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DV Failure. What Symtoms?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by pazaz, Oct 28, 2004.

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    [Oct 28, 2004]
    Just had my car remapped and need to soon upgrade my DV,

    Was wondering what symptoms to look out for just in case it fails before i change it.

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    [Oct 29, 2004]
    When you change gear you will hear a fluttering noise. This indicates that its buggered!
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    [Oct 30, 2004]
    I think ive jinxed myself by posting this post./ubbthreads/images/graemlins/froggie_red.gif

    I was driving on the M4 accelerated hard at about 80mph and heared a sort of fluttering/clicking noise that soon cleared. When it cleared it seemed to have more boost, soon after this changed to less boost.

    Is this a sign i need a Forge DV upgrade?
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    [Nov 1, 2004]
    go for the AMD Viper DV, i had 2 forges and didnt like them!
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    [Nov 1, 2004]
    why not Forge? I thought these were supposed to be very good.

    How do they differ from AMD?

    Thanx

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