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    S3 boost problem

    ive recenty bout an 02 plate S3, when accelerating harshly the boost seems to surge or some not boost atal it feels like. The engine management light is not on, Anyone shed any light on this for me?

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    Testing dodgy Chinese gear...

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    VAG COM scan is your best bet. So many things can be a bit dicky when relating to the charge system, you are best off checking for fault codes first.
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    Overboosting?

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    Quote Originally Posted by golf View Post
    Overboosting?
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    Was 531bhp 8L S3 thats going to break the 600+ bhp Club then break something else. Lets see what this OD HTAGT3582r can do
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew@A.L.D View Post
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    Caused by dicky N75 valve or a split/kink in actuator or N75 hose system is my guess.
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    thanks ill stick it in for a scan, see what it shows up!

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    i reckon boost leak, just to be different
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