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Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by brownie 25, Nov 24, 2013.

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    [Nov 24, 2013]
    Hi all,not a good start to a cold Sunday morning.can any one tell me if a s rack from a diesel a4 the same as petrol.I
    Have a 2007 a4 2.0 tfsi quattro and I need to replace the rack do I need one from a quattro or will one from
    A fwd suit.any tips on where to Start when removing the
    Old one would be good aswell tks
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    theres 3 diffrent racks for the 2.0 fsiT
    tou really need the part number
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    and removeing them are a pita
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    Will I need to take out the old one for the part no or is
    There any other way to get it,as for fitting it I was going to do it
    Myself but got quoted 200 euro by a machanic to do it so that's my mind
    Made up.
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    Why it need changed?
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    There was a bolt missing from it on one side so the other
    Bolt that was left couldn't take the pressure and shaped of
    Leaving a nice big hole in the rack.
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    its very tight to get at took the garage i use 4 hours to remove first time
    and around 2.30 hr the second time
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