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If your Audi has broken down or you need an important Audi milestone service or general maintenance in the Birmingham area it can be quite stressful choosing a mechanic familiar with your Audi model or type of Engine Rebuild repair if you haven't had time to build up a relationship with a local garage
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If your Audi needs an urgent repair, a new timing belt , brake pads or just a general service and oil change and you're looking for a garage or mobile mechanic in the Birmingham area then use our simple form to arrange a quote; Perhaps you need a specialist mechanic or a garage in the Birmingham area experienced with diagnosing common Audi problems or with the OBD equipment to identify & reset factory service faults and take care of those service warning lights
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Audi Repairs Birmingham

Audi Engine Rebuild Birmingham

Audi Parts: Supply & Fit

Audi Oil Change & Filters Replaced
Audi Air filters, pollen filters; oil filter & fuel filter replaced, engine oil changed - Multigrade or Synthetic oils

Audi Paint Resprays
Paint resprays for minor scratch damage to the Audi paint surface or coating; Custom paintwork to make your Audi different using metallic paints, pearlescent pigments or company colours.

Audi Electrical Components
Audi electrical faults repaired using Audi OEM components - Audi sensors checked e.g. Lambda sensors, air flow meters etc

Audi Autoelectrics
Audi electrical faults diagnosed - OBD fault finding - Audi engine fault codes checked & service lights reset - ECU problems, key coding and CANBUS systems checked

Audi Exhausts
Audi Engine manifolds, Front box, Back box, catalytic converter and exhaust pipes for Audi Exhausts fitted & welded

Audi Gearboxes
Audi Manual & Automatic gearbox servicing & repair - Fitting a new or reconditioned Audi gearbox

Audi Alternators
Replacement Audi alternators fitted

Audi Body Panels
Replacement Audi panels fitted & sprayed to match - Light Audi Panel damage repairs

Audi Starter Motors
Replacement Audi Starter motors installed

Audi Clutches
Audi clutch repairs Birmingham - Checking for leaks and repairing-replacing the clutch master-slave cylinder and fitting a new Audi Clutch kit

Audi EGR Valves
Replacement Audi EGR valves - ensure the exhaust gas recirculation system is functioning correctly on your Audi - The EGR valve helps your Audi burn fuel more efficiently by recirculating a portion the exhaust gas through combustion chamber and helps reduce Audi engine emissions; a broke or sticking EGR valve can be the cause of an MOT failure due to excessive emissions

Audi Engines
Audi Engine repairs, cylinder head skimming, valves & pistons

Audi Cooling System
Replacement Audi radiators fitted, cooling system pipework inspected for leaks and cooling fluid replaced to keep your Audi engine at its optimal operating temperature

Audi Fuel Pumps
Often replaced at a milestone service if the fuel pump is operated by the Timing belt

Audi Brakes
Routine Audi servicing, replacement Audi brake pads & discs fitted, Audi hydraulic pipework and joints inspected, repaired or replaced for a complete braking system overhaul

Audi Performance Spares
OEM Audi parts fitted or replaced with alternative performance parts

Audi Timing Belt - Audi Cambelt
Audi Timing Belts replaced as part of a planned Audi service or if the Timing Belt on your Audi has snapped then a full engine inspection for valve & piston damage

Audi Suspension System
Audi replacement shock absorbers & springs fitted for front or rear suspension problems, broken springs. Custom suspension systems installed, lowering springs fitted

Audi Tyres
Steel wheels, alloy wheels and tyres repaired and replaced with cheap tyres, run-flat tyres or low profile & performance tyres depending upon your budget and driving requirements. Part-Worn tyres may be available for your Audi model

Audi Maintenance - Audi Hydraulic Braking System Servicing and Repair

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle

The brake pedal controls the Master Cylinder (a fluid filled hydraulic piston) that transfers stopping power to the brakes

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure

Audi brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc

Modern Audi braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power

Birmingham Audi Brake Repairs

In hydraulic braking systems, braking pressure operates a slave cylinder

Drum Brakes are an older system than Audi disc brakes and use two half moon shaped brake shoes that move outwards during use to apply a frictional stopping force against the inside of a brake drum

Hydraulic braking pressure forces a brake calliper to press the brake pads against the disc to apply the necessary stopping force

Drum Brakes, if fitted, are usually found on Audi rear wheels

Audi disc brakes have a pair of high friction brake pads mounted either side of a brake disc

Audi Brakes - Audi Brake Servicing and Maintenance

If the Audi brake discs warp then they should be replaced immediately

Audi Brakes will safely function correctly without the need for replacement for many thousands of miles

if the Audi brakes overheat and are allowed to cool with pressure still applied for m the brake pads/shoes then it is possible for the disc to warp.

Audi brake discs will wear and need replacing eventually and should be inspected for pitting

The brake pads on your Audi should wear first

Audi Brake Servicing & Inspection Birmingham

Correct brake pad movement and level of wear

Adjust handbrake

Replace Brake Fluid if necessary

Hydraulic brake pipe fittings and joints for corrosion and leaking

Handbrake function and travel

Brake drum condition

Brake calliper operation

And carry out the following maintenance of your Audi braking system:-

Auxiliary handbrake shoes where appropriate

ABS warning light operation

Clean and remove brake dust and loose corrosion and dirt from drums

Top Up Brake and Clutch Fluid Levels or

Wheel cylinder condition

General brake disc condition

Lubricate Hand Brake Linkages

Hand brake linkage condition

Brake pipe Condition

Audi Steering System

The tyre tread is rapidly removed from the inner or outer tyre edge of your front tyres

Common symptoms of Audi steering alignment problems include:-
Vehicle Drift - Your Audi tends to pull left or right when travelling in a straight line
Modern Power steering and Drive by Wire Systems do not have the same mechanical linkages between the steering column and drive wheels making it difficult to 'feel' how the steering is performing.

One of the first signs of a potential problem with your Audi steering system is uneven tyre wear

The tyres will need to be replaced much sooner than necessary until the steering rack is adjusted to bring your wheels into correct alignment

Audi steering inspections:-

Power Steering Reservoir Levels and Top Up

Steering Linkages for wear and corrosion

Correct wheel nut torque to manufacturer's recommendations

Steering Condition

Tyre Condition - inc Spare

Correct Tyre Pressure - inc Spare

Correct wheel balance, including spare

Steering Rack Gaiter condition

Audi Tyre wear and wheel alignment

Wheel Bearings for wear - play or noise

Audi Brake Servicing: Brake Discs, Pads & Hydraulics

The brake pedal is attached the Master Cylinder; a fluid filled hydraulic piston.

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure.

Modern braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power.

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc.

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle.

Brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service.

Replacement Audi Timing Belt or Cambelt

High compression diesel engines are normally interference engines

Generally Audi belts should be replaced every 60,000 miles or less. So, if you have just bought a secondhand Audi that has 40,000 to 80,000 miles then it is important to know if the timing belt has been replaced or needs replacing. Check the Audi Owner's manual for your model for the recommended changing frequency

The Timing Belt synchronizes the camshaft to the crankshaft position ensuring the valves open and close at the correct time in relation to the piston. Some vehicles use a cam chain in place of the belt or a timing gear system instead

The toothed belt connecting the engine crankshaft to the camshaft is known as the Cambelt or Timing belt

Often it is prudent to replace a combination of items associated with the timing system. Most of the needed Audi parts can be obtained as timing kits containing the appropriate timing components; such as: Audi timing belt
timing belt tensioners
timing belt tensioner idler roller
front lower crank shaft seal
water pump gasket

Since Audi Timing Belts are hidden inside the engine they tend to be forgotten when purchasing a used Audi

If the timing belt snaps it will most probably cause serious engine damage. The camshaft stops turning with some of the valves left in the open position. In a Free Running Engine there is enough clearance between a fully open valve and the piston head to avoid serious damage. In an Interference Engine there is no clearance and the engine relies upon accurate timing to keep the valves and piston head separated. With a broken timing belt; the inertia helps the crankshaft to rotate freely forcing the pistons to strike the open valves resulting in damaged valves, pistons, and possibly even damage to the cylinder head

Timing belts must be replaced at a specified manufacturer's interval. The timing belt should also be inspected regularly and replaced immediately if there is any evidence of cracking or fraying cuts or excessive wear

Birmingham:- Audi Replacement Clutch

The Audi clutch disc is, not surprisingly, a disc with each side covered in a high friction material. It is designed to engage with the high-friction surfaces of the pressure plate and flywheel. It is also designed to transmit power to theAudi transmission system

Engaging the clutch forces the clutch against the flywheel transmitting power from the crankshaft to the transmission shaft

When the clutch is dis-engaged the clamping force is removed so the clutch disc spins with the flywheel and no power is transmitted

Disengaging the clutch acts on heavy-duty release springs to isolate the pressure plate so that the disc is no longer pressed against the flywheel

The pressure plate comprises heavy-duty release springs, a metal pressure ring acting as a high friction surface to interact with the clutch disc, a thrust ring (or thrust fingers) for the release bearing, and release levers

Audi Clutch failure often occurs when one or more of the high friction surface materials wears out on the disc. Even when the pressure plate is engaged and a clamping force is applied, there is no longer sufficient friction to transmit power without the clutch slipping. Normally the Audi clutch disc and pressure plate are replaced. Replacing the Audi Clutch is a major operation and it is sometimes advisable to replace a number of items, often supplied as a Audi Clutch kit:-
Audi clutch disc
pressure plate
release bearing
pilot bearing - bushing (when required)
internal Audi clutch slave cylinder

The centre of the clutch disc has a spline pattern that matches splines on the power input shaft of the transmission system

Audi Fuel Injection

Audi Re-Mapping Birmingham
The Audi ECU can be replaced with a programmable ECU or re-mapped to electronically alter the engine performance characteristics

EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection
The Audi fuel injection system is controlled by a mini-computer or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) that assimilates data from a series of temperature sensors and oxygen or lambda sensors providing feedback to help optimise fuel efficiency and power under a variety of conditions

Audi Engine Mapping
The Audi ECU controlling engine performance is pre-programmed with software containing embedded data on engine performance for different combinations of engine speed and acceleration

LPG Petrol or Diesel Metering
Fuel Injection systems have replaced carburetors for the accurate mixing and delivering of petrol, lpg or diesel fuel in modern Audi vehicles

Audi Fuel Injection
Fuel injection systems mix fuel with just the right amount of air for optimal combustion & energy release in an internal combustion engine

Audi Maintenance - Oil & Filter Change Birmingham

Moisture Scavengers - Detergents - Acidity Regulators
Moisture scavengers, detergents and acidity regulators prevent all kinds of contaminants degrading and abrading the internal moving surfaces of your Audi engine minimising the effects that water, particles, and fuel combustion residus can have on Audi performance
Once they have absorbed the maximum amount of water and other contaminants; the risk of corrosion and failure in your in your Audi engine increases

Synthetic Oil Change - Birmingham
Modern synthetic oils can last longer than old petroleum based multigrades because they are more inert with a laboratory designed molecular structure and fewer natural catalytic impurities that increase oil breakdown compared to the cheaper engine oils

Anti Oxidants
Preventing internal engine oxidation in your Audi motor is the job of sacrificial anti-oxidants present in the lubricating oil; Anti oxidants are sacrificed to protect your engine and will eventually be depleted making it necessary to change your oil regularly

Oil Change Frequency
The mechanics rule of thumb with traditional multigrade engine oils used to be "change the oil every 3000 miles" but many vehicle manufacturers indicate 5000 to 7000 miles. Initially, follow the Audi recommended oil change guidelines to ensure you validate your warranty.

Oil & Filter Change
A new Audi oil filter and oil change shouldn't need a specialist Audi engineer and is minimal compared to the cost of an Engine Rebuild; with regular maintenance and routine servicing working out cheaper than disaster recover when your Audi engine fails

Oil Composition
Engine Lubricating Oil is composed of hundreds of chemicals; some can interact chemically, polymerise, oxidise and break down with the extreme conditions of temperature & shear forces pulling the oil molecules apart in your Audi engine thus, changing the lubrication properties.

Oil Change Masterclass
Keep a small amount of the engine oil used in your next oil change in a sealed container; then when you check your oil level with the dipstick you can compare the lubricity or lubricating properties of the oil against your fresh oil:- If the oil on the dipstick seems thin compared to your reference oil sample; it may be time to get an oil change to keep your Audi running smoothly

Audi Replacement Exhausts Birmingham

The exhaust pipework helps muffle and deaden the noise from the fuel combustion process

Corroded exhaust pipes allow fumes and noise to escape; increasing the risk of poisonous carbon monoxide entering the cabin and significantly increasing noise making detection an easy task

Explosions from the instantaneous ignition of the compressed fuel and air igniting in the combustion chamber creat a lot of noise that needs to be silenced in the urban environment

The Audi exhaust system allows poisonous gases from the fuel combustionto vent into the atmoshpere away from the driver and cabin

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Audi Models

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  • Audi 100
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Birmingham Tyre Fitting

Audi Replacement Tyres: Fit new tyres to your Audi

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Audi ABS - Anti-lock Brakes

  • ABS Modulator
  • ABS Pump
  • ABS Sensor
  • ABS Control Unit
  • ABS Ecu
  • ABS Pump Modulator Combined

Audi Aircon (Air Conditioning)

  • Audi AC Radiator
  • Audi AC Evaporator
  • Audi AC Pump
  • Audi AC Fluid Top Up
  • Audi AC Receiver Drier
  • Audi AC Condenser
  • Audi AC Compressor

Audi Filters

  • Audi Oil Filter
  • Audi Fuel Filter
  • Audi Transmission Filter Kit
  • Audi Air Filter
  • Audi Cabin Air and Pollen Filter

Audi Electronic Sensors

  • Audi Temperature Sensor
  • Audi Oxygen Sensor
  • Audi Air Flow Mass Meter

Audi Electrical Components

  • Audi Electronic Control Unit
  • Audi Parking Light
  • Audi Heater Blower Motor
  • Audi Spark Plug HT Leads
  • Audi Ignition Coil
  • Audi ECU Mapping Remap
  • Audi Thermostats
  • Audi Fuel Pump
  • Audi Bulbs
  • Audi Heater Core
  • Audi Alternator
  • Audi Starter Motor
  • Audi Lambda Sensor
  • Audi Antenna
  • Audi Tail Lights
  • Audi Headlights
  • Audi Cooling Fan
  • Audi Oxygen Sensor
  • Audi Spark Plugs
  • Audi Eibach Pro Kit
  • Audi Water Pump
  • Audi Window Motors
  • Audi Fog Lights

Audi Wheel & Axle

  • Audi Ball Joints
  • Audi Axle Assembly
  • Audi Control Arm
  • Audi CV Joint Boot Kit
  • Audi Alloy Wheel Repairs
  • Audi Tyres

Audi Brake Parts

  • Audi Brake Calipers
  • Audi Brake Drums
  • Audi Brake Rotor
  • Audi Brake Compensator Valve
  • Audi Brake Servo
  • Audi Brake Master Cylinder
  • Audi Brake Pads
  • Audi Brake Slave Cylinder
  • Audi Brake Discs

Audi Clutches

  • Audi Clutch Kit
  • Audi Clutch Cable
  • Audi Dual Mass Flywheel
  • Audi Flywheel
  • Audi Clutch Slave Cylinder
  • Audi Clutch Pressure Plate
  • Audi Clutch Pedal
  • Audi Clutch Master Cylinder

Audi Exhaust Systems

  • Audi Muffler
  • Audi Silencer
  • Audi Oxygen Sensor
  • Audi Exhaust Pipes
  • Audi Catalytic Converter (Catalyst)
  • Audi Lambda Sensor
  • Audi Tailpipe
  • Audi Exhaust Box
  • Audi Exhaust
  • Audi EGR Valve
  • Audi Exhaust Manifold
  • Audi Exhaust System Complete

Audi Engine Repairs

  • Audi Timing Chain Kits
  • Audi Fuel Injector
  • Audi Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Audi Engine Mounts
  • Audi Ignition Coil
  • Audi Pistons and Cylinder
  • Audi Timing Belt Kits
  • Audi Distributor Cap & Rotor

Audi Gaskets

  • Audi Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Audi Valve Cover Gasket

Audi Lubrication System

  • Audi Oil Filter
  • Audi Oil Pump
  • Audi Oil Sump and Plate
  • Audi Fuel Cap
  • Audi Oil Cap
  • Audi Oil and Hydraulic Fluid

Audi Parts

  • Audi Radiator
  • Audi Hood Emblems
  • Audi Wiper Blades
  • Audi Struts
  • Audi Radiator Pipes
  • Audi Steering Rack
  • Audi Power Steering Pump
  • Audi Tie Rods
  • Audi Serpentine and V Belt
  • Audi Windscreen Wipers
  • Audi Power Steering Hoses
  • Audi Bonnet Latch and Strut
  • Audi Shock Absorbers
  • Audi Throttle Body & Cable

Audi Suspension

  • Shock Absorber performance
  • Suspension Strut Pivots
  • Spring Condition
  • Pitman arm - Rear Wheel Drive Suspension
  • Audi Timing Belt or Cambelt
  • Rubber Bushes
  • Struts
  • Sway Bar
  • Shock absorbers operation, evidence of Audi bush wear
  • Suspension Struts
  • Inner and Outer Tie Rod ends
  • Control Arms or Blades
  • Ball Joints
  • Rubber Grommets
  • Audi Additional Suspension Components
  • Idler arm
  • Tie Rods

Audi:-
Common Problems

  • slave cylinder leaking
  • Cylinder head leaking
  • Tyre outside edge wears quickly
  • Air Conditioning Not Working
  • Engine Stalls
  • Excessive oil consumption
  • Engine Idles Rough
  • Warning Lights On
  • Judder when braking
  • My Audi Won't Start
  • Thrust bearing worn
  • Audi Headlights not working
  • Noisy Brakes
  • Slipping when cold
  • Audi check engine light on
  • Loud Engine Noise
  • Engine Won't Start
  • My Audi Does Not drive Straight
  • Audi Lights not working
  • Heater Not Working
  • Engine Misfires
  • Window stuck
  • Fuse keeps blowing
  • Engine Overheating
  • Poor Fuel Economy
  • Clutch slips if revved hard
  • Clutch Won't work
  • Flywheel Vibrating
  • No Power When Accelerating
  • Front Tyres wearing quickly
  • Blue Smoke From Exhaust
  • Clutch pedal on floor
  • Engine Oil Warning Light On
  • Audi Immobiliser
  • Can't get into gear
  • Knocking sound
  • Tyre inside edge wears quickly
  • Audi Radiator fan not working
  • Coolant Leaking
  • Automatic Locks Not Working
  • Steering Pulls To One Side
  • Low Brake Pedal
  • Corroded Brake Pipes
  • No pick up for first gear
  • Engine Pings or Knocks
  • Brakes Pull To One Side When Braking
  • Seatbelt Locked
  • Dim headlights on engine idle
  • Tyres vibrate
  • Injection System Warning Light
  • Engine Idle Surge
  • Clutch slips at high revs
  • Blocked Fuel injectors
  • Fails Emissions Test
  • Vacuum Leak
  • Spongy Brakes
  • Engine Temperature Warning Light On
  • Timing Belt Loose
  • White Smoke From Exhaust
  • Battery Keeps going flat
  • master cylinder leaking
  • Power steering feels stiff
  • Audi keeps stalling
  • Audi Check Engine Light On
  • Clutch juddering
  • Leak in coolant system
  • Clogged Audi air filter
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