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Old 2nd February 2017, 10:34 AM
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Good point Scott, but I am thinking a visual check of the mounts would suffice.
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Old 2nd February 2017, 02:23 PM
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[quote=ScottD3;123670]Its still a rubber mount, ignoring the electronic side of it.
Rubber breaks down, like all bushes and needs replacing and these being hydro they can leak.

The error might be a premature warning and they don't need replacing at all but they will need replacing at some point.

Surly putting a resistor in is like turning the stereo up when your front arms start to knock?[/QUo:TE]


If its a subframe drop to do them better do the subframe mounts whilst your there .......then rear subframe .....then every suspension arm then anti roll bar .....
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Old 2nd February 2017, 02:36 PM
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If its a subframe drop to do them better do the subframe mounts whilst your there .......then rear subframe .....then every suspension arm then anti roll bar .....
If you're going that far, might as well drop the unside, clean and reseal. haha


I've removed a set from a breaker and I don't recall it needing to drop the subframe.
As the mounting faces was flatish, all you have to do was remove the bolts, support the engine and lift a little, slide the mounts out and replace.
relatively easy job.

I had the sub frame drops, front or rears.
Trying to align them so they are correct is a bitch!!
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Well ......if they are not to bad to do, go for it
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Old 2nd February 2017, 07:08 PM
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From memory, the labour was only 1.5 hrs when i had one done under warranty, the price of the part is the issue for me.
It's your money but as i said previously, I wouldnt bother as i dont believe you'll notice whether it's been replaced or not.
Maybe ask to test drive a similar members car that doesnt have the fault code & see for yourself if it's worthwhile.
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Old 12th October 2020, 11:54 AM
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Surly putting a resistor in is like turning the stereo up when your front arms start to knock?
That's MY kinda fix

I just got an error code on my 2005 D3

I'm a bit curious how, if audi has put resistors in....or if the mounts on mine are real they've lasted THAT long!!!

I've had the car for some years and 40k+ miles
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I've had this error on my car since I had it and was advised on here that is the mounts themselves are ok then ignore it. Apparently a common fault code to be thrown up on a D3
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I've had this error on my car since I had it and was advised on here that is the mounts themselves are ok then ignore it. Apparently a common fault code to be thrown up on a D3
It's ODD that it has just recently come up, and a couple of times. I run LPG and that often adds codes so i frequently clear those (typically o2 exhaust).
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