1. Administrators

    Glossary – Lighting technology terms

    Headlights Halogen headlights Halogen headlights use incandescent lamps as a light source. Their light is typically concentrated in a reflector with a vapor-deposited aluminum coating. Halogen lamps consist of a thin tungsten filament inside an airtight glass envelope filled with halogen gas...
  2. Administrators

    How Audi reinvents light

    New dimensions in lighting technology Digitization of light opens up multi-faceted communication channels Audi lighting technology combines exceptional design with high functionality Close teamwork between Lighting Technology and Light Design as a success formula Audi is advancing into new...
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    Rear Fog Light Fuse Blowing!!

    Hi All, Looking for some advice, please. My Audi A3 8l 1.8T 2002 failed an MOT today because the rear fog lights aren't working. Both the bulbs are basically new. I found the fuse had blown so changed it out and of course it blows straight away. I have removed the cluster at the rear and have...
  4. M

    Rear USB Dual Charger Retrofit

    Hello, It looks like the face lifted B9.5 model has rear USB ports for the rear passengers, which is hosted on the back of the center console. As these are charge only and only seem to require power delivery, I was thinking perhaps it can also be done for the pre-facelift model? However, I am...
  5. Christian Espinosa

    Does 5 Door S3 8v Diffuser fits 3 Door?

    Im Currently on search for some carbon fiber diff for my S3 hatchback, I have only found Sportback options on AliExpress, Is it going to fit mine?
  6. M

    A3 saloon - Left rear inner sidelight not working

    Hi all, hoping someone can help. A3 8v saloon 2015. The rear left side light (on tailgate only) has stopped working. All other lights work fine in the same cluster, and so do the 3 other clusters. No faults on dash. Removed light and confirmed sidelight works fine when power applied directly to...
  7. Tristan

    For Sale Rs3 facelife 034 motorsports rear sway bar with anti roll bar bushes and billet clamps

    For sale is a used rs3 facelift 8v 034 motorsports rear sway bar. Stiffness adjustment according to requirements and preferences applicable. As an upgrade and build quality the thicker 25mm thick sway bar noticeably improves cornering greatly due to less body roll. Works well with other...
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    A3 8V 2013 (63 plate) 1.6 TDI rear brake caliper seized

    Looking around for a brake caliper with electronic handbrake motor attached but not finding any in stock anywhere, probably due to the current situation, wondering what the best websites for carparts are for Audi's to have a look for any in stock? any help appreciated! Need the drivers side...
  9. RGC

    Help Please Audi A4 B6 Quattro 3.0 V6 Rear Differential

    Does anyone know if i can get a newer diff code for my vehicle as the installed one is noisy due to wear or maybe oil loss, were there any recalls or diff codes to avoid? My diff code is ETS see picture attached for my vehicle details thanks in advance.
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    Facelift Constant noise from rear

    Hi, I have an A3 Saloon Quattro 2.0 S Tronic 190 TFSI with mag ride and 19" wheels. The car has only done around 7000 miles and is just less than a year old. It seems to have developed an odd constant hollow metallic noise in the last few months from the rear audible from 15 mph upwards. It...
  11. M

    Removing S-line spoiler from 8PA bootlid

    As in the title... does anyone have any idea how to do this? I've found a breaking s-line A3 and would like to go and get the rear spoiler off of it! Its a bit of a drive though and want to know if it's easy enough to do first before I go there... Went and bought an OEM rear spoiler, thought...
  12. M

    Weird scrubbing/ low groaning noise from rear brakes?

    So my A3 has had this weird sound coming from the rear brakes since I bought it. I usually notice it under low speed braking but I'm going to assume it's there under high speed braking too. It's 2006 model but only 16K on the clock and has been very well kept and maintained by prev owner and...
  13. Siondc

    Rattle from the rear

    Getting a rattling noise from the rear of the car. It only happens in the wet and when the car has warmed up. Taking the fuse for the haldex out makes no difference, but I defiantly on happens in the wet. Any body had this issue and solved it? Everything I’ve read people suggest it’s the exhaust...
  14. M

    3 door boot spoiler?

    I've seen there's quite a few rear 'spoiler' threads but none have really answered what I'm trying to find out. I've seen people saying the OEM 3-door A3 8P rear spoiler is pretty hard to get hold of, so I was wondering if this is the right one? Parts depot on ebay were selling it new for just...
  15. maxpayne

    Facelift LED rear lights question

    Hi Everyone, Received my facelift LEDs a few days ago. While I wait for the loom to arrive from Germany I had a quick question: Do the lights once fitted but not coded work in a legal manner? Is it just the LED part that doesn't light up , so brake lights will still work? I ask because it's...
  16. Mancmilks

    Rear Light Tints.

    Hey guys, I have ordered a new A5 Coupe in Daytona and it will be here in March next year and really am undecided on whether to get this option. Has anyone on here opted for the rear tinted lights in the configuratior? If so can you be so kind as to post a picture of your vehicle with them...
  17. JohnnyInamoto

    Switch off fans in the footwells at the back

    Hi all, I've just bought a 2010 Audi A6, and I'm having a little trouble accommodating passengers in the back due to my need for cool feet. Embarrassingly, I get really hot sweaty feet, and I like to have the aircon focus of my tootsies. I have a dual temperature feature so anyone on the...
  18. Dylan Johnson

    Rear speakers not working (non bose)

    First of all I know there is loads of these threads and im sorry lol. I bought the car with an aftermarket JVC radio and I knew before I seen the car the speakers wont be working anyway I bought it few month ago and only now just got round to having a look at it. So I know the rear speakers...
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    Ceased rear subframe bolt

    I'm trying to get a new set of suspension on my '05 avant FWD but in order to drop the rear sub-frame i need to get all 4 bolts out about 2", 3 are loosened off but the final one is not budging, I've tried plenty of WD overnight and a long iron bar as extension to my breaker and socket...
  20. KrisKrk

    Cold solder?

    Hi all, I've been meaning to take a look at the issue with my rear left inner/boot tail lamp cluster for some time but never get enough time. Few of the LEDs are not fully lit up compare to the rest of the tail lights. I can seen in the rear view mirror how the tail lights look like in the...