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    Yesterday, 09:51 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ INFO ] Steve B's Project "Violet" in Projects
    It doesn't have a back seat in it at the moment (donated that) and the wheels have not been refurbed and the front seats are just cloth ones ta the...
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    Yesterday, 08:28 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    Did all of the airbags fire as they should? Our airbags are on the edge of their “life” and really should be replaced (according to manufacturers...
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    Yesterday, 06:49 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ INFO ] Steve B's Project "Violet" in Projects
    Just got the car back tonight, so a quick test run tomorrow before heading off for the meal. What a transformation!!! Mainly due to the clutch,...
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    Yesterday, 02:46 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ QUESTION ] Genuine? They MIGHT be ??? in General
    It is important for me to restore Violet back to factory spec. But I may have just been informed of another one perhaps? I will let you / the...
    9 replies | 329 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 02:45 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ QUESTION ] Genuine? They MIGHT be ??? in General
    Could you possibly buy that for me and I will pay you (in advance) for your troubles? Thank you !!! Steve B
    9 replies | 329 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 01:58 PM
    Birchall started a thread [ CLASSIFIED ] Votex Jacking point covers in Selling
    Hi, I thought it best to set up a separate thread for this as a few swerves on the old one (mostly from me) seems to have hidden this. If you...
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    Yesterday, 01:41 PM
    Try Crewe Audi / local dealer. Last time I bought some they were less than £50 new and genuine!!! Steve B
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    Yesterday, 01:38 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ QUESTION ] Genuine? They MIGHT be ??? in General
    They just arrived today and they ARE genuine and they are working and in perfect condition. Result!!!! It makes up for a few hours of surfing...
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    Yesterday, 01:30 AM
    Darren C replied to a thread Bit of advice please in General
    As per above advice Steve, a very fine screwdriver or better still trim removal tool inserted at one end to lift the tab clear will cause the edge to...
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    16-11-2017, 10:32 PM
    Vonnie replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    Hi Dave, Sorry to hear about your accident last night but pleased to hear that you are now all home again, if a bit battered and bruised. ...
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    16-11-2017, 08:56 PM
    Darren C replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    A blessing that you all walked away Dave, a terrible list of injuries. Yes, hold them tight mate and savour those moments. A poignant reminder of...
    42 replies | 1241 view(s)
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    16-11-2017, 08:34 PM
    Darren C replied to a thread Bit of advice please in General
    Sorry to hear Steve. A quick way to get a feel is to remove the plastic black trim piece which is located just behind the chrome trim. You don’t...
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    16-11-2017, 08:00 PM
    Darren C replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    Dave, Iím so very sorry to read this mate, but I am immensely pleased to see that you and your children left the scene in good health overall. The...
    42 replies | 1241 view(s)
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    16-11-2017, 06:09 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread Hi from Crewe Audi!! in Selling
    Hi Tom Heated mirrors arrived safely today. Thanks again for helping us with a source of dealer parts at reduced prices. Much appreciated...
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    16-11-2017, 06:07 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    Certainly no need to apologise. I chose to clarify my position so that people will understand why it was not an instant “Yes” from me. Best...
    42 replies | 1241 view(s)
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    16-11-2017, 02:09 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    The Violet FSI is a project. It is costing me quite a lot to return it to its former glory. since it is a special car in a rare colour and high...
    42 replies | 1241 view(s)
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    16-11-2017, 11:08 AM
    even an expert would not have spotted the disabled EML warning without doing a scan. Glad to hear that that you have been given a refund though,...
    42 replies | 1738 view(s)
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    16-11-2017, 10:32 AM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    80 mph calculated impact of the head on crash. Omg that could have been a lot worse. So glad that you all came through (or are coming through)...
    42 replies | 1241 view(s)
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    15-11-2017, 11:22 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ CHAT ] Why do you drive an A2? in General
    Yes, but I use "Rain X" on the rear window as well as the front. That is the next best thing to a rear wiper! Steve B
    23 replies | 663 view(s)
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    15-11-2017, 10:54 PM
    Hi PAul, would he need to do this even though the muti-meter is showing that all of his micro-switches are reading as they should. But I guess...
    39 replies | 635 view(s)
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    15-11-2017, 10:31 PM
    I enjoy trying to help. These are great cars and when someone has an annoying problem it ruins the pleasure for them. Fixing the issue does two...
    39 replies | 635 view(s)
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    15-11-2017, 10:20 PM
    Put it back in and without reassembling everything just try it and see what happens. See if you can spot / test that the plunger is being...
    39 replies | 635 view(s)
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    15-11-2017, 10:02 PM
    See post #12 Long thread easily missed Steve B
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    15-11-2017, 09:12 PM
    Can you not trace the wire / solder track to the connector and test the switch by using those connections? Steve B
    39 replies | 635 view(s)
  • Birchall's Avatar
    15-11-2017, 09:00 PM
    It may have just been a poor connection, or corrosion on the connectors where these are plugged into, or in the door connector? Or even just that...
    39 replies | 635 view(s)
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    15-11-2017, 08:52 PM
    When you depress the switch the continuity should change (Open from closed or vice versa) Steve B
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    15-11-2017, 08:30 PM
    I am no expert at "electrickery" but that looks like it doesn't need resoldering to me. Perhaps the microswitch itself is not working. Have you...
    39 replies | 635 view(s)
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    15-11-2017, 08:19 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ QUESTION ] Genuine? They MIGHT be ??? in General
    Thanks Andrew, Looks like I managed to get a bargain there then. £17 the pair delivered!!!!!!!!! £100 less than I just paid for a new pair....
    9 replies | 329 view(s)
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    15-11-2017, 06:58 PM
    Birchall started a thread [ QUESTION ] Genuine? They MIGHT be ??? in General
    Hi, Just doing my usual eBay browse and came across these heated mirror glasses. To me they LOOK genuine, they seem to have the black plastic...
    9 replies | 329 view(s)
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    15-11-2017, 06:41 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ CHAT ] Why do you drive an A2? in General
    To me it is more about the things that don't "stand out" in a A2 than those that do. It is not an exceptional car really, but that is what makes it...
    23 replies | 663 view(s)
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