so finally i got around to replacing the windscreen on my A3 to finally complete the auto lights install... i had this planned a while ago but things kept on coming up that was spending all the money and not to mentions issues i had with the insurance companies.
anyway i have changed insurance companies and i finally booked it in for National windscreens to come out and replace it whilst i was at work.
Now once the car was parked up he had said to me that it should take about an hour to complete and so i left him to it. he did scare me a little when he said that i have asked for the wrong windscreen as i DON'T have the auto lights sensor windscreen but i quickly showed him the parts and he was happy to continue.
i went inside to work but to my surprise i get a phone call about 20 minutes later saying the job is complete!
i went down to see the work and asked him how me managed it so quickly... he showed me my old windscreen...
he says that the windscreen was not OEM and had been changed at some point in the past... the problem was that there was only bonding at the top and bottom and no bonding on the sides of the glass
he also said he was surprised that i didnt have any water inside the car or lots of wind noise... just makes me think what kind of cowboys are fitting windscreens without bonding it properly!
its all sorted out now and im so happy to finally have a nice clean windscreen without any silly bug marks, splats or scratches. also finally have the auto dimming mirror fitted