Hi I bought the 97 audi A6 i got it for $700 and i had to spend $150 on the ECU that was the matching one the car started right up it drives nice. I got inspected and i need to replace the front right and left axles because the cv joint boots are torn. Also the mechanic wrote RF differential seal leak is this really bad ??? what is it??? I also need to replace one oxygen sensor
yes the steps to do what I need to have replaced would be great
thank you for all your help if it wasn't for you I would of prolly never got the audi. The oxygen sensor is Bank # X Sensor # X I read on line this would fall under the upper stream for replacement is this true?? .. The diff leak does that mean the transmisson is going?? ... My last question for you is my check engine light is on for the oxygen sensor so i cant pass inspection I dont have the money to fix it right away and I need to pass inspection. I read online that I can reset the check engine so it goes off then I have to drive a full cycle so everything clears and I can be good for inspection. Is this true?? If this is true how long should the full cycle be before i get it inspected ??
Begin Drive Cycle: The vehicle should be driven approximately 7.5 miles within a period of approx. 23 minutes (1372 seconds) from a cold start. However, due to manufacture variations, it is necessary to perform only as much of the Drive Cycle as is necessary to reset the required monitors to a "Ready" status. Operate the throttle smoothly to obtain best results. Do not shut the engine off during the drive cycle.
CAUTION: Obey all traffic laws and drive in a safe manner!
NOTE: Extreme driving conditioning such as very high/low temperatures, rough roads and high altitudes may prevent some monitors from attaining a "Ready" status.
NOTE: Remember, clearing DTC's or interrupting power to the ECM after the readiness monitors have been reset to "Ready" will require that the Drive Cycle be repeated.