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Xenon lights not setting themselves up when first turned on.

jk_s3 Nov 27, 2012

  1. jk_s3

    jk_s3 Member

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    Hi guys,

    As the title really, my xenons dont drip and set themselves when there first turned on, alought they are self leveing ok once on ( i have tested this buy marking the headligh beam level on the wall and the putting weight in the back and watching the lights adjust back to level )

    any ideas?? do they just need resetting via Vagcom?

    Cheers

    Jack
     
  2. Tooks

    Tooks Active Member

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    I've never noticed mine doing that?

    They do dip slightly and then rise back up, but it's a very small amount, and it happens quickly.

    I used to have a MINI which did a much more obvious up and down check.

    Thinking about it, I don't recall my TT having a noticeable check at the start either, maybe the Audi system is different?

    if they're levelling though, I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  3. razza1

    razza1 Well-Known Member

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    Mine does an up and down check and and outside in check, but they are the adaptive ones that move for corners. Very obvious movement so if it did use to do it and doesn't now I'd get the error codes if it throw them up...
     
  4. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    So your saying they do the ok cokee...;)
     
  5. vfr800

    vfr800 Active Member Team Dolphin Grey Audi S3 quattro Audi A6

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    Check the levelling sensors are still attached / that the arms aren't broken.

    The levelling motors can go bad - dodgy connections inside go loose - they're easy to take apart and try to fix - other wise get some off ebay.

    TBH - I don't notice mine obviously setting/dipping when I switch them on but the motors are working.

    Liam
     

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