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Experience:  17 years experience as a auto mechanic, foreign and domestic.5 years running my own repair business.
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I have a 2003 Audi a4 Quattro 3.0L recently purchased, 3

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I have a 2003 Audi a4 Quattro 3.0L recently purchased, 3 days later I have a white smoke coming from under the hood and exhaust strong smell of gas,no oil mix with coolant never overheated, had codes read they come back to o2sensor, misfires cylinders 1,3,5 and secondary air injection pump bank 2 if I recall and I believe they said rich fuel mixture. Need help,thought it was head gaskets
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Audi
Expert:  AudiDoc replied 6 months ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be helping you with your question today. I've been working on Audis for over 30 years now, so I should be able to help you through this. Please understand that some of my suggestions may require special diagnostic tools and equipment that many home mechanics may not have, but are often required. So, my first question is whether you're planning on performing your own repairs, or are you wanting to be armed with information before bringing it into your mechanic?

Can I get two pieces of information from you please?

1) VIN

2) List of fault codes in Pxxxx format, or Audi 5-digit format?