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Rear diff earth strap snap.

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Danman1, Mar 21, 2012.

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    I have a 2002 S3 and have the classic problem of the rear earth rusting off. The one that goes from the rear diff to the chassis. Went to Audi to get a new one but they cant find the part, classic Audi, really helpful. So my question is what happens if i just leave it off, its been off about 3 weeks no with no errors or light flashing...?

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    I had this, replaced it with an earth from halfords. About £5.
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    I'm not sure if the heldex will stop as I don't think the early ones even had one but it's just as easy to make your own out of 4 gage car amp wire and two ringed crimps, solder the ends on to if you have a good enought soldering iron.
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    Feates beat me to it lol
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    cheers guys. Audi. how can they build cars but then not know what part you need? jokers.
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