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    2011 A3 fan blower not working?

    My blower's randomly stopped working today, i can hear the louvres moving when i press the buttons to direct the air around, the climate control system still works but the fan won't blow at all. Ive checked the fuse and thats fine, the fan sounds ever so slightly like its trying to move when you...
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    Remapping high milage 2011 TDi 140

    Right i recently swapped my S3 for a 2.0 Tdi 140 as i needed to free up some cash, and naturally I'm pining after more power. My A3 is a 2011 2.0 Tdi but its done 110k (one owner was leased to a car parts company) so FSH etc and everything works as it should and it had a new EGR valve before i...
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    My A3 black edition TDi

    So some of you may remember i was looking at selling my S3 and getting a TDi to free up some cash to finish off our never ending house renovations. So that unfortunately happened :( and i was carless for a week or so until i got myself a 2011 Ibis white 2.0 TDi 140. To get one at the budget i...
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    Phantom motor company?

    Anyone had any dealings with them, looking to possibly buy A3 black edition TDI from them, the car drove fine and was very clean and tidy, the only thing putting me off was the rotor wheels had been refurbed fairly cheaply and the calipers sprayed red again fairly badly (presumably by the garage...
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    3 year old High milage A3 TDI?

    As some of you may know I'm selling my beloved S3 to free up some funds to sort out our new house, I'm looking at a replacement of another A3 2.0TDI. Ive found a gorgeous fully loaded example on a 61 plate with 99k on the clock, its the 140bhp version. The seller hasn't specified about FSH yet...
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    Your Local Garage Labour Rates/servicing Costs?

    My S3 is due servicing this month and I've been shopping around for various prices on the servicing and a DSG oil change. I've been shocked to find myself actually booking the car into my local main dealer as they seem to be the best value for money!! The £299 double Audi servicing offer is a...
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    Looking into an S4 - some advice please?

    Im possibly looking into getting an S4 to replace my current S3 S-Tronic. Theres one not too far from where I live for sale privately on a 2009 plate, manual, 1 keeper from new that looks from the advert in mint condition. My only concern is that its done almost 80k miles. Im not seeing it as a...
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    Specialists VS Generic insurers

    Ive just renewed my car insurance, ive got 2009 S3 S-tronic, im a 24 yo male with 6 years driving experience 6 years no claims, no convictions, no fault/non fault crashes, living in a C area postcode. I called up a number of the specialist insurers including sky/greenlight etc and not one of...
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    my Ice Silver S3 Detail including Autofinesse triple AIO & Collinite 476S Review

    So today i set about doing a "full" detail on my S3. In fairness to start with the car wasn't that dirty as i washed it last week and it has has a few coats of Autoglym extra gloss protection over the last few months too but it wasn't giving me any wow factor after application, very good at...
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    £299 two Service offer email from Audi..?

    Has this email from the garage network i bought my S3 from (Jardine), offering me a major and minor service for £299. I think i have to buy the plan upfront and then use it when the services are due, my minor service due in about 5k miles and the major 13k. Would you all say this is a good buy...
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    Paint-less dent removal - Anyone had any experience?

    Noticed today I've got a small carpark/trolley sort of dent in my front wing of my S3 :( Has anyone had any experience of using paint less dent removal guys, are they any good? If so can anyone recommend one that covers the Wirral area? To be honest id be surprised if it can't just be pushed...
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    Moel Famau 2007 Orange S3 Today 16/2/14

    Anyone on here? was Lowered with newer A3? style alloys unsure which ones they where but they looked smart. Not sure how you got into that carpark though ;)
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    Oil topped up now MPG has increased? Coincidence?

    Hey guys, i checked my oil on sunday on my 2009 S3 and realised it was getting a little low, it was just above minimum, so i grabbed my litre top up in the boot and put in half a litre. Checked it was back where it should be and closed the bonnet. I've not changed my driving style but on the...
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    S3 Wheel colour change - can't decide on a colour!

    Thinking of getting my wheels painted professionally in the NY, but struggling to decide on a colour, the silver on them as standard is pretty flat and doesn't give off much of a shine, I was thinking of either gloss black or dark anthracite..? Opinions? I think the gloss black might go well...
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    Paint cleanser after claying is it necessary?

    Saturday is supposed to be nice, so im going to have a go at doing my own proper winter protection detail using my megs quick clay kit i bought a few weeks back and some of my other bits i have in the garage. My plan was to: Wash with autoglym shampoo and microfibre mitt and then microfibre...
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    Interesting Dyno results on my S3!!

    Well im a happy chappy, had my S3 Dyno'd yesterday, totally stock running on Tesco momentum 99. 280.5BHP 296.4Ftlb He said it was the most powerful stock S3 he's had on his rollers!!! Well chuffed. The power was consistent over 4 runs 277, 277, 280, 280!! Want to try and break the 300...
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    Rolling Road Day NW/Liverpool interest?

    Hi Guys, I have just been speaking on facebook to the guy who runs Riverside Racing in Speke. Hes up for putting on a VAG rolling road day for just £30 each providing there is a minimum of 13 people. Just going to gauge some interest and numbers at the moment, then see if we can get something...
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    Quattro, Tyres and different makes on different axles? HELP!

    Basically my S3 is going to need two tyres soon, my two front ones are fine however the rear two will need doing in the next few months, especially with winter on the way. My issue is the tyres that are on there Conti sport contact 3's don't seem to be available anymore from most of the usual...
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    Paint marks, is this just a little overspray? & claying questions!

    Washed my car yesterday, sealed it and then and noticed these marks on the rear wing just above the middle strip (photo doesnt show it very well), they are very light as you can see, however i want to get rid of them, is this just a little bit of overspray/paint oxidization that can be clayed...
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    My S3

    Well since a few others have done this i thought I would post up a thread for my S3 and what I plan to do to it!! I collected it two weeks ago and so far loving it, I been looking for one for ages and after months of searching i found a 2009 09 Ice Silver example with 27k miles on the clock...
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