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2.0 fsi opinions?

marcuswomersley Oct 31, 2011

  1. marcuswomersley

    marcuswomersley Member

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    Im considering buying an a4 with the 2.0 fsi, can i have anybodys opinions on these engines, how they pull? are they a sporty engine? any common problems? Thanks
     
  2. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    They're generally overshadowed by the 1.9 130 which has similar performance but better economy. I've never driven one, but several people on here have them and I've never really heard a bad word about them from people who do.
     
  3. Digger1

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    I've got one and have been pleased with it,very nice drive pulls well through the gears and fairly good economy for a petrol,,, maintenance wise depending on mileage if it's done over a 100k make sure the timing chain that links the cams as been changed as well as the timing belt-kit other than that it's just usual maintenance ie coil-packs etc...
     
  4. marcuswomersley

    marcuswomersley Member

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    Im a bit nervous about the fsi injectors. Do people have to replace them ever, and at what sort of mileage? It looks like a fiddley job to get them out to me. Thanks
     
  5. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    there a pita to get at
    but never herd of them failing
     
  6. Digger1

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    mines done 140k and hasn't needed them,,, but make sure the timing-chain and tensioner that links the two cams as been changed,there's a member with A3 2.0 FSI ,just last week had one go been quoted £3700 by audi, mine went on start up last year was lucky it didn't make valve piston contact cost me £650,, dealers will tell you it's not part of any service-plan, doesn't matter it can and will fail !
     
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