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No electricity w/ 2005 audi A4 2.0T

Went to car just now. had to unlock car manually. trunk, gas lid, etc. would not open using release pull on driver side door. car would not turn over. new battery placed 2 months ago. what can be the problem? car is out of warranty (62,000 miles--just had 55,000 mile checkup 2 months ago).

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ALTERNATOR NOT CHARGING AT CORRECT OUTPUT OR YOU HAVE A SHORT-CIRCUIT CAUSING CONTINUAL BATTERY DRAIN...(RELAY)... HOPE I WAS OF SOME HELP TO YOU...

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SOURCE: Oil for 2007 AUDI A4 2.0t Quatro

The best balance of price, quality, availability that I have found is Mobil1 synthetic - it's on Audi's approved oils list. With the 2.0T engine, you absolutely want to use synthetic (the Audi turbo fours are known for oil sludge issues), and you want to do a SeaFoam treatment every 15k miles or so - that combination will keep your engine in great running shape.

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SOURCE: I need to get to the trunk lock mechanism but

The liner is held on by little plastic studs. It can be gently pried off Then you will have access to the lock. The lock should have a nut on it that holds it to the trunk. Turn nut counter-clockwise to remove.

Posted on Nov 15, 2009

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