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Discussion in 'VCDS (formerly VAG-COM) forum' started by Mikey1980, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. Mikey1980

    Mikey1980 New Member

    Aug 15, 2012
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    Guys & girls

    Im new to this and wondering if i can get some help or advice

    I have a 04 reg audi a3 with 55k on the clock and recently the engine management light came on with the code 16618.....the aa guy checked the car and sed the turbo was fine so what else am i spose to be looking for?

    Many thanks in advance
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  3. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR
    Staff Member Moderator Gold Supporter TeamMisano quattro Audi S3

    Sep 12, 2010
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    Hi Mikey, welcome to audi-sport.net. Any pics of your of your car? Have a read at the faqs threads at the top of the page, lots of useful information in there. One of the guys will be along to advise you on the code. Enjoy the forum. :) x
  4. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat
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    Jan 14, 2008
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    Ignore the AA guy.

    Ok so I assume its a 2.0 tdi as you havnt advised of this, given age of car & you have an overboost error, its more than likely the turbo needs either removing/cleaning or swapped out, 1st option is my belief tbh.

    You need to be very careful mate as it could go again & pop the turbo, thats a mess you dont want to have to pay for.

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