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    Suspension mount replacement S3

    Top mounts replaced but the creaking is as bad as ever, it started up within half a mile of leaving the garage! I will keep you posted...
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    Suspension mount replacement S3

    My 2014 A3 (1.4l petrol) is in today for creaking front suspension and the garage are replacing the top mount under warranty. Hope this sorts it out - I had an Alfa 147 before and it permanently creaked!
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    audi service price match

    It looks like this offer is only open to some - Hatfield Audi just quoted me £165/tyre for a like-for-like (factory-fitted Contis) replacement of two front tyres (£106.06 on the Audi website). When I asked whether they would price-match the £81.31 each fitted price from black circles I was told...
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    Accident repair - what are the rules?

    This seems to do the job: http://www.vwgroup-paintandbody.co.uk/googleCentreLocator.asp?serviceId= This clearly shows that Direct Line's own bodyshop (UK Assistance in Hatfield) is not VAG approved. The Audi warranty information says that only an Audi-approved repair centre can issue a...
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    Accident repair - what are the rules?

    Some idiot scraped the front right corner of my new A3 when it was parked at the side of the road. Can anyone point me to where it actually says that repairs must be done by Audi to maintain the warranty, please? Direct Line Insurance swear blind they are an approved repair centre and warranty...
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    Supagard sucker

    In another Universe where I have the time and energy to fight every fight I probably would try for this, but I did agree to buy it in the first place and it would no doubt be a pain to have to get irrefutable proof if it were to turn out it wasn't done in the first place, so this will do for me...
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    Supagard sucker

    I've spoken to the dealer and mentioned the lack of water beading, sticker and guarantee. He assures me that the Supagard was applied, but as they haven't supplied me with the paperwork they are going to re-apply it for me next week. Clearly some failure in their processes, somewhere along the...
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    Supagard sucker

    No paperwork of any kind in the kit or received with the car, plus the salesman's "Oh, I forgot you'd ordered Supagard!" at pick up time are making me increasingly suspicious. I will call Supagard direct tomorrow to find out what they think I should have received and then go back to the dealer...
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    Supagard sucker

    OK, thanks. How do I know it has been applied, is there any way of tell or do I just have to trust them? I priced up the contents of the kit on the Supagard website and, regardless of whether it is worth the money or not, the contents come to £79.
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    Supagard sucker

    Ok, so I let myself be sold Supagard with my new A3 because I hadn't done my research on this forum before going and placing my order, but I got a reasonable overall price so I wasn't too upset about it. I was expecting for £399 that it would be applied for me, though, rather than a tacky black...
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    BW 21,22,23,24

    Collected mine (BW21) on Friday - was offered Wednesday but not around then. Really pleased so far, but still wading through the manuals to learn all the twiddly bits... Drove in to West London yesterday and traffic was terrible so ended up using the old Tomtom to find a quicker route - it's...
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    BW 17,18,19,20

    Had to google that but I get it! Hope you get a satisfactory resolution, in te meantime have fun with the rally car they've lent you...
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    BW 17,18,19,20

    Which dealer, Chimp?
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    BW 21,22,23,24

    21
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    BW 21,22,23,24

    Dealer told me this morning that my car will be on the boat tomorrow, so hopefully take delivery in a couple of weeks. All being well I sell my current car tomorrow too...
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