The code for this appeared while it was already in the shop to have the crankshaft sensor replaced and actually made its presence known after the crank sensor had been done and was being test driven. Also had brakes checked, grinding sound under very heavy load. Take your vehicle to an authorised service centre if you suspect it is the gear box. My paddles dont work in D however does work in and - mode and S mode. Ended up doing other maintenance repairs: oil change, coolant flush, various hose proactive replacements.
I am waiting for him to call back. Which was thankfully covered by warranty. It will also smell burnt if you smell it. All covered under last days of warranty. Sensors installed, topped off rear differential fluid, adapted sensors to vehicle management system, test-drove. You will know the gearbox is full when a small amount of fluid spills from the fill plug hole.
Seems insane to have to wait 2 weeks for a filter. Appears to be running significantly better. Even with its popularity, it still has some undesirable characteristics and things that you should look out for. Brought car in, they couldn't find any error codes logged. Not sure what power level his car sits at right now but its up there for 99% of guys the 01a stock tranny will suffice. The dealership diagnosed the problem, test drove and added approx.
Dealer updated the transmission software. I was wondering how well Audi give in to a bit of customer pressure? I was expecting a fight, I didn't get one, he must be well aware of the consumer rights act. This article applies to the Audi A6 C6 2004-2011. Hi everyone Im a new member to this site and I must say its bloody awesome. Model Year Comparison Worst Model Year 2011 Worst Category Here are total complaints by model year for the Audi A4.
I only ask because I work for a Peugeot dealership and generally, a dealership maintained vehicle just out of warranty without silly miles on will get paid by Peugeot for repairs if they dig their heels in. Replaced the seal and re-filled the center differential. These friction plates act similarly to a clutch or torque converter and do wear with age. I'm pretty sure it's from the gearbox as it doesn't do it in neutral in the same rev range. I did and I suggest it too.
This is a simple task that only requires a ratchet and a fill pump to get the simple task done in a matter of minutes. This is s a major design problem that consumers should be made aware of. I had the amp and radio all checked out and it turns out that when I turn Bluetooth on it starts the noise immediately, I have shut the blue tooth off and no issues only I have to wear a headset. A grinding sound is an indication that your A4 may need brake work immediately, as rotor repair is more costly than pads. Overall the worst problem category is. A multitude of other conditions may cause your Audi A4 to put out a grinding noise. Shifting into 3rd is also sometimes difficult.
Regular driving with little towing and hauling, it can easily go 100,000 miles. Transmission dropped and parts replaced, but problem continues. Now they say its the transmission filter and its on back order for 10 days. I only have standard 3 month warranty from when I purchased the car from a trader not main dealer , that will cover absolutely nothing. And then the noise eases down when I put my foot down on the gas. Although the has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2011 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher repair cost or more problems at lower mileage.
In some cases, a rock or some type of hard debris can fly in just the right place to cause a grinding sound as well. They will have to order it from Germany Hopefully thatll fix it. Audi did apparently have some issues with friction plate burnout on the earlier models. All other gears allowed me to shift at redline 7000 rpm. Cant always replicate the problem so the dealer says nothing he can do.
The car vibrated a lot when turning It was getting too expensive to keep. Both drive shafts were replaced. The problem i now have is Have i done any damage by removing this plug I have attached a couple of pics hoping that someone may identify it and tell me what it is for and if i can safely replace it Regards and thanks for looking Alun J plug-1. The following are the most common reasons why an Audi A4 would make grinding noises: Worn Brakes The first item to inspect when one hears a grinding sound is the brakes. Rear differential sensor seals leaking. A hint here, always replace the idler pulley and water pump when you do the belt, they make kits for this and they have all the parts that wear out along with the belt. A grinding noise coming from the vehicle can be an indication of a serious problem.