I had to replace my A6 alternator at 75k -- thudded into a pot hole while exiting a fast food joint and my voltimeter immediately went to zero. A non audi Hi guys New in town so to speak as you may have guessed. You dont really remove the whole front end either. Is it tight and turning the alternator? I dont know if its a 5 or 2 valve but I will investigate. There are a couple of additonal Diagrams regarding the Electric Fan Mounting Bolts etc. At first I thought it was loose contact with the dashboard but now I am thinking it is an issue with the computer as it happens more frequent and it presents more issues.
I've decided that I'm going to do it myself. The screw that holds the battery wedge in place is in a terrible spot - the front center of the battery. I know I had to remove to get to the thermostat. You just remove the front bumber and loosen the radiator support to slide it foreward on the two long bolts that are used to hold the bumper in place. Hope that helps Though not the best design - it is doable with simple tools. You need radio code 2. Then it was ready when I needed to replace the belt on the pulley.
On long trips the car runs fine. In this photo, note the distance between the head of the bolt and the fan clutch the fan itself has been removed from the clutch in this photo. Once you've got that go ahead and put the power steering belt back on. But I was able to get the same price locally and I didnt have to deal with the core charge and return. Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional information or questions.
So here is my issue About 6 months ago my alternator took a dump and I replaced it with an advance auto reman. Next is the power steering belt. They say Just dont shut the car off when you get here. Make sure you have a Torx heads allens will not get you by. I dont konw how it is connected from there. Just go ahead and call the phone number at the top of the page and a friendly specialist will help you out. I dont have vag com is there a way to fix this without taking ot to the dealer And its a 04 How is your Battery Level and alternator.
Then pull it out of the recessed edge other side - it comes out as one piece. Hi all I started to hear weird metal sounds under the hood yesterday. Check your ground for sure. Battery light started going onoff this past week. I supported mine with two five gallons buckets. Feel Free to contact me at FixYa.
It may have been left disconnected during the repair. Check which alternator you have, will most likely be a bosch 90amp or valeo 120amp. I recently put a new one in my friends car and 2 weeks later it was shot had to exchange it for another one. You'll notice a device similar to the one on the right. You might want to list that it is a 12mm nut.
It outlines having to remove the bumper and then unattach and move the lock carrier a girder of sorts that extends across the front of the car forward into the service position on more special tools - this time long bolts that support the lock carrier in the service position all Here recently my battery light comes one. Sometimes bizarre electrical problems can be caused by a number of faults other than the alternator. Please help me btw I have a 2001 A4 1. It seems to have started a problem with the computer. Dropped it Quote Originally Posted by M3Armand 2 questions 1 When you say they rebuilt it what did they actually rebuild I see from Autozone that I can get a reman Bosch 90 amp alternator for 160 after I give back my core. Only one guy was there and they were busy so I couldnt really ask any more details and I had somewhere to be as well. We are going to attack tomorrow In the meantime I found some Haynes info on line with helpful graphics.
The alternator died 3 months ago and I replaced it after removing the headlight to pass it through the opening to get it out of the engine compartment. Once you've gotten it loose, you;ll be able to take of the first of three belts. I have to add something here: there is no easy way to tell if the alternator is tight enough without turning on the car, make sure that the bolt is good and tight before you turn on the car though, because you'll end up destroying your alternator if you're not careful. Something bad in the electrical system. The Audi a4 water pump is not that hard of a job for an experienced technician. The second belt will now come off. Small owneroperator shop been around for a decade or more.
The symptoms are as follows - while driving the dashboard turns off usually for just about 5 seconds. But a small bladed screw driver needs to be inserted from the drivers side to lift up the small plastic locking bar. I get there run up to the counter and say Im the guy with the audi. Everything can be accessed from under the front of the car, no need to remove the upper engine cover. You get the idea since the dealer quoted 1000 its probably on the bottom. The manual calls for a 5w-40 oil which you probably wont be able to find. Quote Originally Posted by Tlag Sadly yea I was serious.