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can anyone tell me what the vent looking thing is just next to gear stick, in this picture just to the right of it, I thought it was for coins at first glance but it seems to have a sponge type filter inside???

 

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PS. Sorry TX... did I steal your thunder? (ya gotta be fast on the draw to beat ole TX!!)
LOL :D You got lucky this time! A guy's gotta eat breakfast ya know. Maybe I'll just have start skipping breakfast from now on, so I can keep up with you. ;)
 

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So in summary, we are not sure :D sorry I am not using the search effectively just yet...

I will get to thinking on what I will be using mine for or what mod can be crafted to make it more usefull :rolleyes:
 

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I thought it was an air vent, too cool your hand down from all the extreme shifting! :D
 

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This vent is a sensor for inside air temperature, please NEVER put coins in it!
 

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This vent is a sensor for inside air temperature, please NEVER put coins in it!
Thats what I suspected, I had some vents in my RS4 that monitor inside temp for the 'Auto' temperature regulation function on the Aircon... I looked through someone's manual today and there is no reference to it in there??

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This vent is a sensor for inside air temperature, please NEVER put coins in it!
HA HA HA thank god I don't have my car yet!
 

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I asked the same question at the dealer. It just a cover. It's because they have right hand drive in the UK. The parking break would be on other side.
 

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So then, what is the final verdict? The other thread was convinced it is a coin holder, which to me, looks incredibly cheesy, tacky and dangerous. If it's just a cover, having those slots looks odd, but I guess it is possible. Where did this vent story come from?

Oh, and what does it say about this in the manual?
 

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It's a WASAT4 emitter, and clearly working well on your models!
 

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I also checked with my dealer - who seemed well informed and quite certain - that this is for the interior temp. In RHD models with parking brake on right they probably just move this sensor to the left side. If it was just a cover why would it have foam in it. It would just be solid plastic.
 

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Can this be moved to general topics section as it applies to all A5/S5's.
 

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Good question. I'm not brave enought to open it up to see. Maybe my audi dealer was in High-sell mode and just made it up. I think he makes sense though. They just flip the PBrake and sensor depending on the build, like you said. There is no way that is a coin holder though... like the others joked around.
 

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This vent is a sensor for inside air temperature, please NEVER put coins in it!
I'll take A5NJ's word on it! I think if it’s for coins, then that would look pretty tacky.

And where is the microphone for hands free? Just want to make sure before I go sticking stuff in that. ;)
 

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I'll take A5NJ's word on it! I think if it’s for coins, then that would look pretty tacky.

And where is the microphone for hands free? Just want to make sure before I go sticking stuff in that. ;)

I believe it's in the map light cluster
 

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This car has nothing to do with coins, it's all bills(which are well worth the effort). It would be larger if it was for dollars or pounds or kruegerands.
 
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