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Audi A4, A6, A8 – 1997 to 2000 – 2.4, 2.6, 2.8 – Petrol Engines – Scheduled Plan

October 10, 2018 in Audi A4 B5 (1994 to 2001), Audi A6 C5 (1997 to 2005), Audi A8 D2 (1994 to 2002), Scheduled Service / Maintenance Plans by admin

All you need to know to service your Audi A4 B5, A6 C5 and A8 D2 (years 1997 to 2000) with petrol engines, according to the Official Audi Service Schedule Interval Plan / Scheduled Maintence Servicing.

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

Every one year or 12.000 kms / 7.500 miles schedule service interval:

  1. Change engine oil and oil filter
  2. Check Fluid Levels
  3. Clean Plenum Water Valve
  4. Check Auto-Shift Lock
  5. Reset the service reminder
  6. Manual transmission – check shift and clutch interlock

Additionally every 24.000 km / 15.000 miles schedule service interval:

  1. Check Battery level
  2. Replace Dust/Pollen Filter
  3. Checking and adjusting the level Cooling System
  4. Checking and adjusting Wiper & Washer System
  5. Gearbox, power train, drive shafts – check for oil leaks and play – In event of leakage from the gearbox, check the gearbox oil level
  6. Clean and lube rails of Sliding Roof
  7. Check lubricant on Transmission Final Drive(s)
  8. Check Brake System
  9. Check DTC memory – OBD
  10. Exterior lights: Check all lights and replace if needed

Additionally every 48.000 km / 30.000 miles schedule service interval:

  1. Replace the engine Air filter cleaner (ACL) and clean the engine air filter housing
  2. Replace the Engine Spark Plugs
  3. Replace the Brake Oil fluid
  4. Change Oil Haldex clutch, only Audi TT Quattro
  5. Replace  Spark Plugs

This maintenance plan is suitable for the following model years:

– 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 – Audi A4 B5 Petrol Engines (2.4, 2.6 and 2.8)
– 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 Audi A6 C5 Petrol Engines (2.4, 2.6 and 2.8)
– 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 Audi A8 D2 Petrol Engines (2.4, 2.6 and 2.8)

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Audi A6 C5 (1997 to 2005) – Fuse Box Location and Fuses List

August 20, 2018 in Audi A6 C5 (1997 to 2005) by admin

The Audi A6 C5 (1997 – 2005) have one fuse box of the  dashboard driver side – Scroll down to see how to access them and the fuses list.

1- Fuse box in the Dashboard driver’s side

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

 

Audi A6 C5 Fuse Box Diagram – Dashboard driver’s side

Description

No.
A
Fused function
1 5 Heater element, left washer jet
Heater element, right washer jet
2 10 Hazard warning light switch
3 5 Glove box light
4 5 Number plate light
5 10 Oil level/oil temperature sender
Compressor regulating valve, air conditioning system
High pressure sender
Tiptronic switch
Tyre pressure monitor control unit
Bulb monitoring device
Mobile phone operating electronics control unit
Control and display unit for air conditioner/Climatronic
Air quality sensor
Navigation system with CD drive control unit
Self-levelling suspension control unit
Operating unit to control suspension height
Telephone/telematics control unit
Control unit for voice control
Parking aid control unit
Rear roller blind switch
6 5 Central locking control unit
7 10 ABS control unit
Steering angle sender
TCS/ESP button
Cruise control system brake pedal switch (diesel direct injection system)
Clutch pedal switch
8 5 Telephone/telematics control unit
Control unit for voice control
9 10 Heated exterior mirror, driver’s side Heated exterior mirror, front passenger’s side
10 5 Headlight range control, control unit
11 5 Automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror
12 10 Diagnosis connection
13 10 Brake light switch Brake light bulbs
14 10 Central locking control unit
Memory operating unit, driver’s seat
Memory operating unit, front passenger’s seat
Luggage compartment release switch
Interior monitor switch
15 10 Control unit with display in dash panel insert
Solar cell isolation relay
Navigation system with CD drive control
unit
Mirror memory control unit
Auxiliary heating radio controlled receiver
16 5 Steering angle sender
17 10 Tyre pressure monitor control unit
Self-levelling suspension control unit
Two-way radio switch
Parking aid control unit
18 10 Main beam bulb, right
Main beam warning lamp
19 10 Main beam bulb, left
20 15 Dipped beam bulb, right
Headlight range control motor, right
21 15 Dipped beam bulb, left
Headlight range control motor, left
22 5 Side light bulb, right
Tail light bulb, right
23 5 Side light bulb, left
Tail light bulb, left
24 25 Automatic intermittent wash/wipe relay
Intermittent wiper control
25 30 Control and display unit for air
conditioner/Climatronic
Solar cell isolation relay
Fresh air blower
Magnetic coupling relay
Auxiliary heater relay
26 30 Control and display unit for air
conditioner/Climatronic
Heated rear window switch
27 15 Heated steering wheel
Rear window wiper motor
28 20 Fuel pump (pre-supply pump)
Fuel pump control unit
Fuel pump relay
29 30
20
Ignition coil with output stage (engine code BAS)
Motronic control unit (engine code BAS)
Output stage
Ignition coil with output stage
Motronic control unit
Camshaft timing adjustment valves
30 20 Sliding sunroof adjustment control unit
31 15 Starter inhibitor and reversing light relay
Hazard warning light switch
Reversing light switch
Diagnosis connection
Multi-function switch
Ignition cut-off delay relay
Automatic gearbox control unit
32 20 Injectors
Cruise control system switch
33 15 Cigarette lighter
Cigarette lighter, rear
34 15 Secondary air pump relay
Solenoid valves
Secondary air inlet valve
Turbocharger divert air valve
Air mass meter
Heater for lambda probes
Intake manifold change-over valve
35 30 Trailer socket
36 15 Front and rear fog light switch
37 20 Radio
Amplifier with bass loudspeaker
Aerial selection
control unit
Operating electronics control unit, navigation
Navigation/TV tuner
Navigation interface
Chip card reader unit
38 20 Central locking control unit
39 15 Hazard warning light switch
40 25 Dual tone horn relay
41 25 Relay for ABS solenoid valves (allroad models)
42 25 ABS control unit
43 5 Radio
Operating electronics control unit, navigation
44 30 Auxiliary heater relay
Solar cells isolation relay 2
Heated driver’s seat regulator
Heated front passenger’s seat regulator
Heated rear left seat switch with
regulator
Heated rear right seat switch with regulator

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

1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 – Audi A6 C5 Petrol (1.8, 2.0, 2.4, 2.4 Quattro, 2.7, 2.7 Quattro, 2.8, 2.8 Quattro, 3.0, 3.0 Quattro, 4.2 V8, RS6 Quattro) and Diesel (1.9 TDI and 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