car wont start

Asked by tae82 Nov 05, 2017 at 05:08 PM about the 2005 Audi S4 2005.5 quattro Sedan AWD

Question type: General

I have a 2005 audi s4 v8 4.2 it wont start it cranks
like it wants to yet i tried to jump it an thebattery
isnt holding a charge what can i start checking to
narrow down what could be the problem

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well considering you jsut said the battery can't hold a charge try replacing that Most peoople don't relize a battery is only good for like 5 -10 years and 5 if your lucky 10 if your really lucky

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your problem lies in the ignition switch which is a major problem in all the 80 ,100 200 Se and SEL models. the fastest solution is to connect a common push switch directly to your starter solenoid, switch on the ignition and push the start button. it works even if your battery is down to 9 volts.. good luck. hennie

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