April 4, 2015 / 3,889 views / A8 D3 | MMI 2G | Q7

Pair iPhone 6 Bluetooth To Audi MMI 2G On A8 and Q7

I finally got an iPhone for the first time. It’s an iPhone 6 and I had to pair the bluetooth with both my 2006 A8L and 2008 Q7. The A8L MMI has software updated to 4610 which is much easier to pair, compared to the Q7 4140. Regardless, they both paired fine with the iPhone 6.

December 24, 2014 / 964 views / A6 C4 | A8 D3 | Q7

Audi A8L, Q7 and A6 Score Card 2014

It’s Christmas Eve 2014, I decide to write up a score card for my 3 Audi cars. 1. 1996 A6 Avant 2.8L: 155k miles – The car starts right up every time although the battery is dying, doesn’t hold charge well. It still have the same battery since we bought it in Sept 2003. The […]

December 23, 2014 / 301 views / Q7

Check and Prepare Q7 For The Snowy Sierra Trip

Every year, we go to the Sierra for Skiing. This is our 6th year with the Q7. We always prepare and check to make sure everything is working in the Q7 before we take a long and snowy trip to the mountains. The Q7 is the best vehicle to climb, drive in the snow IMHO. […]

June 29, 2014 / 1,645 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 […]

June 27, 2014 / 1,687 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 / 3,387 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 […]