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BANG noise from my s3

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by 20vtdaz, Dec 16, 2007.

  1. 20vtdaz

    20vtdaz Member

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    hi guys, i got in my car last night and 10 seconds after starting it there was a loud bang, i couldnt see anything and it seemed to be running ok, but after looking this morning theres antifreeze all over the engine bay, im really concerned about this so any ideas guys?
     
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  3. Craigybaby37_A3quattro

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    sounds nasty...eaither a coolant pipe has burst or ya water pump has exploded by the sound of things.
     
  4. 20vtdaz

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    this is my thoughts but theres no sign that its still losing water and the pump is working i can hear it, it really was a bang too, does this help further for finding out whats happened?
     
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    Are you sure it's coolant? Where has it spilled from, how's ur power steering?

    I assume you've also checked things like your aux belt to check it's still there?
     
  6. 20vtdaz

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    im 99% its coolant, thing is everything works as if this neer happened
    im so confused what to do, ill have to book it in asap i think
     

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