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Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 19th May 2021, 07:37 PM
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Views: 4,007
Posted By vajper
Supply voltage D for injectors

Seems like everything is failing with this car lately.

While driving home today, engine went into limp mode and the glow plug warning light started flashing. Was just around the corner so I drove...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 19th May 2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,527
Posted By vajper
Closed case my a**... Problem back today when...

Closed case my a**... Problem back today when driving. Now no clue. Ride ended in a limp mode, not obviously related to this :(
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th May 2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,527
Posted By vajper
OK, I took a chance and replaced the two MAFs,...

OK, I took a chance and replaced the two MAFs, got a good deal on two brand now Denso. After the cleaning a couple of weeks ago I noticed it should be possible to replace the MAFs without tearing out...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th May 2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,527
Posted By vajper
This is what the sensors looked like. Other MAFs...

This is what the sensors looked like. Other MAFs seems to have a glass bead more like an old diode in the middle while my sensors just have a smaller diameter bead.
...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th May 2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,527
Posted By vajper
When doing some transmission work during the...

When doing some transmission work during the weekend I pulled both MAFs and cleaned them thoroughly using MAF cleaning spray. Didn't seem to change a thing :mad:

Still I get the EGR insufficient...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 5th May 2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,560
Posted By vajper
Changed my bridge seal and the four rubber...

Changed my bridge seal and the four rubber thingies this weekend. Reset the adaptation and ran through the initial recommended cycles from the SSP. After that, not that much driving.

So far it is...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 17th April 2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,560
Posted By vajper
The Swedish postal service seems to have lost my...

The Swedish postal service seems to have lost my spare parts so no work this weekend. Darn :(
Forum: D3 - Transmission 12th April 2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,560
Posted By vajper
Oh, that is SO interesting to hear! I'll try to...

Oh, that is SO interesting to hear! I'll try to do mine to in the weekend. Promise to post some pics.
Forum: D3 - Transmission 11th April 2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,560
Posted By vajper
I have ordered new rubber thingies, new gasket to...

I have ordered new rubber thingies, new gasket to the tray plus another seven precious liters of ZF LifeGuard 6. If I get all the parts for next weekend, I'll give it a try. After doing so, I will...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 11th April 2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,527
Posted By vajper
Thanks for checking out, much appreciated +++ ...

Thanks for checking out, much appreciated +++

Next weekend I plan to tear down the transmission sump again and while on jack stands remove the front wheel housings and clean the MAFs. Let's see if...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 5th April 2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,560
Posted By vajper
I'm really interested in your findings! I...

I'm really interested in your findings!

I took the car for a proper adaptation ride today. Followed the four separate adaptations in the SSP 385 and indeed, I got adaptation count for all...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th April 2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,527
Posted By vajper
Was out driving trying to cure my transmission...

Was out driving trying to cure my transmission and get proper adaptations in place so I also tried to rev the engine with gear in N. Any high RPMs trigger the EGR flow error. I actually couldn't rev...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 5th April 2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,560
Posted By vajper
I wasn't really satisfied with the transmission...

I wasn't really satisfied with the transmission gear shifts and TC lockup after the ATF change so I reset the adaptation a couple of days later. Ran through what I thought was the recommended...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th April 2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,527
Posted By vajper
Did a quick test, not sure what the three values...

Did a quick test, not sure what the three values means in group 3 on the two ECU's, I'm used to one "expected" value and one measured value. In this ECU there are three values for air mass. The...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th April 2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,527
Posted By vajper
Guess I'll need to look at the MAFs. Not the...

Guess I'll need to look at the MAFs. Not the first time they may be the suspect in a motor :ROFL:
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 3rd April 2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,527
Posted By vajper
TDI 4.2 EGR/gas recirculation

During the last year I have had the MIL light come on every now and then, caused by EGR errors.

Typically the error codes has been "Insufficient Flow Detected" and "Insufficient Flow -...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 23rd March 2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,560
Posted By vajper
Just logged in and saw your reply mcs, thanks! ...

Just logged in and saw your reply mcs, thanks!

A actually did what you suggested. When I realized the gearbox is a common ZF 6HP26 was wide open ;) So much to read on BMW/jaguar pages.

I came...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd March 2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,547
Posted By vajper
Electronics schematics for engine bay

Where can I find the electronics schematics for the engine bay for a D3 4.2 TDI? More specifically, I'd like to understand what the signals are for the EGR valves (I have my guesses) but also where...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 27th February 2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,560
Posted By vajper
Have been driving the car in a tad warmer...

Have been driving the car in a tad warmer temperatures now and it's obvious the transmission doesn't change gears as it should when doing up-shift. It is like it is releasing the the torque converter...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 12th February 2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,560
Posted By vajper
Looking at the instructions for checking the...

Looking at the instructions for checking the level it seems like one could change the fluid and filter while on it. Only part that seemed hard was how to get the wheels off the ground while running...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 8th February 2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,560
Posted By vajper
Thanks for the input, will check the fluid when...

Thanks for the input, will check the fluid when the weather gets a tad less cold....
Forum: D3 - Transmission 28th January 2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,560
Posted By vajper
RPM fluctations

This winter I have experienced some RPM fluctuations that I for some reason have associated with the gearbox. What I experience is that the motor RPM is moving between 1400-1600 rpm when driving on...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 7th January 2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,782
Posted By vajper
OK, you gave me your time. I give you a follow-up...

OK, you gave me your time. I give you a follow-up and some pictures ;)

So, the alternator gave up and I ordered a new alternater + a belt tensioner that I suspected to be bad. Unfortunately I...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th December 2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,782
Posted By vajper
Tried to locate the coolant leak today. Spent...

Tried to locate the coolant leak today. Spent several hours trying to locate one single drop of coolant anywhere. Without success :( Let's hope it doesn't end up in the oil... (didn't look like that...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 18th December 2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,782
Posted By vajper
Yesterday I got it confirmed that the alternator...

Yesterday I got it confirmed that the alternator is broken. Even though the voltage reads OK when engine is on (14+V), the battery isn't charging properly. Became obvious when all electronics started...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 15th December 2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,782
Posted By vajper
Thanks for the confirmation! I ordered a...

Thanks for the confirmation!

I ordered a third-party (not refurbished/rebuilt) 059 903 015P. Let's see how that ends. With some luck it is not the alternator but some of the rollers/tensioner but...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 14th December 2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,782
Posted By vajper
Had my old trusty mechanic to have a look at the...

Had my old trusty mechanic to have a look at the car today. He was pretty confident the alternator was the source of the sound. He also noticed that the belt tensioner was in bad shape. Might even be...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 27th November 2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,782
Posted By vajper
Tried to pull the front belt yesterday to see if...

Tried to pull the front belt yesterday to see if the sound came from the alternator/compressor/pulleys without success. Even though I could get a spanner into the 3/8" slot on the tensioner it was a...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 23rd November 2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,782
Posted By vajper
Thanks for your time replying ;) Some...

Thanks for your time replying ;)

Some generic tips that seems like the next thing to do. Even though it is hard to say, it seems like the usual suspects around the belt (alternator, pumps) are not...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th November 2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,782
Posted By vajper
Had some time today to listen to the engine while...

Had some time today to listen to the engine while a friend was managing the throttle. Hard to locate any source or direction but probably from the back side of the engine, maybe little on the...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 18th November 2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,782
Posted By vajper
Will see what I can get. Moved from my house so...

Will see what I can get. Moved from my house so now I don't even have a garage. Weather has been ****ty so it has to wait for the weekend. Meh...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th November 2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,782
Posted By vajper
Thanks for the friendly welcome and two ideas to...

Thanks for the friendly welcome and two ideas to check out!

Guess I'll start out trying to listen to that PCV valve even though I have my doubts about that being the source. Location of that valve...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 16th November 2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,782
Posted By vajper
4.2 TDI engine noise

So, recent week my car has grown some kind of RPM-related engine noise. 2005 A8 D3 4.2 TDI (BVN)

It's not related to transmission or speed, present when in N/P just revving the engine. Cool/warm...
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