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audi a4 1.8 t 1996, think turbo is stalling in 3rd

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by darrenA4, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. darrenA4

    darrenA4 New Member

    Mar 28, 2012
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    got an audi a4 1.8t, had a remap, fitted a new K&N filter, it goes like a good one, only car to come near it off the lights was a renault clio williams thing, but it lost, and sounded like a nagging little dog hitting the rev limiter, behind me,
    my problem with every day day driving is under normal load, not hard acceleration, I hit a misfire at around 2k revs every gear except 5th, and sometimes under heavy acceleration I go from first to second, hit 58mph go into third and it feels like the turbo has stalled and a lack of power, then put it in fourth and id goes like a rocket again??? any ideas please? engine is only 4 years old 30k miles covered.
  2. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator

    Jan 30, 2008
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    sounds a bit like an air leak

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