April 30, 2012 / 15,991 views / Electrical | Honda

Odyssey Ignition Switch Replacement

2013-07-20 Ignition is still working like normal. Our friend’s 97 Honda Odyssey (300k+ miles) dies while driving, starts right up, drive again and dies any time it wants to. By Googling on the net, everything points to the ignition switch. He took it to the shops and some say it’s the fuel pump (yes possible), […]

April 7, 2012 / 3,798 views / A4 B6 Cabriolet

Gremlins In Audi B6 Cabriolet

We’ve had our 04 Cabriolet for almost a year and 12k miles now. We love our car, haven’t had to spend much money to drive it, and it’s a joy to drive, especially with the power and great gas mileage. Every car has its own gremlins that cause intermittent failures that can’t explain or solved. […]

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How To Replace Honda Odyssey Alternator

I replaced a rebuilt alternator for my father in-law’s 97 Honda Odyssey 2 years ago and now it’s dead again, with the engine running, measure across the battery terminal, only 11.90 V registered, it should be over 14V. He got another rebuilt one, life time warranty, but he never keeps the receipt any way. The […]

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A4 Cabriolet Brake Bulb Replacement

2012-04-07 – The left brake bulb burnt in Dec 11, and now the right side went out. I think the electrical system on the A8 was much better. Anyhow, since I documented this page, it took me less than 10 minutes to replace the bulb with just a Philip screw driver.           Again, remove […]

April 1, 2012 / 1,118 views / A4 B6 Cabriolet

2004 Audi Cabiolet 83k Miles Impression

We got a used 2004 Audi Cabriolet last year @ 71k miles, now it has 83k miles on it, how do we like it? 1. We love the car, solid, no cowl shakes, rattles, quiet and stable as a hard top A4. 2. Cost of driving 12k miles: besides gas – $10.00 (we will give […]