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  1. Johnst66daytona

    Goodbye Google Earth?

    I have a 66 plate B9 A5 coupe that I purchased at 10 months old in December 17 the car was registered on 21/1/17 and I purchased on 16/12/17 and my Google earth ceased on the 3year anniversary from the date I purchased it, to the day. Coincidences I do believe in but to the day, so although the...
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    Audi Service - Battery Issues

    Well so far no issues and hope that’s a fix. Fingers crossed.
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    Electric auxiliary air heater

    Thanks for the response, I think I understand that it’s to enable the engine to warmup quicker in colder weather which will eventually enable the cabin to warm up quicker as a result. Cheers
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    Electric auxiliary air heater

    My car spec states it has this can anyone tell me if this will warm the car before the engine is engaged and if so do you use the audi ap to initiate it?
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    Audi Service - Battery Issues

    Cuke2u thanks for that insight. Well got the car back yesterday afternoon and since then no faults so hopefully the fix has worked. I’ll keep you posted!
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    Driving to France. Hi Vis?

    Hi viz vests have been in my last three Audi’s, A3/6/5. Also you do still need a breathalyser we were in Lille this weekend and at Dover it was specified as a requirement on the LED displays as we queued. Hope you enjoyed the drive French toll motorways are very good compared to the poor roads...
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    Audi Service - Battery Issues

    Cheers for the reply. Car returned to me today with new battery fitted, let’s see what happens next. I had the cooling fan stay on two weeks ago on the whole 10 mile journey home from work, started as soon as I got in the car (parked up for 9 hours) didn’t stop until I dropped into local...
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    Audi Service - Battery Issues

    By the way which was better as I have a 216 ps 3.0 litre, interested what you thought about the petrol?
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    Audi Service - Battery Issues

    Hi I have experienced the same problems but my total failure to start was preceded by a replacement of the dashboard control unit under warranty (£2500) after fault tracing highlighted it had failed. So problem fixed well that was mid October on Monday my car started exhibiting same problems...
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    Front camera recall

    Audi techs say fault tracking has them believing it is the battery that is the issue, not convinced myself but I will find out hopefully not the hard way! Also say it could have caused the dashboard control unit to fail, again remain to be convinced. Also told I have to replace all four tyres...
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    Coupe Alu Inlays

    Link, wow how did it predictive text lemon lol
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    Coupe Alu Inlays

    Thanks for the responses guys I’ll give the lemon link a try. Cheers
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    Coupe Alu Inlays

    Hi did you get your new inlays, are they good? I have a nasty scratch on the alli trim that sits next to the auto gear selector how much do you want for yours?
  14. Johnst66daytona

    Front camera recall

    Mine was done when they had the car in to replace the dashboard control unit, so clearly not of major concern as no official recall comms. Incidentally car recovered today after same symptoms manifested themselves as before they replaced the unit (£2,500) under warranty. Car completely died...
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    ATS won’t fit my two new front tyres on A5 Quattro

    Ordered two new front tyres Eagle F1 Asymetric 3 tyres from Black circles, turned up and was asked after the car was up on the ramp is it front wheel drive I replied no it’s four wheel drive, I was rather told by the guy they could not fit the tyres as it was company policy that if there is a...
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    Dashboard control unit failure A5 with virtual cockpit

    My A5 coupe had a number of warning lights come on on Monday and error message read “Dashboard control unit malfunction consult dealer”, car ran fine but dealer had car next day and confirmed unit had failed leading to erroneous fault messages being displayed. I have probably had this problem...
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    Dealer replaced the part (£2,500!!) imagine if car was out of warranty

    Dealer replaced the part (£2,500!!) imagine if car was out of warranty
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    My A5 coupe dashboard control unit failed and began illuminating various warning lights

    My A5 coupe dashboard control unit failed and began illuminating various warning lights
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