avant

  1. Y11DKB

    Hello from Kent!

    Afternoon all, I had an account briefly before (to browse articles for advice when buying my Avant) but figured it would probably pay to have a more permanent account now. I've done a fair bit of work to the car over the last year, and can probably offer some help/advice/pointers to other folk...
  2. Jonfun

    Cambelt and Water Pump Opinions (TDI 190 16 plate)

    Hi All Just wanted to pick your brains really and gauge the opinion .. My A4 Avant TDI 190 (16 plate) stepped over the 5 year old mark yesterday and as such all of the local dealerships started rubbing their mitts together and leaving me voicemails about Cambelt/Waterpump replacements. The...
  3. W

    A/C ON & ECO not selectable when engine is on?

    Hello! I have a A4 B9 (2016) and noticed today whilst driving that my AC was stuck in the off position. When I try to click it upwards to ECO or ON they just appear faintly but it doesn’t change. Weirdly this only happens when the engine is on, if I just have the ignition on they are both...
  4. Tom W

    A6 Avant 45 TFSI feedback request

    Hi, new to the group. I've an A6 Avant 45 TFSI (265) Quattro Black Edition on the order. There's not much online about this specific engine. Reviews seem to focus on entry level diesels and top spec 3-litre versions. Does anyone in the group have one? How do you find it day to day, around...
  5. E

    AVANT ROOF BAR PART NEEDED!

    Hi all, I recently bought a pair of Avant B9 roof bars (the type which fit to the rails) and one of the lift up caps / housings are missing. Do any of you have one or know where I can get one? I’ve looked online and can never find! Thanks Ed
  6. saleen

    Sold 2007 A4 Avant 2.0TDI S-line (170PS)

    Its time to trade in my trusty A4 Avant.. 135000 miles, FSH (mostly Audi dealers + specialists), MOT till May 2021, cambelt changed, 18” alloys, roof-rails, front & rear parking sensors, Audi Concert 6-speaker CD/stereo, dual-zone climate control A/C, two remote keys, front seats elec/adjustable...
  7. Asahi

    Wear problem with NEW Brakes

    Hi all, Yesterday I put new front discs and Pads on my car, my old ones judders and were below min thickness. After bedding them in this morning I noticed uneven wear. I then checked the old pads and it's the same story. Any idea? it doesn't look good to me. The passenger side isn't wearing...
  8. Hapiphil

    A4 B9 Avant rear seat lock

    Hello all I have had my 2017 a4 avant for a little over a month now. I dropped the rear seats for the first time today to install a boot liner. However the seat on the passenger side won’t now lock into place! it goes back and just bounces off the latch. Can any one help me resolve this issue...
  9. W

    DAB Aerial - Open Circuit

    Hi All, I've just purchased an A4 B8.5 3.0tdi Avant Black Edition. It's fully loaded and I'm loving it. It has a few bodywork niggles that I'm going to work my way through and 2 faults. One of which is a parking sensor which I'm on top of. The other is this: Fault Found: 02877 - Digital...
  10. M

    Facelift Lowering springs b9 avant

    Hi all, im looking for a lowering kit for my s4 avant b9 as the ride height is too high. ive had a look online and not a lot of people seem to have anything for the avant version. can anyone point me in the right direction as eibach dont make any and racing line only seem to have saloon...
  11. S3_Mitch

    Sold Audi S4 Avant, B8 2009, Highly cherished example, MRC Stg 2, £10k spent

    The time has come to sell my pride and joy... One of a kind Audi S4 Avant in stunning Sprint Blue pearl effect, this is a truly great example of a B8 S4. In the two and a half years I have owned this car I have spent a little under £10k on upgrades in an effort to make this car the best it can...
  12. Matthew Harrison

    interesting 2020 A4 Avant find

    So today, I decided to plasti-dip my exhaust tips black (as i have done with my last 3 Audi's) as i cant stand the pain of keeping the chrome clean and IMO looks great! but whilst doing it, i stumbled across a design flaw, just under the exhaust tips is a big void, which was squidgy, so i raked...
  13. R

    S4 reliability @ 80-100k+ miles (inc. sport diff/ADS)

    Hi everyone, As a serial BMW driver and hopefully soon to-be S4 owner, I thought it was time I made an appearance here. I’m looking to get a B8 S4 Avant manual, although the S5 V8 is still tempting... I’ve read loads of S4 threads here, on Pistonheads and elsewhere, but most of these seem to...
  14. TheJuanAndOnly

    Installing K&N Air Filter

    Decided to go for a K&N filter, managed to find time to fit it yesterday. Quite impressed by the build quality, first time I've fitted one. Noticeable difference in sound and also surprisingly noticeable throttle response increase so chuffed really for such a simple job! (Yeah I popped one of...
  15. Hafizkam

    Creaking noise in Avant Boot

    Hi I have a 2014 a6 avant There is a annoying creak in the boot. I have stripped the boot down Spare wheel..covers..spanners etc etc all out. Taken the rear parcel shelf out etc and still no joy. Today completely took the interior boot trims apart but still the creak is there. On weight...
  16. T

    For Sale A4 Avant Tdi 1998 - For Sale

    For Sale: Audi A4 Avant - 1998 £300 Blue LY5T with blue interior AFN Tdi 110 213000 miles stamped service book up to 141K / 2010 owned since 2012, have all receipts since then, and MOTs back to 2007 Runs and drives Great, but no MOT custom remapped on rolling road; 130 bhp, 300Nm (I...
  17. W

    Audi A4 Avant Engine Advice needed

    I am new here - I currently own an Aud A2 and its been an amazing little car for me over the years. But I think I am going to be applying for an internal job soon, and have always been a fan of the A4 Avant, and I could do with a bigger car going forward and with this new job i'll be getting a...
  18. F

    HELP - Heating

    Hi everyone. My first post here so apologies if it is in the wrong place etc. I have an A4 avant, 2015, 2l petrol, quattro, 50k miles My heating system just doesn't work properly. For example, this week when temperature is <0°C outside. It took 50 minutes (with driving) for the heater to...
  19. S

    AUDI A4 AVANT 2019 (B9) spare tyre question

    Hi all, I’m new to the forum. I would appreciate your help. I’ve just bought an A4 Avant 40TFSI. It’s a 2019 model, bought used from the local Audi dealer. As most of you know, newer Audis don’t come with a spare wheel (not even a space saver one). The only thing supplied is an inflatable kit...
  20. Asahi

    Coolant Leak

    My 2004 Avant 1.9tdi has gradually needed the coolant topped up more frequently to the point now where every few drives the coolant warning light comes on and the expansion tank is empty so I really need to address the cause. Went for a drive in the hopes to create pressure in the system, I...
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