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D5 swirl flap removal

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Old Sep 29th, 2013, 18:15   #1
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Has anybody permanently removed the swirl flaps from the d5???
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Old Oct 10th, 2013, 14:21   #2
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No, but they have been tied in the full open position for nearly 2 years, probably 30,000 miles, no issues yet! 1 code is recorded for the actuator out of range but no warnings present.

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Show me a picture. What position is fully open?
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Old Oct 12th, 2013, 14:14   #4
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Like this;
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OK. So fully up. Thanks.
Mine's been disconnected for ages. Never any issues that I'm aware of, and never gone into limp-home. I wonder does it really make any difference to performance?
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Old Oct 13th, 2013, 19:05   #6
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interesting, mine threw up an engine service message when the arm came off and the flap was in the up position,( which I assumed to be closed) when I reconnected it , it was then at the opposite end of travel, car now fine
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Definitely the wrong way . the photo

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Default Swirl flap

Hello, I'm sorry I'm not sure from your picture.

If I want to keep the flaps fully open does the 'quadrant' need to be fixed pulled up? Towards the front of the car.

My quadrant has a damaged socket for the actuator arm.
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Hi, Im new here so if Im asking on the wrong thread I apologise 😊. Im trying to find out if the swirl rail actuator motor part numbers are interchangeable 30756099 and 30756100 . Thanks
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