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1.8t sounds like a tdi when i start it

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by mango, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. mango
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    [Jun 29, 2007]
    Hi,

    I have only had my my A3 about a month or so and whenever i start it the engine produces a noise like a taxi, is this normal? Just a bit worried somethings about to drop off.

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    [Jun 29, 2007]
    its quite normal for a second or so
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    if this is the same as my old one, it's just the oil pressure builing up for that first second or two... i found leaving it for a minute before i switch off in the evening helped reduce or stop it happening.

    Dave
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    thanks, i assume there is nothing that can be done to correct it?
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    [Jul 2, 2007]
    completely normal, IIRC it's a secondary air pump/fan - Pumps air into exaust system during warmup to heat the cats up quicker. Emmisions device to lower pollution etc. lasts for about 1 minute

    drew
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