Car in today and had the following warranty work done.
1. s/w update for Haldex controller. No info on what the update addresses.
2 vacuum line repositioned in C pillar for exhaust flap actuater - stopped rattling on start up.
3 brake check - remove and replace pads along with full...
Got a call from the dealers today to advise of a software update for the Haldex controller.
Booked in for tomorrow - will advise if there are any detectable differences.
Also, a check of vacuum lines in the C pillar area is mentioned relating to the exhaust flap / actuator rattling...
Just completed a 600 mile round trip in the UK.
Mainly motorway cruising along with some A and B road blasting.
After checking the car (4 k miles) I found the oil and coolant level just about in minimum.
Same with you guys?
Got my car booked in for the recall next week.
As mentioned here - the brake duct / exhaust noise software mod.
anyone noticed a metallic "boing" - something like a spring being released.
its somewhere under the car, doesn't sound like a binding suspension component, but something...
When I start the car in the morning the exhaust or maybe the valve sounds a bit rattley to me.
it quiets down after 20 - 30 seconds.
thought it could be the valve "cycling" if switched off with the sport button down.
let me know if you notice the same.
we had a really wet weekend over in jersey but got out in the car through some twisty stuff to give it some stick.
really noticed how much more planted it is been with ESP in sport mode and S button on.
The wet weather meant I could get to the limit of the tyres and it is a lot less...
Managed to get some time driving this weekend and up to around 1200 miles now.
Started to wind the motor out now to the redline where appropriate.
60 comes up so quickly ( yeah I know around 4.5 secs) and the braking is really impressive.
Really liking the suspension set up - the right...
Fitted some front mudflaps today as Audi don't make any for S or RS models.
They are gloss black and are the rally / motorsport type that you cut down to size from Demon Tweeks.
If you are the person that cleans the car, you will know how they protect the bodywork.
I wanted it as...
The first RS model produced, owned for 11 years
then came the practice S3 SB
then every now and then an opportunity presents itself - my new RS3:
Ill be over in the RS section a bit I guess.
Loved all the projects, mods and info here.
see you around.