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  1. Andy9

    Alternator Pulley Pain

    Hi Everone, hope you are all well, the car started with a chirping/squeeling noise from the front pulleys a few weeks ago and it seems worse when cornering for some reason or going round a roundabout, so I got the bonnet up and I could have sworn the noise was coming from the belt tensioner so I...
  2. Andy9

    Exhausted!!

    Hi all, I wonder if you can give some needed ideas on what I can do with my exhaust, My 2004 A4 1.9 quattro's centre silencer is on its way out, I have been patching it for the last couple of years for the mot but now one of the hangers one side has broken free, I've looked and unfortunately...
  3. Andy9

    M.o.t Woes!!!

    Hi all, hope you all are well, took the car for an Mot today and guess what it failed!!!, Just another good day !!, the front Subframe has excessive corrosion and need replacing, I'm looking for a replacement but struggling to find one, are all B6 front subframes the same ?, I can get a b6 2.5L...
  4. Andy9

    Ecu in a tizz!!

    Hi all, hope you are all good, I'm considering purchasing a tuned replacement Ecu from a seller on eBay for my 2004 Audi A4 b6 1.9tdi quattro (AVF 130), 190,000 mls, after contacting him he can also delete my EGR for no extra charge, he has also says he can match my original VIN number to the...
  5. Andy9

    QUATTRO REAR SUSPENSION

    Hi all, and very happy new year to you all, well can someone please put me right on my rear suspension height/sag, 2 years ago when i bought my 2004 A4 B6 1.9tdi sport quattro i gave it a full once over and replaced quite a few parts all over the car, i replaced my rear shocks which were in a...
  6. Andy9

    Vcds help

    Hi all, can someone point me in the right direction on how I can test my map sensor using vcds and I how I can test for vac and any boost leaks, my car is randomly going into limp mode and have to cycle the ignition (usual story)!!, Had this prob last year so stripped and cleaned turbo/inlet man...
  7. Andy9

    E.S.P!!!!!

    Hi guys, can anyone tell me what the e.s.p button actually does ?, Had my 2004 A4 1.9tdi quattro for around 10 months now and i am reasonably happy with it apart from an annoying turbo compressor surge/ stall noise when changing up through the gears which I have not managed to solve yet and bit...
  8. Andy9

    EGR, YES OR NO!!!!!

    Hi Everyone, I've been having some running troubles with my 2004 Audi A4 b6 1.9tdi quattro (AVF) for some time now mainly limp mode and a funny turbo Airbox air noise coming off the throttle and after 6 months of looking into different things I think I have found the fault in the egr valve being...
  9. Andy9

    Vacuum Nightmare!!!!

    Hi all, hope you are all good, i wonder if someone can shed some light!!, ive had a continuous problem with my 04 A4 1.9tdi quattro (170,768mls)for some time now, the problem being lack of turbo boost and a strange airbox noise chatter when coming off the throttle and was identical to (quattro...
  10. Andy9

    Noises!!, Noises!!, Help pls

    Hi everyone, wonder if anyone can help me out with a problem!!!!, I've had my 2004 b6 1.9 TDI quattro nearly 6 months now, 169000 MLS with fsh, since having the car I have spent most of my time sorting out various problems instead of enjoying it ( replacing window actuators/aircon compressor...
  11. Andy9

    01317 airbag pain!!!!!!!!!!

    Hi everyone, today I set about replacing the rear mid left parking sensor on my b6 1.9 quattro as it was faulty but upon replacing it the system would still not work and upon putting the car into reverse still only get the long bleep then nothing so I connected the car up to vcds lite and was...
  12. Andy9

    A4 rear brake carrier bolts

    Hi all, I've recently bought a 2004 A4 1.9tdi quattro and upon giving the car agood looking over I decided to replace the rear brake discs/pads and remove and refurb the brake calliper at the same time as the handbrake didn't seem to be holding the car as it should, however today I removed the...
  13. Andy9

    cvt v manual

    Hi everyone, can anyone give me the lowdown on what multitronic/CVT gearboxes are like? I am looking to potentially purchase 2 either vehicles, one is a 54 plate silver A4 1.9tdi 130 s-line in great condition with 150,000 miles on clock with FSH, a lovely looking car with a great black leather...
  14. Andy9

    Remapping!!

    Hi all, I'm thinking a buying a used A4 b6 1.9 TDI with 188,000 miles on clock, with service history, problem is the car has been remapped and upon looking for insurance I seem to be struggling to find insurance companies willing to insure me even though I am 53yrs old, 13 ys ncb, no Accidents...
  15. Andy9

    Help big time!!!

    Hi guys, wonder if any of you guys can put me on the right track, I'm thinking of buying a 2003(53) AUDI a4 b6 1.9tdi quattro, 6 speed in Moro blue (151,000) with service history up to 98,000,on inspecting the car the bodywork is in very good condition, alloys could do with a refurb, the problem...
  16. Andy9

    b5 to b6 swop

    Hi all, bit of a newbie but ere goes!!, i am the current owner of 1996 a4/b5 1.8 20v which i have owned for the past 15 years, great car but i feel like a bit of a change!! and so looking for the a4/b6 1.9 tdi sport 2003/04 reg/ manual only, i love the b6's much better than the newer ones (b7)...
  17. Andy9

    newbie from leics

    Hi all and a big hello from leicester, i own a 1996 audi a4 1.8 20v (149000 mls)which i have owned now for 15 years and still going strong, im looking forward to chatting to you all picking your brains!!, im thinking about finally possibly selling it for a b6 sport1.9tdi, love the b6's, but...
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