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Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 17th November 2013, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Curtis
fuel tank breather

Hi
does anyone have a idea how the breather for the fuel tank works and where it is. i have noticed that the pump will make a wine sometimes. if i open the fuel cap it goes away , i also get a...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 5th November 2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,506
Posted By Curtis
so i got my pump today and new tapped cover...

so i got my pump today and new tapped cover gaskets so took me 2hrs in 37 degree celsuis heat to change it out. my starting problem is gone car seems to run better but still have a rough idle with...
Forum: D2 - Lights 29th October 2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,711
Posted By Curtis
ok. i had a look its called the fog light switch...

ok. i had a look its called the fog light switch off relay.its in the passenger foot well behind the carpet.you will need to remove the cardboard cover its the centre holder. in the picture attached...
Forum: D2 - Lights 28th October 2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,711
Posted By Curtis
my fog lights at the rear do work cant remember...

my fog lights at the rear do work cant remember if its only the one side or both but they do work they sill turn on the front fogs at the same time. my guess that its either the wiring or the relay...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 8th October 2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,506
Posted By Curtis
on Thursday last week it got really noisy so i...

on Thursday last week it got really noisy so i bought a new pump and i am waiting for it to arrive. but today i noticed that the car smells like it is running rich when starting. would this have...
Forum: D2 - Interior 27th September 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,321
Posted By Curtis
cool will give them a shout thanks. was...

cool will give them a shout thanks.
was looking at other posts and came across one that said need to change the whole column. prices are not too bad for the column but after new wheel,column and...
Forum: D2 - Interior 26th September 2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,321
Posted By Curtis
how would i go about sorting out the problem with...

how would i go about sorting out the problem with the bigger diameter spline? or does the pf sport wheel fit?
Forum: D2 - Interior 26th September 2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,654
Posted By Curtis
not sure if any one knows this already or if its...

not sure if any one knows this already or if its just the trim i have but i did notice when changing my door cards to ones with the wood inserts that the wood on the switches is not real wood but...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 26th September 2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,872
Posted By Curtis
had mine the other day run out of fuel before the...

had mine the other day run out of fuel before the light even came on then could only fit in 78L.still something i am trying to correct, i assume the reading i am getting told is incorrect because wen...
Forum: D2 - Interior 25th September 2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,321
Posted By Curtis
:( so what options would i have if i wanted to...

:( so what options would i have if i wanted to upgrade my steering wheel from this?
http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=6721&d=1380132746


these are the 3 i was interested in...
Forum: D2 - Interior 25th September 2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,321
Posted By Curtis
new steering wheel

i am looking to change my steering wheel from the old audi 500 looking one to a MFSW. i cam across one at a good price but its from a 2004 a4. does any one know if that model has dual stage airbags?...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 8th July 2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,506
Posted By Curtis
the long bolt is leaking on mine aswel. i...

the long bolt is leaking on mine aswel. i replaced the cap on top of the pump and seemed to work a bit so once the seal on the long bolt is done it shouldnt leak. at the moment it battles to start...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 8th July 2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,506
Posted By Curtis
Fule Pump Noise

Hi

on sunday after not using the car since thursday i started her up and heard a high pitch noise, at first thought it was the gearbox oil pump but after listening around figured out it was the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 24th June 2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,909
Posted By Curtis
Im interested. only issue is that i am in South...

Im interested. only issue is that i am in South Africa. been wanting a solar sunroof for while now, just havn't looked around for one
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 24th June 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,071
Posted By Curtis
mine did the same clicked when closing after...

mine did the same clicked when closing after fiddling with it. it then clicked on opening till assisted and clicked on close.its the gear inside the strips the teeth off. i opened mine up and had a...
Forum: D2 - Interior 20th June 2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,492
Posted By Curtis
thanks for your help. i have ELSA, i just need to...

thanks for your help. i have ELSA, i just need to reload it as my pc crashed.
will give it a try
Forum: D2 - Interior 20th June 2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,492
Posted By Curtis
thanks. the diagram helped me understand a bit...

thanks. the diagram helped me understand a bit more. i will have to check the ECU for a spare contact. where would it be located?
i have tried to wire the switch into the same wires that the lock...
Forum: D2 - Interior 20th June 2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,492
Posted By Curtis
yes that's correct. its a very early PF so it...

yes that's correct. its a very early PF so it didn't have the switch.
Forum: D2 - Interior 20th June 2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,492
Posted By Curtis
Hi how did you get the central locking...

Hi

how did you get the central locking switch to work?. my PF never came with one and i am trying to wire up the switch in the new door cards.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 18th June 2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,702
Posted By Curtis
so i attempted to install the new door cards this...

so i attempted to install the new door cards this weekend and all went well besides my plan for the central locking switch that didnt work. i tired to wire the switch into the same cable that the...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 12th June 2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,919
Posted By Curtis
if you are not going to use the Bose and willing...

if you are not going to use the Bose and willing to sell it i am looking for a Bose amp for my 95 A8, i will take the whole system if need be.+++
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 12th June 2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,968
Posted By Curtis
ok figured it out. i had to solder the new...

ok figured it out. i had to solder the new harness into the old one. so if this will help anyone else Audi had tagged each wire on the new harness pin 1black, 2red, 3purple. but when i wired it up...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 11th June 2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,968
Posted By Curtis
ok i got my crank sensor after waiting for 10...

ok i got my crank sensor after waiting for 10 days for the stealers as A8 parts didnt have stock.and i get this now. so i am bit confused do i have to cut the existing cable and solder this onto it ?...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 28th May 2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,968
Posted By Curtis
Oops didn't realise that.

Oops didn't realise that.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 28th May 2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,968
Posted By Curtis
so i figured this one out the hard way. the car...

so i figured this one out the hard way. the car recently started getting worse and worse to point where i started worrying that its the pump.so when it was hot i would try prime the pump by turning...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 27th May 2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,702
Posted By Curtis
i bought these and received them on friday. i am...

i bought these and received them on friday. i am not going to be installing them for a while as i am waiting for replacement locks and want to get the windows tinted before i change them as i don't...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 27th May 2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,222
Posted By Curtis
thanks will give it a try and update. i am...

thanks will give it a try and update.
i am still waiting for a invoice from A8 parts so i can pay.looks like you guys had a few bank holidays including today that's probably why.

i am going to...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 24th May 2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,222
Posted By Curtis
new key and locks programming

I was wondering if anyone could help me on how i can do this.
my car was stolen and recovered last year and has been standing at home for while and now that i started fixing a few things and its...
Forum: Motormouth 23rd May 2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,429
Posted By Curtis
do they even make a 2.0tdi cabriolet? in south...

do they even make a 2.0tdi cabriolet? in south africa we only got the 3.0l funny that the same year 3 series only came in 3.0l aswel.
only ones that look right are the a4 and 2.0tdi
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th April 2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,635
Posted By Curtis
Aha stupid me didn't see the connector for the...

Aha stupid me didn't see the connector for the "spare plug" hidden away in the mirror housing.i saw on another post where it was and figured out that it could be the cause.
but im still left with...
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,130
Posted By Curtis
That is quiet scary.funny how insurances want to...

That is quiet scary.funny how insurances want to monitor your driving too so they can adjust your premiums.
lucky in south africa the police don't know what a ecu is and you satnav will get lost...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th April 2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,702
Posted By Curtis
can it be done with VAG.com. does Ebay have the...

can it be done with VAG.com. does Ebay have the decent ones? i have been wanting to get it but never got around to.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th April 2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,702
Posted By Curtis
yes it a 1995 build but registered 96. i lost out...

yes it a 1995 build but registered 96. i lost out on all the bells and whistles
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th April 2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,702
Posted By Curtis
Dash lights and central locking switch

Is it possible to code it with the VAG or to hard wire the dash and cluster so the lights come one with the ignition and somehow get a headlight symbol to show on the dash when the lights are on.i...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th April 2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,635
Posted By Curtis
its a 95 pf

its a 95 pf
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th April 2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,635
Posted By Curtis
yes i have. since the day i got the car it has...

yes i have. since the day i got the car it has not had one touch windows.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th April 2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,744
Posted By Curtis
sure i saw it in the foot well fusebox.

sure i saw it in the foot well fusebox.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th April 2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,635
Posted By Curtis
HELP. tried fixing one thing,broke two others

i found a article on here on how to get one touch up on the rear windows and i attempted it last night seeing my drivers door panel had the most broken clips so was easier to remove.but seems like i...
Forum: D2 - Lights 21st April 2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,711
Posted By Curtis
had same issue with mine the rear fog worked so i...

had same issue with mine the rear fog worked so i thought the relay was fine and after getting fed up just bought a new relay and it worked.the relay was not expensive so give it a try.
Forum: D2 - Interior 12th April 2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,451
Posted By Curtis
sorry to hijack your post but i am looking at...

sorry to hijack your post but i am looking at doing the fl double din on a pf simply because i cant get a pf double din. what is involved to convert it seeing that fl needs canbus?
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 11th April 2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,992
Posted By Curtis
is this the right module? ...

is this the right module?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Audi-multifunction-steering-wheel-module-4B0907487E-/271180786660?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3f23a26be4
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 11th April 2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,992
Posted By Curtis
the link doesnt work.i managed to find a link to...

the link doesnt work.i managed to find a link to a write up on a setup.
do all d2 a8's use single stage airbags or are there certain one to watch out for?
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 11th April 2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,992
Posted By Curtis
oh cool.thanks. so a a8 without MFSW wont have...

oh cool.thanks. so a a8 without MFSW wont have the controller so i will need to buy one or does it have one already for the manual mode on the shifter?.
and would a steering wheel from a C5 A6 or...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 11th April 2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,992
Posted By Curtis
changing steering wheel to multifunction

i have the old steering wheel that looks alot like the old audi 500 one.i am wanting to upgrade it to the newer looking ones and i was wondering if anyone knows if its possible to get a...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 28th March 2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,359
Posted By Curtis
Thanks, but it looks like its sold.

Thanks, but it looks like its sold.
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd March 2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,359
Posted By Curtis
i want to see if i can source one in south africa...

i want to see if i can source one in south africa before i have to bring it in. it just makes things easier. but if i dont come right i will pm u for the number.thanks
what is a phatbox?
i did...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd March 2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,359
Posted By Curtis
getting radio working

so when my car was stolen last year the clowns took the bose amp and cd shuttle along with some other stuff. after getting the car to a standard i am happy with that i can drive it i am now getting...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd March 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,280
Posted By Curtis
ok so its all done now and shocks are in and...

ok so its all done now and shocks are in and working and it rides well beside making me now notice the fronts need replacing.i managed to get a kit from the company that imports Bilstein into the...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd February 2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,738
Posted By Curtis
how would you adjust the control arms? and does...

how would you adjust the control arms? and does this only apply to lowering.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th February 2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,280
Posted By Curtis
do they sell new parts?

do they sell new parts?
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