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Loss of turbo in 4th gear

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by DJ-S3, Apr 23, 2009.

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    Hi all,
    my 1st thread and new to all this. so bare with me. lol. my S3 (driving it on a private road i may add) when changing gear from the top end of 3rd gear to going into 4th, loses power. well that what it feels like:sob:. all the way up to aprox 5200rpm then mass boost is delievered.

    anyone know what thats all about??

    any help would be much appreciated:)

    cheers

    Dom
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    no one got any idea's??
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    jcs356 Brum brum

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    Is your clutch slipping?
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    leshkin Speeding in reverse gear

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    I'm beginning to sound like an old record, but have you logged the boost on the car with vag-com, while this is happening? Could be a dying clutch as jcs356 said, as I see no reason for your turbo to be dependant on your gear selection by that much :unsure:
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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    On a different note, you only live round the corner from me dj-s3, i know random :)
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    how do you log boost with VAG??
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