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Hold Assist

MA3RC Nov 21, 2013

  1. Daz Auto

    Daz Auto Active Member

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    VW call it Auto Hold which is a less confusing description IMO.

    It is fitted as standard on the new Golf, we are test driving at the moment. So is the tyre pressure indicator which I also believe should be fitted as standard. If we decide to buy an Audi we will definitely want both these fitted.
     
  2. PilotAudi

    PilotAudi New Member

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    TPMS will be compulsory on all cars in the EU from 2014 so I will not be expecting to pay for it!
     
  3. cemerson

    cemerson Well-Known Member Team Cosmos quattro Audi A3 S-line owners group TDi DSG

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    You will though, as Audi will put up the prices of the car to account for the new standard kit, just like they did with DAB.
     
  4. cuke2u

    cuke2u Well-Known Member TFSI Owners Group Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon

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    I thought that DDS could be enabled through putting a code into the VCDS?
     
  5. Daz Auto

    Daz Auto Active Member

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    AFAIK the TPMS uses the ABS sensor to check for any wheel that is spinning at a different speed than the others.

    It does not work if all the wheels deflate at the same rate. This happened to a mate of mine. He never noticed that his low profile tyres were going flat. All tyres and all alloys destroyed.
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2013
  6. cuke2u

    cuke2u Well-Known Member TFSI Owners Group Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon

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    Hi, if it is the second generation system fitted to the 8V then it should be able to detect simultaneous under-inflation in up to all four tires using spectrum analysis of individual wheels and this is performed within the software. Thus I would hope that the new A3 was using the newer version...
     
  7. cemerson

    cemerson Well-Known Member Team Cosmos quattro Audi A3 S-line owners group TDi DSG

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    I thought it got a 'base' rotation in the first 15 mins of driving, then compared to that. That's what the handbook suggests anyway.
     
  8. cuke2u

    cuke2u Well-Known Member TFSI Owners Group Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon

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  9. royalsteve68

    royalsteve68 Well-Known Member

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    car does it for you so you can rest those legs
     
  10. royalsteve68

    royalsteve68 Well-Known Member

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    no that's me, but ive specced quite a few tech driving aid items mainly cause im getting lazy and old and spend a lot of time in traffic
     

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