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Old 01-06-2018, 07:12 AM
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So im not sure if i'm alone here, but im starting to grow tired of the 3 jet spray. The jets are not aligned and overspray all the way till the rear window leaving the windshield with poor coverage. Plus the overspray gets all over the sunroof and side windows.<br />After digging online, i found that others have the same issue with their Audi's and are opting to replace them with OEM mist (fan) spray which even comes with the optional heating and made by VW.<br /><br />Anyone else try this? here's a video of the replacement instructions and new nozzles:<br /><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sB3woOd6wyA">https://youtu.be/sB3woOd6wyA?t=5m38s</a><br /><br />Looking to source these if anyone has any recommendations.

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Look on Amazon, they are there
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Apparently car mfg went with jet vs mist because at speed the aerodynamics of the newer cars means the fluid doesn’t reach top of the screen

Try the swap and let us know but pls test at highway speed
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anyone know if they are different sizes or know the part numbers on the A8's?
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I finally got around to replacing the original Three-Hole Sprayers with the Fan Style Sprayers from the 2016+ A6. It took less than 10 minutes to do and cost about $50.00.

The parts you will need are the Fan-style heated Nozzles from the current A6:
4G0-955-987-A (left)
4G0-955-988-A (right)

You will also need a T-8 Torx bit to adjust the spray height. Once installed, turn counter-clockwise to raise the spray angle.

Here is a video of someone doing this on a different modeL

The new nozzles were a perfect fit and I love the fan spray so much better than thee jets.



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Thanks for sharing. My nozzles are clogged and spraying in random directions. Will be switching to these fan spray nozzles. How long did the install take?
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