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    Rejecting a car before 6 months - any advice

    I have had my A6 brand new since March and had various issues with it, dash rattles etc.. some of which the dealer has resolved some are better but not gone. However the thing that is the biggest issue is the brake squeal. They have had two goes to fix it the most recent this week, almost...
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    New A6 - Dash Rattles and Left Foot

    Picked up new A6 and love the car, a couple of small niggles. Dashboard Rattles which seem to be well documented here, rattle from passenger side that can be stopped by putting some upward pressure on the main section, think it’s this rattling against the vents. Tonight another rattle or...
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    Facelift Trading in car question

    I’ll soon be trading in my 2018 S3 and moving into a new A6 thats hopefully due end of March. I know my tyres are low on the front (3.5mm) and very low on the rear (2.5mm) but don’t really want to fork out £££’s on replacements only for the dealer to benefit. Are there any conditions of...
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    Facelift 2018 S3 Clicking noise when turning

    Don’t know if anyone can let me know of this is normal but when driving today with the window open I could here a distinct metallic sounding click when turning. This happens at all speeds wether turning left or right. I also don’t need to turn the wheel much to hear it. The car may have always...
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    Facelift Small hole in back box

    I happened to notice today some soot accumulating on the underside of the back box. I took a closer look and can see a small hole. I’m not aware of driving over anything to cause this and the hole itself looks perfectly round. Can it be repaired, is it actually meant to be there drain hole...
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    Facelift Audi Service Plan

    I’m approaching 1st service time for my S3 and Audi Finance have emailed today with Service Plan options. It equates to £468 for two services. I’ve seen various post on prices for 1st and 2nd services and was quoted today £187 for oil service with an Audi Dealer. This would have to make the 2nd...
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    New Tyre?

    I think I already know the answer to this, but new tyre?
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    Facelift Fuses locations not matching manual

    I have a 2018 S3 and trying to hardwire a dash cam. I’ve looked at threads on here and the heated seat fuse seems to be a common option. However the fuse locations in the manual do not seem to be the same for my car. Manual states F26 (circled red) is seat heating but if I remove seat heating...
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    Facelift Audi Drive Select

    I have read various threads regards having to cycle through the modes to regengage Dynamic mode when starting. However is this the same for all modes? It seems the Eco and Comfort modes need cycling through as well. The car does not seem in full comfort suspension mode unless reselected. This is...
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    Facelift S3 Ordered

    I’ve decided to trade-in my 66 plate A4 and have ordered an S3. I really wanted one around the time of ordering the A4 but was doing a lot of miles at that time and was worried about fuel costs, however a change of job closer to home now makes it now a suitable replacement to the A4. S3 Black...
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    Loss of power 2.0TFSI

    Hi I have the 2.0 TFSI Manual A4 purchased from new in Dec 2016. I’ve had an issue since new that’s been gradually getting worse. When I start a journey I’d say first 5 - 10 minutes I get momentary loss of power upon acceleration. It only lasts a split second but engine kind of splutters, it...
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    Electronic Gremlins

    I've had my A4 since December and covered just over 4000 miles and over the last 3 weeks it's started behaving strangely. I'm going to get it looked at by the dealer but thought I'd see if anyone on here had experienced similar The first issue was rough idling and about 200 meters after leaving...
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    Squeak from rear/boot area in saloon

    I've had my A4 saloon since December and just approaching 1500 miles. However today the car has started squeaking from the rear, does it pretty much over every bump and fairly loud not to mention irritating. The boot is empty and this evening I have checked the spare wheel is securely fastened...
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    B9 Manual gearbox 1st/2nd gear noise

    Hi Having collected my 2.0 TFSI (manual) at the end of December I've noticed noise from the gearbox that's louder than I expected. I initially put it down to everything bedding in but 800 miles later it seems no better. The noise seems to be more prevalent when changing from 1st to 2nd or...
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    Kerb damage advice

    So this morning an on coming car decided to drift slightly in to my lane causing me to take evasive action which meant hitting the kerb or carrying on and loosing a wing mirror or worse. I chose the first option and the result is some nasty kerb damage and a chunk out of the sidewall What's...
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    Adaptive Sport Suspension question

    Hi I have ordered the S-line Saloon with the sports suspension. some of the reviews I have read and feedback on these forums suggest the sports suspension can be quite hard, although I appreciate it is an improvement over previous models. I am thinking about adding the adaptive sports...
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    A4 order how long before tracked?

    Hi Been a viewer of these forums for 18 months after purchasing my A3. Last Saturday I ordered an A4 and after some chasing this week I have finally got an order number. However the dealer advised they still do not have a build date and when adding the order number in MyAudi it's not found, is...
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