Hello chaps. I've just bought an A4 1.9 TDI 130PD to replace my 99 A4 2.5 TDi Quat Avant.
I'm really pleased with the new car so far, it is nice to drive and feels torquey and punchy even compared to my old 2.5
However one thing that is a serious disappointment bordering on dangerous is the dipped beam headlamps- they are just terrible!
Parking near a wall, the N/S headlamp projects a strong beam with a sharp upper "line" and a slant upwards towards the N/S edge as you would expect for a RHD car.
But the O/S headlamp doesn't seem to point or focus any beam on anything in particular, despite looking more or less equally bright if you view it from outside the car a couple of metres away.
Now I'm fairly sure that this is the cause of my problem, I believe the car to have Xenon lights (can anyone say for definite?) but this is the first experience I have had with them.
So really, any comments, do the Xenon lamps go funny over time, or is there a fault with whatever focusses the beam? Or maybe the previous owner has fitted an incorrect bulb? Or really any other input appreciated. I think my next move is to dismantle it at the weekend and see if I can find anything obvious amiss.