How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dan Your Own Question
Dan, Technician
Category: Audi
Satisfied Customers: 24007
Experience:  Independent Shop Experience, 2 Year Automotive Diploma, & Access to Information Database
Type Your Audi Question Here...
Dan is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

What does a flashing check engine light mean on a 2005 Audi

Customer Question

What does a flashing check engine light mean on a 2005 Audi allroad 4.2l Quattro
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Audi
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** the check engine light flashes it mean your engine has a misfire, usually due to a faulty ignition coil. You can have codes checked at your local parts store for free to see if it indicates a specific cylinder and if so swap that coil with another cylinder to see if misfire follows it and if so replace coil. This would be around a $200-$300 job to have done at a shop. Let me know if you have more questions or if there is anything else I can do to help. Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm I able to replace the coil myself,..and is it going to do any further damage if I drive it about 30 miles til I get back home
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Sorry about delay, I ended up going to sleep. You will be fine to drive home as you probably figured out by now. Let me know if you run into more questions. Thanks.