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  1. got ' gearbox malfunction can continue to drive' pop up on my dash, took my car for a diagnostics at audi they couldnt find anything wrong with the car, took it to an independant diagnostics and it came up with 3 codes... sensor for transmission speed 2.... pressure regulator valve clogged/dirty.... clutch activation implausible. spoke to numerous places and they dont seem to know what the problem is. My guess is that theres something wrong on the ECU? if so can i get it repaired or will it be a new ECU? Any help at all please!
  2. Dear Members, I seek advice, guidance with a hope to resolve the issue I have developed with my Audi A6 2.7 Avant (S Line 2010 Special Ed). I have searched on various threads and read a lot about this; however cannot find anything similar to what I am experiencing. Basically in a nut shell... Before I start, the car has always been serviced by Audi regularly, last one was last year April 2018. I am based in South London. DPF light came on and I had been driving the car for at most 2 weeks for short trips about 20 - 25 miles a day; however not long high speeds... just didn't get the time for a long drive. Knowing that I didn't have the time to go for a long drive, I decided to get the higher revs, I shall drive in Sports Mode so this may help a little. I had been driving around during the morning and in the afternoon upon a journey suddenly together with the DPF light, the Glow Plug coil light began to flash; I had never seen this before. Not long after, as I accelerated, suddenly I felt a huge loss of power and got really worried. As I gently pressed the throttle a little, I discovered that there was a bit of power, almost 5% and barely reached speeds of 20MPH unless I built up momentum. Unfortunately due to work and life pressures, I had to drive like this for a day and then spoke to a trusted local garage and gave my car to them. They like to spend their time, investigate, look at options, cleaning the dpf, replacing it etc. However, after connecting a variety of computer systems to the car, the garage was able to determine only a bit of info. When trying to access the channels, they could not and tried other VAG systems and still could not. The conclusion is almost that even if the dpf is cleaned or replaced; if the VAG cannot get through to the correct channels and talk with each other; it is a defeated task. So, is this a software issue, hardware, is there a password, has the dpf been damaged so much so that the channels have been blown?! Do the pressure pipes need changing, does the oxygen sensor need assessing... so many questions and not even sure if they are the right questions. Some info that may help: P2463 Diesel Particulate Filter Soot Accumulation - Upper Limit Exceeded P2002 Particulate Trap Bank 1 Efficiency below threshold: Implausible Signal I think the garage may return the car as they have had it for 3 weeks and have not been able to get past this hurdle. They are honest and have tried their best; if there are any last few things you could suggest which they could try; I can ask them to. Otherwise, what would you suggest please. Your advice and guidance would be much appreciated.
  3. Hi there guys :) Another problem with my lovely shed :) Multitronic gearbox was working fine ish. I drove the car for a while with PRNDS flashing, when it got cold the connection with TCM seemed to fix itself temporarily (and it would drive perfectly fine until I turn the engine off). What happened tonight kind of puzzled me - after I slowed down to let a car go through, while pressing the accelerator the car shook quite wildly actually, and it felt like the gearbox was kicked into neutral. She's done it once before, but all I had to do is literally stop and shift through the gears (to Park then back to Drive) and it went off fine. This time however I managed to roll it to a bus stop, and she just lost all drive. Gearbox is locked when in Park, however Drive, Sport, Reverse and in the manual shift mode it feels like it's in neutral. When I shift it into R it gives me a little nudge (always used to do that when going into R, this time the nudge is weaker though), but she isn't moving at all back or forth. I am going to try and plug it into VAGCOM when I finish work, but in the meantime I have two questions: 1. Has anyone ever had this kind of an issue and what could it be? 2. If i was to buy another multitronic box could I sort of DIY fit it in myself on axle stands? Any help would be greatly appreciated guys, I'm kind of in a dot right now...
  4. Hello Everyone I bought my Audi A6 C7 2012 last month it started making noise from the front suspensions this month I took it back to the dealer they changed lower arm both front but that did stop the noise knowing that it only does it if there is a road bump where the tyres drops or on motorway bump that makes the car raise high that when it does it what do you guys think? is it ARms or bushes or shock absorber please Help
  5. Hi All, Wondering if anyone has purchased the Audi Music Interface, I want to play videos the monitor but tried on SD card and not had any luck in various formats. A few youtube videos have mentioned the Audi Music Interface cable. Has anyone tried? Or know anyone that's got the cable? Thanks Hass
  6. I thinks that updating the mmi will corrupt the mmi and have knock on effects and not allow me ever to drive the car again. and that there is no way of putting the car back because I dont have the orignal firmware disc. is this true?
  7. From the album: A6 C4 1995

    © Jose Antunes

  8. From the album: A6 C4 1995

    © Jose Antunes

  9. From the album: A6 C4 1995

    © Jose Antunes

  10. From the album: A6 C4 1995

    © Jose Antunes

  11. From the album: A6 C4 1995

    © Jose Antunes

  12. got two a6 for sale as just got a ! one is a6 2.5 tdi saloon , same family since new , 8 months mot , new tyres , new battery , needs two small jobs and service . great car , very sad to see go as never broken down in 270k miles... auto , leather (grey) love this car.... £ offers the second is a6.2.5tdi quattro sport estate . auto tip tronic , cream leather , rs wheels . has fuel supply issue but was daily runner till this month when new car arrived. new radiator last year , good tyres , new brakes last year . very reliable till fuel issue. 140k miles and around 4 months mot.....£ offers 07782 392 184 pete
  13. Rio


    Hi, I am a new member. I have been looking endlessly for a gear box for my Audi A6 Sline 2.0 TDI Diesel (Automatic). My VIN code is WAUZZZ4FX7N126957 Can anybody assist please. Thanks Rio
  14. Hi There I am looking to sell my 2007 (57) A6 Le Mans - which has a list of issues that I can list - but is still my daily drive today. Before I write any more though - just wanted to check if its appropriate to sell/advertise on here ? As said - it has issues - so if not appropriate to sell on here, some advice on what to do with it ? Many thanks in advance Mark
  15. V12 Smig

    New Q7

    Hi there, took delivery of my new Q7 a little over one month ago, new 2018 S line, with tech pack and pan roof. I previously had from new a 2014 A6 Avant SE ultra tiptronic. Bought the Q7 on the basis of me previous Audi's reliability, practicality and comfort. Have to say was a tad overwhelmed by the Q7, it size, the gadgets, the looks etc., but now feel right at home. I've done just over 2K and averaged just over 31mpg, the A6, which the wife now has, does mid to late 40's. a bit miffed though that I am having to add "ADD BLUE" already. The A6 did nearly 8'000 miles before it's 1st warning came up?? Is this normal for the Q7 or have Audi saved money by only putting 3'500 miles worth in the tank.... Also wish it had some storage boxes in the back... Will update now and again, hope someone has some comments on the add blue... Cheers V12
  16. Hi, Does anyone know how this guy was able to install the sweeping indicators on these tail lights. These are the same tail lights as my 2013 Audi A6.
  17. Hi, The small panel on the front bumper below the headlight is protruding out, I've not been in an accident or anything so i assume it is due to the cold weather, anyone able to tell me how to push it back in? Thanks in advance.
  18. HI all Been a while hope all Are okay, Spend most of my Admin time on facebook lol So whats everyone's thought on the new Audi A6 then?
  20. My audi has several parts missing / broken on it. These parts are all things like clips, buttons, armrest, etc.. :P where can i buy all the bits i need that where there when the car was made?
  21. Guys need your help !! Ive got a 2008 A6 2.0 tfsi s line have the dreaded oil pressure light coming on very intermittently so I have flushed engine cleaned out sump cleared the strainer/oil pickup didn't find much crap all seemed okRan car for a week or so no issues then its started again only when i slow down and let the revs fall below 1000rpm not every time but under heavy breaking quick beep flashes oil pressure warning then all is fine again can drive for hours no light unless i stop or slow down Doesn't happen on the drive when i sit and rev the car no issues at all only when the car is moving ??Ive had it to my local garage ( A friend so no charge) who couldn't find anything wrong light never came on at all on road test so he told me to take it back and maybe change the oil sensor and if it still does it he will do a pressure test Ive replaced the sensor topped up the oil still the !Removed! light flashed beep goes off when revs drop under 1000 rpm but again intermittently and again never stays on If i get the pressure checked i can't see it detecting anything because it only happens when the cars moving never when the car is stationary Car runs absolutely perfect no rattles or engine noise at all Please Please any help would be great its driving mad !!!
  22. Hi All. Ive recently bought a 2013 Sline A6 and i'm looking to upgrade to 20" alloys. It currently has the 19" Lemans fitted to it and i think they come up small. What Audi original wheels in 20" sizes do you have and can i see some pics for inspiration. Considering just getting a set of Black edition alloys but wouldnt mind something a bit different. Also whats the largest you can go up to regarding offset etc? Looking forward to your help. Cheers.
  23. Hi All. I have just purchased my first Audi. Really loving it so far.
  24. Hi New to this forum, thought id see if anyone else has experienced this. I must also point out a friend of mine with the same car has just complained to the dealer after 20,000 miles for the same issues. This is the letter written to the dealership below. Hope you are well, car is lovely and great for the long journeys…….. but I have been concerned about the MPG and having spoken to other Audi drivers there does seem to be a huge difference between whet is stated by Audi and what the car can get anywhere near delivering. When I looked at the specs before going ahead this is what Audi specified. EC Urban 47mpg EC Extra Urban 59mpg EC Combined 53.3mpg I have done different driving styles over long distances using Eco/comfort and Auto modes and it would be a pleasure on a 200Mile drive to get anywhere near URBAN in Eco mode but in eco mode driving like an absolute saint you can scrape 40MPG I was expecting this to be Urban and to on the longer journeys to be getting 50+ especially when driving in such a way. A simple calculation on 20,000 per year filling up at supermarkets doesn’t fill me full of glee especially when I was expecting the engine to perform better. 20,000 miles per year £1.14 per Litre achieving the current combined 38MPG = 526.31 Gallons x 4.54609 = 2392.65Litres Annual Fuel Cost £2727.62 20,000 miles per year £1.14 per Litre achieving the Audi quoted combined 53.3MPG = 375.23 Gallons x 4.54609 = 1705.84 Litres Annual Fuel Cost £1944.66 The difference could be £782.96 per year and over the three years £2348.89 I have not quoted the top efficiency ratings for the MPG and this seems horrendous. When driving the A5 this was getting very near without switching myself into saintly driving mode! I have consulted with other A6 drivers of the same engine and they inform me this model does seem to have issues with the MPG capabilities (even when run in), I am concerned the information stated by AUDI is misleading and at my cost! Additional notes; I have kept a log whilst trying trying different car settings, fuels, driving styles (from saintly to enjoying the car!) and the variation is negligible. I have noted from reading the forum that the fan going off when stopping the car for a while and high idling revs is also a thing, can anyone enlighten me about this. History...... last 3 cars 5 series's 520d - 530dM-Sport - 530d M-Sport 2nd model when driven saintly was around 500+ to a tank driven Urban 430, the last model was 500+ urban and 6-700 with distance and everyday use. On a recent journey - Shrewsbury - N. London - Peterborough - Bourne - Shrewsbury 38MPG! in the A6