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    San Nav Plus Retro fit

    Just buy a tomtom!
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    You won't believe this

    Yes I've had a similar experience except the whole unit swung away and was facing to the side of the car. The screw was missing. My cowboy garage had replaced a bulb 2 weeks before...
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    NOT a personal issue - My Horn

    Audi is German for "add 150%"
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    NOT a personal issue - My Horn

    I had same problem. Took it to Audi and they told me that one of the twin horns had packed up. Replaced now great! But £120 lighter in the pocket
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    A4 2001 Windscreen Wipers

    Must say I'm using a brand new A3 courtesy car at the moment and the new style slim profile wipers are far superior to the standard ones fitted to my A4
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    BRAKE FAILURE

    They've had the car 12 days now... Main dealer... Biggest in South East... etc etc. Unimpressed
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    BRAKE FAILURE

    [ QUOTE ] Servo? [/ QUOTE ] Yep... so they reckon I shall miss their brand new A3 1.9 tdi Aww well
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    BRAKE FAILURE

    Update. After 8 days Audi rang me to say they had changed the master cylinder and took the car out for a road test when the pedal locked down again after heavy braking. Had to have car recovered. Rather have it happen to them than me again... Clues anyone?
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    BRAKE FAILURE

    Last week I had to carry out and emergency stop in my Y reg A4 2.0. Someone pulled out in front of me and had to give it everything... Yes stopped fine and very straight. But... the brake pedal stayed down with all four wheels locked tight. So there was me straddled across a busy T junction...
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    it works

    Oh dear... [ QUOTE ] how can a recorded message work? the code changes each time.. [/ QUOTE ]
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    it works

    Hey guys, 2 does work! I left myself an answer phone message of the car key being pressed on my mobile phone so now I never bother with the keys, I just dial my mobiles answerphone and play the key message to my ignition - works a treat. Its a right b*stard if you stall while youre on the phone...
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    What is it???

    Sun visor???? if thats what it is then its about as much use as an ashtray on a Ducati 750
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    What is it???

    What is the small pull down flap above the rear veiw mirror for? Its tucked away between the top of the screen and the roof lining... I never knew it was there until cleaning the mirror and I spotted it this weekend. Bet lots of owners have never seen it either...
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    Handbrake literally frozen on

    For the 3rd time this winter I have set off only to find the offside rear handbrake applied - literally frozen. The brake lever in the car is sloppy and clearly frozen in the applied position on one of the rear wheels only. The disk becomes red hot and the only remedy is to simply wait for it to...
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    headlights are apaulling, is this normal

    Yep I agree. The lights on mine a crap - dimmer than a glow worm's armpit
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