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Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 26th November 2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,948
Posted By Versace
4.2 40V Exhaust sound mod

Fellow members,

Has anyone removed the MIDDLE resonator(s) and left the back boxes intact? Would it (and how) does it sound like? There are two stages of middle resonators, two in the front...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th November 2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,556
Posted By Versace
I bought the two precat sensors now. Why would it...

I bought the two precat sensors now. Why would it be necessary to remove the intake manifold?? It makes no sense as the manifold is the last thing that is on the way! Anyone?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 8th September 2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,839
Posted By Versace
No, I will take the module out once this week....

No, I will take the module out once this week. But still interesting how this is even possible that while testing, everything works just normal.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 7th September 2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,839
Posted By Versace
I have tested the roof electronics control...

I have tested the roof electronics control module, only one code as always, also when the lightning was working.
004 - no signal communication/intermittent

Then I went to the door control module,...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 6th September 2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,839
Posted By Versace
Update: Sometimes when I come to my car and...

Update:
Sometimes when I come to my car and unlock it, the complete ambiental illumination on the door cards work, but turns off in about three seconds :Confused:
No codes, nothing!!
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 20th June 2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,839
Posted By Versace
Background lighting - Ambiental lighting

I've had this unusual occurence... Driving on the motorway, the Ambiental lights in the door cards - the long ones just stopped working, than in few seonds came back again. Than again in few minutes...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 20th June 2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,568
Posted By Versace
Q7 = Cayenne in the suspension components and I...

Q7 = Cayenne in the suspension components and I can confirm that.
I've had a Cayenne S, the rear tyres wore faster. I confirm on 4 sets of P-Zero 275/40/20.
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 19th June 2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,568
Posted By Versace
I fitted brand new set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4...

I fitted brand new set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4 255/45/18 DOT 2020 on my 4.2 40V A8 D3, in March, had the allignment done...
I´ve broken the 20.000km mark yesterday and there is something strange....
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 18th May 2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,748
Posted By Versace
Why do I only see the drivers seat adjustment in...

Why do I only see the drivers seat adjustment in the MMI menu?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 16th May 2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,622
Posted By Versace
The compressor is nissens brand new unit and it...

The compressor is nissens brand new unit and it is the correct one.
No errors whatsoever for anything related with the high pressure system.
Only rear footwell heating elements and some flaps. ...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th May 2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,622
Posted By Versace
AC without function

I have replaced a compressor after I bought the car as the Original one was faulty. I replaced the AC condenser and dryer as well, so those components are new. Now for the problem. The AC is not...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 8th April 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,479
Posted By Versace
What´s the OEM price anyway for a tensioner?

What´s the OEM price anyway for a tensioner?
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 26th March 2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,325
Posted By Versace
Today once again, front LEFT 425mm, front RIGHT...

Today once again, front LEFT 425mm, front RIGHT 420mm...
Rear is inside a 4mm tollerance...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 26th March 2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,946
Posted By Versace
How exacty does this work?? :Confused:

How exacty does this work?? :Confused:
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 25th March 2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,479
Posted By Versace
Yes, probably chinese. The wierd thing is, that...

Yes, probably chinese.
The wierd thing is, that it is the same from the first moment I replaced them. It did never get any better nor worse.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 25th March 2020, 01:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,479
Posted By Versace
Both tensioners were replaced. Bank 1 is an OEM...

Both tensioners were replaced. Bank 1 is an OEM unit, replaced 4 years ago at Audi Service, (About 120.000km ago), the bank 2 that makes the noise, was replaced by myself about 80.000km ago with a...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 23rd March 2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,479
Posted By Versace
Anyone got a clue why I do still get the hard...

Anyone got a clue why I do still get the hard knocking sometimes when cold/hot starting? Both tensioners were replaced...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd March 2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,325
Posted By Versace
I'm measuring and entering the actual numbers. ...

I'm measuring and entering the actual numbers.
I did it at least 20 times and walla, now It's standing proud.
Rear L-R is 3mm difference, front is 1mm. I think this is good enough.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 20th March 2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,792
Posted By Versace
I have found the string as well, but did remove...

I have found the string as well, but did remove it as it does nothing in my opinion. Could be that the microswitch is bad? MMI mechanism has two of them, one for closed position and one for open.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th March 2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,325
Posted By Versace
Are you kidding me? :cool: Ofcourse it’s on a...

Are you kidding me? :cool:
Ofcourse it’s on a perfectly flat surface.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th March 2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,792
Posted By Versace
MMI Screen repair

So I bought the brass gears and followed the instructions, in my hands everything opened and closed seamlessly...

BUT:
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th March 2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,325
Posted By Versace
Suspension lower on passenger side

Guys I'm gaving this wierd problem... My suspension is lower on passenger side quite a bit (Continental Europe) and too high on the drivers side. I tried to re-calibrate it at least 25 times, the...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th February 2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,556
Posted By Versace
Oxygen sensors

As my car has a lot of miles, with everything I´m replacing, I will replace the PRE-CAT Oxygen sensors as well.
Which ones to buy? Bosch?
Do I have to make some adaptations after the replacement?...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th February 2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,946
Posted By Versace
The car is a 2004. It seems like it was replaced...

The car is a 2004. It seems like it was replaced at Audi, as everything looks so original, the connector with the resistor has an Audi sticker on it :hammer: And an LED lamp inside...
But the engine...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th February 2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,423
Posted By Versace
Thanks guys, I’ve read it all allready. I...

Thanks guys, I’ve read it all allready.
I intend to replace the rear air struts as well. As the schock absorber is working, I think I will be replacing the air bladder unit separately.
90% of the...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 10th February 2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,596
Posted By Versace
One touch memory

Guys I'm having problem with understanding how this thing Works.
It memorises my fingerprint, I turned on the fingerprint memory…
Than I decide in the middle of a trip that somebody else should...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th February 2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,423
Posted By Versace
Air compressor cycling

How much does you compressor run?

I'm on a brand new unit since I bought the car with a "suspension" failure, it
was flat on the ground…
- front two struts are brand new units (Arnott)
- rear...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 8th February 2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,946
Posted By Versace
I will give it a good look as the car is without...

I will give it a good look as the car is without bumper and the oil cooler/filter right now...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 8th February 2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,946
Posted By Versace
What about on the passenger side? There is no...

What about on the passenger side? There is no cable at all :Confused:
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 8th February 2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,946
Posted By Versace
Engine mounts

Hello community,

I finally acquired a D3, 4.2 40V BFM in September last year, but have not been driving with it very much as my daily beater ist a D2 4.2 40V...
After doing some maintainance on...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th November 2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,699
Posted By Versace
Guys I’m having the same problems, ABS Light...

Guys I’m having the same problems, ABS Light every couple of months, if I hit a pothole. But i get the hickup from the tranny when starting from standstill, it just bangs into first gear let’s say...
Forum: D2 - Interior 8th February 2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,681
Posted By Versace
Anyone tried to swap the D2 seats for the D3...

Anyone tried to swap the D2 seats for the D3 seats? It would be an interesting project...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th February 2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,251
Posted By Versace
Servotronic problem

Guys, I'm having some servotronic issues.
When the car and the power steering oil is cold, everything works fine.
When it heats up and I steer when stationary or moving with walking speed, the...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 9th December 2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,479
Posted By Versace
The job is done! It definitely isn't an easy task...

The job is done! It definitely isn't an easy task but it's doable without any major problems. The eingine was put in the TDC and I removed only the Intake cam, and just to confirm, the adjuster comes...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 18th November 2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,218
Posted By Versace
Mikki thanks! I will surely go the easiest...

Mikki thanks!

I will surely go the easiest way and use the complete D3 brake system for front and rear and hope that it will also fit my winter wheels set, which is 17 inch :rolleyes:
Fron ist a...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 18th November 2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,069
Posted By Versace
Bose retrofit

I have almost all options on my 02' A8 and one of the missing options is the Bose audio system. I've had it in my previous A8 and i'm missing it most of everything ever in a car!
I know that the...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 18th November 2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,479
Posted By Versace
Thank you for your answer! The car is driving...

Thank you for your answer! The car is driving arround with this pad culprit for more than one year now!!! I'm servicing it as soon as possible! I have to get the car to the shop where I will make...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 18th November 2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,479
Posted By Versace
Chain tensioner pad replacement 40V engine

Hello guys; I am experiencing some semi-cold strart rattling-knocking but it's not always present. If I start the car when going back from work, sitting 8-9 hours it does it. If I leave the car sit...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th November 2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,218
Posted By Versace
Is this a bolt-on modification?

Is this a bolt-on modification?
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