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always check your oil

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by ash3435, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. ash3435

    ash3435 flat out if in doubt

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    my brother has a 2002 yellow s3.over the last week its been making a high pitched noise on start up, but when warm stops.today he started it and the noise didnt stop, drove about a mile then no boost under acceleration.managed to get it down to my friends and did a few checks on the vag com but nothing.pulled the dip stick out and no oil in the engine.took the tip off and the turbine was like a spoon in a cup.blown turbo not good news but hopefully the blocks ok, as the turbos high up.were is the best place to get a new turbo,ive seen loads on ebay but im sure i read a thread saying there cheap china imports.can any1 help!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. tompearson

    tompearson It's all in bits

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    CR Turbos or Turbo Dynamics might be able to rebuild it for you, it depends on the damage. Probably worth contacting them to see.
     
  3. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    No oil check light or anything come on the dash?
     
  4. Rough

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    What kind of high pitch noise?
     
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    Not a cheap one may pay to have a look on Ebay as K04's come up sometimes
     
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    Forbzeeee Active Member

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    Ouch
     
  7. fran-s3

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    My days! Same almost happened to me... I'd got out the routine of checking my oil, and randmoly whilst topping up the washer water I thought I'd give it a check and to my shock it was below minumum... NO FLIPPING WARNING LIGHT CAME ON EITHER! I shouldn't rely on that totally my bad, I got away with it no damage has been done. Taught me a lesson.
     

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