Audi RS5 and S5 B9 VAG rocker arm Update (premature failure)

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That's correct.

However, just to be fully transparent: There are a few members here who are allowed to offer/advertise their services on the Ross-Tech forum. They are all people who fix cars and/or do diagnostics for a living. They all have the status of "Professional User", and they have earned that status by repeatedly helping others with various diagnostic-related issues.

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You’re absolutely Correct I’m very new to forums in general and will now look up your rules to your ross tech forums, again I do apologize!
 
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.................."I’m very new to forums"......................
Hi Josh, For what you seem to be focusing on I would recommend the other Audi forums such as Audizine and A5OC ; they have "marketplace" categories and "classified" areas that are more suited to your offering/services.

Also, I think you will find a more geographical targeted audience there (ie. West Coast USA) after all, I think your customer would need to be within a reasonable proximity. I'm not sure what the rules are with those two, but there are many vendors and sponsors , so it is a very broad audience. IMO, The primary focus here, is VCDS support with some "wrenching" to complete the process and not the other way around.

I look forward to your future write-ups and pictures and how VCDS applies on the (unverified , but developing rocker arm issue) B9 2.9L engine.

Welcome, and keep the forum here posted on your future findings.
 
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Hi Josh, For what you seem to be focusing on I would recommend the other Audi forums such as Audizine and A5OC ; they have "marketplace" categories and "classified" areas that are more suited to your offering/services.

Also, I think you will find a more geographical targeted audience there (ie. West Coast USA) after all, I think your customer would need to be within a reasonable proximity. I'm not sure what the rules are with those two, but there are many vendors and sponsors , so it is a very broad audience. IMO, The primary focus here, is VCDS support with some "wrenching" to complete the process and not the other way around.

I look forward to your future write-ups and pictures and how VCDS applies on the (unverified , but developing rocker arm issue) B9 2.9L engine.

Welcome, and keep the forum here posted on your future findings.
You’re awesome buddy thanks for all the support you guys are truly great I think I do have an account with Audizine.
 
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Here is a new B9 video for PREVENTATIVE rocker arm replacement ; however, at the end of the video, the white B9 has a CEL showing and a loud ticking noise (especially with the oil fill cap removed ; I'll post [that] video once it is released, stay tuned!

 
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RS5 , rockers caught in time ; water to air intercooler fail . S4 noise to be announced.



I'm starting to wonder if the coolant leaks (heat exchanger problem) is causing the rocker arm fail ??? ie xs coolant in oil :confused:
 
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Regarding the poor compression test on the "white car" S4 above. It looks like some metal debris was holding open the valve slightly ; originally I thought the valve keepers came off, but for a split second in the video, he shows them removed in his hand. (56:00)....... (59:00)....
Original rocker arms appeared to be "ok" , but were updated anyway.

 
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