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Loss of power 4th & 5th gear around 1800rpm - Limp mode??

ruffrida Jun 14, 2012

  1. Cobra88

    Cobra88 Active Member VCDS Map User Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group TDi

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    Hi Adam

    No problem mate
    Does make the car much smoother and a lot more responsive without that bunch old redundant spaghetti ;)

    How is your inlet manifold gasket ?
    and the hose from the turbo to pancake pipe (mine split on the pancake end) clip overtightened!

    dunno how you hear a hiss mate
    My engine is so noisy i don't think i would hear a bomb going off 10 feet away :)

    Regards
    Rick
     
  2. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    That's what i was suspecting last night could it be a rough manifold gasket? Im sure it was really good when i refitted the turbo, i even used some gasket seal.

    Pancake pipe?? Ya lost me there bud.

    Yeh my engine is pretty noisy, its most likely me, as i have never spent so much time under the bonnet as much as i have in the last 6 months, lol
     
  3. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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  4. beachbuggy

    beachbuggy Well-Known Member

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    Check the pipe between the n75 and actuator. If its original it may well have cracked
     
  5. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Cheers Beachbuggy, but all pipes have been replaced, have done as Cobra suggested above, so only have the 3 pipes now, which are all brand new red ones
     
  6. Cobra88

    Cobra88 Active Member VCDS Map User Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group TDi

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    Hi Adam

    it won't be from that one mate as that is before the turbo (TIP) so no boost in there.

    :(

    Regards
    Rick
     
  7. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Confused now !:think:
     
  8. Cobra88

    Cobra88 Active Member VCDS Map User Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group TDi

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    that pipe is where the turbo draws air in before compressing it then sending to intercooler.

    i would guess your noise is coming from the other hose on that end of the turbo.
    it heads out over the right driveshaft and can sometimes rub through on the right driveshaft so i would check there next mate.

    Regards
    Rick
     
  9. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    The bottom hose that goes to the intercooler?

    Will have a look at that later, cheers
     
  10. Benjiman46

    Benjiman46 R-Tech Terrorist

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    Could it be the TIP collapsing under the load, the long period it was sat for could have perished the rubber?...
     
  11. Cobra88

    Cobra88 Active Member VCDS Map User Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group TDi

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    yes mate

    most likely place is near the turbo where the soft hose goes above the driveshaft ;)

    Rick
    Ben: the tip is hard Polypropelene on the 110 ;)
     
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2012
  12. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    Nice 1 guys

    Can this be replaced on its own or do you have to buy the whole pipe?
     
  13. Cobra88

    Cobra88 Active Member VCDS Map User Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group TDi

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    on it's own

    mine has gaffa tape to reinforce it ;)

    Regards
    Rick
     
  14. ruffrida

    ruffrida Well-Known Member

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    The good old gaffer tape, ya cant fault it, always keep a roll in me boot, fixes nearly bloody everything.

    Cheers

    Adam
     
  15. Danio

    Danio AUDI-MANIACS.COM

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    Gaffer tape re
     

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