Monster MotorsportAH Fabrications
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    naughts4187's Avatar
    Reverse Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    11

    Endless Niggles on my Black Edition Avant...

    Hello All I'm beginning to get sick of my A4, only had it since March but it's driving me mad with really silly and annoying niggles. Has anyone else had these or am I really unlucky?

    Firstly I would like to point out that Audi replaced the whole MMI joystick unit in the centre console because someone at Audi spilt coffee on it just before I picked it up....

    Here's my list of small but really niggly faults:
    1. From time to time my B&O settings will default back to standard, no bass, treble etc.
    2. Rear left speaker from behind parcel shelf suddenly distorts and plays a static noise at what can only be described as the loudest thing on earth....ever. I have to drive around with the MMI switched off for a couple of days for it to settle
    3. My AC constantly un sync's from dual to individual climate...even though I never touch it.
    4. Switching between media and nav and radio can sometimes take up to 10 seconds after the button is pressed.
    5. Rear parcel shelf squeaks over every single bump.
    6. Headlight washer jets constantly get stuck out after use.
    7. My front alloys have gone cloudy all over with a white residue (although these have been repaired by Audi I feel very badly)
    This car is a 2011 September car pre facelift and has recently been in Harrogate Audi for over a week where all they could diagnose was the washer jets, which have now subsequently gone back to sticking out. So out of all my niggles which it went in for, they couldn't fault anything and the one they did repair has now gone back to how it was.

    Has anyone else had any of these issues on such a new car?
    Thanks!

    2011 Black Edition Avant 1.8TFSI
    Brilliant Red
    Milano Leather
    Tech Pack 2
    MMI High
    HD Sat Nav
    AMI
    Heated Seats
    B&O
    19" Rotor Arm Alloys

  2. # ADS
    ADS
    Join Date
    Always
    Posts
    Many
     
  3. #2
    Neutral

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    42
    I had the problem with the washer jets sticking out.
    Belfast Audi sorted it first time saying that they just needed to sand a lip of the cover that causes it to stick.

    That was about 6 months ago and they have been grand.

    I hope you get all the bits sorted

  4. #3
    johnnythepie's Avatar
    handcrankywannkyspanky

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Coventry
    Posts
    2,174
    I too had head light washer probs....they are hydraulic and are succeptible to sticking open or popping ouy when the water freezes (make sure have good anti freeze washer fluid )
    The rear parcel shelf is a real pain in the arse....Im on my second now and its started again.Its the shhitty retaining lugs that dont fit properly.Ive fixed mine by putting blu tack on the underside of the shelf before re-fitting.

    Sounds like they needed to replace a bit more of the console if in fact they did in the first place
    Pass me my sock

    Want to help cure cancer? http://folding.stanford.edu/English/HomePage

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. A4 Avant Black Edition Delivery date!!!!!
    By Surfstar in forum Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B8 Chassis)
    Replies: 304
    Last Post: 18th July 2012, 12:29
  2. A4 Avant 3.0 TDI quattro Black Edition anyone?
    By Keef in forum Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B8 Chassis)
    Replies: 152
    Last Post: 11th August 2011, 10:14
  3. A4 Phantom Black Black Edition Avant Delivered
    By AndyBell in forum Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B8 Chassis)
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 21st May 2011, 18:04
  4. B8 A4 Black Edition Avant....which colour to order..
    By funkycat in forum Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B8 Chassis)
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 17th March 2011, 21:53
  5. Replies: 25
    Last Post: 17th February 2011, 13:45

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO

Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO