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just picked up my S3

whitex8p Jul 5, 2013

  1. whitex8p

    whitex8p Member

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    Just picked up my S3 and when i got home i left her running on the drive and the engine sounds weird on idle. Is this normal?
     
  2. whitex8p

    whitex8p Member

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    sounds like a diesel abit lol
     
  3. S3Alex

    S3Alex Rarely neutral Team Ibis Audi S3

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    Welcome to ASN.


    Direct injection engines can sound a bit clattery at idle,and I'm guessing that's what you're hearing.
     
  4. whitex8p

    whitex8p Member

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    yeah thats it mate it sounds clattery you got it! it drives perfect tho, really love the car best one i have ever owned. Even got 34mpg from leicester to peterbrough.
     
  5. turbonutz

    turbonutz Active Member

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    34 mpg, was u in 6th gear doing 50 odd haha?
     
  6. whitex8p

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    yeah i was mainly in 6th gear chilling i had a couple of blasts haha! just wanted to see what it would do if i drive carefully...i will be defo going out for some fun later tho :)
     
  7. jaydav2306

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    I think we all have the same issue with the TFSI engines, at Idle they sound like a bag of rusty nails but get up over 4K revs on boost and it sounds incredible
     
  8. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    Welcome to audi-sport.net. Where you located? Any pics of the car? Enjoy the forum. :) x
     
  9. whitex8p

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    that was exactly how i was going to describe it bag of nails lol
     
  13. Josh williams

    Josh williams Active Member

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    You from peterborough mate? Im sure i just see this being cleaned opposit kfc down london road!
     
  14. whitex8p

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    I am from leicester mate, so probs was not me as i am at home now.
     
  15. Dean_T

    Dean_T Active Member

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    Lovely car mate - another new owner, like me :beerchug:
     
  16. whitex8p

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    Thanks dean :)
     
  17. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Someone dropped the engine & stuck a 2.0 pd140 in there whilst you weren't looking :p
     
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  18. whitex8p

    whitex8p Member

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    haha ;)
     
  19. turbonutz

    turbonutz Active Member

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    lovely mate u wont regret that car ;) love the two tone seats wish mine had that :(
     
  20. whitex8p

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    cheers mate :) i was not to sure on the seats at first but i got a good deal on and the car the seats are defo growing on me now tho since i picked the car up.
     

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