December 23, 2019 / 583 views / A8 D3 | Suspension

Left Air Suspension Failed At 131k Miles

, now @131k miles, the left side… I refused to use VCDS to see what’s wrong because it would list things that don’t break. – Since it has a slow leak over night, I raised the car to LIFT mode, the pump still worked and brought it to LIFT. – I put it in Jack Mode […]

MMI 2G CarPlay iOS 14.1
April 24, 2018 / 24,130 views / A8 D3 | MMI 2G | Q5 | Q7

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for Audi MMI 2G

So, finally I got the system to work with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto perfectly with . Thanks to , showed me how to do it with the that enable the touchscreen module.  For people who don’t want to mess around with Android Coding, just download the and run it with the hid-multitouch.ko. Components I’ve […]

Audi MMI 2G Screen
September 5, 2017 / 22,659 views / AMI | MMI 2G | MMI 3G

What You Must/Should Know About Audi MMI

   If you own a newer Audi (2004+), you may have option called MMI (Multi Media Interface) which control all your media player and display on your dash 7″ screen. Some are built-in the dash or flip up like the A8 D3. The MMI is actually a very simple system, but quite confusing for […]

Tab in and up
/ 14,469 views / AMI | MMI 2G | MMI 3G

What You Should Know About AMI Cables

For those who have older Audi with AMI (Audi Music Interface) unit installed, we tend to get stuck with a 30-pin iPod and iPhone original AMI cables. There are many part numbers for each type and year of the car, but by playing and modifying AMI cables, I found out that they’re basically the same, […]

A8L D3 Suspension Warning Lights
January 31, 2017 / 17,705 views / A8 D3 | Suspension

2006 A8L D3 Front Air Suspension Failed @ 119k Miles

. For those who has suspension failures – don’t panic – it’s not hard to identify the real problems and don’t expect the dealers or independent shops to find the problems for you. They will recommend to replace parts until it’s found on your expense. I summarize the trouble spots on low down suspension – […]

2006 Audi A8L
March 23, 2013 / 10,666 views / A8 D3

Looking For The Best Used A8 D3

Make sure to check the car out completely before taking delivery. Try to get as many keys as possible The search was over March 23, 2013. I found an 06  A8L- 1 owner with 73k miles – Premium and Sport packages – Air cooled and massage options. I wished the car had ACC and rear […]

Positive and Negative connection
November 8, 2020 / 19 views / A5 Convertible

How To Charge Or Jump Start Audi A5 B8 Cabriolet

Audi newer cars are very particular about how we jump or charge the battery, if we don’t do it correctly, it may damage the Power Management System or Battery Management System or even ECU and other expensive Electronic Components. Most Audi Batteries are in the trunk on newer cars, therefore they always have positive and […]

A5 B8 Key Fob Windows Function
November 7, 2020 / 22 views / A5 Convertible

Enable Key Fob Windows Function On Audi A5 B8

My newly acquired 2014 Audi A5 Cabriolet MMI 3G Plus doesn’t have the windows option in the MMI 3G settings, therefore I can’t close the windows with the lock button or open the windows with the unlock button on my key fobs. I had to use the OBDEleven 2 or VCDS to enable the function. […]

Audi A5 B8 Cabriolet
/ 40 views / A5 Convertible | MMI 3G

What You Should/Must Know About Audi A5 B8

I’ve just acquired a 2014 Audi A5 Cabriolet Premium Plus with Navigation and sport package. From 2008-2017 it’s B8. I’m listing all the things we need to know about our A5 B8 (I think it’s the same for coupe also). : I left the interior lights on for 2 days and the battery went down […]

Keyed Scratches on Door
/ 8 views / paint

Removing Car Keyed Scratches

My mother in-law took the beautiful Red MBZ B250e to Safemart and someone keyed it for some unknown reasons. Now I need to find ways to keep the original paint and remove the scratch. Amazon has the nanotechnology scratch remover cloths which I would try to see if they can remove these scratches. To me, […]

90% max charged
October 15, 2020 / 34 views / e-Golf

How To Charge e-Golf 90% Max Manually

The charging system on e-Golf is extremely confusing, it has the e-manager that set the departure time and won’t let you to charge immediately until the software let the system to charge. The problem is you can only set the maximum battery charging capacity in this e-manager. I actually read this tip from VW e-Golf […]

Audi A5 B8 Cabriolet
August 26, 2020 / 59 views / A5 Convertible | MMI 3G

Looking For The Best Audi A5 Convertible

It’s been 7 years since we’d had our . Audie is growing up fast and she wants another so she can go to Prom with it although she’s only a junior now. I and my wife can use the car until then, because we do love Audi Convertible. The A4 was discontinued since 2008 and the […]