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Help needed pls!!!!!

newtoaudis Jul 12, 2011

  1. newtoaudis

    newtoaudis New Member

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    hey ppl new to audis n need help pls

    Tryin to locate the ignition amplifier on my p reg a3 1.8t. My haynes manul n various internet soucres tell me its bolted to the airbox but its not there n theres no evidence to suggest it every was there. looked everywhere n no joy!! does my model even have 1???? pls help
     
  2. S3MMA

    S3MMA Member

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    poll?
     
  3. newtoaudis

    newtoaudis New Member

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    sorry new to the whole forum thing didnt understand that bit n usin my fone so jus wanted to post asap to get my problem sorted lol
     
  4. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    It should be around the airbox can you follow the wires from the sparkplugs.....

    ive voted by the way...:think:
     
  5. newtoaudis

    newtoaudis New Member

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    thsnks for replyin ive tried followin the wires from the coilpack bk but jus goes into the main wiring loom n is impossible to track after that. the air box is standard n has no sign of nething ever bein bolted to it
     
  6. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    Maybe one of the a3 guys will be along to help, take a pic of theres,,,, sorry mate, hope you get it sorted
     
  7. newtoaudis

    newtoaudis New Member

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    thanks ne way will try to trace them bk again tomorrow
     
  8. AGU-TURBO

    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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    Hi there yes you'r ign amp is on you'r air box. if you are strugling then undo the 2 screws on top of the box and lift the filter out and you will see a heatsink - thats it
     
  9. AGU-TURBO

    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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  10. newtoaudis

    newtoaudis New Member

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    thanks for replyin ive looked in air box n still nothing n not in original place (as in ur pic)
     
  11. MintyS3

    MintyS3 Works 60% the time, Everytime.

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    I voted for the second question mark. Your welcome.
     
  12. Alex C

    Alex C Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi S3

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    the second option looks like the clear winner so far, don't know why?
     
  13. AGU-TURBO

    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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    Ive posted a pic showing you were the wires come from. maybe you can trace it from there

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  14. newtoaudis

    newtoaudis New Member

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    thanks again have air box out n only wires i have comin from there r goin to air mass meter withno sign of neother cut wires etc
     
  15. DenCar

    DenCar Member

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    Haynes book shows it located right near the air mass wiring plug, and states its for engine code AGU.


    DC
     

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