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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 7th May 2021, 03:13 PM
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Views: 1,152
Posted By irelandbuyer
Wanted: 3.2fsi Timing Chain Tool Kit

Hello, replacing upper timing chain guides/tensioners and looking for a 2nd hand timing chain kit if anyone has one for sale?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th April 2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,968
Posted By irelandbuyer
Error Code: P0366 (Camshaft Position Sensor)

Howya Lads,

I had some knocking yesterday so brought to specialist this morning. Threw up error code:

Inspection Result-P0366 Camshaft Position Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance Bank 1

Has...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 18th December 2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,599
Posted By irelandbuyer
No worries....

No worries....
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 18th December 2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,599
Posted By irelandbuyer
Nightowl, i've just been through this process. ...

Nightowl, i've just been through this process.

My suspension was dropping overnight and the compressor was working hard to get it up to level when driving. We diagnosed leaking struts on both...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th November 2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 998
Posted By irelandbuyer
Wanted: Drivers Headlight Unit P/N A4E0941004BN

Anyone have a halogen drivers side headlight unit?

OEM part number: A4E0941004BN

Many thanks...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 2nd November 2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By irelandbuyer
Did you manage to check that part number for me?...

Did you manage to check that part number for me? Cheers.....
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 16th October 2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,552
Posted By irelandbuyer
Replacement Struts - Arnott v Aerosus?

Hi Lads,

Getting near hopefully to all current issues being sorted out. My present mission is to replace 2 x leaking front struts.

I've read the threads here and wondering if anyone has had...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 14th October 2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By irelandbuyer
I'm after reverse camera module: 4e0910441 ...

I'm after reverse camera module: 4e0910441

thanks
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 14th October 2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,547
Posted By irelandbuyer
HI there,......yes, definitely i'm interested as...

HI there,......yes, definitely i'm interested as current ones are fogging up...but i'd be literally handing these to my mechanic and asking him to fit them for me. So i'd need it to be ready to go......
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 28th September 2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,547
Posted By irelandbuyer
Thanks steamship....actually, i found a sticker...

Thanks steamship....actually, i found a sticker also on the inside of the service book....

My car (2007 3.2fsi), doesn't have xenon's listed as a part...so I'm guessing that unless these lights...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 28th September 2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,547
Posted By irelandbuyer
Hi there.... I'm interested your lights...

Hi there....

I'm interested your lights though not sure if they'll fit mine? My build sticker has peeled off...how would i check what the build is? Contact the dealer with my chassis number...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th August 2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,578
Posted By irelandbuyer
Recommended Brake Fluid

Hey Lads,

Thanks for all the feedback on my brakes queries. Got a great deal on Brembo discs and pads which are being fitted tomorrow.

Just wondering if anyone had any preference on brake...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 29th July 2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,513
Posted By irelandbuyer
Help with replacement disc sizing

Hey lads,

Wondering if you can help. I've read MatthewH's really useful guide on sizing and hoping someone can do a quick sanity check for me. There's a ECP sale on right now and i've to replace...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 9th April 2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,114
Posted By irelandbuyer
Thanks Chaps..... I replaced it yesterday...

Thanks Chaps.....

I replaced it yesterday and all is fine. No issues at all.

When we (eventually) get back to normal. i'll have my mechanic recode it to ensure all is in order.

Thanks again...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 8th April 2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,114
Posted By irelandbuyer
Thanks Ivan....that's of comfort......

Thanks Ivan....that's of comfort......
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 8th April 2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,114
Posted By irelandbuyer
Replacing battery - need to re-code?

Hi lads....

Hope everyone is getting on OK and safe during this crisis......

Wondering if you could help. My battery died yesterday and going today for a replacement, direct from an importer....
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th March 2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,285
Posted By irelandbuyer
John, thanks for posting up your findings. ...

John, thanks for posting up your findings.

I have a possibly similar issue. When the car is cold, the front is crunching. This goes away after I drive for a few miles. I read somewhere else that...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th January 2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,247
Posted By irelandbuyer
Hey Snap....Thanks for such a prompt response (As...

Hey Snap....Thanks for such a prompt response (As usual!!!)....I really need to send you some beer vouchers....

On the 4E0407253Q, i'm just reading off the report which said "Recommend front...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 9th January 2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,125
Posted By irelandbuyer
D3 3.2 FSi - Oil Leak

Lads, i have an oil leak and the fix is to replace the rocker cover gasket and the seal at the back of the cylinder head. The parts themselves are very cheap like less than 100 but labour coming in...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th January 2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,247
Posted By irelandbuyer
Replacement top arms & Banana Arms - Any advice?

2nd Post. I've to change also the top and bottom arms. I have read through all the posts here and I'm a bit confused on what the general opinion is on the different makes.

To buy OEM I'm looking...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th January 2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,523
Posted By irelandbuyer
OEM Pads/Discs vs Brembo?

Hey chaps. Apologies in advance. I had the old lady in for a good look over and i've a few jobs to get done. I wanted to ask for some advice on a few topics (which I'll put into the appropriate...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 19th November 2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 52,381
Posted By irelandbuyer
Steamship, Actually it's not a stupid...

Steamship,

Actually it's not a stupid question at all. I didn't think of that...doh. Where would I pour the water down from?

The water sloshing around is a different locaiton, in the roof,...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 18th November 2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 52,381
Posted By irelandbuyer
Windscreen Fogging Up

Hi Steamship/Snap and all....

Thanks for the advice...I went at the plenum/evaporator drains yesterday. As you said, it's pretty straightforward. I was surprised though because they're bone dry....
Forum: D3 - Lights 13th November 2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,314
Posted By irelandbuyer
It's weird because I had the normal bulb and an...

It's weird because I had the normal bulb and an LED in and it worked OK. When I went just now to replace the other one with an LED now neither work.....gremlins...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 13th November 2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 52,381
Posted By irelandbuyer
Hi Snap & Others, Great post. I'm having two...

Hi Snap & Others,

Great post. I'm having two issues at the moment. One is the drains. I did a full flush and can still hear water sloshing around. Not sure where it is as it's not in the sunroof...
Forum: D3 - Lights 3rd November 2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,314
Posted By irelandbuyer
LED's Number plate lights

Lads, another post.

I replaced the dreaded corroded boot lid handle with a brand new part. Had to order the number plate lights which i did and they worked fine except they had a very dim yellow...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 3rd November 2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,842
Posted By irelandbuyer
Number plate light fuse location

Hi lads,

I must be having a premature senior moment. I can't find the fuse location for the number plate lights at all. Could anyone point me?

thanks....
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 30th October 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,456
Posted By irelandbuyer
Thanks Snap. The TV is on analogue so hasn't...

Thanks Snap.

The TV is on analogue so hasn't worked since the changeover...

I'll have a look tomorrow. I'm hoping that it's just a cable that's dropped out.....you take the camera for granted...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 30th October 2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,456
Posted By irelandbuyer
Reverse Camera - Fault 02283

Hi lads,

A few weeks ago my reverse camera stopped working. The sensors are fine and it shows the parking graphics, just not the camera itself.

I checked and it's throwing up code 02283. I...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 17th October 2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 52,381
Posted By irelandbuyer
HI All, Can I urge caution when using garage...

HI All,

Can I urge caution when using garage air compressors to clear out the drains. If they are extremely blocked a big blast of air could blow the drain pipes. It is much better to try to...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 9th September 2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,027
Posted By irelandbuyer
Hat tip to Snap dragon on the oven cleaner tip. I...

Hat tip to Snap dragon on the oven cleaner tip. I taped off the bumpers and gave a liberal spray of BBQ cleaner, outside and in. Left for about two hours and put newspaper underneath. I bought a...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 9th September 2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,593
Posted By irelandbuyer
Hey Snap, Sorry to read this. Same has...

Hey Snap,

Sorry to read this. Same has happened me a few times too. I'd posted up a question actually to see if its possible to switch off central locking from rear seats but it doesn't seem like...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 12th August 2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,012
Posted By irelandbuyer
Nice one lads....some good tips and sites. I...

Nice one lads....some good tips and sites.

I hadn't thought of Audi NI actually.

And in fact, i need new front discs also...

Are most folks going for the Audi OEM's btw?
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 8th August 2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,012
Posted By irelandbuyer
Audi Ireland v UK Spares Prices - Rant

Lads,

Been looking for a replacement boot lid handle for some time, have to go main dealer. Local dealers are quoting 249 for the part, it's 160 in the UK. Why the heck these price...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 26th July 2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,221
Posted By irelandbuyer
Sunroof - Cleaning & Lubricating

Just downloaded the notes from the maintenance guide and with good weather, going to clean the sunroof guide rails etc.

Was on Ebay there and I saw that the Audi OEM lubricating paste is very...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 24th July 2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,671
Posted By irelandbuyer
Nice one lads, I'm actually in Dublin....

Nice one lads, I'm actually in Dublin....
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 23rd July 2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,671
Posted By irelandbuyer
Thanks Jimster, i meant to say a short hoot/toot...

Thanks Jimster, i meant to say a short hoot/toot or something from the horn. Anything audible to indicate that the alarm is activated.

I'll report back here on how i do with the audi dealers for...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 22nd July 2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,517
Posted By irelandbuyer
Great, would you PM me when you list?

Great, would you PM me when you list?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 22nd July 2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,042
Posted By irelandbuyer
Moltuae, actually you have given inspiration to a...

Moltuae, actually you have given inspiration to a hybrid solution that I'm going to deploy tomorrow that involves cardboard and duck tape over said locking switch.

Extremely high tech workaround....
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 22nd July 2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,042
Posted By irelandbuyer
@Steamship, thanks for that. I wasn't aware of...

@Steamship, thanks for that. I wasn't aware of that and good to know...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 22nd July 2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,450
Posted By irelandbuyer
Thanks Homer. Stupid is as Stupid does. Have...

Thanks Homer.

Stupid is as Stupid does. Have the car 5 years, done less than 15k miles and only worked out this evening....guess what the button on the external door handle does when you press it?...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 22nd July 2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,671
Posted By irelandbuyer
@Steamship, thanks so much for taking the time to...

@Steamship, thanks so much for taking the time to reply to me on this, much appreciated...

I dont have VCDS but I'll ask the Audi dealers if they'll do it for me...

Thanks again

A great...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 22nd July 2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,450
Posted By irelandbuyer
Hi, ideally i'd like to disable it. And just have...

Hi, ideally i'd like to disable it. And just have lock/unlock using the actual keyfob buttons, not proximity based.

I "thought" i locked the car when in town shopping yesterday. Unfortunately not...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 22nd July 2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,450
Posted By irelandbuyer
Paul, that's a funny one. I only replaced the...

Paul, that's a funny one. I only replaced the door handle with a brand new one a few months ago..!!
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 22nd July 2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,042
Posted By irelandbuyer
Hi Snap, No, the only button at the back of...

Hi Snap,

No, the only button at the back of the 4 x window switches is the window lockout, no central locking lockout switch...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 21st July 2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,042
Posted By irelandbuyer
Interior Central Locking - Rear Doors Switch Disable

Last question....apologies...!!

My daughter keeps clicking the switch which locks the entire car. It's the one with the red LED on it.

If i step out of the car for a moment and close the door...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 21st July 2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,671
Posted By irelandbuyer
Alarm Enable/Disable Audible Notification

I was googling and couldn't find anything to see is it possible to have the alarm set to "Chirp" when it's enabled?

Does anyone have that feature on their car?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 21st July 2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,450
Posted By irelandbuyer
Disabling Door Entry Proximity (Advanced Key)

Does anybody know if it's possible to deactivate the keyless door entry?

I'm in the habit of checking the door handles to make sure car is locked and of course, it opens then because I have the...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 17th July 2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,517
Posted By irelandbuyer
@Doodle are you listing on here on Ebay? ...

@Doodle are you listing on here on Ebay?

Cheers....
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 16th July 2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,517
Posted By irelandbuyer
I've been scouring everywhere now and haven't...

I've been scouring everywhere now and haven't been able to find a set...

Did see an OEM rubber set a few weeks ago and should have snapped them up...now gone..

And not available from Audi...
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