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Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th May 2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,996
Posted By nath
Etka parts numbers

guys does anyone have the etka part numbers available
For the rear suspension parts
In particular the rear track or tie rods

Just been quoted 500 per side and cant even find a picture online...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th June 2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,186
Posted By nath
yes i have done it i have the specially...

yes

i have done it
i have the specially fabricated socket
and know whats needed to do the job

message me if you need more info

nath
Forum: D4 - Fuel and Exhausts 5th June 2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,139
Posted By nath
cheers paul +++ much appreciated not had...

cheers paul +++

much appreciated
not had chance to do it as yet but next time im under there i will swap it over
Forum: D4 - Fuel and Exhausts 28th May 2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,139
Posted By nath
fuel filter

anyone done a fuel filter on a d4

specifically on 4.2 tdi but usual location would help
been looking even under car and cant see it

thanks
Nath
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 28th December 2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,749
Posted By nath
just going through some old posts and saw this ...

just going through some old posts and saw this

the socket required to remove or loosen the caliper slider pins on the front brakes
is a " H9 socket " 9mm hexagonal socket

some silly...
Forum: Daily banter 16th July 2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,661
Posted By nath
no tips for the ribbons im afraid just a...

no tips for the ribbons im afraid
just a message of good luck from one barnsley lad to another

congratulations
Forum: D4 - Interior Trims 8th July 2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,202
Posted By nath
need a bit more info than this im afraid ...

need a bit more info than this im afraid

which part of the mmi is damaged ???

is it the screen ??? controls ??? hard drive ???

how exactly is it damaged ???
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 2nd July 2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,749
Posted By nath
from memory its something like 14mm spline drive...

from memory its something like 14mm spline drive or triple square
on the rear cant remember if front is same size or not

if its the 4.2 and (356mm)rear discs you dont actually have to remove...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th June 2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,671
Posted By nath
not available aftermarket im afraid they...

not available aftermarket im afraid

they are 380mm discs and are steel outer with a aluminium riveted centre
to keep weight down

took me 6 months to find a set

the part number is...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 24th May 2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,669
Posted By nath
be carefull with removing the centre grille to...

be carefull with removing the centre grille to access the centre speaker
its fragile and must come out in a certain way
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th May 2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,682
Posted By nath
its a 2010 with 4.2 tdi engine front disks...

its a 2010 with 4.2 tdi engine
front disks are 385mm rears are 356mm
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th May 2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,682
Posted By nath
rear brakes

just a little bit of info gents

changed the rear discs and pads on my a8 the other day and had a little shock
i was able to change the discs and pads WITHOUT REMOVING THE CALIPERS
this is...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 12th April 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,579
Posted By nath
a lot of people remove the bose update from the...

a lot of people remove the bose update from the package specifically because of this problem

mine was removed before updating it
has been fine since
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 3rd April 2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,579
Posted By nath
a big thank you to neil (albert swafega) who...

a big thank you to neil (albert swafega) who helped me a lot updating my
mmi
also thanks to paul taylor for help with the settings to get audi connect working
without an additional sim card
...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 1st April 2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,579
Posted By nath
right i have a htc 10 phone and according to...

right i have a htc 10 phone
and according to google thats compatible with the rsap
so how do i set this up ???

i already have a bluetooth connection for my phone and my audio
but audi...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 28th March 2017, 03:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,579
Posted By nath
i have the sim slot in my car is the sim an...

i have the sim slot in my car

is the sim an audi only part or can you use any sim to get audi connect?
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 27th March 2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,579
Posted By nath
how do you get the google earth function ??? is...

how do you get the google earth function ???
is it through the audi connect

mmi is up to date but nav maps need updating
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th November 2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,637
Posted By nath
fresh 12 month mot on her today guys passed with...

fresh 12 month mot on her today guys passed with flying colours with no advisories

not sure why pics are not working so will link to them here

...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 28th November 2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,555
Posted By nath
again when i bought my car the oil was still...

again when i bought my car
the oil was still very very clean ,so had to have been very recently changed

not sure how bad your air filters were but i was and still am amazed at how many leaves...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 28th November 2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,555
Posted By nath
car has 66,000 miles on it now i do around...

car has 66,000 miles on it now
i do around 6,000 a year

car should have major service now at a cost of 500 from dealer
but that didnt include the pollen filter

last service was only a...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 27th November 2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,555
Posted By nath
sheffield audi according to the service history ...

sheffield audi according to the service history
obviously wont be going there for anything whatsoever
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 25th November 2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,555
Posted By nath
this is why i service things myself

hi guys

service light came on my vehicle a short while ago
rang dealer and asked how much for big service

499
according to the dealer this includes

oil filter
air filters x 2
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 25th November 2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,637
Posted By nath
freshly serviced now guys two brand new ...

freshly serviced now guys

two brand new oem air filters 110
new oil filter 10
10 litres of oem 507.00 spec oil 65

additive added to fuel system 10

purring like a kitten again
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 20th November 2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,637
Posted By nath
thanks guys the pictures of the car should...

thanks guys

the pictures of the car should be open so as you can view them all and simply scroll from one side to the other

i will check settings on there
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th November 2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,637
Posted By nath
my 2010 a8 4.2 tdi for sale 66,000 miles full history

for sale my 2010 a8 4.2 tdi se exec
66,000 miles on it
will be freshly serviced tomorrow using all genuine parts
and will be mot,d with twelve months ticket in about a week or so

bought...
Forum: D4 - Lights 28th August 2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,005
Posted By nath
yes my feelings exactly but its only...

yes

my feelings exactly
but its only like the handbooks favourite phrase
"please return your vehicle to your authorised audi dealer"

and why didnt it give me a simple bulb warning light...
Forum: D4 - Lights 26th August 2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,005
Posted By nath
sorted it thanks guys after checking the...

sorted it thanks guys

after checking the multiple fuses for the headlights
i removed the headlight itself and found a blown bulb on the drivers side
replaced it and still nothing

checked...
Forum: D4 - Lights 23rd August 2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,005
Posted By nath
thanks the vehicle comes up with an...

thanks

the vehicle comes up with an adaptive light fault when its dark only
(lights are set to auto)

is the adaptive light part of the headlight or is it part of the fog lights ???

cant...
Forum: D4 - Lights 23rd August 2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,005
Posted By nath
headlamp cornering light fault

hi guys

dont know if anyone has come across the fault before

Address 55: Headlight Range Labels: 4H4-907-357-V1.clb
Control Module Part Number: 4H4 907 357 HW: 4H4 907 357
Component and/or...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 8th June 2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
https://www.flickr.com/photos/23525255@N07/2740241...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/23525255@N07/27402411895/in/dateposted-public/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/23525255@N07/26831766794/in/dateposted-public/
...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 5th June 2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
a little update after a few days the warning...

a little update
after a few days the warning light came back on im afraid and the original fault code was still there

with this in mind i decided to change the second pressure temp sensor ...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 31st May 2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
may not be quite so straight forward gents ...

may not be quite so straight forward gents
warning light is now back on again
about to go scan car again , but weather is doing its usual :tuttut::tuttut::tuttut:
Forum: D4 - Transmission 30th May 2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
think i have it sorted now guys it does...

think i have it sorted now guys

it does look as if the fault was the black sensor (i ordered mine from tps for about 90 quid inc vat )

the sensor isnt that difficult to replace but you do...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 29th May 2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
it does mate and i have read it however the...

it does mate and i have read it
however the diagnostics it describes are for the factory guided function machines

im trying to use my own vcds lead
but as i have not had to code anything...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 27th May 2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
ok got a little further tonight managed to...

ok got a little further tonight

managed to get the old sensor out (black one ) and replace with a new one

a miniscule drop of oil came out whilst changing over

the old fault codes have...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 24th May 2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
checked with the dealer yesterday and yes it is...

checked with the dealer yesterday and yes it is this part number
its about 25 quid a litre
luckily i have some motul stuff which is exactly the same grade
and il just to up this time and drain...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 22nd May 2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,286
Posted By nath
yes for the front plug however here is one...

yes for the front plug

however here is one which is sandwiched between the inter-cooler
and the pump itself
this is difficult with the **** guard off
i would say even more so with just the...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 20th May 2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,286
Posted By nath
right guys the offending article appears to be...

right guys
the offending article appears to be accessible by removing your **** guard under the car (be warned it has a lot of screws and fixings )

and carefully removing the plugs to see if...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 20th May 2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
okay for future referance and just in case anyone...

okay for future referance and just in case anyone else has the same happen

here im hoping is the offending item

https://www.flickr.com/photos/23525255@N07/26954962416/in/dateposted-public/
...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 20th May 2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
Many thanks mate This is most appreciated I...

Many thanks mate
This is most appreciated
I actually have a picture of the sports diff uploaded to Flickr
Problem is I'm at work and it's not set to public yet

I'll do it when I'm at home ...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 20th May 2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
I have very kindly been given 2 parts...

I have very kindly been given

2 parts numbers by Audi Wakefield

They are
0bf598081a. (Brown plug)
0bf598082a. (Black plug)

the original part numbers i have are
Forum: D4 - Transmission 20th May 2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
Thank you It's a 2010 4.2 Tdi. Cdsb I...

Thank you

It's a 2010 4.2 Tdi. Cdsb I think is engine code and mxx is gearbox I believe

Not sure if it's 2 separate sensors or one combined
It's the oil pressure and temperature sensor/s ...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 19th May 2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
thanks joe im hoping its just a sensor as...

thanks joe

im hoping its just a sensor as opposed to anything more sinister

does anyone have access to a parts catalogue and could find me the part number for the oil and temp sensor on...
Forum: D4 - Transmission 19th May 2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
http://www.flickr.com/photos/23525255@N07/26803692...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/23525255@N07/26803692400/in/dateposted-public/
Forum: D4 - Transmission 19th May 2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 27,067
Posted By nath
sports differential fault

just had the warning light come on the dash for
"sports differential fault"

vcds has very kindly given me two codes , but after googling i can find very little ie. no information at all...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 13th May 2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,286
Posted By nath
going to do the inspection on my vehicle this...

going to do the inspection on my vehicle this morning
i will try and get photos of the offending items
so as its easy for other people to identify
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 9th May 2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,286
Posted By nath
the effected parts appear to be ...

the effected parts appear to be

Transmission Coolant Valve - N488
It looks like the part has already been revised once: 4H0121670A

n509


would be great if someone with elsawin or the...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 9th May 2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,286
Posted By nath
from the problems described by other a8 owners ...

from the problems described by other a8 owners
apparently fluid is pushed down the wiring loom into certain connectors
it can actually get that bad it ruins a whole heap of parts

engine...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 8th May 2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,286
Posted By nath
d4 wiring loom issues

just noticed there is nothing whatsoever in the d4 section
for common faults ...


having read a couple of other forums im concerned about the coolant pressurisation problem which now appears to...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 26th April 2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 35,884
Posted By nath
just read the entire thread mate shocking...

just read the entire thread mate
shocking treatment from both dealer and audi

which engine was this on ?

4.2 or 3.0 ?
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