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Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by jim1965, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. jim1965
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    [Jul 11, 2007]
    i just swapped my B6 A4 for a nice new B7 - i've just noticed there's no heatshield material attached to the underside of the bonnet on the new one - anyone know if there should there be?
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    [Jul 12, 2007]
    Umm, mine dont have the heatshield either?
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    m30rck, i noticed the other day when it was raining (again!) - steam coming off the bonnet - last time i saw this was on an old cavalier i had 15 years ago which had the bonnet underside mat removed?
    checked and nowt there on new car, deffo was there on B6 A4.
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    [Jul 12, 2007]
    Ive got a B6 A4 and dont have one. Ive also noticed steam coming off the bonnet when raining etc.

    Im not sure if mine has been removed by someone earlier or didnt have one to start with.
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    not sure whether they should have them or not? My omega had a heatshield. Your right about stem coming off the bonnet, i to had a cavalier that did the same. LOL. By the way Jim, which part of "sunny" scotland are you from?
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    [Jul 13, 2007]
    m30rck,

    i'm going into the dealer soon to get my private plates fitted...i'll ask them then !

    oh im in prestwick :)
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    [Jul 13, 2007]
    Guys,

    I've got a heatshield fitted under the bonnet of my B7!
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    thanks tolmie18...right, i'm going in to the stealer to ask :(
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    [Jul 23, 2007]
    i spoke to service mgr in the dealer - no heatshield is std, apparently by design now.
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