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    Lumpy Acceleration

    Hello everyone.

    my s3 is feeling extremely lumpy on acceleration.
    why could this be?

    used to be very intermittent but now it's through every hear on hard acceleration

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    Scan it. Might have a misfire. Could be coils, plugs, wiring, even leaks

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    Lumpy Acceleration

    It sounds coil pack related. Due to te age of the 8L now it's becoming more and more common on this forum that people are suffering with cracked coil pack wiring.
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    Re: Lumpy Acceleration

    Quote Originally Posted by MrTackalakalaka View Post
    Hello everyone.

    my s3 is feeling extremely lumpy on acceleration.
    why could this be?

    used to be very intermittent but now it's through every hear on hard acceleration

    cheers
    I have spare coilpacks if needed bud

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    Thanks for the info!! How much you want for them dan?

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    do you want it scanned? I thought you'd sold your car
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    Re: Lumpy Acceleration

    Quote Originally Posted by MrTackalakalaka View Post
    Thanks for the info!! How much you want for them dan?
    You have a pm bud

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    Cheers Dan

    @Alex - Yeah.......my mum bought it off me. I still drive it all the time though. Got it booked in with VW connections for VAGcom scan.

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    how can you find out wether they are push in or screw in coils? im not very good with engines so wouldnt know how to get to them to check

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    are they bolted down?

    I have VCDS btw
    Last edited by Alex C; 25th February 2013 at 13:01.
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    Re: Lumpy Acceleration

    Quote Originally Posted by MrTackalakalaka View Post
    how can you find out wether they are push in or screw in coils? im not very good with engines so wouldnt know how to get to them to check
    Bolt down have bolts four of then

    And push down have none both do same thing untill you find new bolt down ones etc

 

 

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