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    What is this?

    Hi guys,

    I haven't had my a3 very long and was cleaning the inside of it today and came across this below its behind the review mirror it's like a flap lol. What is it and what's it purpose lol.

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    it a little centre sun visor, it took me about 6 months to find mine
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    Well this is spooky! I found mine yesterday too while cleaning the interior and wondered what it was lol. Had my car 9 months
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    Cheers guys that's clears that up for me and immos lol was really weird I thought I had broken something haha.

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    Amazing the amount of people who dont know this. Its same with golfs (mk4s anyway). Showed my aunt/uncle few months back and they had car for over 10yrs!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by thebambam View Post
    Amazing the amount of people who dont know this. Its same with golfs (mk4s anyway). Showed my aunt/uncle few months back and they had car for over 10yrs!!
    Haha that is amazing I'm guessing cause it's not really in a place u look to often I just saw it as I was cleaning the windscreen lol.

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    it took me a year to find mine too!
    a bit useless though! lol


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    took me 4 years and 3 8P's to find mine!

    Used it once, the day I found it, never need it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CHEZ View Post
    it took me a year to find mine too!
    a bit useless though! lol
    Completely pointless.
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    Nah ive used it loads. Specially here in germany where the sun shines good in that gap
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    Haha glad someone finds its useful lol

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    i use mine constantly and did in my golf mk4! handy to block low sun

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    Mine has an emergency stick of gum underneath for quick release ... isn't that what it's for?
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    Lol I would never have noticed it until u mentioned it


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    Over engineering at its best.
    I mean how many people do you know who have spun out
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    Im suprised as I thought it was just me who found this after a long time. Specifically 2 years later of owning the car.

    And mines a B6.

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    I found it when I first got the car but didn't have a clue what it was for. Thought it was something to do with the alarm
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    I found mine a year after owning my car then the other day found one in my sisters LUPO as well lol
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    Haha it's comical that they out theses in our cars and they are pointless taken people months and years to discover them lol.

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    ha, great, i was reading all these post's and thought to my self, hmmm, wounder if the a6 has it, and to my supprise after 3 years of owning the car, it does!!!!!!!!!!!!! lol
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    I wonder if my dads q7 has one will have a look later when I'm home from work

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    Haha I just love it everyone is checking I bet everyone Audi has one from a certain year it's probably some silly safety measure which none of of use haha.

 

 

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