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Old 13th January 2022, 03:17 PM
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Last time I let an Audi dealer "wash and vac" my S8, they ended up having to pay out about 100 to have the deep scratch marks removed from the boot by my detailer, after they let a trainee loose on "polishing" it without supervision . Hopefully your dealer is better than that.
No issues that I can see, I had a good look around after. Looks like they just ran it through a car wash they have fitted (would never do that myself).

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I can confirm the steering wheel centre is the same. Feel for the tech though, when doing the free inspection he was looking display the service schedule, pressed the 'Check' button and then thought there were lots of errors for a moment! I heard a comment of 'proper old school' when watching the dash-cam back. the car might be older than the tech working on it
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Old 13th January 2022, 03:57 PM
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If any of mine go in they will be getting the 'Do not wash' sign from Pro Detailer hung on the rear view mirror and I shall have eyes on them at all times!

Or I might just take in a loose steering wheel with a V5 and see how they respond
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Old 13th January 2022, 04:41 PM
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Or I might just take in a loose steering wheel with a V5 and see how they respond
If you don't ask you don't get . It's the part, not the car, that's faulty.
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Old 14th January 2022, 08:51 AM
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I'm sure it is. It was getting some looks from the techs and I could hear them enjoying the engine sound as it came in. I had to laugh though as the tech first couldn't work out how to open the boot, he was feeling for a release button above the number plate, finally found the button in the driver's door pillar though. Then he took a while trying to find the battery in the boot and started looking by the spare wheel before going away and then looking in the correct place!
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Did you stand around just to watch their confusion in order to get some sadistic satisfaction?
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Old 14th January 2022, 09:54 AM
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Just paying it forward from the sadists at Ingolstadt
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Old 14th January 2022, 09:58 AM
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Did you stand around just to watch their confusion in order to get some sadistic satisfaction?
You'd think so, I was watching from the waiting area which was a floor up overlooking the workshop. Nice coffee and a comfy seat so I could 'work from home' while I wait.
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Old 14th January 2022, 08:26 PM
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i think i still have a D2 steering wheel , ill check it , sadly no V5 thou
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