After a few raining seasons with heavy rains, I noticed water was in the trunk spare tire pocket and from the trunk lid. Giovanni Giovino from Audiworld suspected it came from the license plate holder which I concurred. I follow his instruction to fix and it seem to fix it.
Finally my sis and her husband got a 3.5 years CPO 2017 A8L D4 with 13k miles on it for $50k from Pacific Audi in Torrance, CA. The car has most of the options they wanted – Executive package, driver assistant package and in pristine condition. After driving the newer 2017 A8L, I couldn’t tell […]
When the car is exposed to heat by sitting outside for a long time (no garage), the little door lock switch button on the handle no longer locks the car. This is the attempt to remove the button and hope the button has problem of pushing the switch inside the door handle. If the button […]
VW and Audi use the same type of AMI cable to connect to the AMI system. I have a 2015 VW eGolf and I modified the cable to connect a 64GB flash drive with MP3 files. It works quite well. We need to connect 4 USB pins to a USB host cable – PINS 17 […]
Audi MMI 2G & 3G MOST bus is very simple but yet very hard to diagnose which components connected to the bus is faulty due to the serial optical connections. If the system is not thoroughly tested and diagnosed, many good parts can be replaced in the process. This is a simple test just show that an open […]
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 […]
06/08/2018 Modify AMI cable to stream audio with $10 30-Pin Bluetooth Receiver 11/29/2015 The cheapest, easiest way to do it is – 1. AMI to Auxiliary cable – works with all 2G & 3G . 2. USB Dongle – 3. Extension if the auxiliary cable is too short – Now bluetooth devices are inexpensive and used […]