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Buying an A3 3.2 quattro DSG,anything to look out for?

jimbob Jun 12, 2006

  1. jimbob

    jimbob Member

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    Ive read a fair bit allready but there doesn't seem to be any particular issues with the 3.2 DSG Q that i've seen ,are there any points to beware of /check/rectify in general,i've heard mention of rear dampers and steering rack, any more?


    ps it's a dec 2003 model with 30k on it
     
  2. marriedblonde

    marriedblonde Active Member

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    Jimbob welcome to the forum, with regard to the car it shoul still have 6 months warrenty left as a safe guard!

    J.
     
  3. jimbob

    jimbob Member

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    Hi, married blonde , i'm buying from an Audi dealer so he's topped it up to 12mths :D
     
  4. Strider81

    Strider81 New Member

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    hiya mate

    how much u paying for it?

    my sis has one - fully loaded shes tryn to sell privately with 6 months left and she has it advertised for £18.5k with 14k on the clock, 54 model, black with factory tints and 5 19 inch alloys.

    finding it hard to shift though - could it be price or the fact that its a 3.2 and petrol prices etc?
     
  5. leecs3

    leecs3 thinking about stuff

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    probably the price. My friend got a basic non dsg 3.2 for £19.5k, 6 months old with 6k miles from the dealer, there slow sellers so haggle hard.
     
  6. jimbob

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    I paid £15,995,which compared to the other stock on the forecourt was,i thought, an absolute bargain. It's got 31000 miles on it but 12 mth Audi dealer warrenty so i'm well pleased.It's mine now so i can't buy your 'sis's,sorry...
     
  7. steeve

    steeve Well-Known Member TeamMisano Team Ibis Audi S3

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    Hope you're enjoying your new motor. How's it going so far?
     
  8. jimbob

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    Goin' ok mate,it's leaking coolant,and clicking when taking up drive ,and the drivers seat is too narrow,and the box rattles in p or n ,and the rear shocks are knocking,but apart from that it's ace , the dsg box is a marvel :D
     

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