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Cheap chinese VW/Audi screwdrivers

VW products (at least Volkswagen and Audi) usually have a screwdriver on the spare tire well that have a detachable blade that has one flat side and one Phillips side.

I previously had one in my Golf 4 and now have the same in my A3 and have been using it for years, its pretty durable and the heads are the “best” size to have a one-fit-for-all on those cars.

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Unfortunately, my A4 only did have the handle of the screwdriver and not the blade so i found a similar model on Aliexpress at 6€ for a pair of two (it’s also possible to take 5 for ~12€).

This model is a 8z0012287 (8Z being the code for the Audi A2) but other product code for almost the same product exists. 

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It arrived in France in only 12 days and i am quite satisfied with the quality, not sure that they are original but they seems to be, those being in FAW-Volkswagen branded bags and China made might not be the same version sold in other markets (some are marked as being made in Germany) but its still good enough for a 3€ including postage screwdriver.

While it feels that the blade has more play on the handle than on my more than 20 year old part from my A3 it’s nothing excessive.

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Itried to bend the blade with my bare hands and its not budging and also tried forcing on the plastic and its also not moving at all.

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Greatly recommended if you don’t have a “resident” screwdriver in your car

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