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Found a plastic cover in footwell, where does it go?

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    [May 16, 2009]
    Hey guys not sure if anyone can help who has a whole list of Audi parts, i found a small plastic piece in the drivers footwell, but cant find its home, its like a 'U' shape and on the back has 3 parts of the plastic that are bent round to make a clip.
    On the back it has a part no: 8L0 857 225 and underneith >PP6<

    Can anyone help?
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    [May 16, 2009]
    yup here ya go...

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    Any help appreciated
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    [May 16, 2009]
    that looks like the retaining piece which the undertray under the steering wheel would clip into m8
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    it looks like a bit that goes round where the steering wheel can be unlocked to go up and down...
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    hmmm just had a look and still can't find its home. Can you guys take a picture of where you mean?

    I looked on the steering adjustment column but cant see where it would go.

    thanks
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    [May 17, 2009]
    I found it on ETKA, but not exactly sure where it goes! :uhm:
    It's listed as an insulating piece which fits between the dashboard and the mounting bracket on the crossmember. It seems to be in the middle at the top, so in theory, if you take off the cental air vent (demister) you may see where it fits.

    Good luck!

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    Wow thats never going back where it came from then. How the hell has that come off. Any issues if it doesn't go back on you rekon?
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    [May 17, 2009]
    *bump*

    Any help appreciated guys
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    Unless John sorts b4 me I'll have peep in etka for you.
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    Ahh great, thanks alot
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    hey guys, anyone been able to have a look on ETKA?

    thanks for your time and help
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    Have a look at this ETKA pic, tbh looks like your going to have to take the dash aprt to fit that.:laugh:

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    Think its a mouse trap mate. lol.
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    I need to go & have a look in my dash mate as I swear I've seen this part before, I'm wondering if its a cable/loom plastic part that has them all taped onto, given there's a fat loom that goes across the dash cross member, it could be this thats come loose even though they're taped very well so almost impossible, it could also be a retainer for the dash, I'll go peak in morning or later when I have chance, just sorting some vagcom purchases out.
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    ha well i've tried to have a look above the driver foot rest plate - thats the only hole i can find hat goes up to where EKTA says the part belongs. I cant see where it would have come from, but that does make sense as i found the piece right by the driver foot rest, which is where it would land if falling from behind the center console.

    Also tried to get the windscreen vents off and no joy - grrr everything on Audi is so hard to take apart. Any luck NHN?
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    I only just got car back mate so need to sort some things then I'll go have a nosey as I have half my trims still out anyway for the last 6-12 months, everytime I finish a mod I think of something else so more wires & trims stay of, lol.
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    ha ok lovely, cheers dude
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