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    1. Hi, (sorry I don't know your name) It would be...

      Hi, (sorry I don't know your name) It would be nice if you could fill in your profile information, so we know where you are (for local help) and what year and mileage/ engine you have (V8). Next...
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      My car had the same oil temps.... untill I...

      My car had the same oil temps.... untill I changed the thermostat last month, now it sits at 200*. I'm about to do a flush and refill on my transmission, it too has a small rpm fluctuation untill the...
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      I see your oil temp is only 140* . Does it reach...

      I see your oil temp is only 140* . Does it reach 200*? Try this again when the oil temp is up to normal and see if the RPM still fluctuates.

      Mike
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      The inspection/fill plug looks to be right hand...

      The inspection/fill plug looks to be right hand side, 2/3 up the side and ahead of the axels.

      mike
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      Thanks!! I'll order a case today. To buy ATF for...

      Thanks!! I'll order a case today. To buy ATF for my car locally, it is $34.00 per liter, $408 for a case. $130/case from Amazon.

      Mike
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      Hi Jeremy, Is this the ATF you used? ...

      Hi Jeremy, Is this the ATF you used? http://www.amazon.com/Wolfs-Head-836-92866-56-Universal-Transmission/dp/B002HA2USQ#productDetails

      Thanks, Mike
    7. Agreed, showing one engine and describing...

      Agreed, showing one engine and describing another? Also noted the :

      "and I guess VW agrees with me as they are making a W12 version of the car available in 2005"?

      I thought the W12 was...
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      I almost have my car back!!! The shop replaced...

      I almost have my car back!!! The shop replaced the starter, engine out repair :( they also had to repair the starter wire, the end was "gone" so they cut it off and put a new connector on it. I'm...
    9. Hi Michael, this was my recent scan for 46...

      Hi Michael, this was my recent scan for 46 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Address 46: Central Conv. Labels: 3D0-959-933.lbl
      Part No: 3D0...
    10. If this is the controller location, where is the...

      If this is the controller location, where is the tilt sensor and can it be retro fitted. My car says it is not installed.

      Mike
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      We "left" England in the early to mid 1800,...

      We "left" England in the early to mid 1800, something to do with "missing sheep" I think. :D


      Mike
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      St. John's Newfoundland is very very far from...

      St. John's Newfoundland is very very far from Audi Bob:(

      Mike
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      The dealer has said that the starter is the...

      The dealer has said that the starter is the problem. a new one will be in two weeks. They say it will be 8 hours to remove the engine, 6 Hours to change the starter and 8 hours to put the engine back...
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      I tried to boost the car with no luck, just a...

      I tried to boost the car with no luck, just a "click" from the starter. i took it off the axle stands and the car started up. drove it around for a while and put it back in the garage. the next...
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      I have tried the Emergency start..... several...

      I have tried the Emergency start..... several times, but I have not tried the boost from the hood terminals. I will try it in the morning.

      Mike
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      OK new twist!! The kessy area is dry! :) I...

      OK new twist!! The kessy area is dry! :) I jacked the car up and placed the front on axle stands, removed the engine/tranny covers to see the starter, I tapped the started while a co-worker...
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      Too busy at the office to play cars. Mike

      Too busy at the office to play cars.

      Mike
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      I checked under the carpet and all is dry :P....

      I checked under the carpet and all is dry :P. With out looking at the car, a VW shop is leaning towards the starter as the problem. I am having the 433 relay (at terminal 50) tested to see if it is...
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      Many V8 Phaetons drive around for years with...

      Many V8 Phaetons drive around for years with these arms broken. Replace them when your new ones arrive.

      Mike
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      I'll pull the carpet tomorrow. We haven't had any...

      I'll pull the carpet tomorrow. We haven't had any rain in a while but I'll check, the rest of the start-up is working fine. I'm checking the starter relay at terminal 50 as well. The brake signal...
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