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HID self leveling error

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by gixerson, Nov 11, 2012.

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    [Nov 11, 2012]
    Have a weird one here.

    If my car is out in the sun on a warm day (25C +) i get a self levelling error.
    If my car is in the garage on a warm day out of direct sun i don't get the error.

    Likewise at night, no error.

    Any ideas please?
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    It seems to be heat related, but it's odd that it works on a 35C summer night but it doesn't work on a 20C day.

    Does anyone know what type of sensor is used, is it a G-sensor, mercury type sensor?
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    mike foster Fossie VCDS Map User

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    No offence mate but looking at those temperatures I wouldn't expect any replies from within the UK.!!

    We have no way of testing !!!!!!! lol
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    Turbo jay Leather repair specialist

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    [Nov 12, 2012]
    Mikes right mate were not lucky enough to have these temps especially round this time of year, ask us about rain though well thats are speciality lol
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    [Nov 12, 2012]
    Not sure it is temperature related though.

    What type of sensor is used for the self levelling?
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    [Nov 12, 2012]
    Two sensors, one attached to the front and other to the rear suspension. Very easy to see and fit. Use VCDS to identify which one is faulty.
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    [Nov 12, 2012]
    I need to look at the steering wheel controls in VCDS this week, so i'll take a look at the faults as well.

    Thank you everyone :icon_thumright:
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