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A8 Remote Key Fob Programming

When the remotes don’t work very well, the batteries 3V CR1620 may be drained too low. We need to check the batteries and replace if necessary. To open the case, get a small screw driver or you’re strong enough, you can pull the case and the remote apart. Make sure the + side (flat side) […]

2004 A8L D3

For under $17k, there is nothing even come close to the Audi A8 D3, which started in 2004 and ended in 2010. It’s a joy to drive and every luxurious feature included. It’s an A8L, so it’s long and the back leg room is abundance. Most of these are kept well by the owners, but […]

A6 C4 Sparkplug Popped Out Of Cylinder Head

The car was running smoothly until one day, it just sounded so badly and the wife thought the engine was blown. It’s still drivable, shaking at idle and losing power because sparkplug #1 physically popped out of the head with all threads still good… Amazing. I started to look for a new car until I […]

The “Stupid” Lease

In early 2008, Audi had a Q7 lease running for a while which all Audi dealer finance departments called it a totally “stupid” lease ever from Audi. Well, why was it stupid? It was stupid because it made no sense in business point of view for the dealers, but it’s great for the consumers. It […]

Serial Vag-Com For Audi Cars

I bought a OBDII when I got my A8 in 2004 to work with all audis up to 2003. This is the serial version and not USB. The only problem is not many new laptop has serial port any more except some Dell models or IBM. Anyhow, the software is free from Rosstech website . […]

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