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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by a3emma, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. a3emma
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    [Mar 29, 2010]
    As title .. its the thing in the white circle ive tried doing some reasearch but cant find out. thank you

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    [Mar 29, 2010]
    it might help if you didn't have the white area of the circle that big(thinner circle) so we can see better what exactly that is....:icon_thumright:
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    Is it the Air Conditioning top up valve?
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    SteveBAM Black '03 S3

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    i was just about to write that..!!!:icon_thumright:
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    That's what I was thinking, if it has air con?
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    Why do you want to know anyway? Has it broken or are you curious or just bored lol.
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    Thanks for your help :icon_thumright:
    yeah it has got air con, we where thinking it was more some sort of a shock absorber?, cause it is rattaling a bit when the car is started. i have a number off it but i have searched about and had no luck its- 038 155 284. dont no if this is any help to anybody?
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    [Mar 29, 2010]
    here is a pic with a smaller circle!

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    [Mar 29, 2010]
    cam belt tensioner
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    As poster above^^ it's a cam belt tensioner.
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    Erm... Try the aux belt tensioner...[​IMG]
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    [Mar 30, 2010]
    thank you all very much for your help!
    its the aux belt damper/tensioner
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