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Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 2nd May 2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By manca
I updated my MMI and maps from stock 2010 without...

I updated my MMI and maps from stock 2010 without vcds using links and scripts on the website Paul linked to
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 2nd February 2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By manca
Careless words..... No I bought them refurbished...

Careless words..... No I bought them refurbished they looked fab, now they're off the car for the winter and need a clean.... :D
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 1st February 2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By manca
I've got some Lepson refinished Rotors on mine....

I've got some Lepson refinished Rotors on mine. Looked a quality job before I fitted tyres and put them I the car. Heard some good things about a company... something like Wheel Specialists on the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 17th November 2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By manca
I've got a powder coated 8.5" set with tyres and...

I've got a powder coated 8.5" set with tyres and new oem centres which I have no use for. One wheel has a stone chip but no kerbing on any. I kept them to fit to my next car but bought a D4 so they...
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 1st November 2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By manca
Yeah I got a good deal on a set of Leptons...

Yeah I got a good deal on a set of Leptons refurbished 21" rotors. The 19's it came with are in great nick and have winter tyres on so a swap anytime soon is in the offing. I wheeled the FE's into...
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 1st November 2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By manca
Yes I kept hold of my FE D2 wheels that were on...

Yes I kept hold of my FE D2 wheels that were on my D3 hoping I could fit them. But alas....should get round to selling them I suppose because they aren't going to fit any better the longer I wait :)
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 18th October 2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,756
Posted By manca
Exactly the same for me since Monday. I assumed I...

Exactly the same for me since Monday. I assumed I buggered it up trying to clear a fault code but perhaps not.....
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 15th October 2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,160
Posted By manca
That's very generous Adrian, I'm sorely tempted...

That's very generous Adrian, I'm sorely tempted if only to find out what I'm doing wrong.
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 14th October 2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,160
Posted By manca
Admitted defeat. Third attempt today but can't...

Admitted defeat. Third attempt today but can't get the passengers front door handle to 'lock' in the correct position. I have faults on both nearside doors so will find somewhere localish who can...
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 6th October 2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,160
Posted By manca
Hmmm thought I would give this a go today as I...

Hmmm thought I would give this a go today as I have a fault on both nearside locks. Only have one sensor at the moment with a couple more on their way from the far east. Thought I'd start with the...
Forum: Daily banter 18th September 2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By manca
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 17th September 2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By manca
I only had fixed price work done, I don't have...

I only had fixed price work done, I don't have the invoice with me but not sure it breaks it down. There were a few bits and bobs such as the rear cupholder on the centre arm rest which didn't open...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 16th September 2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By manca
Well they seemed transparent at least. They...

Well they seemed transparent at least. They talked me through the four logged faults and suggested there was mileage in me doing some research, although they were happy to deal with them if I wanted....
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 15th September 2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By manca
Well both the Indies I have used were on this...

Well both the Indies I have used were on this occasion as useless as Epsom Audi. In desperation I contacted the Main Dealer at Wimbledon. Car was collected yesterday and delivered back washed and...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 27th August 2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By manca
Food for thought indeed thanks for the replies. ...

Food for thought indeed thanks for the replies.
I guess I am looking at Audi hoping for the experience Joe and Paul highlight.
I used the Harrow boys for my D3 before the gearbox went pop so...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 26th August 2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By manca
Recommend a main dealer for service?

Hi all
2010 D4 4.2tdi needing a major service. Car history is all Audi so figure I'll make use of the fixed price service plan at 399.
I live in North Surrey, local dealer is Driftbridge Audi at...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 4th June 2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By manca
My thoughts as well. My D3 died suddenly from a...

My thoughts as well. My D3 died suddenly from a knackered gearbox. I bought a newer D3 on Ebay a couple of days later but the seller refused to release it and came up with some b******* about a...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 4th June 2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By manca
Looks a beaut mate, welcome to the d4 fold. Did...

Looks a beaut mate, welcome to the d4 fold. Did you come from a d3, I saw your post in the wanted section. I love mine must put up some pics too
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 12th May 2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By manca
Result. Glad it's sorted

Result. Glad it's sorted
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 11th May 2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,756
Posted By manca
Well if anyone else stumbles across this with the...

Well if anyone else stumbles across this with the same issue, the moral is, if at first you don't succeed... I ran the same K900 update for the third time today and this time it did update a couple...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 7th May 2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,756
Posted By manca
I have updated firmware to K900 and installed new...

I have updated firmware to K900 and installed new maps. I have a Plusnet data sim in the dash, which I can connect to as a hotspot and Audi Connect works. I have the option of Google in the nav...
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 1st May 2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By manca
Thank goodness indeed. I have four 275 35 21...

Thank goodness indeed. I have four 275 35 21 pzeros on their way with a reported 7mm+ each. Just need a mobile fitter now
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 24th April 2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By manca
That's a good point Mark thanks. I've given them...

That's a good point Mark thanks. I've given them the heads up on the rims already. Another reason not to be experimental
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 24th April 2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By manca
That's interesting thanks for the info. I read...

That's interesting thanks for the info. I read some chatter suggesting theres quite a difference between brands but too wide is too wide. I have rims so need to sort tyres. I might try and pick up...
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 23rd April 2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By manca
How wide are yours

Looking at replacement tyres at the moment. I currently have 9 inch 19's wearing 235 wide Dunlop winters. The door sticker also says 255 for 19's and 265 for 20's. I'm looking at 21's and wondering...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd April 2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By manca
No I'll go with another network. Embarrassingly I...

No I'll go with another network. Embarrassingly I now know why they call themselves Three (and not Two)... I guess a rebrand to Four is on the way. :ROFL:
Ah well we live and learn
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd April 2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
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Views: 738
Posted By manca
.... and Vodafone connected immediately....

.... and Vodafone connected immediately. Relieved and grateful for the suggestion. Bit fagged off about the sim though as I've got no real use for it if it won't work in the car.
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd April 2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
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Views: 738
Posted By manca
Thanks for the suggestion Paul, I can certainly...

Thanks for the suggestion Paul, I can certainly give that a go. I've tried two Three sims and two ID Mobile which I've just gathered are also on the Three network.. I've got a Vodafone for work........
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd April 2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By manca
That's my thinking but I can't work out how to...

That's my thinking but I can't work out how to input settings into the MMI. There is a data connection subsection in telephone which is selectable and seems the likely place to input apn details but...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd April 2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
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Views: 738
Posted By manca
Hi Markr you registered sim on three network? I...

Hi Markr you registered sim on three network? I phoned three yesterday to confirm Sim was activated, it works fine in my phone (I'm using it to post this). When I put it in the car nothing seems to...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd April 2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
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Views: 738
Posted By manca
Unhappy Well I've had no luck today. I've previously...

Well I've had no luck today. I've previously updated MMI to 900 and have Audi Connect icon present. I followed guides about what to enliven via hidden green menu. On Nav I can see Google as a map...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 21st April 2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 25
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Views: 738
Posted By manca
Good news Alan. I got my Three data sim today...

Good news Alan.
I got my Three data sim today but am struggling to get it to work in my car. Just keep getting a please check SIM message. I'll have a look again tomorrow as I must be missing...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 17th April 2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,698
Posted By manca
Sorry to hear of your problems Ian, fingers...

Sorry to hear of your problems Ian, fingers crossed its not as bad as it sounds.
I reconsidered updating my maps today in light of your problems, but in the end curiosity got the better of me....
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 16th April 2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,698
Posted By manca
:(

:(
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 15th April 2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,698
Posted By manca
I can't be of any help Ian, but have you got this...

I can't be of any help Ian, but have you got this sorted? There are some knowledgeable people on A5OC.Com who might be able to help though.

I updated my MMI Firmware just now. All appears to have...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th April 2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By manca
Hello mate happy to send you some pics in the...

Hello mate happy to send you some pics in the morning. I'm in Barcelona Airport atm waiting for my flight home.
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 2nd April 2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,698
Posted By manca
Thanks for taking the time to post Ian, that will...

Thanks for taking the time to post Ian, that will help me no end when I get round to trying this. I'll order a couple of sd cards tonight
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 2nd April 2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,698
Posted By manca
Hi all. I have.... I think..... managed to get...

Hi all. I have.... I think..... managed to get the MMI update onto my computer at last, the host is Mega and for some reason I struggle to finish any downloads. The instructions have failed at least...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st April 2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By manca
I have a set of these D4 wheels I might be...

I have a set of these D4 wheels I might be looking to move on. Much easier to clean +++. No kerbing but tyres need replacing
...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 17th March 2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By manca
Well my need for a car has overtaken my patience...

Well my need for a car has overtaken my patience and resilience to fix this one so it goes tomorrow.
I bought a replacement D3 on ebay in the week but the buyer is refusing to release the car for...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 8th March 2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By manca
That's useful info Matt thanks. I've been...

That's useful info Matt thanks.

I've been pinning my hopes to something my dear old dad used to tell me about how time heals. Not sure how long I might be waiting but nothings happened in the...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 8th March 2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By manca
Thanks for the info Matt and the offer Tony. It...

Thanks for the info Matt and the offer Tony. It seems the scans don't point directly to a smoking gun. Likely need is to trailer the car for further rummaging. Grateful to Marcin for his invaluable...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 4th March 2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By manca
Thank you Marcin+++

Thank you Marcin+++
Forum: D3 - Transmission 3rd March 2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By manca
Ian, Adrian many thanks your input is much...

Ian, Adrian many thanks your input is much appreciated
Forum: D3 - Transmission 3rd March 2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By manca
I'm lost for words, but obviously very grateful....

I'm lost for words, but obviously very grateful. I will be home whenever it suits you Marcin
Forum: D3 - Transmission 2nd March 2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By manca
Thanks John yes if I can get away with that it's...

Thanks John yes if I can get away with that it's the best of a worst case. I have pm'd Marcin who is as always too generous with his time and expertise. I'm feeling slightly more optimistic thanks to...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 2nd March 2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By manca
Cheers Paul. I guess a VCDS scan is the first...

Cheers Paul. I guess a VCDS scan is the first thing. Are the copy cables able to get this info does anyone know. A mobile mechanic should be able to do this too I guess? I don't want to buy a pukka...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 2nd March 2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By manca
Cheers guys. Yes I its an option I need to...

Cheers guys. Yes I its an option I need to explore. I did have had a half hearted look at a gearbox prices on eBay yesterday before I put the whole thing out of my mind. On there I was seeing nearer...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 2nd March 2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By manca
Described symptoms over the phone to local Auto...

Described symptoms over the phone to local Auto Transmission Centre and they say it sounds like the box will need replacing. Which means for me the car will need replacing too:mad:
Forum: D3 - Transmission 1st March 2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,399
Posted By manca
Gearbox gone pop

2005 face lift 3.0tdi.
Went into safe mode on the way to work this morning after having a fit going between third and fourth gears.
On the way home same thing.... started off okay but half way...
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