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an interesting fact i learnt today...

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by cjhill, Jul 6, 2006.

  1. cjhill
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    cjhill hmmmmm interesting.

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    Just been to an independant audi specialist and they said if you have a problem with your car and its still under audi warrenty, you dont have to go to audi to get it fixed !

    Aparently european law (dont you love them) means any garage has the right to undertake the work and audi cannot hog all the work.

    Well interesting.
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    Grant Well-Known Member

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    I learnt nothing new today... I already knew that.
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    yes been like that for a while.

    But you must use Official Audi parts, and service/maintain it to their specifications/procedures.

    I cant be bothered to try and PROVE that the correct parts and shedule has been adheared too, in the event of a claim.

    You just know they will do their best to wriggle out of it.


    So, still Audi Servicing for me.
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    cjhill hmmmmm interesting.

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    well i am obviously disappointed that i didnt know anything you guy didnt already....

    i will have to double my efforts in the big fact hunt this weekend !
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    People on here probably don't know your middle name.

    Or is it John?
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    Bah. A missed opportunity for a perfect typo/pismronunciation ;)

    Rob.
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    for the record, i didnt know this
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    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    Come on Olly - EVERYBODY know this! :moa:

    It's all part of the block exemption rules that were brought in to try and stop the manufacturers monopoly.
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    rofl, i know now !
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