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confusion about my engine code is it AKE or BDG?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by mubzy79, Jun 11, 2014.

  1. mubzy79
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    Hi guys wandering if somebody can help? I done an engine scan with Ross tech and it came back with engine code of AKE. I had to order a intake manifold flap motor and eurocarparts have the part but its for a BDG engine. Eurocarparts say they think my car is a BDG and they say they checked Audi website database with my details and it came back that my car is a BDG. How can I be certain which it is? Any help would be appreciated. Its an 04 plate 2.5TDI FWD not a quattro.

    Many thanks
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    S4_dan Fire up the Quattro!

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    2004 is likely to be BDG but i'm sure someone will be along soon confirm. IIRC it was 2003 when the changeover from the A series to the B series engine.

    Look in the spare wheel well of your car or in the front of the service manual. It will state on there what engine you have.
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    As Dan says - check for the engine code on the build sticker. The B series engines have a motor driven manifold flap, the A series ones were vacuum driven I believe.

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    Iirc the Ake is only fitted to the Quattro. 180hp.
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    Thanks for the help guys. Just checked the service book and it says its a BDG. Not sure why Ross tech thinks its an AKE.
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