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Emissions warning light

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B8 Chassis)' started by Big Bird, Mar 23, 2014.

  1. Big Bird

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    4 years, 54k miles and my car has never missed a beat. until yesterday......

    the engine management light or as I now know, the emissions control warning light, illuminated and stayed on. Car seems to be running fine. It's due a service inc air filter in 2 months.

    any experience of this before I call audi and book it in?

    its a 2.0 tfsi quattro on 09 plate.....
     
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  3. hades-

    hades- Yorkshire & Humber Rep.
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    needs pluging in for fault codes
    could be anything so no point in a guess
     
  4. Anthony566

    Anthony566 Active Member

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    Where are you based ? Someone on the forum with a vcds can plug into it ...
     
  5. ddlzjp29a

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    evening i too have just had my light come on - car runs fine but would like to scan for correct code.

    live in portsmouth area so any hepl would be much appreciated
     
  6. rum4mo

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    Exactly, if you were really worried you could read some other threads on issues with 2.0TFSI - then --------------!
     
  7. ScottishS3

    ScottishS3 Well-Known Member

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    Is using a lot of oil? Is your tailpipe constantly being covered in black soot?
     
  8. rum4mo

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    Or even showing "wetted" on the outside? I've seen an Avensis with that (as well as my wife's 1.4 16V BBY engine Polo).
     
  9. Big Bird

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    Ok, thought I'd better update this!

    Took the car to audi who indeed informed me the car required a new complete inlet manifold. The issue was a plastic rod type assembly at the rear vacuum unit on the manifold - not available to change on its own!

    The cost for parts? £900 plus!!!

    However, as I've a full history with the dealer, they agreed to replace the manifold for £150. The remainder was covered by a mix of Audi uk and a dealer goodwill gesture, so I'm well pleased.
     
  10. rum4mo

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    Well that was a good enough result!
     

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