a3 3.2 quattro

  1. R

    A3 8p1 3.2 quattro - Brembo Discs

    Hi Guys, New to the forum, recently picked up a 3.2 8P1 and was looking at upgrading brakes to brembo, been shopping around and found these on an eBay store with a ton of positive feedback over the years. Wondering if anyone has any experience with them? Evelex Ltd (Yorkshire) The discs /...
  2. Will1893

    3.2 V6 Electrical problems!!

    So I've struggling to find the cause of some problems for a while now. The car is a 2005 A3 3.2 V6 Quattro Sport 8P1. Here are problems and some information: Reverse light doesn't work (bulb is good, no warning on dash, when I put in a new bulb a bulb out warning came up on the dash so I...
  3. R

    Frustrating 3.2l V6 Battery Drain HELP!

    Hi Guys, Recently I went to turn over the motor in the morning as usual and central locking was a non starter, battery out of the boot and would you know it, dead as a doornail. Fully charged the battery up and put back in the car, low and behold dead after 24hrs. Realised the glove box light...
  4. Will1893

    Looking for some bright headlight bulbs

    H7's What does everyone recommend?
  5. J

    A3 3.2 manual clutch replacement help

    Hi Guys I’m sure there’s a thread here for this which I’ve not found so apologies for that. The clutch on my manual A3 3.2 has started to slip under heavy acceleration so will need changing soon. Has anyone got an idea on a rough price guide so I don’t get too ripped off? The work is a bit...
  6. A

    audi a3 3.2 8p 2004 esp light no quattro

    hi ive had an esp light come up on the dash and the quattro has stopped working ( rear wheels have no power ) just sending all the power through the front, ive checked the fuse and all the connections and found no problems, it first came up whilst driving down the motorway and i noticed the...
  7. J

    Parking sensor fault

    Just picked up my new car a 3.2 a3 2005 an it's got a parking sensor fault. When put into reverse it beeps once do a few seconds which indicates a fault but there's no option of the parking sensors on the on-board computer. Any help is appreciated. Cheers
  8. J


    Hi guys, So I’ve recently bought a 54 plate Audi A3 3.2 and it’s amazing. I read a few things on here which suggested the ecu may be problematic so I messaged Audi and requested the update. They tried to charge me £60 for a diagnostics to which I said I already had this done (I hadn’t). My...
  9. J

    Audi A3 wanted

    Hi all New to this forum but hoping I can find a good little A3 as not having much luck searching multiple sites! I’m looking for an A3 3.2, 3 door, manual. FSH And ideally sat nav, leather and bose. Based in Essex, if anyone has one for sale or knows of one send them my way please...
  10. mr_pepps

    A3 Quattro not performing as expected in UK snow

    Dear all, I'm curious. I live in Kent. We had a good old dollop of snow last night, so I thought it would be a perfect day to take my 3.2 Quattro A3 to work instead of the non-Quattro 1.8T. Well. I'm gutted. I had to have a couple of blokes push the back of the car up a slippery hill because...
  11. mr_pepps

    2004 A3 3.2 Quattro exhaust refurbishment

    Hello, So I'm looking into some more of the defects on my beloved 3.2... Exhaust valve: Contrary to most I actually want the car to operate as originally intended, in particular I'd like to try and get the car a little quieter as I drive through town. Seems I'm attracting a lot of unwanted...