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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 24th October 2020, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Shel155
Nope, no delete privileges for this guy... thanks...

Nope, no delete privileges for this guy... thanks tho.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 23rd October 2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,114
Posted By Shel155
So I guess you don't think a third would be...

So I guess you don't think a third would be appropriate? I don't see anyway to delete a post, or I would... have messaged mod, asked to delete. Thanks
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 20th October 2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,114
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Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 18th October 2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,681
Posted By Shel155
solved

I finally got a clue and figured out which relay was making noise, the wrong relay was in place. A short 204 was where a tall 624 was supposed to be. All is as it should be now... thanks for all kind...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 18th October 2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,681
Posted By Shel155
Two more observations

Another (likely unhelpful) observation is, if i get the puddles to come on (one out of 8 times), the overhead lights do not turn on. But when I open the door and they do not come on (as is most...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 17th October 2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,681
Posted By Shel155
I checked several grounds all seem fine. The...

I checked several grounds all seem fine. The thing is, I remove yellow connector on the vacuum module and everything works just fine.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 17th October 2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,681
Posted By Shel155
Stranger and stranger. Well I hooked up my spare...

Stranger and stranger. Well I hooked up my spare central lock module, and get the exact same thing. Found a couple odd things tho, one is that when it's doing it's "puddle lights on for a second then...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 16th October 2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,681
Posted By Shel155
puddool lights update (shop says)

Well shop tells me that it's the central locking module, they seem quite certain. I just happen to have one on hand, does anyone know if it needs to be programmed/coded? Also, Heksi... while I'm at...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 16th October 2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,681
Posted By Shel155
Good info there thanks. I hear you on the...

Good info there thanks. I hear you on the schematics btw, and man tearing apart old plastic is nerve-wracking. Me, I'd probably just make a new ground point (bad me).
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 12th October 2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,681
Posted By Shel155
Thanks Ronin, I do suspect it is a wiring issue....

Thanks Ronin, I do suspect it is a wiring issue. I don't have the patience for that, so am letting someone take a look at it on Thurs. They have ways of finding continuity failures which should make...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 11th October 2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,681
Posted By Shel155
Hi, all of the (4) red squarish warning...

Hi, all of the (4) red squarish warning door(open) lights are inop, as well as both rear puddle lights. My micro-switches seem to be fine now, all registering correctly on the dash indicator, screen.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 10th October 2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,681
Posted By Shel155
One more try (puddle and door lights)

At first my overhead auto-on wasn't working, but my door/puddle were. Also my door open/close indicators were messed up but those are all fine now too. But now, my red door panel (for open door)...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 6th October 2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,140
Posted By Shel155
Oh, well thanks for that information. Yeah I've...

Oh, well thanks for that information. Yeah I've been doing allot of work with the doors open etc.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 5th October 2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,140
Posted By Shel155
Code my battry?

New battery been in for a while, haven't coded it (VAGCOM) because it seems you need to be a cipher expert to do it. I think it's running a bit on the low side... anyone have a non-mysterious way to...
Forum: D2 - Interior 1st October 2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,399
Posted By Shel155
Yes, reusable clips would be great. I knew it was...

Yes, reusable clips would be great. I knew it was possible, just need to be willing to spend some time experimenting.
Forum: D2 - Interior 1st October 2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,399
Posted By Shel155
Thanks everyone, I went down to the local Audi...

Thanks everyone, I went down to the local Audi shop yesterday, they scratched their heads "gee, you got me maaan".
Forum: D2 - Interior 28th September 2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,399
Posted By Shel155
How to separate new door clips for install?

Ready to properly secure my door panel, finally got the right parts. Clips come assembled in one piece, I assume I want to put the female part of the clip into the door first, yes? If so, they really...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 31st August 2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,822
Posted By Shel155
Well I don't really understand it, but that...

Well I don't really understand it, but that hanging light on the back of the seat seems to have been causing the problem. It wasn't lighting either, just took it apart cleaned the contacts and put it...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 30th August 2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,822
Posted By Shel155
Ok, might try and fiddle with that then without...

Ok, might try and fiddle with that then without taking the seat out, first. Actually, I think I remember that thing is dangling and probably why I popped the relevant fuse. Very nice, thank you.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 30th August 2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,822
Posted By Shel155
Little update. I checked the wiring, wiggled...

Little update. I checked the wiring, wiggled everything with someone watching, it does not affect the issue. However, I found that actually shaking the car *might make the lights go out but rocking...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 30th August 2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,822
Posted By Shel155
I think, that all interior lights are working...

I think, that all interior lights are working except the auto-on function of the overhead light. I'm going to wiggle some wires and have someone watch the indicator, beyond that I'm willing to remove...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 29th August 2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,846
Posted By Shel155
That's good to know, I was not aware of the...

That's good to know, I was not aware of the progressive controller option. Thanks for that info.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 29th August 2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,822
Posted By Shel155
Not that I'm aware of, had the same old "horn"...

Not that I'm aware of, had the same old "horn" sounding alarm but the alarm recently has quit... alarming. It has a "parrot" hands-free module tied into the radio? Is clear tho, three doors seem to...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 29th August 2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,877
Posted By Shel155
I was fixated on those trunk light wires, I...

I was fixated on those trunk light wires, I realized that my antenna was cut in half. Once, there was apparently some work done on the car and the trunk was removed... and wiring cut and then...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 29th August 2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,822
Posted By Shel155
Possible voodoo

Making progress with the electrical gremlins thanks to smart a8parts folks (fixed my gps antenna, etc). Last thing I'm chasing is the "doors open". Took the latch out of the PF door and was looking...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 28th August 2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,846
Posted By Shel155
Zex nos?

Am toying with the idea of putting light shot (75?) NOS wet system on 02 S8. This is just for fun-factor and urge to experiment, some danger to trans over time... would it hurt the value of the car?...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 14th August 2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,877
Posted By Shel155
Ohhhh. Thank you, MikkiJayne.

Ohhhh. Thank you, MikkiJayne.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 13th August 2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,877
Posted By Shel155
Yes, text only version. That red/yel brn pair of...

Yes, text only version. That red/yel brn pair of wires showing in the pics are where they're supposed to be, the loose ones are obviously for something else. Looking at schematic again now.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 13th August 2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,877
Posted By Shel155
Antenna? Ok they aren't that long... only about...

Antenna? Ok they aren't that long... only about 14" long actually. Def part of the orginal wiring.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 13th August 2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,877
Posted By Shel155
Red/yellow and brown, should go to the nav...

Red/yellow and brown, should go to the nav control unit.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 13th August 2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,877
Posted By Shel155
Fault code 00862 - Antenna for GPS Navigation

I'm slowly picking away at my stored codes. Most are gone, cleaning both wheel sensors fixed my "gear recognition" code, this one remains. I do have two disconnected wires in the trunk, comming from...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 1st August 2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,363
Posted By Shel155
Man, I'm slow.

Got it done and went for a spin, feels good- firmer shifts. Thanks for all the help, ladies and gents.
Forum: D2 - Transmission 30th July 2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,363
Posted By Shel155
Thanks, but LT 71141 is BMW's atf spec for that...

Thanks, but LT 71141 is BMW's atf spec for that trans, for which this fluid has been actually certified, is that incorrect? This fluid has slightly higher vis. than the maxlife that people have been...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 30th July 2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,363
Posted By Shel155
https://sharena21.springcm.com/Public/Document/184...

https://sharena21.springcm.com/Public/Document/18452/66447451-fe75-e711-9c10-ac162d889bd3/a258878d-fbbc-e711-9c12-ac162d889bd1
Forum: D2 - Transmission 29th July 2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,363
Posted By Shel155
Wow check it out

I know this isn't exactly how you're supposed to do this, but I (gently) ran 5 gallons through it before i dropped the pan. Wasn't fond of the idea of running half-dirty fluid through a new filter....
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 29th July 2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,086
Posted By Shel155
If anyone's interested. Just recently did this...

If anyone's interested. Just recently did this and that video wasn't much help at all. There's a youtube video tho in Russian, which shows... exactly how it's done. Slow it down, watch it a few times...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 25th July 2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,097
Posted By Shel155
Thank you, sir. Now the 9 or so other things......

Thank you, sir. Now the 9 or so other things... mostly electrical niggles. Can't "see" that stuff, really not fond of electrical issues- gotta be smart for that. Guess I'll have to rely on dogged...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 25th July 2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,097
Posted By Shel155
Got it fixed, was one of those rubber duckies on...

Got it fixed, was one of those rubber duckies on the front of the engine... the ones for the variable flaps. Had one lying around, no more SAI codes and I got my bottom end torque back too, should...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 25th July 2020, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,097
Posted By Shel155
Engine vacuum low and SAI issues

Apologies for the long ramble here. Bit of an issue with my SAI system, etc. When I got the car a few weeks ago first thing I did was replaced my bad SAI pump, which is now working as it should near...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 23rd July 2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,363
Posted By Shel155
I was overlooking that it has to be running to...

I was overlooking that it has to be running to refill, I'll heed the warnings on the short-cut, thank you. Bout the fluid, yes have read the pros and cons (and the tragic outcomes), the fluid is...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 23rd July 2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,363
Posted By Shel155
1st round of fluid exchange (made simple?)

02 S8. Please excuse the potentialy blasphemous nature of the post. Ready to do new filter and fluid exchange. Could I not... for first round, when good and cold and the fluid is not expanded, merely...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 23rd July 2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,757
Posted By Shel155
Oh gawd... wiring diagram... *must remain calm....

Oh gawd... wiring diagram... *must remain calm. Jk thanks! (that's a GREAT schematic).
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 23rd July 2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,757
Posted By Shel155
Thanks all, well sorry to say I did already...

Thanks all, well sorry to say I did already change the brake module... same. Will post a pic or two after I give it a nice shine... baring that, I just couldn't ;)
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 21st July 2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,757
Posted By Shel155
All fuses good... hmm what's this? "/Interior...

All fuses good... hmm what's this? "/Interior Lights Delay Control Module, Interior Monitoring Sensors Control Module" guess I need to find out.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 21st July 2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,757
Posted By Shel155
Thanks, could be that one's blown just recently...

Thanks, could be that one's blown just recently to cause me to finally loose my interior lights completely, will check. But, I've checked the fuses numerous times in the past couple of weeks while...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 21st July 2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,757
Posted By Shel155
Interior lighting and door switches

Hey all, first post here. 02 S8, recent purchase, po did NOT tell me about the drains, so I soaked it. All drains clear now btw but I've got glitches. Drivers door always indicates correctly on the...
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