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Limping all the way home :(

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Jay-a3, Feb 21, 2013.

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    [Feb 21, 2013]
    Hi,
    Today whilst driving to work I lost a lot of power and my car sounded and felt awful!
    Eml was goin crazy!!its an audi a3 1.8t aum. Iv got a basic code reader and it logged;
    1668416688
    17704
    16687.
    from what I can gather the engine is misfiring? Is it safe to drive the car?carnt get it to a garage till next week :(


    Cheers guys
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    [Feb 21, 2013]
    i wouldnt drive it
    it could destroy the cat
    codes are cylinders 3 and 4 misfires
    and other code is 17704 CTS or stat
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    [Feb 21, 2013]
    Thanks mate
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