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Loud Noise???? with video

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by dplovin, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. dplovin

    dplovin Member

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    got a strange noise appearing just after i start my car up, gets louder as i press the scceleration pedal and when turning left or right when stationary, and driving.

    i know the right cv joint needs doing but surely it aint that? i was thinking maybe flywheel, or sumat to do with steering. heres a short clip of me driving round a corner to park up, then when stationary turning left then right, what you guys rekon

    help appreciated thanks ;)
     
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  3. dplovin

    dplovin Member

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    dam how do i post i video using photobucket? dont think that link worked
     
  4. Smokey_clark

    Smokey_clark 12th Gear

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    Sounds similar to my power steering pump when at full lock but louder?
     
  5. fingermouse

    fingermouse thats me

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    sounds power stearing related, is the fluid up to the right level ????

    CV joints clunk on full lock when your moving. If you need one I`d just get one from Audi they are about £110 for a S3 all in joint boot grease bolt etc
     
  6. dplovin

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    Gna have a check tommorow just had a glance at the reservoir how do get that open its not some kinda special key is it lol if so I ain't got one
     
  7. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid
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    A 50 pence piece opens mine....:)
     
  8. rhubarb4

    rhubarb4 Certified Jardo Slayer

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    Yeah mine was like that on my old S3 topping up sorted mine

    Chris.
     
  9. dplovin

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    Will any fluid do or do I have buy from Audi? Anywhere in the net sell it ?
     
  10. fingermouse

    fingermouse thats me

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    id just pop into a local vw, seat, audi dealer or eurocarpart / GSF
     
  11. S3Jonny

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    Did topping up power steering fluid level sort this out? mines just started making exactly the same noise..
     
  12. murran

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    you need the green mineral oil, dont use the red atf oil!
     

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