[A4] Cruise Control and AC compressor.

Tyson Varosyan tyson at up-times.com
Wed Apr 11 14:19:15 EDT 2007

So wait, the Cruise control is driven by the ECU?

Tyson Varosyan
Technical Manager, Uptime Technical Solutions LLC.
tyson at up-times.com
206-715-TECH (8324)

-----Original Message-----
From: a4-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:a4-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of
Robert King
Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 11:10 AM
To: A4 at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [A4] Cruise Control and AC compressor.

On 4/11/07, Tyson Varosyan <tyson at up-times.com> wrote:
> My car is a 98 A4 30V and I have a few issues.
> #1 My Cruise Control does not work at all. Been that way since I bought
> the
> car in February. Where do I start looking for the problem?

Check for blown fuses and then pul;l the codes.

#2 Although the AC is still cranking, the compressor makes a loud racket
> when engaged. Sounds like a REAL BAD lifter when at idle, but it certainly
> is coming from the AC system as I can make it go away with a push of a
> button. It sound like sure cries of death from the compressor... Is this
> fixable, or will I need to get it replaced?

AC compressors are nor normally reparable or rebuildable without special
equipment.  If it really is the compressor, it's time for a replacement

-- RK
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