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> A washer pipe runs over the amp in the boot if the Bose sound sys­tem is

‡it­ted, so watch for leaks – the amp alone costs £1080 from Audi.

> The air sus­pen­sion can su er from leaks

and com­pres­sor/re­lay fail­ure. Make sure you can man­u­ally ad­just the ride height in-car, and look for the car sit­ting at strange an­gles.

> Fuel tank senders fail, and fuel gauge will show empty. Bud­get £1k for new senders and pump. > The rear wiper mo­tor of­ten fails, or has a mind of its own. Not hugely ex­pen­sive at £250, but worth check­ing.

> Sus­pen­sion bushes now com­monly wear out due to age, mileage and the tough ter­rain many of th­ese cars will have done bat­tle with.

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