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    just picked up my S3

    Just picked up my S3 and when i got home i left her running on the drive and the engine sounds weird on idle. Is this normal?

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    sounds like a diesel abit lol

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    Welcome to ASN.


    Direct injection engines can sound a bit clattery at idle,and I'm guessing that's what you're hearing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by S3Alex View Post
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    Direct injection engines can sound a bit clattery at idle,and I'm guessing that's what you're hearing.
    yeah thats it mate it sounds clattery you got it! it drives perfect tho, really love the car best one i have ever owned. Even got 34mpg from leicester to peterbrough.

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    34 mpg, was u in 6th gear doing 50 odd haha?

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    yeah i was mainly in 6th gear chilling i had a couple of blasts haha! just wanted to see what it would do if i drive carefully...i will be defo going out for some fun later tho

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    I think we all have the same issue with the TFSI engines, at Idle they sound like a bag of rusty nails but get up over 4K revs on boost and it sounds incredible
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    Quote Originally Posted by jaydav2306 View Post
    I think we all have the same issue with the TFSI engines, at Idle they sound like a bag of rusty nails but get up over 4K revs on boost and it sounds incredible
    that was exactly how i was going to describe it bag of nails lol
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    You from peterborough mate? Im sure i just see this being cleaned opposit kfc down london road!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Josh williams View Post
    You from peterborough mate? Im sure i just see this being cleaned opposit kfc down london road!
    I am from leicester mate, so probs was not me as i am at home now.

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    Lovely car mate - another new owner, like me
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dean_T View Post
    Lovely car mate - another new owner, like me
    Thanks dean

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    Someone dropped the engine & stuck a 2.0 pd140 in there whilst you weren't looking :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by NHN View Post
    Someone dropped the engine & stuck a 2.0 pd140 in there whilst you weren't looking :P
    haha

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    lovely mate u wont regret that car love the two tone seats wish mine had that

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    Quote Originally Posted by turbonutz View Post
    lovely mate u wont regret that car love the two tone seats wish mine had that
    cheers mate i was not to sure on the seats at first but i got a good deal on and the car the seats are defo growing on me now tho since i picked the car up.

 

 

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