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Do you love or hate the soundaktor?

Discussion in 'Leon Mk3 (2012-2020)' started by silles, May 18, 2018.

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    Damo H That Carbon s(k)nob down the street ;)

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    Hate fake exhausts. Octavia VRS Diesel has one side faked as it has the same exhaust systems as the Golf GTD and FR 184.

    Obviously the cheaper option for manufacturers these days to stick a bit of fake chrome trim on.
     
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    £50k for a car and it has plastic covers where the exhaust should be. Disappointing from Audi. Lower range cars maybe it’s ok for the looks but on the range topper?!


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    just turned off mine, I have month membership with carista, I'll give it a go without the sound aktor "fix"
     
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    Soundaktor sucks.
    This SQ5 above sucks too.

    Enjoy exhaust why they are still legal and make your car as ******* loud as you can.
    15 years give or take and there will be no exhausts around in the western world.
    If the western world is around that long xD
     
  8. Well we are already seeing in the UK Cars failing the M.O.T due to exhaust noise.
     
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    Hate it, had enough of it already after a 4hr testdrive
     
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    Turned mine down to 20%.
    Much better than when on full vol
     
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    I also tried 25%, but it was literally non-audible, so I though I might just turn it off completely
     
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    I am so pleased I found this post THANKS
    I was going to have to take the car back under warranty for a fault

    Okay I agree it is awful

    Especially in CUPRA mode it rattles the dash, speakers, and anything else. Sounds like the gearbox is shot!!

    TERRIBLE racket. I now Have to leave the car in sport.

    QUESTION.

    You have all been speaking about turning it down and turning it OFF
    But without a carista or OBD how do you, or have you ALL bought those items which I am getting to understand now.

    Can it just be turned Down/off in our settings?
    Can the dealer just turn it off on their equipment?
     
  13. motty225

    motty225 B9 S4

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    No but you can just unplug it yourself, 5mins job
     
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    hate the bloody thing in cupra mode, i need to turn it off!
     
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    u can do it for 15.99, just get the carista adapter from amazon.
     
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    Go On then.
    For now, how easy, what do I do?
     
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    Does not mention that in the carista app.

    Can you enable auto fold mirrors when ignition turned off or one press of outer handle auto mirrors folds fold
     
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    I lasted 3 days with it before buying carista to turn it off. Having turned it off I think my 290 has fairly nice grunt to it.
     
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    Ordered one well worth it to turn it off. Not fussed about the other stuff.
     
  20. silles

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    it's there, believe me :)

    yes u can enable single click mirror fold, I did that one as well.
    The only thing that does not work is gauge sweep on digital dash.
     
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