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    Strange problem with climate unit ?

    Hi all,i've just noticed a quirky problem with the climate control - when i first un-lock the car and then open the door the LED's on ONLY the Econ and Auto buttons are glowing at full brightness,then when i start the car they go back to their "normal" brightness ? It does'nt do it all of the time and the LED's only light up on all of the climate unit after the ignition is switched on which is normal ? Strange one eh,hope my climate unit is not on its way out ! - anyone got any ideas or come across this before ? Thanks in advance

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    It is a bit odd, ive never heard of it before. The fault probably lies in the unit itself. TBH, unless you can get a cheap one off ebay I'd live with it until/if it get any worse.
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    do you have acess to another climate unit, or vagcom, what year is your car?


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    Dont have access to another unit or vagcom - its a 2007 S3

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    which month in 07?

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    It was registered in July 07 Nigel - you've seen this before ?

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    No mate, but if yours has the later system then you could stick a facelift climate in there, of which I have available, whats your vin no. & reg, pm mate then I can check as dont want that advertised on the forum, another way to check is to remove the glovebox & show us a pic of whats behind then I can confirm that way, does yours have heated seats?

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    Yes mate,i have the heated buckets What month/year did the face lift unit come in ?

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    Mid to late 07 so yours maybe possible.

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    Surely it's only just out of warranty. Isn't it worth popping back to the dealer to see what they say ?

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    and if you get nowhere ill take your buckets


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    Quote Originally Posted by N8
    Yes, but they are OEM Phaeton Helios alloy wheels, not cheap ****e aftermarket piles of poop.

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    lmfao sniffing still huh Phil.

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    you know me nige, always out for a deal im considering the ones on ebay atm


    2007 S3 PhantomSchwartz

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    | MY10 Facelift | 75% LED's | Sepang Bronze Facelift Alloys

    Plans | LED 3dr tails | BBK Setup | Some BBS | Custom TBE |

    Quote Originally Posted by N8
    Yes, but they are OEM Phaeton Helios alloy wheels, not cheap ****e aftermarket piles of poop.

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    damn straight slim, pm link as wanna see what go for, not interested myself as issy has her sights on my money these days.

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