Question about 1996 Audi A4

2 Answers

R reg audi a4 1.8 petrol manual. turn the igniton key, engine fires then dies. yellow light with car and key flashing. would fire up properly after a few goes. but 5 days down the line no joy at all

Posted by on

  • crunch67 May 21, 2010

    yes.the problem was the wiring loom from the ignition switch reader coil. when i towed it to the audi garage one of the mechanics loosen the steering column and yanked it in and out a few times and the car started. i left it with them it was £25 for parts and an hour and a half labour at £100 an hour. from what i gather changing the loom is easy. most annoyed because i am an hgv mechanic myself so i phoned the garage beforehand looking for some direction but they said it would need to go on the diagnostic machine. hope this helps

×

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

Hi
my audi a4 will not start if the ignition light keeps flashing - but if i remove and reinsert the key til the ignition light does go out it starts ok - sometimes it can take a few tries!

Posted on Aug 25, 2010

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

Did you found out the problem? i have the same problem and i want to find out,

Posted on May 20, 2010

  • J?hann ?orsteinsson
    J?hann ?orsteinsson Dec 05, 2013

    the problem was, the key was broken, needed new key,

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2002 malibu 3100 v-6 won't start, getting fuel and fire to all cylinders


if the security light is flashing than the anti theft is active. The anti theft shuts down the injectors and will not let the vehicle start.

You'll need a battery charger to do this. Hook up the battery charger to the battery.

Place the key in the igniton and attempt to start. Let the key return to the run postion and leave it there untill the light stops flashing. Turn the key off

Turn the key on (do not try to start) and wait for the light to stop flashing again.

turn the key off and then try to start the vehicle.

You can google search "resetting gm security" and find this info as well.

Feb 03, 2012 | 2002 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

Died suddenly wont restart. turns over but wont fire.starting fluid made it start right up till it burned out then died again.fuel pump,pressure reg. ,filter?


Check for fuel pressure, 2.5 is Key on engine running
13 PSI (Pounds per Square Inch)

3.3 engine is 40-47 PSI (Pounds per Square Inch) Key on engine off
31-44 PSI (Pounds per Square Inch) Key on engine running

Jul 23, 2011 | 1991 Buick Century

1 Answer

My check engine light is on and had it checked and it gave a multiple miss fire on my 2005 chevy impala with a 3.4 liter v6. When you get to a certain speed the engine light flashes and then when you slow...


It sounds like a bad injector or a bad fuel pump .A p0300 is a random misfire.The best way to find out what the problem is take your car to some shop like Pep Boys or someplace equivalent to that a have them do a complete balance test of your injectors and have them test your cam position and crank sensors both of these sensors can be tested for proper operation.Ask them for a computer read out this will tell your mechanic exactly whats wrong.

Mar 14, 2011 | Chevrolet Impala Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Engine won't start


YOU MIGHT HAVEA CURRENT DRAW AND THIS SHOULD BE CHECKED WITH YOUR LOCAL AUTO ELEC.

Jul 21, 2009 | 2000 Renault 181

2 Answers

2003 AUDI Quattro 3.0 check engine light(MIL) stays on


you will have to have it hooked up to a computer to decode the light and find out what is going on. I would take it to a reliable mechanic

May 06, 2009 | 2005 Audi A4

1 Answer

Engine has miss-fire


First check spark plugs/wires/distributor cap (tune up). Also would be good idea to use fuel injector cleane and change fuel filter and O2 sensor.
Hope that helps
Good Luck

Mar 22, 2009 | 2003 Audi TT

1 Answer

Audi 2001 a4 1.8t


There are two things to check.
1. It is producing a spark.
2. It is getting petrol through.
To check whether is producing a spark.
Remove one spark plug from engine. Reconnect HT lead and hold it touching car chassis and turn the engine. Do no hold the Ht lead with bare hands while doing this as it carries thousand of volts and will give you nasty shock. Hold it with some insulted material .
When you turn the engine you see spark across the plug electrodes.
As for fuel, trace the fuel pipe coming into the carbureter and disconnect pipe and have someone turn engine .Petrol should gush out showing that the petrol pump is working.

Oct 14, 2008 | 2004 Audi A4

2 Answers

Flashing immobiliser light


my engine will not start the the immobilizer light is flashing the key does not have a chip in it but the owners manual said the kay has a code but the car startit before with the same kay my car is hyundai accent x reg year 2001

Aug 15, 2008 | 2002 Audi A6

4 Answers

A4 Turns over, but won't start


hi. when u insert ur key and turn to on position with out it turning over check the light display and see if the light flashes with the car&key symbol if that is the case then it is a problem on the key and the imobiliser is not disabling properly have the batteries changed in the key or your key might need reprogramming.

Jul 02, 2008 | 1997 Audi A4

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Audi A4 Logo

Related Topics:

386 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Audi Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76630 Answers

Thomas Perkins
Thomas Perkins

Level 3 Expert

14378 Answers

Are you an Audi Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...