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Sportback Load Liner, issues, be wary.

steeve Jan 10, 2014

  1. steeve

    steeve Well-Known Member TeamMisano Team Ibis Audi S3

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    I've been waiting ages to get the flexible load liner from Audi. It turned up today after a couple of months wait.
    It's a reasonable item, nicely made but very expensive for what it is. (I have quite some experience of buying various types of production plastic vehicle components).

    However the main issue is that it only fits if you have the load compartment floor in the higher position. There were several reasons I didn't want a Quattro, the increased luggage capacity being one.

    Audi UK didn't seem to know that there is this issue with the load liner. The only way you can use it with the floor in the lower position is to remove certain areas of the liner, but doing this removes some functionality.

    Part number P A8V4061180
    So be aware.
    Steve
     
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2014
  2. cemerson

    cemerson Well-Known Member Team Cosmos quattro Audi A3 S-line owners group TDi DSG

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    Yeh, there were threads about this quite a while ago (almost a year) - I bought a third party one and have been very happy with it.
     
  3. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    I thought this was common knowledge now?
     
  4. steeve

    steeve Well-Known Member TeamMisano Team Ibis Audi S3

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    Sadly I didn't know, Audi claim they didn't either, how long as this part been available? Any one know?

    They have asked me to take photographs of the issue.
     
  5. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    Since the launch of the 8V I think. Ie well over a year.
     

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