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Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 18th July 2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By pwacka8
Thanks slabber I can confirm that the...

Thanks slabber

I can confirm that the alternator was replaced and engine was not removed , still a big job but come in under 2K.

Thanks
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 22nd March 2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,423
Posted By pwacka8
4.2tdi Alternator Replacement

Hello Guys

Has anyone replaced an alternator on a 4.2tdi , i have heard some people say its an engine out and some say it can be done in situ but turbo has to be removed.

Can anyone give any...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 11th February 2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,614
Posted By pwacka8
installed new compressor this morning.Went well ,...

installed new compressor this morning.Went well , no drama on the installation.

However when i replaced the relay i removed the 40amp fuse for better access ,put the new relay in and forgot to...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th February 2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,614
Posted By pwacka8
My A8 originally had a bump on the passenger...

My A8 originally had a bump on the passenger front corner , I had to replace the compressor cage as it had been damaged.OoOn closer inspection the other day I noticed theres a crack the input...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th February 2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,614
Posted By pwacka8
Guess what im doing tomorow morning

Guess what im doing tomorow morning
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th February 2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,614
Posted By pwacka8
Ran the output test a couple of times .3.2bar. ...

Ran the output test a couple of times .3.2bar.
I take it thats a little low!
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th February 2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,614
Posted By pwacka8
Air Compressor output test

Hello All
Got the dreaded orange and yellow suspension lights on , fronts on the floor.

Took the car apart this morning and tested for leaks , cant find any, i have had the orange light on last...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 15th January 2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,266
Posted By pwacka8
Just wondering a something like Terraclean could...

Just wondering a something like Terraclean could do a job decokeing , i think thats the main aim of Terraclean was to remove deposits from the engine.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 15th January 2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,514
Posted By pwacka8
IM using just a standard 8gig stick at the moment...

IM using just a standard 8gig stick at the moment but when i get home on friday i will be trying other devices to see whats compatible
I will post up my findings over the weekend to let you know how...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 14th January 2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,514
Posted By pwacka8
After updateing my MMI and associated modules to...

After updateing my MMI and associated modules to 5570 my AMI is working with USB sticks , looks like it was my version of software on my AMI was too low to support USB.
Thanks All
PWACKA8
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 13th January 2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,613
Posted By pwacka8
Forgot to say , i know the tank has half a tank...

Forgot to say , i know the tank has half a tank left in as after it cut out on the motorway on me when it was reading just under half full i could only get another 40 worth of fuel into the tank.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 13th January 2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,431
Posted By pwacka8
I have moved this into fuel and exhausts now as...

I have moved this into fuel and exhausts now as it looks like a definate fuel delivery fault from the tank.
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 13th January 2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,613
Posted By pwacka8
4.2tdi Fuel tank problems

Hello All
I have an issue were my 4.2tdi can only run on the first half tank of diesel ,once the needle goes below half way the car cuts out , fill her up with diesel again and shes off.

I had...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 11th January 2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,431
Posted By pwacka8
On another note I think I will ba calling our...

On another note I think I will ba calling our forum owners on monday to see if they have a complete set of tank internals , both pumps .pipes ect.
I think theres too much going on to determine...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 11th January 2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,431
Posted By pwacka8
Smile Well John im back in surrey next week so keep...

Well John im back in surrey next week so keep your eye on the forum next friday night as I will try and get to jct 8 if I have any issues!
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 10th January 2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,725
Posted By pwacka8
PWACKA8s 4.2TDI First Impressions

Well i had my first run in my 4.2tdi this week down to Surrey and back , what can i say (except for breaking down 10 miles from home) super comfortable , fantastic ride , fantastic stereo , immense...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 10th January 2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,431
Posted By pwacka8
Quick update . Put 6 5 litre containers of...

Quick update .

Put 6 5 litre containers of fuel in to bring it upto just over 3 quartes full , spayed a bit of easy start in each air intake and she fired up.

Been out for a run and shes back...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 9th January 2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,431
Posted By pwacka8
4.2TDI, Flahing glow plug light ,cut out on motorway

Hello Again

Some of you may have seen my 4.2TDI not starting thread ,anyway since then it has been running and starting fine.
I have been down to Surrey this week for work so travelled down on...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 9th January 2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,398
Posted By pwacka8
Removal of back seat ??

Hello

I need to reseat some trim around the top of the back rest of my back seats , i can remove the bottom part of the seats no problem but im not sure how to remove the backrest part , any one...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 6th January 2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,514
Posted By pwacka8
I have tried 2,4,8gb ,looks like i need to do the...

I have tried 2,4,8gb ,looks like i need to do the cd MMI update to make the AMI compatible with USB!
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 6th January 2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,514
Posted By pwacka8
Tried the AMI_Update_080423.bin but it says its...

Tried the AMI_Update_080423.bin but it says its not compatible?

There was music on each USB but just keep getting the same message(usb was blank except for bin file when trying update)
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 6th January 2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,497
Posted By pwacka8
Boot Lid Tool Kit Repair

Hello

When i got my A8 the tool kit that was usually fixed to the boot lid was in the boot with 3 fixings broken so i was thinking of a way to repair it as i was shocked at the price of a...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 6th January 2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,514
Posted By pwacka8
AMI USB Issue

Hello All
I have a 2007 A8 with AMI installed , the car originally came with no cables so i purchased a AMI to USB cable of ebay ,plugged it in and everytime i plug a usb stick in (tried all...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th December 2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
Thats the plan Manny ,i will be calling them...

Thats the plan Manny ,i will be calling them everyday next week (except Thursday) to see when its processed!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th December 2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
I wish it was that easy , I cant tax it online...

I wish it was that easy , I cant tax it online because I have no V5 or tax reminder as the car isn't registered to me yet.


To apply online you'll need either:

the 16 digit reference number on...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 23rd December 2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
Smile Hello All Lift Mode :- when the car was...

Hello All

Lift Mode :- when the car was first recovered from VOSA the front suspension was all the way down , i couldnt get it back up even with VCDS , i would of loved to use lift mode because...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st December 2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
Picked the car up yesterday , started first time...

Picked the car up yesterday , started first time on the button , had a lovely drive home.
Parked on the drive , half an hour later , wouldnt start .Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr

This is driving me nuts ,...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 19th December 2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
Well its Friday and still no...

Well its Friday and still no car!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th December 2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
Scanned again and no immob on 25? Had to...

Scanned again and no immob on 25?

Had to admit defeat and get it recovered to an audi specialist in Liverpool as i need it running asap as my dad is back friday and he needs his car back.
...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 11th December 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
Thanks for all the posts guys .just got home...

Thanks for all the posts guys .just got home after a 5 hour drive .checked battery I had left on charge before I went away and said to the missus do us a favour and unplug the battery charger in the...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 8th December 2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
See below regarding immobilizer on address 05 ...

See below regarding immobilizer on address 05

http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/Immobilizer

Which cars have Immobilizer?

In the US/Canada, most VW/Audi models prior to model year...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 8th December 2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
Had to leave on the path for now, working in...

Had to leave on the path for now, working in Surrey now till thursday , i am going to have one last go thursday night when i get home , if it still wont start i will have to get it recovered to an...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 6th December 2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
Carpets are dry! I have allready looked into...

Carpets are dry!

I have allready looked into the immobilizer and apparently if you have keyless entry you dont have an immob unit , it is done by 05 access module.

Thanks
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 6th December 2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
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Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 6th December 2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
Back on it today Checked all fuses ,all ok ...

Back on it today

Checked all fuses ,all ok

Recoded battery double checking my bat control module part no ,see attached pic,

Part No.4E0 910 181 C
Bat Serial- 0092S50150 ( BOSCH S5 110AH...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th December 2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
Thanks for all the advcice, soupdragon , i will...

Thanks for all the advcice, soupdragon , i will try it again in the morning and report back.

Im suspect about my vcds ,as people have mentioned it doesnt look like its clearing the codes properly!!
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th December 2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
just doing some more investigation , do you mean...

just doing some more investigation , do you mean option 61 battery control module or is it the part No.8E0907279E which is i think called the power control module?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th December 2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
PsYcHe , just thought , yes the vosa guys tried...

PsYcHe , just thought , yes the vosa guys tried to jump it before they let my dad now it wasnt starting , mmmmmmm
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th December 2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
I have heard about the power control module...

I have heard about the power control module before , i take it its not option 61 in vcds battery control? is there a way to test the module with vcds?

Im hoping to get home handy from work so i...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 4th December 2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
I did a auto scan then cleared all codes then...

I did a auto scan then cleared all codes then turned ignition off and locked and unlocked car then ignition on and done another auto scan?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 4th December 2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
Hello Manny Thanks for your reply I fitted...

Hello Manny
Thanks for your reply

I fitted a new Bosch s5 110ah Battery tonight and then coded the battery ,once complete i cleared all the codes and then got out locked it and then unlocked and...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 4th December 2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,271
Posted By pwacka8
HELP!!!!!!!! 4.2TDI not starting

Hello All
Just putting my 2007 4.2tdi on the road, it was a damaged repairable , repaired the body damage last saturday and it went to VOSA for its VIC check on Tuesday , the car has started fine...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 28th November 2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,442
Posted By pwacka8
Diagram of pass side front end

Hello

Doing up a damaged 07 4.2tdi ,its been hit on the passenger side front end were the AIR Compressor is located , i need a diagram of the compressor location so i can reinstall everything...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 28th November 2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,874
Posted By pwacka8
Thankyou very much Just what the doctor...

Thankyou very much
Just what the doctor ordered.

I will take some before and after pics on saturday and post them up , weather looks good so i hope to be all done on saturday , VIC check is on...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 28th November 2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,874
Posted By pwacka8
4.2TDI oil filter location

Hello All
Just got my 07 4.2TDI delivered , its a write off im repairing ,been hit on the passenger front side , nothing serious , needs a wing and the compressor cage was knackered and it needs a...
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