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Low speed accident

TaylorK Aug 30, 2012

  1. TaylorK

    TaylorK Member

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    Driving back from the beach this morning, I had a slight collision with a van... I was only only doing about 5-6mph, my front bbumper tapped the back of the van. The number plate has cracked but other than that the exterior damage to the bumper seems very limited. Is there anything mechanical I should check? Thanks
     
  2. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    Your brakes? jk

    If you have sensors, make sure they're working, and maybe get a VCDS scan in case the airbag sensors aren't happy either. Other than that, low-speed impact shouldn't do anything but superficial damage.
     
  3. TaylorK

    TaylorK Member

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    Haha! Can't blame the car at all! Was definately down to operator error! Thanks for the advice!
     
  4. Brodster

    Brodster Well-Known Member TeamMisano Team V8 Audi RS4 Audi Avant Owner Group s tronic

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    Even in low-speed impacts damage can hide itself. If I was you I would have look under the bumper to see if any mounting brackets etc etc have snapped/detached. Sounds daft but better to be on the safe side.
     

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