Batter Percentage display done.
March 17, 2020 / 169 views / Electrical | Q7

How To Charge Battery On 2008 Q7 3.6L

It’s been cold and the Q7 hasn’t been driven for a while, the battery drops to 11.4V, I need to charge it. I’ve bought a really good charger from Schumacher SC1280 with 15A capacity. The Q7 battery is under the driver seat, therefore, there are two poles (terminals) marked red for positive and “-” on […]

Automatic Lights and Rain Failed
November 30, 2019 / 316 views / A8 D3 | A8 D4 | Car Electronics | Q7

Automatic Head Lights and Rain Sensor Failed

It’s Thanksgiving, we went to a family dinner and the lights on the dash weren’t on but the lights outside were. The message of automatic head lights and rain sensors malfunction was on. We had to turn on the manual lighting on the switch to drive home. In the morning, I removed the camera mount and cleaned […]

Q7 snow 2
March 7, 2019 / 253 views / Q7

Our Old Faithful 2008 Q7

No one would believe when I said I’ve spent $0 on fixing my 2008 Q7 since new until now 3/7/2019 but it’s the truth. The car’s been garaged since new, it has 56k miles now, we do take it to the Sierras every winter. We had to change tires one time and they’re still have […]

CarPlay on Audi MMI 2G
April 24, 2018 / 22,068 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 […]

q7 coolant reservoir
March 19, 2018 / 1,416 views / A4 B6 Cabriolet | A6 C4 | A8 D2 | A8 D3 | A8 D4 | Q5 | Q7

G12 & G13 Coolant for Audi Cars

Since I’ve owned Audis, I noticed the color of the coolant is not green but orange. My 2008 Q7 has purple pink color instead of orange as my older ones. These 2 coolant colors are. All Audis before 2008 use G12 (Orange/Red) and after 2008 G13 (Purple/Pink). The main difference between these 2 from the […]

September 24, 2017 / 398 views / Maintenance | Oil Change | Q7 | Tune-up

2008 Q7 @ 52k Miles – DIY

I haven’t written much about our 2008 Q7 all these years because nothing has ever been broken. Oil change every year or 15k miles is not very exciting to write. Many people would say nothing is wrong with the car because I don’t drive and it sits in the garage always. It doesn’t matter if […]

Q7 rear vent
June 23, 2016 / 1,097 views / Q7

2017 Q7 3rd Row Vents Deleted

Last weekend we went to test drive and ready to get a new 2017 Q7 until we found out that the 3rd row Vents were not offered at all. My 08 Q7  with 4zone option, there vents for the 2nd and third row. On a really HOT or COLD days, the immediate heat and AC […]