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Can anyone help me out? Need a locking wheel nut socket.

Slinger Nov 8, 2008

  1. Slinger

    Slinger Member

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    The lovely chaps at my local tyre centre have managed to ****** up my locking wheel nut socket by using it on their air drill :applaus: and I cant get my wheels off now. Ive telephoned my local Audi centre but they want between £10 to £35 for a replacement :wtf: and Im not prepared to pay that ridiulous amount just for a socket!

    Im just wondering if anyone has a spare or one they no longer need that they would be willing to sell to me, its code Y?

    many thanks.
     
  2. coyote

    coyote Member

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    Ive got the one that came with the car but there are no codes on it. Its got about 20 teeth

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  3. redspudder

    redspudder Sparky

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    please see my post on this im having a nitemare i have just bought a new key today at a cost of £20 i have code Q on my adaptor
     
  4. redspudder

    redspudder Sparky

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    coyote the code should be on the top its just a single letter stamped on the top
     
  5. arthurfuxake

    arthurfuxake Controversial & Contradictive

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    They saw you coming. I only paid £11.95 for a new key for mine a little while ago.
     
  6. coyote

    coyote Member

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    Mine has ABC 7 stamped on the top
     
  7. Macduff

    Macduff Member

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    Has the tyre centre admitted their fault? If so then get them to replace the nuts.

    I had a similar problem a couple of months back. I'd had the car serviced and they'd overtightened the wheel nuts. I could shift the normal ones but the locking nuts were slightly rounded off. They managed to get them off eventually with their air wrench and they replaced them with a set of McGuards.
     
  8. J7USS

    J7USS Shuddup Foooool!!

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    I agree with macduff, Get them to sort it, after all they buggered it!
     
  9. Slinger

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    I cant prove it though and I certainly cant be bothered argueing the case with them. My local Audi dealer has ordered one for me and said he would charge me £26 for it.
     
  10. (M)AK

    (M)AK New Member

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    You can purchase a spare / replacement VAG wheel locking nut key from www.zakparts.com - cheaper than the dealers prices!
     
  11. DIY Boy

    DIY Boy New Member

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    Thanks so much for that - been h8unting everywhere for a replacement key.

    Much appreciated
     

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