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How to replace remote fob battery in Audi A3, A4, A5, A6, Q5, Q7

December 17, 2017 in Audi A3, Audi A4, Audi A5, Audi A6, Audi Q5, Audi Q7 by admin

This tutorial explains how to replace the key fob battery in Audi A3 (2003 – 2013), Audi A4 (2008 – 2016), Audi A5 (2007 – 2016), Audi A6 (2004 – 2011), Audi S3 (2006 – 2013), Audi S4 (2009 – 2015), Audi S5 (2007 – 2012), Audi S6 (2006 – 2011), Audi RS3 (2011-2012), Audi RS4 (2012-2015), Audi RS6 (2008-2010), Audi Q5 (2008 – 2017) and Audi Q7 (2005-2015) with key fob pictured below (smart key).


To replace remote fob battery you’ll need:

– new CR2032 3v battery (one battery)

 

In order to replace it, follow the steps:

Step 1: On the back of the key press the button (marked A) and at the same time pull the key blade out of the fob.

Step 2: On the front side of the key press the button (markerd arrow and B) and at the same time pull battery.

Step 3: You’ll now see the battery. Remove the old battery, making note of their orientation, and replace with new one.

Step 4
: Re-install battery, and after it the key blade.

Battery orientation is with the (+) side down.

The instructions in this tutorial will work in the following model years:

– Audi A3 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
– Audi A4 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
– Audi A5 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
– Audi A6 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
– Audi S3 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
– Audi S4 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
– Audi S5 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
– Audi S6 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
– Audi RS3 2011 and 2012
– Audi RS4 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
– Audi RS6 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Audi Q5 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
– Audi Q7 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

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1994 to 1997 Audi A6 C4 – Fuse Box Location and Fuses Amperages

December 17, 2017 in Audi A6 C4 (1994 to 1997) by admin

The Audi A6 C4 (1994 – 1997) have 1 fuse box and 4 relay box. The fuse box is located in the dashboard driver’s side and the relay boxes in dashboard – Scroll down to see how to access them and each the fuses list.

1 – Auxiliary relay panel II
2 – Central electric panel with relay holder
3 – Fuse box dashboard driver’s side
4 – Connector station I
5 – Auxiliary relay panel I
6 – Emergency flasher relay -J2-
7 – Radio/parking light warning buzzer -J152-
8 – Electronic control box
9 – Board computer range calibration regulator -E46-
10 – Servotronic control module -J236-
11 – Connector station II
12 – Auxiliary relay panel III
13 – Shift lock warning buzzer -H9-
14 – Airbag system connector
15 – A/C control head -E87-
16 – Airbag triggering unit -J178-
17 – Connector station III

1- Fuse box in the Dashboard driver’s side

To access the fuse box located on the driver’s side of the dashboard, you must have the driver door open and remove the side dash cover, pushing it:

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Audi A6 C4 Fuse Box Diagram in the Dashboard driver’s side

Description and Amperage

No.
Function/component
A
1 High Beam Headlight, Right
Instrument Cluster
10
2 High Beam Headlight, Lett 10
3 Headlight, Right 10
4 Headlight, Left 10
5 Parking Light, Right
Tail Light, Right
Brake Light, Right
5
6 Parking Light, Left
Tail Light, Left
Brake Light, Left
5
7 Engine Compartment Light
Glove Compartment Light
License Plate Light
10
8 Luggage Compartment
Light
Footwell Light,
Left
Footwell Light, Right
15
9 Brake Light Switch
Brake Light
10
10 Emergency Flasher Switch
Central Locking / Alarm System / Interior Light Delay Control Module
15
11 Fresh Air Blower 30
12 Rear Window Defogger
Mirror Heating Elements
30
13 Windshield Wiper Motor
Washer Nozzle Heaters
Turn Signals
25
14 Seat Belt Warning Light
Lamp Control Module, Rear
15
15 Instrument Cluster
Mirror Adjustment Switch
5
16 Rear Fog Light 15
17 FP (Fuel Pump) 15
18 Rear Window Wiper Motor (Wagon) 15
19 Dual Horn Relay
Data Link Connector
25
20 Cruise Control Switch 5
21 ABS 15

2- Auxiliary relay panel I

Audi A6 C4 Fuse Box Diagram Auxiliary relay panel I

Description and Amperage

No.
Function/component
1 Control cooling fan with engine off Relay
2 Coolant FC (Fan Control) Relay
3 Fog Light Relay
4 Intensive Washer Pump Relay
5 Not used
6 Intensive Washer Pump Relay
7 Daytime Running Lights Relay (Switch-On), J90 (Canada Only)
8 Selector Lever Light Relay. J307
9 A/C Clutch Relay, J44
10 A/C Clutch Control Module, J153
11 Rear Window / Wiper Washer Relay, J31
12 Not used
13 Speaker Power Supply Relay, J225
14 Lamp Control Module, Rear, J124
15 Lamp Control Module, Rear, J124
16 Control Module Alarm Horn, J31
17 A/C Relay, J32
Circuit breakers
A1 Automatic Window Closing Circuit Breaker (S99)
A2 Central Locking System Motor Circuit Breaker (S85)
A3 Power Window Circuit Breaker (S43)
A4 Radio Circuit Breaker (S84)
A5 Heated Seat Circuit Breaker (S79)
B1 Memory Seat Adjusting Circuit Breaker (S44)
B2 Power Seat Circuit Breaker (S80)
B3 Door Lock Heating Element Circuit Breaker (S86)
B4 Not used
B5 Sunroof Circuit Breaker (S83)

3- Auxiliary relay panel II

Audi A6 C4 Fuse Box Diagram Auxiliary relay panel II

Description and Amperage

No. Function/component
1 Power Window Control Module, J139
2 Power Window Control Module, J139
3 Automatic Window Closing Relay, J261
4 ABS Combi Relay, J156
5 Shift Lock Control Module, J221
6 Automatic Transmission Relay, J60
7 Electronic Damping Control Module Fuse, S31
8 Coolant Fan Fuse, S42

4- Auxiliary relay panel III

Audi A6 C4 Fuse Box Diagram Auxiliary relay panel III

Description and Amperage

No. Function/component
1 Not used
2 Airbag Control Light Relay, J312
3 Not used
4 Not used
5 Switch unit for water pump, relay fan stage 1
6 Not used
7 Oxygen sensor heater
8 Pump air in exhaust manifold

5- Central electric panel with relay holder

Audi A6 C4 Fuse Box Diagram central electric panel with relay holder

Description and Amperage

No. Function/component
1 Load Reduction Relay, J59
2 Dual Horn Relay, J4
3 Headlight Washer System Relay, J39
4 Back-Up Light Relay (Manual Transmission), J219
PNP (Park/Neutral Position) Relay (Automatic Transmission), J226
5 Washer / Wiper Intermittent Relay, J31
6 FP (Fuel Pump) Relay, J17

The instructions in this tutorial will work in the following model years:

1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997 – Audi A6 C4, Petrol (1.8, 2.0, 2.3, 2.6 and 2.8) and Diesel (1.9, 2.5 TDI) Engines, S6.

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How to find Audi engine code

March 2, 2016 in Audi A3 8L (1996 to 2003), Audi A4 B5 (1994 to 2001), Audi A4 B6 (2000 to 2006), Audi A6 C5 (1997 to 2005), Audi A6 C5 Allroad Quattro (1999 to 2005), Audi A8 D2 (1994 to 2002), Audi A8 D3 (2002 to 2010), Audi TT 8N (1998 to 2006), Generic How To's by admin

When you are searching for something to your cas, sometimes it’s usefull to know what is the code of the engine.

You have two options to easily retrieve the engine code of your car:

1. Look in your service book. On the first you’ll have a black and white sticker.
2. Look in your spare tyre well, and you’ll find the same black and white sticker.

how to find audi engine code

This sticker have severall information regarding your car (engine code, gearbox code,  paint code, trim code and all the option codes).

The engine code is the first information on the 4th line (highlighted in red in the image  on the left).

 

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2001, 2002, 2003 – Audi A3, A4, A6, A8, TT, Allroad – Petrol Engines – Scheduled Plan

February 17, 2016 in Audi A3 8L (1996 to 2003), Audi A4 B6 (2000 to 2006), Audi A6 C5 (1997 to 2005), Audi A6 C5 Allroad Quattro (1999 to 2005), Audi A8 D2 (1994 to 2002), Audi A8 D3 (2002 to 2010), Audi TT 8N (1998 to 2006), Scheduled Service / Maintenance Plans by admin


All you need to know to service your 2001, 2002, 2003 Audi A3, A4, A4 Cabrio, A6, A8, TT, TT Cabrio S4, S6, S8, A6 AllRoad (including Avant body type and Quattro transmissions) with Petrol engines – 1.6, 1.8, 1.8T, 2.0, 2.4L V6, 2.7L V6, 2.8L V6, 3.0L V6 and 4.2L V8 – according to the Official Audi Scheduled Service Plan / Servicing Plan / Maintenance Plan.

This guide is for Petrol engines ONLY produced in years 2001, 2002 and 2003. For other engines, models or years, click here.

All the information in this article is in accordance with the Servicing Schedule Plan specified by Audi. Nevertheless, you should allways confirm with your car owners manual before any servicing.

Every 15.000 kms / 10.000 miles schedule service interval:

1. Change engine oil and oil filter
2. Cooling system – Check level and re-fill if necessary
3. Exhaust System – check for damage and leaks
4. Engine OBD – Check existing errors and act accordingly. Reset after checking.
5. Door Hinge Mechanisms – lubricate
6. Battery – check electrolyte and re-fill if necessary
7. Wiper/Washer – check fluid and re-fill if necessary
8. Automatic Shift Lock – check
9. Manual Transmission – check shift and interlock
10. Tires and Spare – check condition and pressure
11. Reset the Service Reminder Indicator
12. Check brake pads and brake discs wear
13. Drive Shaft Boots – check condition
14. Exterior lights: Check all lights and replace if needed.

Aditionally, every 30.000 kms / 20.000 miles schedule service interval:
1. Engine – check for oil and coolant leaks
2. Front Axle – check dust seals, ball joints, tie-rod ends
3. Automatic Transmission – check for leaks
4. Automatic Transmission Final Drive – check for leaks
5. Manual Transmission – check for leaks
6. Manual Transmission Final Drive – check for leaks
7. Dust and Pollen Filter – replace
8. Headlights – inspect and adjust if necessary
9. Sliding Roof – clean and lubricate rails
10. If TT / A3 Quattro – Haldex Clutch, change oil and filter

Aditionally, every 60.000 kms / 40.000 miles schedule service interval:
1. Multitronic™ Transmission – change ATF
2. Power Steering Fluid – check, add if necessary
3. Spark Plugs – replace
4. Air Cleaner – replace filter element, clean screen

Aditionally, every 120.000 kms / 80.000 miles schedule service interval:
1. Auxiliary Belt – replace

Aditionally, every 150.000 kms / 100.000 miles schedule service interval:
1. Timing Belt and Tensioner Roller – replace

Aditionally, every two years, regardless of mileage:
1. Brake Fluid
2. If Cabrio Cloth top – check rollover function


This maintenance plan is suitable for the following model years:

– Audi A3 (8L), A4 (B6) 1.6 made / sold in 2001, 2002, 2003
– Audi A3 (8L), A4 (B6), A6 (C5) 1.8 made / sold in 2001, 2002, 2003
– Audi A3 (8L), A4 (B6), A6 (C5), TT (8N) 1.8T made / sold in 2001, 2002, 2003
– Audi A4 (B6), A6 (C5) 2.0 made / sold in 2001, 2002, 2003
– Audi A4 (B6), A6 (C5) 2.4 V6 made / sold in 2001, 2002, 2003
– Audi A6 (C5) 2.7T V6 made / sold in 2001, 2002, 2003
– Audi A6 (C5) 2.8 V6 made / sold in 2001
– Audi A4 (B6), A6 (C5), A8 3.0 V6 made / sold in 2001, 2002, 2003
– Audi A8 3.7 V8 made / sold in 2001, 2002, 2003
– Audi A4 (B6) S4, A6 (C5), S6 (C5), A8 4.2 V8 made / sold in 2001, 2002, 2003