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Rear Sensor attached to the lower tie arm rod

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by *P3nfold*, Dec 15, 2013.

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    Hi guys,

    Does anyone know what the sensor is thats attached to the bottom tie arm rod as mine has snapped? I noticed it when fitting the coilovers
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    Xenon auto leveling sensor. Without it the lights won't know how high/level the car is sitting and could potentially be blinding other road users or aiming the lights too far down, limiting the light range.
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    Ah ok, there is one on the front as well right?
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    Ye one one the front near side as well
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    4B0907503 part number I'm sureMark
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    Wow £80 quid lol
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    keep an eye out on ebay.. i got a second hand on for under £20.

    ps it wont pass an mot now if it is not working.

    mark
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    Mine is snapped too, I just manualy set the level for the lights and left it like that until i can source a new one/ replacement
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