Audi A8 D3 Wiper Service Position
March 14, 2020 / 291 views / A8 D3

Replace Windshield Wipers on A8 D3 2006

It’s going to rain the whole weekend, my original 2006 A8L wipers are deteriorated and don’t perform well any more. It’s time to replace them. Found with all different types of reviews, especially made for Mercedes, but on the fine print it does say for Audi A8 and S8 D3, the length is the same […]

Water leaks to the trunk lid
September 8, 2019 / 473 views / A8 D3

Fix Water From Entering The Trunk Lid/Trunk

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.

A8L D3 and D4 Front
April 22, 2019 / 695 views / A8 D3 | A8 D4

Should I upgrade from A8L D3 to A8L D4?

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 […]

Actual lock switch
July 8, 2018 / 1,788 views / A8 D3

Attempt To Fix A8 D3 Door Lock Switch On Handle

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 […]

September 24, 2016 / 1,843 views / AMI | MMI 2G

Modify AMI Cable To Connect USB MP3 Drive

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 […]

February 1, 2016 / 2,449 views / A8 D3 | Electrical

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 […]