Ok, where to start...
MOT is on Satruday, so I treated the car to a mini service - oil change, oil and fuel filter change and general tidy up under the bonnet etc...
When I took the under tray off to get at the sump plug I was greeted to the lovely sight of oil gunk on the engine side of the tray at the front end of the car. I had noticed a small oil stain on the vents on the tray before but didn't worry too much about it at the time - therefore, I think this is a build up of muck over a long time.
On closer inspection, the pipes that are connected to the Intercooler, on both sides, are clogged up with oil and muck
Oil in those pipes suggests that the turbo is getting oil maybe the seals are gone?? ideas? turbo on the way out?
Car is 4 years old next month, it is due a timing belt change very soon along with water pump. Has 62k miles, performs well with the remap regardless of these problems.
The car is lumpy on idle, it will judder when the engine is on and sitting still in traffic. I thought this was down to the flywheel but I have checked with Audi and there are no outstanding call backs on the car but since its leaking oil, this may be the cause of the judders
Not good, especially coming up to xmas and uni exam stress
opinions, experiences and costs for replacements appreciated