1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

A3 2.0T TFSI engine cover

timontour Dec 2, 2012

  1. timontour

    timontour Member

    37
    0
    6
    I broke my plastic engine cover getting it off, pig of a thing to get off also the plastic pivots that it sits on had broken off
    i managed to get some new pivots from VAG 8 quid and a guy on ebay is selling a cover off a 2011 2.0 TFSI
    mines a 57 plate, does anyone know if the cover will fit mine or have they changed? mine is the square shaped one with the air filer built in.

    thanks
     
  2. MrLapou

    MrLapou Well-Known Member

    1,233
    121
    63
    Check if yours has air filter built in. Newer covers without the air filter will not fit.
     
  3. Minstadave

    Minstadave Member

    560
    19
    18
    By plastic pivots do you mean the rubber stoppers that join the cover to the mounts on the block?
     
  4. timontour

    timontour Member

    37
    0
    6
    yes mine has the air filter built in, are the newer one different

    here's mine images.jpg
     
  5. timontour

    timontour Member

    37
    0
    6
    no not the rubbers, the pivots that the rubbers push onto both the ones at the back had perished they screw into a heatsheild
     
  6. timontour

    timontour Member

    37
    0
    6
    i mean these pivots, the 2 at the back marked in red had crumbled, i have replaced them already it's just the cover i need now

    engine_mountpoints.jpg
     
  7. MrLapou

    MrLapou Well-Known Member

    1,233
    121
    63
    Mk5 Golf GTi use the same system.
    Newer engines have totally different cover, but I believe (correct me if I'm wrong S3 users) S3's still use the style cover in your pic.
     
  8. timontour

    timontour Member

    37
    0
    6
    thanks they are different the guy sent me a pic.
    not sure about the s3 cover it looks very similar
     
  9. big harty

    big harty Member

    307
    15
    16
    Don't bother. Fit a forge twin take and shut the bonnet and enjoy the noise. :p
     
  10. Minstadave

    Minstadave Member

    560
    19
    18
    The S3 engine cover with the integrated air filter fits the standard 2.0T.
     

Share This Page