Maintenance

Asked by May 01, 2009 at 03:56 PM about the 2005 Audi A6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

how do you check the transmission fluid and where is the low pressure port located for the a/c?

3 Answers

15

Check your owners manual

0 of 1 people found this helpful.
2,625

The transmission fluid level is generally not a do it yourself procedure.the trans fluid level must be Checked with a scan tool plugged into the cars data port,the trans temperature has to be monitored and there is a level port in the transmission oil pan,with the trans at temperature,the plug is removed and if the fluid level is correct at proper temp you should just see a few drips coming out of the level check ,if fluid does need to be added. It is filled through the same port,and be certain that Audi specific oils used,otherwise shifting issues will occur ,be warned the trans fluid is not cheap stuff.still want to Check it?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
2,625

As for the A/C why do you ask?are you having system performance issues?if you are thinking about using one of these kits from the parts stores,I would discourage this.I make my living as a professional auto mechanic,modern A/C systems require very exacting refrigerant quantities to work properly.Overcharge or undercharge the system and it will not cool properly,if it is overcharged you run the risk of damage to the compressor.The other issue that I have is a lot of the refrigerants sold have sealants in them,which if it gets into a professional shops machine can destroy the machine in short order,be safe and have a shop that is properly equipped do a proper job of Checking the system out.All of us in the trade have to be liscenced to purchase freon

Your Answer

A6

Looking for a Used A6 in your area?

CarGurus has 7,146 nationwide A6 listings starting at $2,050.

ZIP:

Audi A6 Experts

  • #1
    JRKPerformax
    Reputation
    270
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    240
  • #3
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    210
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Audi A4
263 Great Deals out of 12,035 listings starting at $1,899
Used Audi A8
45 Great Deals out of 1,627 listings starting at $3,995
Used BMW 5 Series
469 Great Deals out of 16,117 listings starting at $1,032
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
595 Great Deals out of 22,221 listings starting at $1,999
Used BMW 3 Series
1,123 Great Deals out of 33,110 listings starting at $1,428
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
865 Great Deals out of 26,064 listings starting at $1,500
Used Audi S4
38 Great Deals out of 1,603 listings starting at $2,995
Used BMW 7 Series
125 Great Deals out of 5,092 listings starting at $1,770
Used Dodge Charger
439 Great Deals out of 35,097 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Audi A6 For Sale
3,028 listings starting at $45,543
2017 Audi A6 For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 609 listings starting at $32,988
2016 Audi A6 For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 422 listings starting at $19,885
2015 Audi A6 For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 814 listings starting at $18,895
2014 Audi A6 For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 568 listings starting at $13,944

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.