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  1. jackj

    Emission Control System Light

    Morning chaps, Emission Control System Light has just popped up on my S3. I know I need a diagnostics check to fully determine the issue, but has anyone else encountered this? If so, why did your light come on? Any easy fix?
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    What Do Audi Dealers Need To Get A Code For Rnse?

    As I've read there should be a barcode with numbers on but mine doesn't have it
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    Stage 1 S3 300horseys

    What, if anything would I need to change to go to stage 1? (Apart from the re map itself) Clutch?
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    Getting An Rns-e Code From Audi

    Is it as simple as just asking them or should I be prepared for any 'awkward' questions? I am planning on buying an RNS-E from a local salvage dealer but the unit doesn't have a code. Any advise appreciated - thanks.
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    S3 Black Edition - Are Headed Seats Standard?

    As title - are heated seats standard in the S3 Black Edition?
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    Audi Tts 2011 - When To Change Can Belt Etc?!

    Hi all, I'm thinking of buying a 2011 TTS. However, it has done just under 60,000. Can you guys advise when the major service should be done on this car and when the cambelt should be changed etc.? Anything else I should be aware of for a car at around this mileage? Help much appreciated of...
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    Tts 2011 Cambelt Change And Major Service

    Hi all, I'm thinking of buying a 2011 TTS. However, it has done just under 60,000. Can you guys advise when the major service should be done on this car and when the cambelt should be changed etc.? Anything else I should be aware of for a car at around this mileage? Help much appreciated of...
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    RNS-E - worth buying?

    Hi all, I'm currently considering purchasing a 2012 RNS-E for my Black Edition. With part-ex of my current Concert it's going to cost me around £400 - is it really worth the purchase? The main reasons I want the RNS-E are: Looks - might not be a valid reason to purchase but I think they look...
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    2 front brakes and pads - recommendations?

    Hi all, Just had my free health check at Audi, and my front brakes are lipped and my pads are 90% worn - although it doesn't feel like this at all! Anyway, I need to get 2 new front breaks and pads - any recomendations? Audi have quoted me £244.14 to supply. Thanks all
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    2.0TDI Exhaust recommendations for a deeper note

    Hi all, I want to get a new exhaust system that gives my car a deeper note. My car is a 2.0 TDI - is there any systems on the market that are able to do this with great effect? Would I need a full new system or just a new backbox? I was thinking of getting a Miltek but I'm not the most...
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    White Audi Rings on front grill

    Hi all, Thinking of replacing my OEM Chrome rings on the front grille to white (to match the colour of the car). What is the best way of going about this? Paint the current chrome rings? Spray them? Are you able to purchase white ones? (Checked eBay but nothing, just black ones) Cheers!
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    K&N Air Panel Filter

    K&N - If you are looking for an K&N Element / Panel Filter Audi A3 (8P) 2.0 Diesel 2003-2010 (33-2865) click here K&N Worth a purchase? Thanks in advance!
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    Dropped an allen key in engine bay

    Hi guys, As I did this on my Dad's car (Golf) I posted it in General but no-one seems to be reading! I trust people from the A3/S3 section so hope people don't mind me asking to view this link: http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/general-automotive-chat/118837-dropped-allen-key-engine-bay.html to...
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    Dropped an allen key in engine bay

    Hi all, Whilst helping my Dad cleaning out the air filter in his Golf GT TDI 2007, I accidently dropped an allen key - oops! It fell straight to the bottom on the plastic undertray of the car. Had the torch out and cannot see the allen key anywhere. Started the engine and there's no rattling or...
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    Will a Audi RNS-E fit into my car?

    Hi all, Just rang Audi to get a price on an Audi RNS-E and they said that it cannot be retrofitted into my car - is this correct? My current dash looks like this ... (although image below isn't of my actual car) My car is this..(sorry for dodgy angle, camera is broke so can't take an actual...
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    Tracking? or something else?

    Hi all, If I am driving straight forward my steering wheel is slightly turned to the right in a default position. If I straighten my wheel so it is even in the middle, I turn off to the left slightly. Does this mean I need my tracking doing badly? If I let go of the steering wheel the car...
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    Puncture Repair // National Tyres Complaint

    Hi all, First off, apologies as this is going to be one hell of a rant! ha Anyway, went to pump my tyres up this morning and 3 of my tyres had lost the usual 1/2 PSI since I last pumped them up around 2 weeks ago, however the passenger side rear tyres had lost around 18 PSI. Initial thoughts...
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    Beautiful day for going to watch the football....

    I'm off to the Riverside to see Boro take on Barnsley, should be safe if we win today :) C'mon Boro! ha Anyone else off to see a game today?
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    Which parts compliment a re-map?

    Hi all, As some of you know I've just had my BE 2.0 TDI 140 re-mapped and it is now producing 180BHP. Is there any recommended products i.e. air filters I should get that would compliment the re-map? Hope this makes sense :sorry: Any thoughts or recommendations much appreciated! Jack
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    Audi A3 2.0TDI Black Edition in Ibis White - 180BHP

    Hi all, I got my Ibis White 2.0TDI A3 Black Edition back in October, and it's been a long time coming but this is my progress thread. (Photos are all taken on my Blackberry so sorry if some of them aren't the best of quality). Current spec: Engine: 2.0 TDI Power: 180 BHP Exterior: DRL LEDS /...
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