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    A3 battery drain (mileage display at fault?)

    i've been having a battery drain issue of late on my 99 A3 and have something pointed out to me.. when i turn the ignition off, the illuminated display that shows mileage goes off (as it should) but then when i remove the key, the red mileage comes back on and even when i arm the alarm, the...
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    has my clutch gone? :(

    i cant even get it to 45mph! even on a relatively flat surface..
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    has my clutch gone? :(

    yeah upto 2000rpm, it doesnt move at all, it revs and i can hear the engine revving up. i dunno, it smells like burnt plastic? cant really place it.
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    has my clutch gone? :(

    i have a 99 A3 1.8t sport, was driving home yesterday and when pulling away from a set of lights (normally, no F1 style starts for me!), i started noticing my bite point wasnt where it usually is which is around 800rpm where i'm normally off the clutch then onto the gas pedal and it pulls away...
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    can too much coolant damage the car/engine?

    i'll check it again to see how much over it is when i get home. it will have been off for most of the day so good time to check. thanks guys.
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    can too much coolant damage the car/engine?

    just got my car back from its 60k service and now when its turned on i get an engine warning light come on and warning beeps. i looked in the manual and its the engine coolant warning. the warning light (and warning beeps) usually goes away after a minute whilst the engine is warming up...
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    that helps. i'll have to get it done/looked at tomorrow when i have a moment.
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    my car is currently in the garage for my cambelt service and they've told me that my lights are dipping the wrong way, whereabouts is the lever which adjusts the direction of the dip? a diagram/pic to show where the switch is would be good. much appreciated.
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    another silly question, on the ebay ones from germany, of the 2 white "adjusting thingys" which adjusts what? height/left and right?
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    Halfords Mega-bright (+50%) headlight bulbs half price

    nah, says for a pair on that link..
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    Upgrading the brakes on A3

    i got mine from here: http://www.golfturbo.com/ and another set for a mate.
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    got it working finally, thanks for your help cha1n.
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    thanks, will attempt this at the weekend.
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    found the thread, is there a list of what cable/pin the facelift connector has? all my cables on the facelift plug were yellow :/ http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/showpost.php?p=204503&postcount=4
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    i cant get mine done till next weekend now :( so if you (or anyone) could check at some point during this week, that'll be greatly appreciated.
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    headlight upgrade, is this the right choice...?

    when the original pre-facelift lights were removed, we came to the conclusion that the cables meant the following: yellow = dipped orange = side white = main grey = fog so i wired the cables in the rectuangular plug in the new lights to be: white/yellow/orange/brown, that worked but the...
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    £992

    yikers, i have my cambelt change coming up in janurary :(
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    Facelift Headlight Adaptor?

    i wish there was a plug and play connector for this sort of thing, on my A3, i ended up wiring the dipped beam to the main beam by mistake, lol! :) just waiting for some decent weather to get the car apart again.
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    Anyone using IE7?

    the one thing i didnt like about ie7's session restorer was that it would always open a new instance of the home page when tabs were restored. see if the website is the problem, on ff i have memory usage problems that have multimedia (flash etc) content on the page.
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