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    2 questions: ball joint and air con

    its an S reg A4 SE and the drivers side ball joint has gone, iv been told the whole arm needs replaced, where is the best/cheapest place to pick these up? How much for a genuine audi one and where else sells them?


    Also, the air con is now just blowing warm air, is this is case of needing servicing or filling up or an complete recon? What are my options?

    Many thanks

    nick

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    R.e the Aircon, if it's blowing hopefull will just need are-gas

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    absolutely. Not worth taking to the dealer to change a control arm. Dealer will charge 80-120 (+labour) depending on which of the 4 arms on the affected side it is. A pattern part will cost between 30-40, and be cheaper to fit.

    As for the aircon, take it to a specialist. B5's have a nasty habit of failing evaporators. They'll be able to presure test it and tell for sure.


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    you can also get control arms cheap of ebay, i agree with what the others said get in there and fit them yourself its great fun.

 

 

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