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Service type - how can I tell?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Star, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. Star

    Star New Member

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    Hi all,

    I bought a car in Switzerland imported from Germany.

    2.0 TFSI Quattro.

    Dash has just started saying service is due in x kms or x days. I must admit to not knowing what type of servicing is on the car, as I am a first time Audi owner and am not sure how it works.

    Log book (in German) says it's had 2 prior services (done around 60,000kms) to date.

    Is this AVS or a regular time or distance service?

    Cheers,

    S
     
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  3. PH1L

    PH1L Gievf Buckets
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    it usually works at 30000miles or 1 year, whichever comes first just as a general rule, but there is also country regulations now too, you can change the service interval via vagcom
     
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    Star New Member

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    Right thanks - I guess that it means I am on time/distance then. The previous owner hasn't done anywhere near 60,000 miles, and seems to have done 2 services since they bought it in mid 2006.
     
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    Is there a thread on here giving opinions of garages for servicing. My A3 needs doing?
     
  6. JamesBaby

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    If you pull the right hand side peg\button on the clocks it will tell you when the next service is due.
     

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