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Another rough idle thread

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Alex_007, Nov 17, 2013.

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    [Nov 23, 2013]
    Well this is weird....just at the audi dealership getting a bolt for the dogbone and I'm sitting in the car with it idling and the car is doing its shaky thing, but then I put my hand on the gear stick and pushed up towards 3rd gear with out the clutch being pressed just to see if I could feel it through the gear stick ( which i could a little) and it actually stopped the shaking through the car, I was applying a bit of pressure but not forcing it in to gear obviously as the clutch wasn't down , so basically the shaking stops when I push up on the gear stick but then the car shakes again once I let go of gear stick.... Does this even make sense what I'm saying here?

    I've not had much sleep so sorry if it sounds confusing lol
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    [Nov 24, 2013]
    Just an update

    I've just fitted the dogbone mount insert and so far so good, I went on a 20 min drive and I'd say its 90% better but I'm going out on a long drive in a little while so that will be the true test .
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