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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by madmark, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. madmark
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    [Jun 19, 2011]
    1st i have a31.9 tdi sport when i turn the engine off the car makes a noise like a fog honr going off lasts for about 6 seconds once the engine has stoped ?
    2 nd when i drive over pot holls or drain covers makes a realy deep loude knock/bang from the rear of the car both springs seem ok with nos cracks/breaks i am running the car on 18" wheels ?
    any advice would be great thanks mark
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    [Jun 19, 2011]
    Rear drop links that what it was on my S3 don't know what set up an A3 1.9 tdi has
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    [Jun 19, 2011]
    thanx for fast reply just looked in the manual cant find any rear droplinks on rear axle will have to jack car up and look
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    [Jun 19, 2011]
    just been under the car no rear drop links just shocks and springs roll bar built in to rear axle springs look ok no breaks ?
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    [Jun 20, 2011]
    Bushes could have gone rear, the first issue could be turbo related possibly vacume or boost leak somewhere
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    [Jun 26, 2011]
    ok thanx for replys i got a new set of rear shocks fit them next weekend and update as far as the forg horn sound seems to be coming from a unit above the turbo
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