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How have I only just noticed these buttons and what are the supposed to do!? (Recaro)

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by VAG-Slag, Mar 15, 2014.

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    So I was washing my car today (yes, it does sometimes happen) and came across these buttons:
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    Firstly I can't believe I've never noticed these before. Secondly, what the hell are they supposed to do!? :think:

    I've tried them and they don't actually do anything... Guessing they were for electric lumbar support? Wouldn't mind having a go at fixing that if they were!
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    I hope to God you cleaned the inside after doing the outside :icon_thumright:
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    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Lumbar supports
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    I knew there'd be one! . . And yes, I did

    Thought so... Wouldn't mind having a go at fixing that!
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    More importantly what's that strange looking lever on the side of your seat ?
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    Height adjuster
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    jojo S3 Drift King! Staff Member Moderator

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    This.

    S3 owners have electric height adjusters! :happy:
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    :whistle2:
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    Electric lumbar mate :) not wired up though.

    Seats were from a top spec tdi Quattro. The car originally came with cloth seats.

    They just need a 12v feed to work. I never bothered.
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    Or they rip out the old people 2 ton armchairs and fit fixed bucket seats like me !! :whistle2:
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