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Old 12th April 2016, 08:11 PM
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yes he has offered, well i say that what he said was get it to audi lets see what it is.
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yes he has offered, well i say that what he said was get it to audi lets see what it is.
Sounds a little non committed.... I'm sure you'll tread carefully.

Genuinely curious what the issue is. I've just looked and its a spline driven pump like the D3, no belt. It could have failed and affected nothing else.

Jut odd it would be fine, then nothing. That more like fluid loss, but I'm sure you'd notice a big puddle on your drive.

The steering on my D4 is very light, lighter than any D3 I've ever driven. Was yours this responsive when you first got it ?
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Old 12th April 2016, 08:35 PM
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it was virtually the same feeling as the 19000 mile 4.2 i drove a week earlier, everything was fine and then gone.

its been pelting down so it possible if theres a leak i havent noticed.

it was non commital though he did add to get them to speak directly to him.

will reserve judgement, but dont see what choice i have anyway, if he is going to bugger about i still need the car up and running
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Any feedback from Audi yet ?
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not yet, dont even know if they have assigned it yet, got it ther for 10:30/11 so im probably way down the list
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Old 14th April 2016, 09:54 PM
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Any news?

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Old 15th April 2016, 04:52 AM
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if its been assigned it was after 5 o clock yesterday, shoould get some news today.
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Old 15th April 2016, 06:57 AM
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Good luck with it mate i am sure you will have her back sorted quickly.
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if its been assigned it was after 5 o clock yesterday, shoould get some news today.
Bit pants to keep an A8 customer waiting so long really unless they have furnished you with a decent loaner. There is only a handful of things that a power steering fault could be so would have expected them to be a bit closer by now...

When do you go on hols ??
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Old 15th April 2016, 10:13 AM
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it was a recovery so they say they have 48 hours to start looking at it rather than being booked in on a day.

no loaner yet, all the cars are out, but not leaving for france until friday so still plenty of time.

spoke to Oscar, says he will cover it

Still waiting for the call from Audi
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