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  1. Hi all, I’m new here and hoping you may be able to help me please. In ‘storm Dennis’ a piece of trim on my 2007 A4 convertible has flown off. It’s the black edging/trim around the upper outside of the windscreen. Does anyone know where I can buy this from please? ive tried searching eBay etc but can only find the whole silver casing. I only need the black piece of trim that slots in from the outside. Is there a separate part number does anyone know? maybe I am using the wrong wording to search? Thanks in advance
  2. I have just put my car into an Audi garage as the gear stick is popping out at 3rd or 4th gear when accelerating, Audi are advising that it could be fly wheel or the clutch causing the problem, they have quoted £414 to investigate and recommend that I should replace both the clutch and fly wheel if this is found to be the fault at a cost of £1600, I just about fell off my seat at this cost as the clutch is not slipping and no effect other than the gear stick popping out, i am looking to seek some advise on the best way forward as this seems extreme the car has been in for 2 days and I really don’t think they have done anything, other than carrying out an inspection on the car and telling me that the were issues with tyres, window wiper and an out of date tyre repair bottle they have done nothing over the last 2 days and then tell me it’s £414 to investigate to see if this is the actual problem the car is Audi A1 2014 44000 on the clock
  3. HI ALL So I'm back with the same dilemma! I've been looking into getting the race chip module for my Audi 2.7TDI for fuel economy as this car drinks with 2 straws! Its killing me on fuel to the point I want to sell the car!! Is it worth putting in a racechip to help the fuel economy as I dont want to remap the whole car and dont want to sell it either as it's my pride and joy!! But if the car has to go I've got no choice so anyone interested lol! Any help and suggestions will be much appreciated!
  4. I have fitted every other wire needed to connect my acntive vibe sub, however I am struggling to find the ground point thats in the rear luggage compartment on my Audi A3 1.9tdi 2006
  5. got ' gearbox malfunction can continue to drive' pop up on my dash, took my car for a diagnostics at audi they couldnt find anything wrong with the car, took it to an independant diagnostics and it came up with 3 codes... sensor for transmission speed 2.... pressure regulator valve clogged/dirty.... clutch activation implausible. spoke to numerous places and they dont seem to know what the problem is. My guess is that theres something wrong on the ECU? if so can i get it repaired or will it be a new ECU? Any help at all please!
  6. Would appreciate some advice from some knowledgable people pls recently purchased a gorgeous mint tt 225 convertible only to receive the log book with 180 stated the car has the following 6 speed box twin pipes and also the 225 turbo intake pipe configuration as I had it replaced ... have I bought a converted lemon ? Assistance much appreciated
  7. Hello, Most of the time all of my parking sensors work, however, I keep getting this issue where my front sensors do not work, and this can last for some days. The most annoying problem though, is that my car alerts me every minute that it isn't working, and the parking sensor button flashes, as well as a horrible high pitched noise. This is both while I am driving and/or still. I would love if someone can help me rectify the issue and all help is appreciated. Best, Elliott
  8. I'm looking to buy my dream car! I have very little knowledge of engines, but really need some advice on what parts are needed for this R8. Is it worth buying if I can get it cheap? Helpful / constructive advice is much appreciated.
  9. Hi I had my 2013 Audi A3 1.6TDI remapped from 105hp to 135hp about 9 months ago, never had any problems been fantastic. But recently when accelerating hard the engine will pretty much go into limp mode and the coil shaped light starts flashing? As soon as I pull over turn the engine on and back off the light goes and the car works perfectly. It has always started first time. When scanning with the Carista OBd scanner 6 Faults detected - I get Heater & Air conditioning - 262914 Central Electronics - 262934, 266756, 267030, 787211, 787465 Could it just be as simple as replacing the glow plugs or would they not affect the car when accelerating? Thanks any advice is useful
  10. So my car has been of the road now for so long! Nearly a year. All because the transfer box has broke (literally got a hole in it, can’t be fixed) now from what I’ve learnt, they don’t make the transfer box anymore (discontinued). Now this is the second time this has happened, and I’m not sure why! So the first time it happened, I got sent a part, by a Audi specific breakers, they confirmed it was the right one... now I’m thinking, maybe it wasn’t!? And I’ve tried and tried to find out the correct part number for the transfer box that should be in my car, but no luck. Does anyone know? It’s a Audi A3 3.2 v6 8p 2004, someone must use be able to help! Thank you
  11. Hi I'm a new member and a owner of a Audi S8 D3. I'm a die hard Audi fan and have been for years or even decades. I needed some advise and thought this would be the ultimate place to share my problems with. Lol🤗 So where do I start. I purchased this car a while ago as a project and have now started to look into it. It's been stood since 2007 and has covered around 5thousand miles. 5k. The previous owner had it parked for 10years as it had an electrical fault and some damage which was caused in 2007. After reading on various websites, Ive concluded the steering column to be faulty as vcds is showing steering lock actuator n360 open circuit fault leading me to believe it needs a column. The car accepts the key but there is no ignition lights on the dash. Hopefully when I've sorted this problem I will have to start it at some point. What would be the best procedure. I have already dismantled the front end hoping to crank it by hand for the first few revolutions what should i do as I don't know the state of the engine. If it's seized etc. I don't want to damage what could potentially be my car i keep for life. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
  12. Hi, I need to buy new tyres. My 2017 Audi A6 Allroad Sport 3.0 TDi 272 PS came with Contisport Contact 3 tyres; they've done just (just) 10,000 miles and will need replacing very soon. About half of my driving is winding country lanes at not more than 30mph; the other half is motorway. What tyres do you suggest I buy? I'd prefer an all year rounder and not have to swap winter/summer. Thanks in anticipation for your help. Much appreciated. James
  13. Hello everyone. Never posted on this forum myself but here goes. Was slowly pulling out a side road after a bus flashed me to go and got hit by a moped who narrowly overtook the bus and was blind to me and I was blind to him. Rider hit front right wing and flipped onto bonnet. Luckily damage wasn't too bad(could be worse) and the bumper and front right alloy wheel is fine, but the right wing is quite badly crumpled and there are a few fairly large dents on the bonnet. Moped rider said he will cover his own costs and since the damages were not worth making a claim, I am going to get the repairs done myself. I was wondering what kind of cost it will be to repair the bonnet, and whether it can be repaired easily or has to be completely replaced. I was planning on replacing just the wing for now and sorting out the bonnet later in summer but am not sure if it is better to get it all fixed in one go since paint may need to be blended into the panels(was going to buy wing as pre-painted part and fit it). Also I have some slight laquer peel on my rare bumper so maybe buying an unpainted wing, repairing the bonnet, then getting all 3 parts painted as well as blending into the door maybe a better idea, but have no idea what kind of costs it may come to. From what I know: Wing(unpainted)- £35 Wing(Painted)-£140 I can DIY fit it Bonnet(unpainted)-£110 needs to be painted and fitted professionally Bonnet REPAIR: £????? Sorry if I dragged this out but I'm struggling to make this decision. I appreciate any help! Thank you
  14. I know this is probably on here somewhere but Ive done a fair bit of reading and cant find it yet. Ive just had my spoiler delivered for my A3 but I am wondering whats the best way to mount it. Id prefer to avoid drilling if possible so wondering what types of glue/mould to use ?? Thank you
  15. Does anyone else here some to have problems getting their windscreen demister working? :P I have to sit with a clothe and wipe it myself every 5 seconds! It is brutal lol. :P
  16. So I have this noise coming from my Audi a3 (2004 plate. 1.6.) Now the engine warning light is either on or flashing with the light to the left on until I restart the car (maybe traction control) usually it happens under acceleration. Could this be a blocked or broken catalytic converter? Please can someone please help me. Many thanks in advance. David. 20180122_212328.mp4 20180122_212328.mp4
  17. Hello, I own an audi a3 2006 with a double din concert radio system (i have no aux, blue tooth or cd changer), it seems that there's an adapter for other concert radios but every one i find online either has different newer iso blocks or a different wiring set-up. Is there an adapter out there that i can use on this wiring set-up or do i have to spend an arm and a leg on a new radio system.
  18. Hi all,I've got a 62 (Jan 13) reg Audi A4 Avant Black Edition (1.8 TFSI) with 104k miles on the clock..Recently it has started to develop some issues which is typical as i'd like to sell it as barely using it anymore.1. PDC have just started to not work.. orange light flashed on the button2. Air Con won't cool or heat up3. When I engage reverse, the car takes a little bit of time to engage the gear. (is this normal)4. Lights and started pointing in different directions.. (think cross-eyed)5. Second key doesn't workAnyway, I'd like to get this all fixed as otherwise the car is perfect and is very well looked after and spotless inside and out.Any tips on where to take it and what sort of bill to expect before selling?Bought from Pinner Motors last Jan for 12k, full service history and will be serviced before selling.https://www.autotrader.co.uk/servic.../pinner-cars-pinner-dpp-10008434/sort/defaultWould like to get at least 10k.Thank you all! Based in London SWLiam
  19. Hi, can someone please help me, new to this.ive got an Audi A4 b8 s line and I was getting the parking brake malfunction visit workshop on the DIS, and when I tried realising the EPB the right caliper would realise but the left wouldn't. Thought it was the caliper so I changed it with another one and it seemed okay for a day. Then the same error had came up and I stuck my vcds on and the issue is 02432 supply voltage for left parking brake motor (v282) 011 - open circuit - MIL ON. Anyone know what it could be I've tried searching for this but I haven't found anything the same. Could it possibly be the wiring harness to the motor?any help is much appreciated.
  20. Hello, So I have acquired an 53 audi a4 130 tdi in auto, and want to do some things to it. My aim is to lower it a little, HID/LED conversions and a sound system upgrade, then maybe a remap... But unlike my Honda civic, the audi has errors systems and a sub already in the shelf, so any links to information or other write-ups would be great. Thanks guys.
  21. Hi guys! i am a proud owner of a 13 plate 2.0L Tekhnic TDI! i'm looking to start modding it up a little, begun with some dark tints and now looking at performance. Now i have done my research on diesels and it seems performance wise there isnt much difference with a new induction kit and people tend to go for just a new filter. However, i have noticed considerable sound difference and the look itself i think looks much meaner. What are you opinion? has anyone installed a custom induction kit on a A4 TDI? any particular brands?
  22. Hi everyone, just picked up my A6 with the MMI and tech pack and all is good and connected but I cant seem to get voice commands to work for the audio interface items - the manual hints that selecting songs, playlists and artists are all doable but it only ever seems to want / expect a nav instruction. Any help would be appreciated.
  23. Evening all, New member post regarding my 2010 A3 TDI. Whilst there is a lot of talk of the A3 having an inadequate grille when it comes to stone damage, I don't think I can lay blame when I struck a pigeon at 80mph on the M40. The pigeon managed to rearrange the grille and damage the A/C condenser for goodwill. I've noticed that there is a piece of plastic that has now fallen diagonally across my condenser. Could someone enlighten me as to what this piece could be, and how easy it would be to remove it? Audi wanted £750+ to replace the condenser and just under half that for a new grille :( Many thanks, Mark
  24. Hi guys... the a3 we got as a gap fill has suddenly thrown up dEF on the dash board. Everything works fine but the milage has zero'd and isn't gaining miles as we drive! Previous owner has put led sidelights in and I noticed the other day that they have started to flicker! Could this be linked or is it just the dash is buggered? Any options as to repair or is it a throw away and fork out for a replacement? Cheers Jono
  25. Hi all, just signed up as I'm having trouble. I have a 2008 q7 and have just brought led rear lights. They don't work when I plug them in, is there an adopter or something I need for them to work ? Any help would be really appreciated Thanks Kev