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EGT Sensor

tobys3 Jul 11, 2011

  1. tobys3

    tobys3 New Member

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    My EGT sensor has failed according to VAGCOM exhaust gas temp G235 implausible signal. My car also failed its MOT on emissions and l am pretty sure this is the reason why. I am searching around for a second hand one as they are nearly £200 new and l am pretty broke after buying my S3. I was just wondering if anyone had a spare working one they would be willing to sell. I have tried loads of the breakers on ebay but no luck so far. Part number is 06A 919 529

    Cheers
     
  2. finesse

    finesse Active Member

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    Eurocarparts?
    GSF?
     
  3. tobys3

    tobys3 New Member

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    Main dealer part only apparently
     
  4. S3Lol

    S3Lol Member

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    its a bloody expensive part. Not sure how easy it would be to fit as mine was replaced when the exhaust was off (the sensor is on the downpipe). You can see it if you look down the back of the engine.
     
  5. tobys3

    tobys3 New Member

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    Yeah l managed to find it when following the braided cable around the engine it looks like a ***** to remove. There is no space around it really.
     
  6. Alex C

    Alex C Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi S3

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    ive just had mine replaced, yeah its not a cheap part and a ***** to get to
     
  7. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    no, egt is in the turbo. pre cat lambda is in exhaust.

    i was very lucky to get one off ebay for 40 quid. just gotta be lucky, or bite the bullet and go the dealers.

    to get to it better, remove your charge pipe and you'l have a bit more room with a spanner (17mm) with your left hand
     
  8. MUSH

    MUSH MUSH Developments Ltd.

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    I scored for one off ebay, cost £60. They aint cheap normally though!!
     
  9. karls s3

    karls s3 Member

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    try ebay company called vrs northampton got mine from there £60
     
  10. S3Lol

    S3Lol Member

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    sorry, yes, turbo
     

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