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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by AudiS3Quattro, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. AudiS3Quattro
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    [Jan 25, 2011]
    Where Can I Find The Part Number For A Haldex Control Unit For A 2003 BAM Audi S3 8L, Without Taking My Own Haldex Control Unit Of,f Or Putting The Car On Ramps?

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    vag-cat possibly or if you've got vag com plug it in and you should be able to get it off that
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    [Jan 25, 2011]
    Isn't the 'performance Haldex controller' cheaper than the oem item?
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    I dont know, am wondering if i can replace my haldex control unit with this performance haldex controller, rather than spending £1200 on a new haldex control unit form audi!
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    Yep. When I bought mine in August '10, OEM was about £900, performance was £675 from APS.

    They used to be £500 before the pound:euro exchange rate went down the toilet.
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    And yes, that one listed on eBay will fit, although I can't remember mine being blue when I got it!
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    Uprated one for the 8L/golf4 platform haldex is Blue.
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    awesome so i could get the this uprated haldex controlled rather than paying for the OEM Audi haldex control unit? will if fit an 2003 8l and if so is it hard to fit? sorry if i sound dumb, just ain't got a clue in this area of the car.
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    Yes, this will fit. No idea if it is a DIY or not - garage did mine.
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    oh ****, someone has bought it just before me! nightmare! oh well, should have been quicker I guess!
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    Dane Faster than a V12 Q7

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    [Jan 26, 2011]
    It was probably someone on here lol
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    haha yer probelry, good purchase if it was!
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    Yep, that was a bargain.
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