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audi s3 on long life service 2003

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by mrggg, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. mrggg

    mrggg Member

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    would you touch an audi s3 on long life? Its on 65k and has 6 service stamps in the book, so 10k intervals. Whats your opinions?
     
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    Yes I would, assuming the car looks like it's been cared for & runs nicely. I'd certainly not continue with a 2-yearly service interval, but I see no reason not to consider it from what you've said.
     
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    ok thank you. Would you suggest I clean the oil pipe if i buy it? Also would it be worth changing the oil pump as well? Heard they are £1800, is that true?
     
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    You mean the oil pick-up pipe? Yes, I'd definitely clean or replace that.
     
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    s3_trev Northern Ireland
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    If it has been serviced every 10k then hows it on long life? Unless you mean the oil? In which case I still dont understand the potential problem..
     
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    I think the concern is that this is an 11-year old car which has only been serviced 6 times (i.e. roughly every 2 yrs), even though it's only covered 65k. But I'm with you, this isn't a major issue assuming it drives nicely.
     
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