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Lumpy Acceleration

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by MrTackalakalaka, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. MrTackalakalaka
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    [Feb 24, 2013]
    Hello everyone.

    my s3 is feeling extremely lumpy on acceleration.
    why could this be?

    used to be very intermittent but now it's through every hear on hard acceleration

    cheers
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    Scan it. Might have a misfire. Could be coils, plugs, wiring, even leaks
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    It sounds coil pack related. Due to te age of the 8L now it's becoming more and more common on this forum that people are suffering with cracked coil pack wiring.
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    I have spare coilpacks if needed bud
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    Thanks for the info!! How much you want for them dan?
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    do you want it scanned? I thought you'd sold your car
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    [Feb 25, 2013]
    You have a pm bud
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    Cheers Dan

    @Alex - Yeah.......my mum bought it off me. I still drive it all the time though. Got it booked in with VW connections for VAGcom scan.
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    how can you find out wether they are push in or screw in coils? im not very good with engines so wouldnt know how to get to them to check
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    are they bolted down?

    I have VCDS btw
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    Bolt down have bolts four of then

    And push down have none both do same thing untill you find new bolt down ones etc
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