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    Sadly for me the Captain Tolleys fix didn’t sort it.

    Neither did a gallon of sealant from diy shop 🤪

    Took to a really helpful and friendly local indi who advised the wind deflected was not folding in properly, and by catching was slightly opening the seal allowing water ingress. Doesn’t answer it going into the headlining though.

    They couldn’t fix and despite a LOT of effort on their part (and only charging me £50 for over 4 hours of actual work not including the “hose time”) they sadly couldn’t help.

    Drains all running cleanly so had to bite the bullet and go to the mothership!

    Said needed a new cassette as the tensioning wires had “overstretched” and as an integral part of the cassette cannot be replaced on their own! £1800 less in my wallet and a few days in a nice S4 and I had my once again waterproof car back............ for 3 weeks and it only started again on the drivers side!!

    Tidy Q5 loan vehicle this times whilst it’s back in for a warranty repair this time! I’m absolutely livid after shelling out hat much to Audi - and believe me they know about it!

    Will post on here their remedy once known, but I’d for sure avoid the pan roof ever again after this experience.
     
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    Same for me - Captains thing worked for about 2 months - then massive leaks

    also needed two rear electronic shocks at 800 a side plus the new sunroof cassette

    result = sold it - but still miss it




    Quote Originally Posted by RikNik View Post
    Sadly for me the Captain Tolleys fix didn’t sort it.

    Neither did a gallon of sealant from diy shop 🤪

    Took to a really helpful and friendly local indi who advised the wind deflected was not folding in properly, and by catching was slightly opening the seal allowing water ingress. Doesn’t answer it going into the headlining though.

    They couldn’t fix and despite a LOT of effort on their part (and only charging me £50 for over 4 hours of actual work not including the “hose time”) they sadly couldn’t help.

    Drains all running cleanly so had to bite the bullet and go to the mothership!

    Said needed a new cassette as the tensioning wires had “overstretched” and as an integral part of the cassette cannot be replaced on their own! £1800 less in my wallet and a few days in a nice S4 and I had my once again waterproof car back............ for 3 weeks and it only started again on the drivers side!!

    Tidy Q5 loan vehicle this times whilst it’s back in for a warranty repair this time! I’m absolutely livid after shelling out hat much to Audi - and believe me they know about it!

    Will post on here their remedy once known, but I’d for sure avoid the pan roof ever again after this experience.
     
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    Quote Originally Posted by S8Man View Post
    Hello All.
    My 2014 A6 Allroad started leaking into the driver's footwell a few months back.Tried all the usual suspects - ecu cover,plenum etc etc - wallet £100's lighter but no joy.I am now trying Captain Tolley but wonder if I can shut the sunroof straight after applying the liquid - I am just concerned about gumming the roof shut !
    Just wondering how you guys did it.
    Thanks.
    ps. Audi main dealers......just seem to go from bad to worse these days.Can anyone suggest a good indie in the North West ?
    Couple of places iv used and are spot on, german car specialists based just over the mersey gateway bridge in runcorn and another one i used for my cambelt a place called unit20 which is based on the wirral


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