Question about 1996 Audi A6

1 Answer

Motor running badly

I got Audi a6 2.0 motor, up her in Iceland, no one gets to the problem, it is like it looses a stroke, in driveing,but have the power stll the slow run is un easy like 2-400 rpm, up and down changed knock sensor the computer does not show it and the garage guys just scratch their head....thank´s...Gudmundur, e-mail :
gudhol@gmail.com

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 1,586 Answers

See if you can get a product called Seafoam (I'm sure it's available online if you can't find it locally) and do a full treatment on your car - you'll need two cans. One can in the gas tank, then fill up on top of it. With the second can, pour half into the oil, drive about 30 miles, and change the oil and filter. With the remaining half, pop a vacuum line off the engine with it running, and feel for suction. Where you have suction into the engine, attach a hose and let the engine **** up the rest of the Seafoam. You may need someone in the car with their foot on the gas pedal to keep it running (hold the revs around 2000 RPM while it sucks up the Seafoam so it doesn't stall). You'll see a ton of smoke coming out the back - that's what you want. It'll burn off all the carbon deposits in the engine. Let it run a few minutes, then shut it off. Wait 15 minutes, restart the car, and let it burn off the rest, revving the engine occasionally. It may smoke awhile, even a little bit the next day, but it'll all burn off fairly quickly and should clean your motor out nicely. This may take care of your stumbling problem.

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to get Audi '02 A6 Quattro from Park to Drive


Most times the brake pedal switch is bad. Other times the shifter solenoid is bad.

Feb 22, 2015 | 2002 Audi A6

1 Answer

2001 Audi a6 that I am thinking of buying but owner said the left turbo is bad that when you push hard there seem to be steam coming from the engine what could that really be is it just the turbo that's...


It is not the left turbo, there is only one turbo. IT is the LEFT turbo intercooler. Looks like a radiator. IT uses coolant from the cooling system to reduce the temperature of the turbo. They are about 100 dollars to apiece. You could drive it BUT if it gets bad you loose all the coolant and must stop or you ruin the whole engine.

Aug 20, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

What makes Audi A6 2.4 1999 to shake before it reaches 80km/h


Unbalenced wheels..Bad tiresBefore 80 is too slow it will shake and wave and vibrate.After it can stabilise or get worse.Last:bad motor sensors:air intake,valve timing etc. If not ruff acceleration (rpm related vibration) then is the wheels related (unbalanced,bad/defect tires,low air pressure,loose nuts...)A windy weather also shakes u well :)))Cheers.

Oct 22, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Audi 100 c4 with automatic transmission engine turns off when gear put on drive


stationary rpm is to low,its normal higher the handgearbox.
too keep motor running it chould be higher so engine stay running,
while put in drive.

Apr 13, 2013 | Audi 100 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Why did my Audi a6 six speed lose power while driving and continuous battery drain?


Sounds like your alternator might be bad or your engine belt is loose (or broken). If you can get the car started, check voltage at the battery. If you have 12+ volts for at least 20 minutes, your alternator is ok. If you have less, it's bad.

Jan 25, 2013 | 2003 Audi allroad

1 Answer

I have a 30ltr TDI quattro that smokes when it idles for than a few minutes


This car doesn't have coils and wires, it's gasoil. The most likely reason is the piezo injectors are worn. The best way to test is with VCDS
After an overnight stationary period drive the vehicle with cold engine between 1200 - 1600 rpm till the complaint occurs. Constantly read the measured value block 13 and 14 for the smooth running control in the engine control unit. The values of one or several cylinders should noticeably move to positive.

modified injectors A8: with 3.0l, 4.2l TDI from: WAUZZZ4E*7N016685
Replace the injector with the highest deviation and all injectors produced between 1.3.2006 and 30.4.2006.
Example of production date: 060304 stands for 4.3.2006
vcds go to address 01 measured values below
013 Smooth running control1)Cyl. 1 Injection quantity variation[mg/stroke]2)Cyl. 2 Injection quantity variation[mg/stroke]3)Cyl. 3 Injection quantity variation[mg/stroke]4) VacantPermissible values at idle: +- 2,99 mg/strokeA If the permissible tolerance is exceededfirst check injector IQA-IVA adaption values
014 Smooth running control1)Cyl. 4 Injection quantity variation[mg/stroke]2)Cyl. 5 Injection quantity variation[mg/stroke]3)Cyl. 6 Injection quantity variation[mg/stroke]4) VacantPermissible values at idle: +- 2,99 mg/strokeA If the permissible tolerance is exceededfirst check injector IQA-IVA adaption values

Jun 28, 2012 | 2006 Audi A6 3.0

1 Answer

I have a audi 500 sel 2.8 v6, it start and run fine when cold but it cuts out now and then when driving and if i stop at stop street but it will start up with no problems, but when motor is hot and i...


you may want to check the pcv valve. i had the same problem, and it is because if the valve is bad then the air is nos passing through. it costs around 50 dls at the dealer and it is very easy to change.

Jun 29, 2011 | 1995 Audi A6

1 Answer

Heater is making this werid noise when you turn it up and one day he shut the glove box and it started working this worked up intill couple days ago what do you think this could be?


Bad blower motor or loose electrical connection to the blower motor - My 98 A4 usually required that I slam the glove box in order to get it to work.

Feb 13, 2011 | 1996 Audi A4

2 Answers

Audi - Shudder when accelerating


to be honest i would need to drive it to know for sure but it could be anything from the clutch ,loose flywheel bolts to a drive shaft or evan a deformed tyre,Sorry i couldnt give you an instant fix and i sound like a solicitior because they always beat around the bush

Oct 23, 2009 | 2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet

1 Answer

BRAKE LIGHTS STAY ON ENGINE RUNNING BUT CAR WONT DRIVE


there is a button on your brake pedal lever that while braking gets depressed, and turns on your brake lights. Now this component is a plastic piece that can get knocked loose rather simply. You either need to re-secure this component, or replace it

(you can get this part at any junk yard for nothing more than some pocket change)

Jan 29, 2009 | 2001 Audi A4

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Audi A6 Logo

135 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Audi Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21927 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60541 Answers

Thomas Perkins
Thomas Perkins

Level 3 Expert

13152 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...