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  1. lau06275

    Rough Idle

    Had my car in for it's end of warranty check - no issues, but got the email and asked them to check some things out that I thought were an issue. Potential coolant leak, as I had noted it reducing over time. All checked out fine and had no work done to it. However driving home a day or so...
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    Whine from rear @ speed

    Had a quick search through the threads, but couldn't find anything on the 8V forum matching this. Have had my S3 a few months now and have noticed a hum/whine noise that seems to be coming from further back in the car. It only appears when sitting around 60-70mph and disappears beyond 75. I...
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    Genuine Disc???

    Looking to get an updated RNS-E disc and had spotted this on ebay. Audi RNS-E Navigation Maps 2014 DVD disc West Europe | eBay Not sure if its genuine or not but its cheap Advice ??? Cheers
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    Boot light issues

    All Having an issue with the lights on the boot of the car. Not rear beams etc. That are mounted on the car, just the brake lights and number plate lights. I first noticed it the other day when I had a rear right brake light warning flash up which cleared not long afterward. Happened a few...
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    OBD2 Question

    I had posted this in the Volkswagen bit but I guess it applies to my A3 also as it will be same system etc. "General query, looking for some info as to what extent you can use OBD2 devices with newish audi/volkswagens. More specifically basically just looking for something to reset the engine...
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    Vagcom OBD2 query

    General query, looking for some info as to what extent you can use OBD2 devices with newish audi/volkswagens. More specifically basically just looking for something to reset the engine management light. Will OBD2 scanners like the type available on amazon etc. be able to do this or will it have...
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    AVS Servicing

    All, Have done a couple of searches through the forum just to find out a bit more about AVS servicing. Mainly, is it purely based on mileage or are there other factors to determine how long until the next service. i.e. magnetic sensors to detect oil quality or any other data used? Since I...
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    Vanity Mirror Lights

    A quick parts questions if anyone can aid me. While replacing all the bulbs in my A3 for LEDs I managed to Snap the front of the vanity mirror bulb holder off.....should have bothered to read the various guides on here that warn against that same thing. Anyway, this part is advertised on ebay...
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    1.4 TSi Experience

    Not directly related to this thread but seems the best place to post it. I was looking for anyone's experience relating to any problems with the VAG 1.4 TSI engine. My dad has this fitted to his Golf, and I think it was available on the A3 from around 2008 (?) Long story short, he has had...
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    A3 8P ABS and ESP Warnings

    Recently I keep getting an ABS/ESP fault showing up on the DIS. It is not permanent, sometimes it shows up for a second when starting the engine other times the ABS and ESP lights come on and stay on while driving. In this case the ESP light will then disappear when you turn the engine off then...
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