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Hesitation

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by M15ley, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. M15ley
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    [Jun 18, 2010]
    I have just started to notice a slight hesitation/cough when coming on boost in the higher gears. If I'm sitting at about 2k RPM in 4th or 5th and floor the throttle there is a little cough/slight hesitation just as its coming on boost. Its the only time I notice it and its now getting on my nerves - what could be the issue?

    Cheers guys
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  3. JD09
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    JD09 I'm not modding, I'm improving VCDS Map User

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    [Jun 18, 2010]
    Boost leak perhaps?
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    [Jun 18, 2010]
    Could be a coil pack breaking down that is under load more in higher gears, spark plug, turbo, boost leak, D/V............
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    leshkin Speeding in reverse gear VCDS Map User

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    [Jun 18, 2010]
    :iagree: Sounds like misfire or boost leak.
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    [Jun 18, 2010]
    Could a few things, get a vagcom/vcds scan

    my hesitation issue was temporally sorted by the cleaning of the MAF
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  7. mark_sarah
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    mark_sarah Limp mode!

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    [Jun 20, 2010]
    I had similar problem with mine last week in second, to forth gear, but was removed when i cleaned the MAF, which was surprisingly dirty.
    Still ok at moment.
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