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  Topic: A6 C4 (and same era Audis) Immobiliser System backup.
rob4206m

Replies: 7
Views: 8743

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:28 pm   Subject: A6 C4 (and same era Audis) Immobiliser System backup.
Mmm. I never came across anything when I had the car. I guess you've checked inside the storage compartments either side of the boot thoroughly? Under the rear seat? Does any of the carpeted trim come ...
  Topic: Look what I just saved!!
rob4206m

Replies: 16
Views: 18081

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:12 pm   Subject: Look what I just saved!!
Hi Everyone!

I've not been on here for years, but this is brilliant news Smile

I'm so glad it lives on! I'm sure Jon would be chuffed. When I first took my rusty A6 Quattro to Jon's workshop his ...
  Topic: Looking for a good home for BladeRunners old car.
rob4206m

Replies: 7
Views: 15588

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:08 pm   Subject: Looking for a good home for BladeRunners old car.
I did sell it. I think the guy who bought it came from somewhere near Scarborough to pick it up if my memory is correct.

Good hear it lives on!
  Topic: Looking for a good home for BladeRunners old car.
rob4206m

Replies: 7
Views: 15588

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:58 pm   Subject: Looking for a good home for BladeRunners old car.
Hi again everybody,

I’m sorry to say I’ve had no interest in Jonathan’s old car at all, but I really do have to sell it in the next couple of weeks (insurance expires and it’s parked in the road) s ...
  Topic: Looking for a good home for BladeRunners old car.
rob4206m

Replies: 7
Views: 15588

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:16 pm   Subject: Looking for a good home for BladeRunners old car.
A few photos....
  Topic: Looking for a good home for BladeRunners old car.
rob4206m

Replies: 7
Views: 15588

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:50 pm   Subject: Looking for a good home for BladeRunners old car.
Hi there,

I need to sell on BladeRunners (Jonathan’s) old car and would really like it to go to a good home. I don’t want to put it on Ebay (in the first instance at least) and was wondering if any ...
  Topic: A4 B6 1.9 TDI 130PD cooling system pressure question.
rob4206m

Replies: 3
Views: 5512

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:10 pm   Subject: A4 B6 1.9 TDI 130PD cooling system pressure question.
Hi there,

The coolant appeared more of a weak clear orangy colour rather than the bright pink I would have expected considering the water pump had been changed during the cambelt service at approxi ...
  Topic: A4 B6 1.9 TDI 130PD cooling system pressure question.
rob4206m

Replies: 3
Views: 5512

PostForum: A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:39 am   Subject: A4 B6 1.9 TDI 130PD cooling system pressure question.
Hi there,

Please could anybody with a B6 A4 1.9 TDI 130PD help me by doing a quick test when you have a chance and put my mind at rest as to whether the following is normal or not!

If following ...
  Topic: Any difference between Audi AEL/AAT & VW T4 2.5 TDI Engi
rob4206m

Replies: 4
Views: 8306

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:53 pm   Subject: Any difference between Audi AEL/AAT & VW T4 2.5 TDI Engi
Thanks. It looks like the 2.5 is the one to go for then.

Cheers

Rob
  Topic: Any difference between Audi AEL/AAT & VW T4 2.5 TDI Engi
rob4206m

Replies: 4
Views: 8306

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:42 pm   Subject: Any difference between Audi AEL/AAT & VW T4 2.5 TDI Engi
Hi Everybody,

Strange question…but here goes…

Off the top of their head does anybody know if the 2.5 TDI 2461cc 102bhp engine in the T4 Transporter/Caravelle is basically the same as the Audi AA ...
  Topic: Broken Heater Box?
rob4206m

Replies: 4
Views: 6182

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:32 pm   Subject: Broken Heater Box?
Hi there,

This is simply a protective cover for the 'V68 motor' which controls the temperature regulating flap. It's just to stop muck getting in messing up the little arms and joints inside. I wou ...
  Topic: A8 (D2) Boot Space
rob4206m

Replies: 3
Views: 5298

PostForum: A5, S5, RS5, A7, S7, A8, S8, R8 plus others   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:19 pm   Subject: A8 (D2) Boot Space
Hello there,

Does anybody know whether you can fit a couple of mountain bikes in the boot of a D2 A8 with either one or both of the wheels removed. Does anybody have the dimensions of the boot to h ...
  Topic: 2.5 TDI AAT/AEL Valve seal replacement
rob4206m

Replies: 3
Views: 5565

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:51 pm   Subject: 2.5 TDI AAT/AEL Valve seal replacement
Hi,

I don't know about this myself, but have you read the post I have linked below?

Link

Hope this helps.

Rob
  Topic: A6 2.5TDi quattro - sudden loss of clutch function
rob4206m

Replies: 5
Views: 7457

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:58 pm   Subject: A6 2.5TDi quattro - sudden loss of clutch function
Glad to hear you got this sorted. Sounds like one of those epic days!

Was the front cv joint on the propshaft making any sort of noise? Or did it just appear or feel dry when you removed the propsh ...
  Topic: Aero style wipers - not sitting on windscreen?
rob4206m

Replies: 18
Views: 21592

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:31 am   Subject: Aero style wipers - not sitting on windscreen?
I had exactly the same problem with my Bosch Aerotwin Wipers (AR550S).

I just gently bent the drivers arm by hand with it on the car (the narrow section with the hook). I had to bend it so that th ...
  Topic: Bluish white smoke problem when cold – A6 2.5 TDI AEL
rob4206m

Replies: 14
Views: 24803

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:10 pm   Subject: Bluish white smoke problem when cold – A6 2.5 TDI AEL
Thanks everybody for your help. Bladerunner (Jon) has kindly changed one small component........the engine........and unsuprisingly this has solved the problem! Very Happy

I'll let you know what the caus ...
  Topic: Bluish white smoke problem when cold – A6 2.5 TDI AEL
rob4206m

Replies: 14
Views: 24803

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:58 pm   Subject: Bluish white smoke problem when cold – A6 2.5 TDI AEL
Thanks Jubby,

It actually does the exact opposite and tries to suck the cap down slightly.

If it is the turbo seals, can you think of any reason why the smoke would stop once the engine warms u ...
  Topic: Bluish white smoke problem when cold – A6 2.5 TDI AEL
rob4206m

Replies: 14
Views: 24803

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 6:33 pm   Subject: Bluish white smoke problem when cold – A6 2.5 TDI AEL
Hello all,

I wonder if anybody can help me shed any light on an annoying smoking problem that my A6 (2.5 TDI AEL with 197k) has developed in the last couple of months.

I’ll try and explain what ...
  Topic: i think wrong paint code maybe.
rob4206m

Replies: 6
Views: 5937

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 1:53 pm   Subject: i think wrong paint code maybe.
I think the paint code on my 97 A6 is wrong. The sticker in the boot definitely says LYZL which doesn't seem to exist. Using the VIN number Audi tell me the colour code of the car is LY7L (Agate Grey ...
  Topic: Another Climate Question
rob4206m

Replies: 11
Views: 14859

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:09 pm   Subject: Another Climate Question
I got to this point and had the same feeling!

The 90 degree pipes do come off, just pull down on them hard to release from the top and then pull off from the heater unit. You just have to pull hard ...
  Topic: 1997 a6 heater not working
rob4206m

Replies: 7
Views: 7421

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:52 pm   Subject: 1997 a6 heater not working
Not certain on the non ac model, but you probably have to take the centre console out.

I suggest you have a look in the Haynes manual as it explains the whole procedure.

http://www.haynes.co.uk ...
  Topic: 1997 a6 heater not working
rob4206m

Replies: 7
Views: 7421

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:29 pm   Subject: 1997 a6 heater not working
Hello there,

1) Does your car have air con with digital climate controls?

If it does, read the following link and check that the V68 motor is working on the heater unit. The motor is on the pass ...
  Topic: Climate Control Unit Problem
rob4206m

Replies: 14
Views: 26064

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:31 pm   Subject: Climate Control Unit Problem
Managed to fix the climate control unit tonight.

Three of the plastic clips which hold the PCB against the buttons had tiny cracks in them and were allowing the PCB to loose contact with the rubber ...
  Topic: Another Climate Question
rob4206m

Replies: 11
Views: 14859

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2011 9:22 pm   Subject: Another Climate Question
David,

V70 is the motor with the blue arm. This is mounted in a tray behind the centre console on the right hand side (drivers side).

If the blue arm isn't moving. I would first try and remove t ...
  Topic: Climate Control Unit Problem
rob4206m

Replies: 14
Views: 26064

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2011 8:38 pm   Subject: Climate Control Unit Problem
Sorted! Well, mostly anyway!

Changed the matrix today and now have a warm car Very Happy

Just the erratic behaviour of the buttons on climate control unit to sort now!

Thanks everybody for your hel ...
  Topic: Climate Control Unit Problem
rob4206m

Replies: 14
Views: 26064

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Dec 28, 2010 7:27 pm   Subject: Climate Control Unit Problem
Thanks everybody for your help.

As far as I can tell I have two problems.

1) The climate control unit itself is faulty, but does work some of the time.

2) Ongoing…….I’m still not managing t ...
  Topic: Climate Control Unit Problem
rob4206m

Replies: 14
Views: 26064

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:30 pm   Subject: Climate Control Unit Problem
Thanks for your help.

Despite half the buttons not working on the climate control I've managed to get the following fault code to show up:

11.6 Central Flap Motor Potentiometer, malfunction

I ...
  Topic: Climate Control Unit Problem
rob4206m

Replies: 14
Views: 26064

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:52 pm   Subject: Climate Control Unit Problem
Hello there,

I wonder if anybody can help me?

I’ve just acquired a 1997 A6 C4 TDI (AEL) and I’m just beginning to try and sort through the list of problems and niggles that need resolving!

At ...
  Topic: Car pulls on acceleration
rob4206m

Replies: 16
Views: 10941

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Fri Oct 15, 2010 6:03 pm   Subject: Car pulls on acceleration
Regarding the car pulling to the right. I had exactly the same problem with a car I bought about a year ago. Driving it back up the M1 I noticed it pulled slightly to the right. I had the tracking che ...
  Topic: AEL Brake servo problems
rob4206m

Replies: 8
Views: 7746

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:05 pm   Subject: AEL Brake servo problems
I bought a second hand one from here a few months ago. They had several of them for sale off the shelf.

http://www.salvogroup.co.uk/salvosite.htm

It was for a Volvo V70 2.5 TDI, but the vacuum p ...
 
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