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Couple of problems

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Kenzie, Mar 20, 2010.

  1. Kenzie
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    [Mar 20, 2010]
    Wonder if anyone could help here, first off when the car is cold, it starts first turn, but when its hot, it takes 5+ turns, any idea what could be causing this? Also, when the car reaches about 2000rpm it hesistates for half a second or so, any ideas on the cause of that?

    Any help much appreciated, thanks in advance :)
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    [Mar 21, 2010]
    Knowing what car you have could help :idea:
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    [Mar 21, 2010]
    D'oh! Sorry, it's a 54 plate 2.0tdi 140.
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    Don't know about the hesitation problem but the starting problem is likely to be caused by a dickie starter motor. This is a very common problem with this model and can only be fixed by a replacement unit.
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    [Mar 21, 2010]
    Does it get worse over time do you know mate?
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    Sorry Kenzie, don't know the answer to that. There are loads of threads on this forum and others about the problem so, if you have the time, have a trawl through and see if they can help. Good luck !
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    Will have a looky, thanks for you help mate.
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