Question about 1997 Audi A6
Battery is always dead after siting for longer then a day and it always stars hard
The battery seems to have reached end of design life. Replace. Also check charging system for voltage. With engine idling check voltage at battery terminals. It should be about 14 volts.
Posted on Apr 18, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
fan motor has a thermal switch which turns on the fan as soon as the engine heats up. what happened there is that the switch is stuck on the closed position which keeps the fan on all the time. you should go to a garrage and have the part changed.
Posted on Jul 22, 2008
Sound's like a bad alternator, you can check the alternator by measuring the voltage on the battery when the car is started, it should measure above 12.6 volt's but not higher than 14.5 volt's, check the drive belt tension, a lose or wore drive-belt could cause problem's with the alternator charging the batery, check the battery terminal's for corrosion, along with the connection's of the battery cable's.
Hope this help's, good luck.
Posted on Apr 06, 2009
Sounds like the alternator is badly damaged. The alternator will drain the battery if the regulutor or diode assembly goes out and/or the alternator is seized or locking up, which will cause the smoke (belt slippage) and drag on the engine (rough idle).
Posted on Apr 25, 2009
What does the fan do when you restsrt/charge the battery? Start up again? Replace the sending unit, or unplug the sending unit first. If fan keeps running, the relay is faulty.
if it stops, the sending unit is at faulat. good luck
Posted on May 31, 2009
I TRIED THIS ALTERNATOR RED WIRE FIX TODAY,ALTHOUGH I DID GET IGNITION,WHEN I TRIED TO START IT BLEW A FUSE.ANYBODY KNOW ABOUT THIS.
Posted on Mar 03, 2010
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