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    Loss of power

    BAsically I was driving On the way to work and was just rallying my car
    i was in 1st red lined it, next thinking engine management light started flashing, loss of power
    car feels shaky on idle

    Any ideas people??
    thanks in advance

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    FIRE UP THE QUATTRO

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    gone into limp mode i think u need a vag com on that

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    what car is it?

    could be a variety of things really, coil pack,boost hose (if turbo)

    as above get it scanned and then go from there

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    Audi s3 mate
    i just drove it about 10mins ago
    It stinks like burnt fuel
    could it be the cat?

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    coil pack..s
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    Just put into vag com
    showing 5 faults
    17705 pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve
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    16685- cylinder 1 misfire detected p0301 -35-00
    16686

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    Dead coil pack almost certainly. Oh and a dodgy remap giving you that 17705 code!

    Dont keep driving it or you'll destroy the cats.
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    Coil pack!!

    Get in touch with Audi, they have a recall on faulty coil packs, so you may get them all replaced FOC
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    Thanks guys you lot are legends, was one of the coils
    didnt have no web the last few days so couldn't comment
    u think Audi will replace the rest of coils if I ring them up??

 

 

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