95.5 changer and magazine fiasco

Ti Kan ti at amb.org
Mon May 21 20:44:03 EDT 2001

Tiberius Gaius writes:
> Our 95.5 S6 Avant was delivered to us by Pretige Imports in Lakewood,
> Colorado.  We noted upon picking up the car, in California, that the CD
> changer was missing its magazine.  So, the changer was useless.  We advised
> the dealer; the dealer sent out the replacement magazine.  We tried to put
> it in the changer; it would not fit.  The magazine is a little too wide AND
> too thick to insert; no amount of lube will help here.
> I went and pulled out the CD changer to see if, perhaps, another Audi 6 disc
> changer made its way into this car.  The part number on this OEM Audi 6
> disch changer is : 8D0 035 111.  The parts department at Prestige Motors
> confirmed that this is the correct changer.  Same parts department also says
> that I have the correct magazine which is audi part number 4D0 051 179 but
> it does not fit.

Does your car have the Gamma or the Delta CC radio?  If the latter,
then the factory changer is made by Alpine and you can buy the correct
Alpine magazine from a car stereo store that carries them.

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