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A3 1.8T turbo Removal

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by beachbuggy, Feb 12, 2010.

  1. beachbuggy

    beachbuggy Well-Known Member

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    Is it possible to remove the turbo up through the bonnet, or do I need to get underneath the car to do this?

    any advice would be great.

    Thank you
     
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  3. djdougalno1

    djdougalno1 Member

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    underneath
     
  4. quattro rob

    quattro rob Member

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    did mine fron top, just remove exhaust manifold, undo the 4 bolts on the flange, oil and water pipes and the supporting bracket bolt lift out from the top, thats the way i did mine, took me bout 3 hours os so in total to take 1 out and put new one on
     
  5. beachbuggy

    beachbuggy Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant, thank you. that's exactly what I was hoping someone would say.

    Figured it could be got out via the top but just wanted confirmation before I do it.
     

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