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Old 3rd January 2017, 09:10 PM
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The part arrived last week Paul, it all looks legit but have not had it fitted yet.
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Old 3rd January 2017, 10:02 PM
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Will be good to hear how you get on as mine is literally on the slow boat from China
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Old 3rd January 2017, 10:12 PM
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mine is literally on the slow boat from China
Might be on the medium-speed train... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38497997 .... to Barking!
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Old 3rd January 2017, 10:52 PM
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Impressive...... I can but hope
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Old 5th January 2017, 02:17 PM
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The d4 handles are a lot easier than the d3s to get out for sure
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Old 14th January 2017, 02:57 PM
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I completed this today on the front passenger door of my car using the park linked on ebay earlier (slightly faster train from China I guess?), all working but took a lot longer than expected due to a screw dropping inside the door.

In the instructions from IT it stated

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Now, this gets a bit more interesting. You have to hold the handle out a little way and push the torx screw in.
ETKA is slightly different (when I checked after the event)



The TORX screw is a screw in a splined insert that is a friction fit into the plastic holder "part 3", so pushing on it has the effect of moving the plastic holder, unless you push a bit hard when the friction fit fails and you are left with a screw in the bottom of the door.

Door card off, speaker removed, fortunately the screw was steel in an aluminium door so 20 mins of blindly fishing with a magnet and it was found.

Also seems that I do have the handle lights installed, but they must have all failed (I assumed that they were not fitted) - going to order four of those from China I think

Still cant complain, keyless locking fixed for less than a tenner
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Old 16th January 2017, 12:17 PM
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Great to know thank you Paul, at a little over 10 for the part its a cheap fix thats for sure.
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Old 24th April 2017, 05:24 PM
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Had my local garage fit the new sensor today since the car was there to have the winter tyres swapped over (while it was snowing outside )

Anyway, with a bit of fiddling around he got the sensor changed over and working but by the time it got home it had stopped working. Frustrating and no idea what to do now.
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Old 24th April 2017, 06:12 PM
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Odd, I have done two on my car - both working flawlessly - have you got VCDS?
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Old 26th April 2017, 06:33 PM
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No i dont Paul but the mechanic does, I will have the car back to him by the end of the week and will get him to check into it. He did go into VCDS after he replaced the sensor so its all a bit strange.
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