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1999 Audi A8 Questions

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Hi
The front right head lamp of my 2000 Audi A8 does not get voltage. Apparently I am told there are two parts to delivering voltage to the light.
1. The base
2. The balast

One or both are out. How can these be tested?
how much does the procedure cost?

The Item number is I J 0941641 DS HID Balast -- if it is indeed the problem.

John

I havd the speed sensor replaced but I still have the problem of surging with the transmission shifting up and down. I guess it is the torque converter. Would it be detrimental to use the manual shift obtion when driving on city streets?

their is a large shock when changing from park to drive, what could this be

The dealer says the speed sensor needs to be replaced. The engine stalled out once. The check engine light comes on. Is it the torque converter?

The dealer says the timing belt is weather cracked.