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Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 29th July 2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Yes, thanks Julian, sort of figured it out in the...

Yes, thanks Julian, sort of figured it out in the end +++

Wish I'd have known that before I started though :Confused: :D
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 5th July 2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,313
Posted By Echo
Well, according to Audi UK: RE: 2004 Audi A8...

Well, according to Audi UK:

RE: 2004 Audi A8 D3 3.0 6-Spd Multitronic, Metallic Silver

Vin: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Dear Mr Echo,

Thank you for your recent contact with Audi Customer Services...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th June 2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,313
Posted By Echo
Right, thanks for the reassurance anyway +++ ...

Right, thanks for the reassurance anyway +++

Not sure either, but I've heard it'll be around September.
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th June 2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,313
Posted By Echo
Hmmm....that's what I was afraid of. The...

Hmmm....that's what I was afraid of.

The 3.0ltr V6 petrol might have been missed off the list by mistake, or by incompetence!
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th June 2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,313
Posted By Echo
Might just go with Shell V Power...

Might just go with Shell V Power then............just in case!
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th June 2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,313
Posted By Echo
Oh, ok, thanks. Is a 2004 3.0ltr petrol A8...

Oh, ok, thanks.

Is a 2004 3.0ltr petrol A8 direct injection?
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th June 2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,313
Posted By Echo
Yeah, I did try a search in case it's been...

Yeah, I did try a search in case it's been covered before, but couldn't find anything.

Was getting slightly paranoid about it, lol.
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th June 2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,313
Posted By Echo
Ok, thanks for that Mr E. I was a bit...

Ok, thanks for that Mr E.

I was a bit worried in case they'd missed the 2004 A8 off the 'no, no' list :)

Still not sure why some Audi engines of this era wont work with E10 though.

Is it the...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th June 2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,313
Posted By Echo
New E10 Petrol............yes/no?

According to the government compatibility list, the A8 (2004), isn't listed:

https://check-vehicle-compatibility-e10-petrol.service.gov.uk/manufacturer/Audi

Audi
E10 petrol is cleared for use...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 6th June 2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,157
Posted By Echo
Had enough of these mirrors!!!

Auto dimming, heated, anti-glare outside mirrors...........well it would be nice if I could actually see anything in them, they are so dark.

No better at night, even darker. Don't suppose the...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 8th May 2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,887
Posted By Echo
Just joining in with the oldest fuel filter...

Just joining in with the oldest fuel filter competition :D

Changed mine recently.

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=26326&stc=1&d=1620480119
...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 23rd April 2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,379
Posted By Echo
Very nice! Audi Dambusters height lights :D

Very nice!

Audi Dambusters height lights :D
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 2nd April 2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,714
Posted By Echo
Did a few more tests. Started a stopwatch,...

Did a few more tests.

Started a stopwatch, and at the same time, zeroed the trip meter above the mileage on the dash.

Results covering 1 mile, according to this calculator:
...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 27th March 2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,714
Posted By Echo
Reporting back :) First of all, as...

Reporting back :)

First of all, as Ainarssems suggestion, I measured the tyre with string.

The online tyre (although it says 'Tire'), comparison calculator indicates that, for 235x55x17 it...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 27th March 2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,714
Posted By Echo
Yes, thanks Ainarssems. Really, all this...

Yes, thanks Ainarssems.

Really, all this speed warning stuff had got me wondering if my speedo needle was reading accurately with changing the wheels from 20" to 17".

I don't know if there is...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 26th March 2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,714
Posted By Echo
Thanks for the info HP. Seeing as there's...

Thanks for the info HP.

Seeing as there's nowhere else in VCDS (on the D3), to sort out wheel settings, I'll give Matty's Nav module adaption a go.

I'll be back.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 26th March 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,714
Posted By Echo
Ok, thanks Matty, I'll give it a go and report...

Ok, thanks Matty, I'll give it a go and report back.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 26th March 2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,714
Posted By Echo
Ok, thanks Matty, I think I've got that. But...

Ok, thanks Matty, I think I've got that.

But what will changing the wheel circumference in the Nav module actually do?

I've put my new(17"), and old (20"), tyre details into this calculator:
...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 26th March 2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,714
Posted By Echo
I'm bound to mess something in there Matty :o ...

I'm bound to mess something in there Matty :o

Could you explain that in more detail please? In dummy language!

Anyway, how come the bloke in the vid has the wheel stuff on his VCDS and I...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 26th March 2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,714
Posted By Echo
Ok, had a look at VCDS - 17 - Instruments. ...

Ok, had a look at VCDS - 17 - Instruments.

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=25953&stc=1&d=1616766196

Went to Coding - 07. This popped up over the coding:
...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 25th March 2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,714
Posted By Echo
Yes, just a ding and red warning symbol at the...

Yes, just a ding and red warning symbol at the top of the DIS. It disappears when the speedo goes above the set speed limit warning.

In my case:

Set at 60mph.........warning at 67mph, approx.
...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 25th March 2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,714
Posted By Echo
Ok, thanks for your input everyone +++ I'll...

Ok, thanks for your input everyone +++

I'll see what VCDS says and report back.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 24th March 2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,714
Posted By Echo
Speed Limit Setting Mystery?

Hello all.

First time I've played with the Speed limit thingy in the MMI and have an odd thing going on.

I set it at 60mph and tried it out. I didn't get the ding or warning at 60mph or just...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 24th March 2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Thanks 89 :)

Thanks 89 :)
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 23rd March 2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Bit of a palaver, but got there in the end :)

Bit of a palaver, but got there in the end :)
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 23rd March 2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Update on the nav problem. So, having tried...

Update on the nav problem.

So, having tried and failed with a genuine 2018 Audi dealer map DVD, kindly provided by our sponsors, the fault has to be within the nav player then.

New Audi dealer...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,621
Posted By Echo
Yes, saw that HP, thanks. Matty has...

Yes, saw that HP, thanks.

Matty has reconsidered :D
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,621
Posted By Echo
Erm, what about this Matty............. ...

Erm, what about this Matty.............



From here:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=9310
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,621
Posted By Echo
Ah, ok, thanks :o

Ah, ok, thanks :o
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,621
Posted By Echo
Which module is that?

Which module is that?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,621
Posted By Echo
Now that would be very nice Mr Simpson! ...

Now that would be very nice Mr Simpson!

Very expensive though eh?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,621
Posted By Echo
Thanks IT. Not bad for 20 :) ...

Thanks IT.

Not bad for 20 :)

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=25813&stc=1&d=1615977270
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 16th March 2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,621
Posted By Echo
I had a read through the above, and am very...

I had a read through the above, and am very grateful for the info, thanks! :)

A bit old hat to most of you I think, but, seeing as I've recently updated the MMI 2G to 5570, I thought I'd have a go...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 9th March 2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Yes, I suppose that might be what the problem is...

Yes, I suppose that might be what the problem is then.

'Replace the head', what does that entail?

As Matty says: "You can do a DVD read test by using Channel 065 and value 2 for short test,...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 9th March 2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Ok thanks IT. The quest...

Ok thanks IT.

The quest continues............:)
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 9th March 2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Can't get stuff like that on my old Nokia :o

Can't get stuff like that on my old Nokia :o
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 9th March 2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Yes, I understand but, if the nav player is...

Yes, I understand but, if the nav player is reading the original disc ok that's in it now, how could could the laser be dirty?

I don't get it.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 9th March 2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Ok, so I tried a genuine 2018 dealer disc (used),...

Ok, so I tried a genuine 2018 dealer disc (used), and get the same 'check nav DVD' error on the screen.

So that's 3 map discs now tested and all failed.

Must be a fault in the nav player itself...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 6th March 2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Yeah, thanks for that, been looking myself. ...

Yeah, thanks for that, been looking myself.

At 19 quid though, it's got to be a copy.

Just for interest sake, I rang the local Audi dealer. The 2018 release is the final disc for MMI 2G, no...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 5th March 2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Ok, thank you for that, I think I...

Ok, thank you for that, I think I understand...........I think :)

So, even though it can still read the old original DVD, the nav player is getting a bit iffy.

Does the DVD in the nav player...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 5th March 2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Riiiight, thanks Matty. So the 5570 update...

Riiiight, thanks Matty.

So the 5570 update was correct in omitting the nav player then?

And, does that mean unofficial discs sometimes don't work because they are burned (instead of pressed),...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 5th March 2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
I still don't understand why the...

I still don't understand why the software/firmware update to 5570 didn't include the nav player.

Or is that a separate thing altogether.

In other words, does a new updated map DVD have it's own...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 5th March 2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Interesting and good to know, thanks.

Interesting and good to know, thanks.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 4th March 2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Well, I tried the burned nav disc that Mr Simpson...

Well, I tried the burned nav disc that Mr Simpson kindly sent me........very nice people on here eh :)

Unfortunately, it didn't work :-(

Just got the same 'Check navigation DVD' message on the...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 1st March 2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,452
Posted By Echo
http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachme...

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=25750&stc=1&d=1614615629
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 1st March 2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Yeah, as my reply above, I really thought the MMI...

Yeah, as my reply above, I really thought the MMI update would enable me to load a newer DVD map disc somehow, and thought it very odd that 'NAV' was in the list, but the update didn't seem to do...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 1st March 2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Well, the link to the satnavishop seems to have...

Well, the link to the satnavishop seems to have pretty good feeback, but I presume they are copies. Obviously cheaper, compared to the dealer prices

Messing about with lasers? I wouldn't know what...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 1st March 2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Oh, right, I didn't know there was a problem with...

Oh, right, I didn't know there was a problem with the nav player in these cars.

I just thought the MMI update would update the nav player so you could load a newer map DVD in it, but it's not even...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 28th February 2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,452
Posted By Echo
Sorry Steamship, the forum was down again today...

Sorry Steamship, the forum was down again today so couldn't see your reply

Is anyone else having problems?

Anyway, after todays MMI 2G update (on the other thread), I tested the hybrid TV...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 28th February 2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,139
Posted By Echo
Yes, thank you Mr Simpson & Paul. I couldn't...

Yes, thank you Mr Simpson & Paul.

I couldn't reply earlier today as the forum was down (well for me anyway), and I couldn't see your posts, so I just went for it.

I decided to use the optical...
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