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A3 engine management problems

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by shefflad66, Jun 16, 2013.

  1. shefflad66

    shefflad66 New Member

    Jun 16, 2013
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    Got a A3 2.0 tdi 07 plate. Engine keeps going in to idle mode when I reach a certain amount of revs, a warning light on dash and a whistle from the engine, is the turbo shot? cracked pipe? faulty seals?....Help!!
    Had engine cleaned, by this I mean I paid £120 to a garage to spray an aerosol cleaner down an air intake pipe, didn't work..
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  3. gen.heinz guderian

    gen.heinz guderian Well-Known Member
    Regional Rep VCDS Map User

    Jun 24, 2011
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    Get it scanned with vcds.look in vcds users section map to see if there is anyone near to you who can scan it.
    I assume you mean it goes into limp home mode? Could be vanes on Turbo need cleaning properly.

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