May 23, 2015 / 6,464 views / A8 D3 | Tips and Tricks

How To Open A8 Hood When Latch Cable Broke

Before we go to drastic measures to release the hood latch, then . The are so many instances people snapped the hood latch cable and some cost up to . Some people use a saw to while it’s closed tight, but before we start sawing, . My latch is still intact, but I’m preparing for […]

May 22, 2015 / 549 views / A8 D3

Replace A8L D3 Hood Shocks

The hood slammed down on me the other day  due to weak shocks support. I found Strong Arm 6294 on Amazon $47 for 2 with free shipping and I got them. They work quite well. The procedure is very simple, just a little screw driver to release the spring lock and remove the ends from […]

/ 697 views / A6 C4

96 A6 Avant Work Horse

Our 96 Audi A6 Avant is still great for short trips to the hardware stores for heavy duty stuff. I think it’s time for us to donate the car. The transmission goes into safe mode after 15 minutes of driving. One of the solenoids is faulty and I don’t know where to start.