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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by audi_k, Aug 31, 2012.

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    [Aug 31, 2012]
    hi guys new to the site (great site)

    i have an audi a3 2.0tdi dsg. i was wondering if anyone would be kind enough to give some advice? sometimes when i go to start the car it ticks over for a bit before starting and others it starts first time. was just posting to see if anyone has/had the same problem and got it fixed any adivce is greatful. thanks.
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    [Sep 1, 2012]
    If it starts first time (roughly) from cold but takes a few turns when hot then the starter motor is likely to be the problem.

    The motor needs more 'umph' to start when the engine is hot due to the fuel mixture being weakened by the ecu.

    Common problem
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    [Sep 1, 2012]
    thanks mike i will get the checked out.
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