JMB RetrofitsVolks Autos
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: sluggish 1.8T

  1. #1
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    149

    sluggish 1.8T

    My a4 b51.8t has started to feel a bit sluggish not as responsive as it has been also on starting the car the revs drop and waver up and down then settles has taken couple of starts to start it a few times, also has cut out when for exmple slowing down to turn onto a car park it also smells of petrol a bit hav had the throttle cleaned out this remidied it last time but it has helped but not right it also seems to b using a bit more fuel
    cheers all

  2. # ADS
    ADS
    Join Date
    Always
    Posts
    Many
     
  3. #2
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Glasgow
    Posts
    113
    Its possible the breather system has a leak. Check the pipes at the rear of the cam cover for hissing. sometimes they go really soft and can collapse.

  4. #3
    "Stick a V8 in it!"

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland
    Posts
    15,385
    scan it for faults.

    2000 A4 1.8T Sport Quattro Avant, Berry Pearl
    2000 A4 1.8T Sport Quattro Saloon, Black-ish
    1997 S4 - PPC £999 Challenge Track Car Build
    TD5 Land Rover Defender build


  5. #4
    Oranoco's Avatar
    6th Gear

    Status
    Online
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    HertFORDshire
    Posts
    3,091
    Clean the MAF out with electrical contact cleaner as a starter.

    Life begins at 140mph
    Sell my Audi??? Kiss my rings!
    www.passionford.com

 

 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO

Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO