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    Feb 2008

    Any Issues Remampping High Mileage Diesel?

    Hi, does anyone know if remapping a high mileage (130+) diesel would be a bad idea? I.e. part wear issues etc? I've heard more regular clutch changes may be needed due to the extra BHP and Torque is this true? Are there any other issues?

    BTW the car in question is an A4 TDI 130 Sport.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Falmouth, Cornwall
    Chipped mine at 110k, no problem. Maker sure everything is working before you start , strongly recommend you use someone with a dyno and do a before and after run. Things to check: the MAF, the EGR is cleaned out, temp sensors are fine, N75 is working properly, new air filter, the air intake pipework for leaks, the BRAKES!! Get a VAGCOM test and clear any faults you find. Should anything go wonky after the tune up then you can be reasonably sure the remap has done something, and will stand a much better chance of getting the tuner on your side to sort it. Select your tuner carefully, if the price seems to good to be true then it probably is
    2001 A6 Avant 2.5TDi quattro Sport 180hp+TurboDynamics MD438 hybrid+Bosio Race683s+3" exhaust+Celtic Tuning remap - now with adamss24 replaced with runabout
    2007 BMW 535d AM Sport + Celtic remap
    2004 A4 Avant 1.9TDi quattro Sport 130hp + Superchip - sold & replaced by
    2005 Audi TT 1.8T
    1988 Yamaha FJ1200 120hp finally traded after 23 years for
    1986 Yamaha FJ100 (1300 barrels shhh!) with too many bits to mention
    2011 BMW 320d M Sport son #1
    2004 Suzuki SV650 S son #2



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