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Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 10th August 2020, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Audi Doody
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 9th August 2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,253
Posted By Audi Doody
Audi a8 2.8 30v timing belt

Hi

Can anyone recommend a decent timing belt kit and waterpump for the 2.8 30v?

Thank you
Forum: D2 - Transmission 9th August 2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,143
Posted By Audi Doody
It wasnt the gearbox, it was the waterpump :ROFL:

It wasnt the gearbox, it was the waterpump :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Transmission 21st March 2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,143
Posted By Audi Doody
I only notice it whilst it's in neutral; doesn't...

I only notice it whilst it's in neutral; doesn't do it in D and/or R...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 21st March 2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,143
Posted By Audi Doody
I thought that the 2.8s were ok re their auto...

I thought that the 2.8s were ok re their auto boxes?!?!
She changes ok still, doesnt seem to be any other symptoms...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 20th March 2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,143
Posted By Audi Doody
Circa 103k

Circa 103k
Forum: D2 - Transmission 16th March 2020, 08:46 PM
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Views: 14,143
Posted By Audi Doody
'tis only a 2.8 fwd though. And I have an...

'tis only a 2.8 fwd though. And I have an invoice for oil change back in 2015. I might have it done again..
Forum: D2 - Transmission 7th February 2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,143
Posted By Audi Doody
Audi A8 2.8 autobox grumble

My A8 autobox has started grumbling a little whilst in drive. It doesnt do it in neutral or in park. The box performs well so really it's more of a minor annoyance. Any ideas what it could be?
Forum: Daily banter 16th September 2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,236
Posted By Audi Doody
I thought the same thing....thinking it was for...

I thought the same thing....thinking it was for sale not too long ago, at around 4k.
Forum: Daily banter 16th September 2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,236
Posted By Audi Doody
JayEmm on Cars - Audi S8 D2

Youtuber JayEmm (I think he's pretty decent), reviews the Audi S8. Hasn't put me off wanting one.

https://youtu.be/Q9SF1AaGnVs
Forum: Daily banter 14th September 2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,068
Posted By Audi Doody
Back from trip - just over 2400 miles in 12 days....

Back from trip - just over 2400 miles in 12 days. Car was perfect and even dealt with a biblical rainstorm with gusto! Average mpg was 34.8mpg - which is fantastic .
The only thing that failed...
Forum: Daily banter 10th September 2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,068
Posted By Audi Doody
Road trip to Germany and Austria

Have spent the last few days in Bavaria, visting the various car museums at Stuttgart, Ingolstadt and Munich. After this went to Salzburg and from there to Vienna; but stopped off at a town on the...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 29th August 2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,960
Posted By Audi Doody
Audi A8 D2 Parking Sensor woes

Hi all,

So my parking sensors started to play up, this could manifest itself by them not working at all, or a long beep being heard.
Got it plugged in for diagnostics, and this identified that it...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 29th August 2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,271
Posted By Audi Doody
Is it this part: Aerial Diversity Module...

Is it this part: Aerial Diversity Module 4D0035530C?

Is it fixable?
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 22nd August 2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,271
Posted By Audi Doody
I have an electric ariel on my D2. How high...

I have an electric ariel on my D2. How high should it go? Is there a way to take them apart to refurb them? My radio signal is not really that great, but the ariel does go high that i would have...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 22nd August 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,948
Posted By Audi Doody
Thanks above for the part number to the seal and...

Thanks above for the part number to the seal and cover. 50 quid is small fry compared to fried electronics :-)

Have had a productive day with the A8:

Replaced all the clips on the driver's...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 22nd August 2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,948
Posted By Audi Doody
TB replaced, seems to drive well and idle better...

TB replaced, seems to drive well and idle better with a/c on; but that might be placebo.

I'll have a go with the cruise control later.

One other thing: with regards to the plastic box that sits...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 20th August 2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,948
Posted By Audi Doody
The garage have stated that the faults are from...

The garage have stated that the faults are from the throttle body, so a new one is being fitted. 350 for a new genuine Bosch item. The main dealer wanted 900 quid!!!
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 19th August 2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,948
Posted By Audi Doody
That's interesting, I'll have a play with the set...

That's interesting, I'll have a play with the set button. Thank you!!
The previous owner mentioned that the 'set' button worked, but you could increase the speed. None of the cruise control has...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 19th August 2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,948
Posted By Audi Doody
Ah ok makes sense: W reg (2000) 2.8 FWD. Not a...

Ah ok makes sense:
W reg (2000) 2.8 FWD. Not a sport although has 18" sport wheels
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 19th August 2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,948
Posted By Audi Doody
So drove the car back from London to Bmth last...

So drove the car back from London to Bmth last week, everything was fine until the last 5 miles when travelling at 70mph the fault happened again. I put it in neutral turned the car off and on and...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 12th August 2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,948
Posted By Audi Doody
Lovely, thanks!!

Lovely, thanks!!
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 12th August 2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,948
Posted By Audi Doody
Will do. Where is the battery located on these,...

Will do. Where is the battery located on these, is it under the rear seat?
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 12th August 2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,948
Posted By Audi Doody
Hi, yes good shout. I did suspect the rain might...

Hi, yes good shout. I did suspect the rain might have had something to do with it.
I did just look under the cover and it looks dry. I'd like to replace these seal though, just to ensure it stays...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 12th August 2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,948
Posted By Audi Doody
Audi A8 2.8 running issue

Hi all,

Have had my A8 since May, and in that time have covered 2340 trouble free miles.
That ended today however: the car started well enough and I drove it a couple of miles. I went to pull...
Forum: D2 - Interior 24th July 2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,688
Posted By Audi Doody
Thank you !!

Thank you !!
Forum: D2 - Interior 22nd July 2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,688
Posted By Audi Doody
Audi A8 D2 instrument binnacle removal

Hi all,
Is there any guidance on how to remove the binnacle for the FL D2? I need to remove mine so that both the time and mileage displays can be repaired.

Cheers,
Sean
Forum: D2 - Transmission 16th July 2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,506
Posted By Audi Doody
Can anyone recomend a gearbox service near London...

Can anyone recomend a gearbox service near London and/or Bournemouth? I have a 2.8, so imagine it's not as specialist a job as the V8s?
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