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HELP PLEASE RE- SECOND HAND DIFF

mar.600 May 26, 2011

  1. mar.600

    mar.600 New Member

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    HI, FINALLY FOUND OUT DIFF IS KNACKERED.

    GOING TO TRY AND GET AN SECOND ONE, THIS WERE I NEED HELP PLEASE

    MY CAR IS AN 2001 S3 118K MILES.

    CAN I BUT ANY ANY DIFF IN THE SAME YEAR OF MODEL UP TO 2003 AND READING THREADS ON HERE IT SAYS SOME MK4 R32 ARE THE SAME DIFF ??

    HAVE I GOT TO LOOK OUT FOR DIFFERENT SERIAL NUMBERS ?? TO MATCH MINE .

    IS IT POSS TO GET MY DIFF RECONDITIONED ? HAS ANYONE DONE THIS

    LOOKING FOR SOME ADVICE PLEASE IF ANYONE CAN HELP ME THANKS
     
  2. Alex C

    Alex C Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi S3

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    ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT THE FRONT DIFF? DO YOU KNOW WHAT CODE DIFF YOUR IS? EUK, FGT,FWS? TRY THE USUAL, EBAY, BREAKERS...
     
  3. Alex C

    Alex C Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi S3

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  4. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User quattro Audi A4

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    Why is everyone SHOUTING ?
     
  5. Alex C

    Alex C Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi S3

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    he started it
     
  6. mar.600

    mar.600 New Member

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    hi thanks for getting back to me, no its the rear diff bearing thats whining ,is it poss to buy one on ebay same model 1999-2003 ? or do i require a code to match mines, will try and look to see if there are codes on the rear thanks
     
  7. mar.600

    mar.600 New Member

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    hi thanks for getting back to me, no its the rear diff bearing thats whining ,is it poss to buy one on ebay same model 1999-2003 ? or do i require a code to match mines, will try and look to see if there are codes on the rear than
     
  8. S3 Paul

    S3 Paul Well-Known Member Regional Rep

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    I would probably look at second hand... from what i hear the rear diff/ haldex unit is quite complex.
    Should be a few TT's breaking
     
  9. Jacko4130

    Jacko4130 Goodie Gum Drops

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    I've always found asking for TT parts is cheaper than S3 parts when it comes to breakers, Even though there the same part and code......
     
  10. S3 Paul

    S3 Paul Well-Known Member Regional Rep

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    Ye, Same here.
    Must be more hair dressers crashing them haha,
     
  11. mar.600

    mar.600 New Member

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    hi do i need the part number and code from my unit,how can i get this number without taking off the diff from the car. will the part number and code need to match my unit. if you can l=et me know thanks again
     

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