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Dump Valve/recirc valve?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Jinx, Aug 12, 2003.

  1. Jinx

    Jinx New Member

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    Hi All, I've heard on the grape vine that the above valve on my A3 1.8T is probably faulty and has been naff since the time it was born! I was also told that the original one (bosch i think) has been update recently because of its short life span (different make too)

    Can anybody shed any light on this?
    I didn't have the car from new so wouldn't no any better really! It a 97 P if thats any help.

    Cheers Jinx

    P.S. not looking to fit aftermarket one tho.
     
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  3. kenny15

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    just brought the update diverter valve a few day ago and it cost £20 it can be fixed under 10 mins ,but make sure the engine is cold or you will burn yourself
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    but make sure the engine is cold or you will burn yourself

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    [ QUOTE ]
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    so true as it was the rubber hoses that was hot /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif
     
  7. Jinx

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    Hi

    Kenny you wouldn't by any chance have the part code?

    How will i know that i'm getting to newer version?

    Cheers Jinx
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  8. kenny15

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    Jinx,
    The part code for the diverter valve is 06A 145 710N.
    Have a look at your old valve and the last letter of the code will be lower than N.

    hope this help
    Kenny
     
  9. Jinx

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    Cheers for that part finally came late last week and car feels great!

    Bits needed were

    medium flat screw diver
    2x 22 - 30mm jubilee clip ( size 1A )
    10 mins max

    Cheers everyone

    Jinx
     

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