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LOW FUEL CAR CUTS OUT..

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by HSerce, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. HSerce
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    [Nov 26, 2009]
    well i post the other day no reply's got my car booked for monday but still asking, when my car says its got 5-10 mies left on DIS car cuts out every set of lights...??
    fuel pressure sensor???
    '07 s3 35k
    2k left for service...
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    [Nov 26, 2009]
    Why not just keep it topped up? Simple solution :)
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    I wouldn't have said it was a pressure sensor if it's actually cutting out. Are you out of warranty? EDIT: You can't be out of warranty on an S3!
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    Yeah i thought that would be the best thing to do!

    Surely when you get down to that low you start taking all the rubbish from the fuel through the engine??
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    Exactly, it's not good

    I never go lower than 50miles on the DIS
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    [Nov 26, 2009]
    5-10 miles is a rough estimate....it could just be 1 mile left.
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    Why are you letting it run down so low? Mine never goes below 25miles to run
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    OMG I get worried if the warning light comes on at 50 miles. Lowest i've ever been is 10.
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    [Nov 27, 2009]
    I've been to 0 many times :whistle2:
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    [Nov 27, 2009]
    As soon as mine hit's the quater mark it's fuel station time.
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    [Nov 27, 2009]

    why cant you be out of warrenty with an s3 ....??
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    [Nov 27, 2009]
    Because you get a 3 year warranty and S3s haven't been out 3 years yet. Well maybe JUST, but not on a '07 plate anyway.
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    [Nov 27, 2009]
    Wonderful stuff this mathmatics!!! Comes in so useful for all sorts of things.
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    Aint it just :sos:
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    [Nov 28, 2009]

    It is Dave but as there's s3's on 06 plate's ..that means its out of warrentee if registered before Nov so no need for that ..i didn't know the guys was an 07



    dan no need to be a tool ,,
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    [Nov 28, 2009]
    I wasn't aware i was being a tool. You need to check your spelling too. Now who is the tool, chill out.
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    [Nov 28, 2009]
    Yeah been told that before to... I didnt notice the reg big deal there no need to all get smart over it being a tool is there...

    Staz answered my question ,That's it
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    [Nov 28, 2009]
    Air pressure in fuel tank, any slight leaks?
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    [Nov 28, 2009]
    I don't think running on an empty tank has a good impact on injectors and the rest of the engine.:no:
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