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Storage drawer flap

a3rom Sep 28, 2009

  1. a3rom

    a3rom New Member

    hi guys/girls,

    recently purchased an a3 51 reg, 3 door.

    the storage flap on the dash has a flip down lid but it wont stay closed.
    imagine the dash board.
    drinks holder esp switch and blanks
    head unit
    cimate unit
    storage flap
    ash tray
    storage area (lights up)

    i wont to fix the flap so it stays shut, can some give me some guidence on how to do this.nothing ooks broken. but it dont shut.

    tia Rom
  2. a3rom

    a3rom New Member

  3. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :) Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group quattro Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon Manual

    Pull the whole unit out slightly and then pull the front cover down so it wedges shut.
  4. a3rom

    a3rom New Member

    done it the long way, lol

    remove headunit (no need to disconnect)
    remove climate control unit ( disconnect and pull it out)
    push the storage box out from behind (its dead tight)

    once out, theres 2 cogs on one side, jus make sure there lined up and move together, on the other side theres a copper wound spring, pull to spring to create more tension. now the flap closes and stays closed.

    what i need to check is the opening procedure, i'm having to push the top of the flap to open it, I assumed u push the flap in and it springs open. either way it now closes and opens, perfect size for cd's phone, and other bits and bobs.

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