Ignition Switch Warning Icon

If you see the red and black ignition warning icon on the screen while driving, the car won’t shut off, can’t get the key out of the ignition, can’t start the car… It may not be the ignition switch, it may be the start authorization module under the driver seat carpet getting wet from AC […]

Disable Audi A8 D3 MMI Screen Motor

When the battery’s dying, the MMI screen started to make noise and stopped in the middle while going up. I believe it may be its time to die, so I disable the motor from moving up/down every time we turn off /on the ignition.  I set the switch to off after the MMI screen is […]

Replace Audi A8 D3 Battery

After 11 years, my 2006 A8L Varta original battery 4E0 915 105 A 850CCA died over a few weeks and it no longer held charge. I bought a battery from Walmart EverStart Maxx H8 with 900CCA to replace it. The H8 is the same size as group 49 which is smaller than the original Varta […]

Audi A8 D3 Battery System Failure

The battery has been great for 11 years, it doesn’t seem to hold charge any more. I had an incident of battery failure yesterday after parking the car for about 20 minutes, the car wouldn’t crank and all indicators on the dash was flashing while I tried to start the car. The battery definitely had […]

How To Fix A8 D3 Dash LED Indicator Lights OUT

My 2006 A8 D3 dash board LED indicator panel lights and the rear LED panel lights were out due to 1A fuse blown. There is a wire broken and shorted on one of the arm rest (bad design). This is how I fixed mine. We need to open the rear vent panel and disconnect 2 […]

Replace Generic MAF On A4 Cabriolet 3.0L V6

2014-05-17 We replaced with Hitachi MAF from AutohausArizona. Everything came out perfect. Last time, my sister A4 Cabriolet 3.ol V6 had an ESP intermittent problem and she wanted to replace the MAF since the codes mentioned the part. The original one is Hitachi 06C 133 471 A and I ordered one from Ebay without brand […]

A4 B6 Cabriolet ESP Light On problems

2014-04-07 Last night it happened again with while my sister was driving. The codes are almost the same, the common denominator is the MAF. If it happens often , we will replace it. Again, just used the inexpensive vcds to clear the code and everything is fine again. 2012-09-23 It’s been over a year and […]