Question about 1997 Audi A8
You may have a DBW (drive by wire) car. If so, reconnect the battery and then turn the key on (don't start the car though). Do this with the hood open. Turn the key and then see if you have a high-pitched whining hum from the engine bay. If so, that's likely the throttle body readjusting its position. This can make a big difference in driveability, and is worth a shot. If the 97 didn't have DBW, you won't harm anything in trying it out.
Posted on Sep 02, 2008
SOURCE: water leaking in my audi a8
There should be a drain hole or tube that leads out of the car. Find it and clean it out. (wet/dry shop vac?)
Don't poke too sharp of things into it, or you might damage something, though.
Posted on May 09, 2009
SOURCE: where's the positive terminal on
If you look at the engine area you will see the postive jump point, let me see if i can locate a picture of this location.heres a diagram of the engine compartment, theres a fuse /relay box in the left rear, this is if you are standing in the front of the car looking in engine compartment, look for a terminal to connect the postive cable and ground the other to metal in the engine compartment, this is only to be used to acess the truck to get to battery, also look around the engine most times theres a postive hook up sometimes neear or on motor,good day,
Posted on Apr 10, 2011
Testimonial: "Thanks John, I tried your initial suggestion however could not get the trunk to open.Found pos term here: http://forums.quattroworld.com/a8/msgs/18242"
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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