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    Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    That you can manually move them? I dont mean pull them off the screen, but make them sweep the screen, by hand?

    I only just found out today when washing the car - it's very useful....

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode


    Yep [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img] quite handy.

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    Do you mean when they are in 'service' mode or do you mean that when you have left them on a 'wipe' setting and turned off the ignition that you can move the blades across the screen by hand?

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    how do you get it in wash mode again ?

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

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    how do you get it in wash mode again ?

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    Turn on the ignition, turn off the ignition, take key out, turn on wipers.

    They should move 1/2 way and stop.....

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

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    Do you mean when they are in 'service' mode or do you mean that when you have left them on a 'wipe' setting and turned off the ignition that you can move the blades across the screen by hand?

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    Yeah "Service" mode....

    Havent tried moving them when they aren't in service/wash whatever - they can probably be moved all the time or something, lol......

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    cheers

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    So that's how I raise the wipers when washing the car, thanks guys.

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    or you can pop the bonnet up

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    I don't like washing the engine ;-)

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    Cool!! Something new!!! any other tips?!?!

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

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    Cool!! Something new!!! any other tips?!?!

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    The big round thing inside makes the car turn in different directions (try looking just in front of all the pretty little clocks if you're struggling to find it).

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

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    Cool!! Something new!!! any other tips?!?!

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    The big round thing inside makes the car turn in different directions (try looking just in front of all the pretty little clocks if you're struggling to find it).

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    If you get in your car and can;t find the wheel in front of you get out and walk roujnd to the other side of the car and try again....

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

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    Cool!! Something new!!! any other tips?!?!

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    The big round thing inside makes the car turn in different directions (try looking just in front of all the pretty little clocks if you're struggling to find it).

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    Just don't turn it too quickly or it'll lock up. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    Good tip! Thanks guys [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode


    Heres a top tip

    Has anyone tried to Put the DSG into PARK when travelling at over 40mph ?

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

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    Heres a top tip

    Has anyone tried to Put the DSG into PARK when travelling at over 40mph ?

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    [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cry.gif[/img]

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    I can never quite make it past reverse....

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode


    on and old triumph... On my father-in-laws rover 75 thing he had as a company car it didn't lock the wheels if you where shifting....

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    ok, anyone tried revving the nuts off and dumping it into d?

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

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    ok, anyone tried revving the nuts off and dumping it into d?

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    Yeah... its crap, just pulls away normally.

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    how dull

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    There is a kind of launch control though... hold the brake with it in D/S/M, floor it, and let go of the brake 1/2 second later. Best with ESP off, but I dont think it does the gearbox internals any good. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    Yep, it's called "neutral drop",best done with esp switched off!

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

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    Yep, it's called "neutral drop",best done with esp switched off!

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    mmm not to be tried int he wet with a 3.2 Q. done this last week at the lights.
    Sat there for Days !! with all 4 wheels spinning, moving slowy sideways [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img]

    Id still be there now, if it wasn't for the fact i got fed up and took my foot off the throttle [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

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    Here's a top tip

    Has anyone tried to Put the DSG into PARK when travelling at over 40mph ?

    [/ QUOTE ]

    well ill tell you all, It Enters A.A.D.M.P

    which means


    Audi's Advanced Drift Mode Program.

    All the power is instantly taken to the rear wheels, the front wheels enter Neutral Mode.
    If you Power down on the throttle the back end sways from side to side.
    The engine goes into S.M.M (super map mode) with over 300 BHP instantly powering just the rear wheels.

    If anyone has seen the New Dukes of Hazzard you will know how it handles round the roundabouts [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]


    Now wouldn't that be good if it were true ! LOL !!

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

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    There is a kind of launch control though... hold the brake with it in D/S/M, floor it, and let go of the brake 1/2 second later. Best with ESP off, but I dont think it does the gearbox internals any good. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Are you saying that they've got rid of the real launch control? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img]

    i.e. ESP off, Sport mode, selected, left foot on brake, rightfoot floored (revs should not red line but told and 5.5krpm) and then when you come off the brake it flies.

    It's still there isn't it? It used to be as I surprised the boke from the dealership when I tested it. He had no idea! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif[/img]

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

    Depends on the model - Launch Control only there on the 6 cylinder models.

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    Re: Anyone noticed - when your wipers are in \"wash\" mode

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    Depends on the model - Launch Control only there on the 6 cylinder models.

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    Although there was a guy here from outside the UK with a TDi that had it....

    I wonder if there is a way to turn it on and off with VAGcom?

 

 

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