A6 4G Changing Decor Trims

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Audi A6 4G Start Stop Button Replacement

Change the often-braking A6 4G Start Stop button with a new, better looking one! Unfortunatelly, the igniton switch is one of those things that you press every day and due to some poor design really, the lettering breaks. I am sure all of you have stumbled upon this. Here's what mine looks like. Parts Required for the Start Stop Replacement So, I ordered a new button, with red surrounding, originally from S6 / RS6 models. The part number for LEFT HAND DRIVE units is 4G1905217B. If you're in the UK or other RHD country - check the proper number for your car. There's a difference. Here's how the new button loks like. Installation Changing the buttons is super simple. There…

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Why You Should Clean Your Intake

Before I've decided to do this just as a precaution and without any symptoms. Anyway, I was stunned by the results. First, everything was much clogged than I suspected and second the calt felt much better - engine work became more quite, the car became more powerful especially on lower speeds. Highly recommended procedure for all of you diesel car owners out there! After

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Audi A6 4G C7 Facelift Gearshift Knob Installation

Switching to the much better looking facelift shifting knob or an RS style one requires a bit more effort than simply purchasing the knob itself and replacing it. Since the original button is facing inwards the driver, while the new one is frontal, some heating and twisting is required for the installation Parts Required You will need got pliers, someone to help you and the gearshift ball itself of course. Here's the number of the original A6 knob but you can get S-line, S6, RS6 or whatever option you want.   Assembly First, you need to remove the old one. Pull the leather inwards on the market spots to free the clips and pull up. Be careful not to damage…

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Audi A6 4G C7 Illuminated LED Sills Installation

Led sills look awesome on your car at night. There are numerous variants with S-Line, Allroad, S6 and RS6 illuminated ones. Do not get fooled by the numerous chinese crap that's massively sold on Ebay - original ones look and work much, much better. Since my car is a regular A6, I decided to install the default LED ones. Plus, chinese ones have circle cables that require you to drill through your car which is ridiculous. If you're getting them 2nd hand, make sure to peel off completely the old tape, clean it with alcochol and use the best one you can get your hands on to avoid dust and dirt going under. Parts Required Here are the parts you…

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A6 4G C7 – Chrome Seat Buttons

Somehow, Audi decided that my comfort seat will have the circular button in chrome, while the other two per seat in simple plastic. Thankfuly, you can order chromed ones and replace them fairly easy. Make sure you order the proper ones, since buttons for other cars, including Q7 do not fit! Parts Required Here are the part numbers of the buttons: 8K0959815A 8K0959816A 8K0959817B 8K0959818B Assembly Carefully plug the old ones out and place in the new ones. Simple as that.[image-comparator left="https://www.a6retrofits.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/before.jpg" right="https://www.a6retrofits.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/after.jpg" classes="hover"][/image-comparator]

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Audi A6 4G C7 – Motion Sensor Trunk Release (Kick Open the Trunk)

Opening the trunk with a kick under the trunk can be very handy especially when your hands are full. Originally, Audi released this for the USA marketet mostly but the sensors on 2012 models weren't working properly or at all as a matter of fact. They've stopped offering them in 2013 and then in 2014 started offering the feature again with better, improved module. Make sure, when retrofitting this to get your parts from a 2014 cars or you will fit a ridiculously bad working motion sensor. Note, that this will work only if you already have power-opening of your trunk working. Parts Required Here are the parts you need plus a cable from your motion sensor module to the…

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