually telling me! There is a fault in this module, but there are 4 subsystems, are they all within the one module? And which part has the fault? Looking at the coding it appears...
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    2008 3L V6 Diesel emissions amount? PART 2!

    So, my 3.0L Diesel is in band L for its co2 emissions of 226 g/km as per their website, despite another .gov website that states it as 224 g/km. Anyhow, my log book finally arrives and low and behold the stated amount on the log book is 205 g/km! What do you think my chances are of getting...
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    Fuel filter valve

    Arrrgg, I managed to put a hair line crack in the black valve that sits on top of the fuel filter on my 3.0l diesel A6 :( I have managed to seal it with a soldering iron and it appears to be holding atm, but I have a 300 mile trip to do tomorrow and i'm not sure if it will last the distance...
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    2008 3L V6 Diesel emissions amount?

    Hi all Just gone to tax the new car, well, new to me, and its asking for £540! When I checked the other day on another .gov website it was £315! Everywhere I have looked says the car is a band K VED, but the actual taxing website says it is a higher band!? I have searched online and the...
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    New member saying hello :)

    Hello everyone Just been to look at an 08 plate A6 C6 3.0L TDi Avant S-Line Quattro with 178k on the clock. Subject to the centre console getting fixed, he said it was working but it stopped working after they cleaned it, thinks fluid might have got into it? I should be picking it up next...
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