June 29, 2014 / 1,639 views / Maintenance | Q7

Fix Q7 Heavy Squeaky Doors

We have our Q7 for over 6 years now, we never had the door hinges lubricated, they start making squeaky noise. These doors are heavy and the hinges seem to be very heavy duty, but they’re still sag and the dealer can’t do anything about them, they recommend to take to the body shops. This […]

/ 3,495 views / A8 D3

Oil Cooler Plastic Pipe In A8 D3

All A8 4.2L engine have plastic pipe for their oil coolers, and these plastic pipe get brittle and break over time, especially if the engine is running hot or over heat too many times. I’d replaced both 4.2L 32V and 4.2L 40V on the D2, but not on the D3, it’s a little harder to […]

June 27, 2014 / 1,683 views / A8 D3 | Q7

Open Trunk With Foot On Audi A8L

Since the 2006 A8L and the Q7 have motorized trunk and liftgate, they don’t have the foot sensors to open when our hands are busy carrying something, I want to design a kick – sensor for the A8L. This can be used to open and close the trunk when I have to get something out […]

Q7 Key Fobs
June 24, 2014 / 3,381 views / A8 D3 | Key Fob | Q7

Q7 Remote Key Fob Repair

If we need to change the battery or the shell of the 2008 Q7 keyfob, this video is very clearly instructed. To sync the key fob remote after battery replacement. 1 – put driver window down. 2 – insert key in door lock. 3 – twist to unlock and hold in position. 4 – with […]

/ 1,255 views / A8 D3 | Suspension

Audi Air Suspension

Audi has installed Air Suspension systems on many models (All Road, A8 D3-D4, Q7) for dynamic adjustable levels, it’s a complex system with many sensors, air pump, air tank and air shocks. My A8L hasn’t had any of the suspension issues up till now, 93k miles, but in the forums, many have experienced the problems […]

June 20, 2014 / 9,445 views / A8 D3 | MMI 2G | VCDS

MMI Dead, Screen Black, A8L D3

My Audi A8L MMI was dead, stuck at open, black screen, doesn’t close, every time I push a device button or reset the MMI, MMI initialize screen would come  on, and went black, while it was on, I could hear the relay clicking in the trunk under the back seat.  VCDS scan would come up […]

June 12, 2014 / 2,089 views / A8 D3 | MMI 2G | VCDS

Things We Should Know About The A8 D3

Alright, I got my car last year and here are all the things I had to learn about my 2006 A8L. I sum it up here if one may need to know. Things we should know about Audi in case of emergency. Program Rolling Codes Garage Door Program Bluetooth NON-Iphone Program Bluetooth with Iphones Basic […]