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Discussion in 'RS3 Forum (8P & 8V Chassis)' started by jerseypaul, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. jerseypaul

    jerseypaul Member

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    Hi gang.
    Car in today and had the following warranty work done.

    1. s/w update for Haldex controller. No info on what the update addresses.
    2 vacuum line repositioned in C pillar for exhaust flap actuater - stopped rattling on start up.
    3 brake check - remove and replace pads along with full clean of calipers.

    Anyone ales been contacted / had the work done?

    Paul.
     
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  3. wickedstef

    wickedstef Active Member

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    You haven't had the full front brakes done (i.e. discs, callipers and pads)?
     
  4. jerseypaul

    jerseypaul Member

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    no offer of replacement brake.
    i guess different serial numbers qualify for different fixes.
     
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  5. 45bvtc

    45bvtc Well-Known Member
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    Hey jerseypaul,

    The product improvement for the RS 3, which includes the brake fix, IS applicable to your car! :yes:

    Unfortunately, the answers to this issue are now getting somewhat fragmented so here are two 'threads' you need to go look at:

    1) Thread: Software update. See Post #3

    2) Thread: Off to have the brakes fixed. See Post #170
    :thumbsup:
     
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    45bvtc Well-Known Member
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    And here jerseypaul, is what the brake upgrade looks like - as on Vito's car, and each and every car that's been in my garage has had the SAME modification: brake discs, brake calipers - with anti-vibration mountings, brake caliper supports, and brake pads:


    Vito_979.jpg



    Don't let 'em fool you…
     
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  7. S3 AD

    S3 AD Active Member

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    I had the heldax update done, it suposed to stop some of the prop shaft failures. Post update L/C is not quite as voilent, thats the only difference I have noticed.
     
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  8. jerseypaul

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    Cheers for the info.
    Will get the dealers to check again.
     

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