I have an awd audi 2003 a6 allroad. The air [suspension](...

I have an awd audi 2003 a6 allroad. The air [suspension](/topics-suspension-audi/) in the front stopped working when it got cold but the dash reads its at level 1 when driving it started to vibrate on acceleration and if failed wh...

I have an awd audi 2003 a6 allroad. The air [suspension](/topics-suspension-audi/) in the front stopped working when it got cold but the dash reads its at level 1 when driving it started to vibrate on acceleration and if failed when going around a u turn left when I gave it power to rejoin traffic. Now it won't go into any gears and when putting into park it makes a grinding noise. Is this a transmission problem or cv drive axel problem? Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the clutch? Has the clutch or its cables ever been replaced? It's an automatic Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your A6 yourself? What have you tried so far? I would do it myself if it was the drive axel but if it is transmission I will have to have it done at a shop Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you? Basically I am trying to figure out the likelihood that the problem is caused by the front drive axels before I pay to have it towed to a shop

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Hello and thank you for using Just Answer my name is \*\*\*\*\* \*\*\*\*\* I will be glad to help. I suspect an axle broke, are you able to lift the vehicle to inspect it?

I can lift it upI will have to look at it later tho if you tell me what to look for that would be great
Automotive Expert
Look at all of the axle c.v. boots for signs of damage. Feel free to take pictures and send them to me

OK will do. I will do it later. Is that OK?
Automotive Expert
That is fine

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You're welcome
Automotive Expert
Have you had a chance to look?

Hi not yet but plan to tomorrow. I have been a bit unwell since I lady texted.
Automotive Expert
No rush, hope you feel better

Hi the car is parked outside but the snow is too much to check it at the moment. Would it be okay to contact you when the weather clears enough to make it less of a hassle to get under it?
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Absolutely, this may time out but you will still be able to respond to me

Hi I finally got around to checking under the car since the snow has mostly melted. I think it looks like the drive axes both are broken. Please let me know what you think; please see attached photos.it seems I cant upload the photos
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Responded to your new question with the images

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