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definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
75,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. reseated flat spring roller (1 reports)
2001 Audi A4 accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2001 Audi A4 Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 112010

A4 Quattro 2.8L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles


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cup holder won't retract all the way cup holder won't retract all the way cup holder won't retract all the way cup holder won't retract all the way cup holder won't retract all the way

The in-dash cupholder would not retract fully flush with the dash. I pried off the trim, pulled out the cupholder assembly, and discovered the spring steel roller (pic #1) had jarred out of place thus preventing the cupholder from going in all the way.

I created a flexible strappy holding thingy (pic #2) to help me set the roller in its original place (pic #3) and pull the spring out so I could reattach the end to the sliding portion of the cupholder. I had to use some Scotch tape to hold open the cupholder during this operation (pic #4 shows bottom view of assembly).

- , Lafayette, CA, USA

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