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  1. Sharcox

    Engine swap and still not starting

    Hey all. Looking for some sort of advice hopefully. Done an engine swap on my A4 2.5tdi sline, but the engine I’ve had put in is a pre-facelift. Was told at first wouldn’t be an issue at all so finally finished it up today but the car isn’t starting. Turning over but nothing. Tried easy start...
  2. S

    Help!!

    Hi, I have an Audi A3 (53 plate). 2 Ltr TDI. Sometimes when I put the key in and start the electrics, I get a warning "Headlight range control defective". Whenever this warning is present, the car will not start. I have to keep trying a few times for the warning not to appear, and then the car...
  3. CodrutG

    Audi A8 D2 2.5 TDI crank no start

    Hello everyone! First post here as i recently bought an 2000 Audi A8 D2, with the AKE 2.5TDi V6 engine, and I seem to have encountered a problem with it. I think worth mentioning is that when I bought it the last owner had a small ish battery in it that would not be enough to start the car if...
  4. D

    A3 tdi No start issue.

    Hi everyone, If anyone has any ideas, any advice would be most welcome. The car is a 2004 140hp. The problems began with difficult starting, ie, cranking much longer than normal before starting for a few days, then a final failure to start at all. Rac guy said he could see no output from the...
  5. A

    Cluster issue ?!?!?!?!

    Good afternoon all, Newbie here (please dont moan lol) Firstly, apologies if this has been posted here before. I have a 2009 Audi A3 2.0 tdi with the stupid cluster/ not starting issue.....Done a bit of research, hence why Im here. So, my symptoms were/are.... NO LIGHTS ON DASH but Radio on...
  6. chris199

    Help Engine Turns over but non start

    Evening all having a bit of a problem with my A4 B7 avant 2.0tdi, went out to the car the other night after not using it for a week and a half about 2 degrees outside tried to start it and was a very slow turn over followed by the click of the starter so battery off and on charge, fully charged...
  7. Emir Demirovski

    My A3 won't Start ! Please help

    So i have installed an aftermarket stereo for the car by a shop. But i didn't like the way it sounded so i connected the wires back like they have been from factory. Everything was working fine until i removed the positive from the battery to remove the + cables for the amps. When i put the...
  8. T

    Intermittent start

    Hello everyone, new to the forum but been searching high and low for a fix to my a3 but nothing seems to pinpoint the exact issue. I have a 04 plate 2litre tdi A3 and it has been having problems starting for a few months. What i have to do is put the key in the ignition barrel untill i hear a...
  9. S

    2006 A3; 2.0TFSI(BWA) with DSG - not cranking

    Hello, As I mentioned in my welcome post, here it is... description of the non starting tfsi bwa on a3. I got it with following symptoms: - key in - ignition on (position II) - big fat NOTHING, not even a light dim... 1. I started diagnostics with relays and fuses. All been good. 2. Next...
  10. S

    A3 2.0 TDI 140 Sport Starting Problem

    Hi guys, Total audi newbie. I have recently purchased a a3 tdi 2004 140 Sport. Great car, I have a real bad/strange situation. This has only happend in the last week. Here goes..... So I went out to my car in the morning and went to start it and it wouldn't start it wanted to fire up but just...
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