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Heya, just got an audi a3 2008. The controls on the steering

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Heya, just got an audi a3 2008. The controls on the steering wheel and the horn aren't working. I had a look at the fuses and they look fine. From looking online it sounds like it might be the slip ring. Just wanted a bit more advice?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Audi
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Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hello

I'd agree that a faulty slip ring is very likely in this situation, also check the wiring connectors to the column where they enter the main cabin loom under the steering column

disconnect them and spary both halves with contact cleaner and check the wiring for any signs of chafing / dmaage where it runs over the column
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hi do you still need help with this?