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Did the lights come with the handles? Did you buy all from Audi?
Also what's the on off and 1 2 3 set buttons all about?
Yeah the lights come with them, not sure if they're standard in all cars but the stock ones are really dim - you might have them and just not have noticed. Very subtle red colour around the inside of the handle.

The buttons and numbers are for the power seats, it's the memory positions
 

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I was gonna say I've not noticed that I've even had any so they must be very dim! I don't have the power seats on my black edition 馃様
 

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Got Android Auto installed after about three weeks of pain. Installer said it was up there with the worst jobs he's ever done. Still got a couple of snagging issues but it's pretty much what I hoped.
 

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A1 Quattro gear knob (and FL climate control lurking in the background):



 

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Had a couple of issues come up over Christmas/new year - was driving along and got an ESP fault - loads of codes like ABS modules, suspension sensors, and no signal/communication with the ESP module. Took it to a local VAG specialist who diagnosed an electrical fault with the ESP sensor which would be 拢950 to replace :oops:

Got a reconditioned sensor off eBay for 拢65 and fitted it myself - it lives under the passenger seat so was seat out, cut the carpet to remove the vent on the chair and then the sensor is under that. Hardest bit was getting the vent back in properly:


Still need to take it back to get coded in later this week but fingers crossed that sorts it. Put LED interior lighting in over Christmas so hopefully it's just a coincidence and I haven't done something that's causing electrical gremlins.

While the car was in the garage, they noticed my passenger window regulator had gone too :( 拢450 for them to replace so got an OEM regulator and did it DIY. Managed to get the adjustment spot on which made me realise my driver's window was way off. The adjuster on that had seized and when I tried to turn it it made it worse, so need a bit of time fannying about with it but got it sorted eventually.
 

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2.5 hours on ODIS today running test plans for the ESP issue - looking like electrical fault and is suggesting wire continuity testing :confused:
 

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Got the car back today - faulty abs module. Probably going to send it to ECU Tuning to get it reconditioned as new ones are about 拢1300 and used ones on eBay look rough. Glad I didn't pay the first garage 拢950 for a new ESP sensor now!
 

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Where did you get your boot lip spoiler from and how much did that set you back? I have been trying to find one of these for ages and can not get hold of one
 

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Car looks lovely mate well done!!!!
 

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Car is going back into DH Automotive on Tuesday to get the ABS pump removed and sent off for a rebuild.

Was driving home there and got the full complement of lights, ABS, ESP, parking brake malfunction and range control defective. Starting to lose faith in the car a bit, hopefully it's the dodgy signal from the ABS pump causing the gremlins and that sorts it.

Saw a really nice TTS for sale the other day at a really fair price - might be tempted if this issue keeps dragging on.
 

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We had the ABS pump out and sent it off to ECU Testing who checked it out and said the unit was operating as expected :( so ended up back to square one. Dave tested all the wiring and did more fault finding but said everything was pointing to the ABS pump being faulty.

Ordered a second hand unit off eBay so we can use it as a sense check but need to wait for lockdown to finish so we get it coded in and fitted. By the time we take the pump out again and remove component protection this is going to sting a bit.

Didn't have my car for a few weeks while it was in for testing so took a mk2 TTS for a test drive - quite liked it but the cabin is super dated and the spec on some of them is terrible! Think I'm going to keep my A5 for a bit and then maybe look at a mk3 TTS once they depreciate a bit more.
 
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