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    Audi Approved Used Check Sheet(s)

    According to the Audi website, an approved used Audi has to pass over 100 checks. When I bought mine in May this year I got a form with 70 checks that had allegedly been carried out on the vehicle. At the top of the form it says 'stage 1'. Is there another form for the other 30+ checks that should've been carried out? Should there be a stage 2 sheet?

    Thanks for any help on this.
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    There are another 31 checks on the next sheet that I got with my car from Audi.

    Bodywork
    71. Check front screen
    72. Check rear screen
    73. Check security of bumpers
    74. Check right side
    75. Check left side
    76. Check boot/tailgate
    77. Check roof
    78. Check bonnet

    Road Test
    79. Are there any warning lights illuminated?
    80. Check engine operation
    81. Check clutch operation
    82. Check transmission operation
    83. Check rear axle noise level
    84. Check steerng operation
    85. Check steering wheel alignment
    86. Check braking including ABS operation
    87. Check handbrake performance
    88. check wheel balance
    89. Check speedometer operation
    90. check cruise control (where applicable)
    91. Check odometer/trip operating correctly
    92. Rev counter is operating correctly
    93. Fuel gauge operating and fuel consumption display is working
    94. Air conditioning operating
    95. Heater operating correctly
    96. Check for rattles
    97. Check for wind noise
    98. Check radio cassette, CD operation and radio code
    99. Check aerial condition and operation

    Post road test
    100. Recheck engine oil level
    101. Check ATF level
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    71. Check front screen - Have a quick look
    72. Check rear screen - Have a quick look
    73. Check security of bumpers - See if you can pull it off
    74. Check right side - Have a quick look
    75. Check left side - Have a quick look
    76. Check boot/tailgate - Have a quick look
    77. Check roof - Have a quick look
    78. Check bonnet - Have a quick look

    Road Test
    79. Are there any warning lights illuminated? - Have a quick look
    80. Check engine operation - Does it turn on
    81. Check clutch operation - Dump it from a set of lights
    82. Check transmission operation - Does 5th to 1st work
    83. Check rear axle noise level - Is it dragging on the ground
    84. Check steerng operation - Can you go round a corner
    85. Check steering wheel alignment - Does it go straight without touching the wheel
    86. Check braking including ABS operation - How fast can you stop from 50
    87. Check handbrake performance - Can you get off the line with it on
    88. check wheel balance - Is the car wobbly at speed
    89. Check speedometer operation - Does it go off the clock
    90. check cruise control (where applicable) - Have a quick look

    So on and so on...
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    Excellent, thanks for the reply. That gives me even more ammo.

    Basically I don't have that 2nd sheet. When I picked up my car the air con wasn't working and the steering wheel was mis-aligned. I have since found out that the car has had (in the opinion of a VAG approved bodyshop estimator) a significant front end impact and has been repaired poorly. The n/s front wing has been bent in the accident, pulled straight and poorly painted. The panel doesn't line up correctly with the bonnet and n/s door and the front bumper is slightly twisted.

    This is an "approved used" audi from a main audi dealer. I won't mention the name yet until we see how they're going to handle it. I'm currently waiting for their bodyshop estimator to come out and see the vehicle for analysis.

    I suspected when I looked at the approved used check sheet I had that it had been filled out by Stevie Wonder but the fact that the second sheet is missing and that's where the problems would've shown up is very interesting.
    '07 Phantom Black S3

    Superchips Bluefin Stage 1
    TTRS FBMFSW
    MY11 Rear Lights
    Auto-lights/Auto-Wipers/Auto-dimming rear view mirror/CHLH retrofit

 

 

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