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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by whitex8p, Jul 5, 2013.

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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?
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    sounds like a diesel abit lol
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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.
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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.
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    34 mpg, was u in 6th gear doing 50 odd haha?
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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 :)
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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
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    Welcome to audi-sport.net. Where you located? Any pics of the car? Enjoy the forum. :) x
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    that was exactly how i was going to describe it bag of nails lol
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    You from peterborough mate? Im sure i just see this being cleaned opposit kfc down london road!
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    I am from leicester mate, so probs was not me as i am at home now.
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    Lovely car mate - another new owner, like me :beerchug:
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    Thanks dean :)
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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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    haha ;)
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    lovely mate u wont regret that car ;) love the two tone seats wish mine had that :(
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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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