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    Weekend project, MagSafe charger installed in centre armrest

    I installed a CarPlay retrofit kit a few weeks ago but annoyed at not having a clean charging solution that didn’t have wires trailing around everywhere, air vent solutions were out of the question, so finally pulled my finger out and did something about it. Used the 12v socket in the centre...
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    Installing retrofit CarPlay kit, do I need stereo codes or anything like that?

    Going to be needing to disconnect the battery from my 2012 S4 to install a CarPlay retrofit kit, do I need a stereo code for when I reconnect the battery back again? I've had a look through the owners manual, can't find anything resembling a code there.
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    A3 battery drain (mileage display at fault?)

    i've been having a battery drain issue of late on my 99 A3 and have something pointed out to me.. when i turn the ignition off, the illuminated display that shows mileage goes off (as it should) but then when i remove the key, the red mileage comes back on and even when i arm the alarm, the...
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    has my clutch gone? :(

    i cant even get it to 45mph! even on a relatively flat surface..
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    has my clutch gone? :(

    yeah upto 2000rpm, it doesnt move at all, it revs and i can hear the engine revving up. i dunno, it smells like burnt plastic? cant really place it.
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    has my clutch gone? :(

    i have a 99 A3 1.8t sport, was driving home yesterday and when pulling away from a set of lights (normally, no F1 style starts for me!), i started noticing my bite point wasnt where it usually is which is around 800rpm where i'm normally off the clutch then onto the gas pedal and it pulls away...
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    can too much coolant damage the car/engine?

    i'll check it again to see how much over it is when i get home. it will have been off for most of the day so good time to check. thanks guys.
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    can too much coolant damage the car/engine?

    just got my car back from its 60k service and now when its turned on i get an engine warning light come on and warning beeps. i looked in the manual and its the engine coolant warning. the warning light (and warning beeps) usually goes away after a minute whilst the engine is warming up...
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    that helps. i'll have to get it done/looked at tomorrow when i have a moment.
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    my car is currently in the garage for my cambelt service and they've told me that my lights are dipping the wrong way, whereabouts is the lever which adjusts the direction of the dip? a diagram/pic to show where the switch is would be good. much appreciated.
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    another silly question, on the ebay ones from germany, of the 2 white "adjusting thingys" which adjusts what? height/left and right?
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    Halfords Mega-bright (+50%) headlight bulbs half price

    nah, says for a pair on that link..
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    Upgrading the brakes on A3

    i got mine from here: http://www.golfturbo.com/ and another set for a mate.
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    got it working finally, thanks for your help cha1n.
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    thanks, will attempt this at the weekend.
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