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    What have you done to your A3 (8p) this week

    Booked appointment with audi as the traction control and abs lights on constantly :( hopefully just a wheel sensor and more something more expensive
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    Upgrading washer jets to fan type

    Probably already checked but are they seated correctly as mine were pretty tight to push back in..... maybe the whole unit is pointing up slightly? Mine are just below mid adjustment and spray mostly on thr screen but since does go over the top (found out with roof down :D )
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    What have you done to your A3 (8p) this week

    Finally got around to fitting the fan windscreen jets, great coverage! Will need to see how they do on the motorway and possibly adjust :)
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    Car idling just under 800rpm

    Same here, 61 plate 1.6tdi. Sometimes bang on, sometimes a little over, some times a little under. And around 1000 when i think it's in regen/dpf burn :)
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    Am i expecting too much

    Wish i had a DIS in mine :p only mpg i know is when i brim it and put the litres/miles into my spreadsheet lol
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    What have you done to your A3 (8p) this week

    Not that ive seen many cars washer jets buy the last one i saw with fans was my fathers compay a4 avant back in like 2002/04 Haha, the car that got me in love with audi. The first time i got to drive that 1.9tdi having only driven 1.2s and passing my test not long before....the powaaarrrrrr!
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    Am i expecting too much

    2011 a3 cab 1.6tdi owner also :D Yeah that mpg is right, on average I'm in the mid 40s with a mixture of mostly town, some motorway, and roof down when ever i can :p more motorway and sensible i get closer to 50, more town,closer to 39. Father could get an extra 100 miles per tank over what i...
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    What have you done to your A3 (8p) this week

    My washer fan jets arrived on the weekend and i did a test of popping the old ones out. Super simple! Shall put the new ones in tonight when i get home. Think the shims were if you wanted to fit them to previous gen, or maybe pre facelift? Shall try to remember to comment later once mine are in :)
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    Rear speaker fitting advice please

    Also been looking at this for a while as car was supposed to have the better HU but got shipped with the chorus. Think a few different trims need to come off to gain access to the mounts, but do able i think, might need a diff head unit thiugh as, could be wrong, the chorus is only designed for...
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    What have you done to your A3 (8p) this week

    Well as I've been doing a bit more driving the past 12 months the service icon chimed up a little earlier, so took her in for the service on friday. Bought the plan which covers this and the next service so cost a little more than usual. At the same time i got them to fit the 4 new tyres i...
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    Upgrading washer jets to fan type

    Just ordered myself a pair from Ebay, arrival 29th may to 20th now I wait :p hate waiting
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    My DIY guide for Retro fitting Puddle Lights

    Looking good :D is it fixed in that position or can you not just rotate the filter/lens to the correct orientation?
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    What have you done to your A3 (8p) this week

    Finally got round to ordering a new drivers side mirror indicator as the current one was cracked :( So picked it up from Audi at lunch and hopefully fit it over the next few days. Looks simple enough, just a bit daunting all the wrenching of the actual mirror to pop it off :neutral:
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    What have you done to your A3 (8p) this week

    That's a pretty damn cool way to do it!
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    Flashing coil light on dash on my Audi A3 1.6 TDI

    I had similar happen to my 1.6tdi. Just cruising into town, pulled out of a junction then limp mode and coil light fishing. Pulled it over and left the engine off for 2 mins. Then was fine.... Then happened again a few days later. Took it to audi and they diagnosed it as the egr system. Think...
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    What have you done to your A3 (8p) this week

    After successfully changing the front pads with a friend a year or so ago...the rears and discs needed doing so decided to save the cash from audi and do it all myself(with my friend guiding me). Once you've done it once it seems so easy to do! Will always do them myself now and maybe attempt...
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    A3 8P Music Bluetooth Streaming

    I currently just used a cheap and cheerful Bluetooth to FM lightersocket gadget. Cost about £9. Works alright but i does struggle sometimes and can sound "muddy", but i only find this on a few songs so guess it can't quite translate the data fast/well enough..or signal gets saturated from so...
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    Car feels like it's holding back (S3 2006)

    Glad to hear things are improving :D
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    DPF Regen warning light (yellow)

    Got the 1.6tdi and I mostly do short journeys (few miles to work and back again durinh the week). Most weekends I go to the parents about 30 mins drive of country lanes and occasionally after work I'll take the long way home on the motorway for about 30-40mins and I've never had a DPF light pop...