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    engine noise help please

    right just got my a3 8l 1.8 t,now ive had a good search and cant find anything definative,what i have and what ive read somebody describe as is,on acceleration (not always) i have what sounds like and induction noise or as someone described the sound as "blowing across the top of a bottle....coming from what seems to be behind the glove box area in the engine bay, as im new to the vag group i dont have much of an inclin.

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    Induction noise? What air filter have you got? Stick a paper one in if you have one and see if the noise reduces?
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    Quote Originally Posted by epox View Post
    Induction noise? What air filter have you got? Stick a paper one in if you have one and see if the noise reduces?
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    its stock filter in the box,its what i could best describe it as,car has apparently had a revo remap,but with standard intake and exhaust.

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    Could be a dogey DV by the sound of it.
    yeah thats one of the answers ive read but not read it as a definate answer,so whats it doing to make this noise now and again?

 

 

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