After 2 years of flawless and supremely effortless motoring, I've decided to sell my v6 avant quattro. If anyone is interested, here's the ad.
I'm going for a complete change; not sure what yet, but it will be a radical departure.
My 3.0v6 quattro goes up from £205 to £450 over the course of the two year escalation. Nice.
There is talk of another Govt U-turn on this in prospect though as people have now started to realise just what's in store and are pushing the Government on it to think again (as per the 10p tax). The...
I've got a scheduled replacement for my V6 cambelt due in a couple of months time (based on age, rather than miles driven). Have just been quoted £760 by an Audi garage to do it. Is that "reasonable"? Does anyone have a suggestion for somewhere good to go that will be cheaper than that, in the...
Sounds like the brake pad low warning light - were you using a pressure washer on the wheels/ brakes by any chance? Could simply be water has got onto the wiring in the brake pads and shorted out, or it could just be coincidence and your pads are low. Keep an eye on it.
An open question to the A2 owners out here - I'm pondering down-sizing and am looking at the A2. I'm wondering, how practical is the boot in real-world day-to-day use. I'll shortly have two children, thus necessitating the use of the back seat for baby car seats, so wondering if the boot is...
@Rwest - I did drive the car for a few miles on a dud coil pack, just was as gentle as possible on the throttle to spare the poor little engine any potential trauma.
I'm sure someone on the forum has VAGCOM and lives near you and could help you out at least to get a diagnosis?
DBW = Drive-By-Wire. Audis don't have a mechanical throttle cable, it's electronic, and therefore prone to Gremlins!
CEL = Check Engine Light. That's when you get a fault logged by the ECU that's serious enough to throw the light up on your dash
FPR = Fuel Pressure Regulator. Electronic Gizmo...
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