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2.0tdi common problems ?

boytrigg Apr 9, 2014

  1. boytrigg

    boytrigg Member

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    Hi everyone I'm new to the b7 section currently got a b6 that will be getting sold soon as possible just wonder I'm wanting to get a b7 2.0 tdi sline 170 preferably I would like to no know what the common problems are I've heard a few things but just unsure if it's all true injectors oil pumps and porus heads ? the one I'm planning is a 56 plate any info would be very nice
     
  2. lynallbel

    lynallbel Active Member

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    Look at the sticky section above!
    If its got the multitronic gearbox do a google then go and buy something else, some people have no problems, others have been stung 3/4 K
    Ebay audi A4 spare repair always one for sale with knackered multitronic gearbox!
    Im no audi expert, but if you spend a month on here and read every new post you soon get the pattern
    2.0t petrol multiple problems and **** mpg
    2.0 TDI even more problems that are even more expensive to fix, good mpg
    2.7/3.0TDI loads of power really good engine, damn good mpg only things seem to be injectors and manifold flaps
    Multitronic terrible thing avoid like the plague
    S tronic proper auto pretty bullet proof

    So to sum it up what you need is a 3.0 tdi quattro auto, with tidy miles.
     
  3. Paul B7

    Paul B7 Active Member

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    Or a 1.9 tdi ..................
     
  4. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    This. I have had mine nearly four years now, and it is by a country mile the best car I have ever owned.
     
  5. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    This, if you can't stretch to a 3.0TDi. The 1.9TDi is the nearest thing there is to an unbreakable engine. Find one that's been looked after properly, continue to do the same, and it may well outlive you.
     
  6. lynallbel

    lynallbel Active Member

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    Paul, sorry forgot about that one, and I was only recommended one to a bloke at work yesterday!
     
  7. Paul B7

    Paul B7 Active Member

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    I only wish I had been recommended one five years past when i bought my 2.0tdi thinking it was the better engine .....
     

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