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Lumpy Acceleration

MrTackalakalaka Feb 24, 2013

  1. 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
     
  2. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    Scan it. Might have a misfire. Could be coils, plugs, wiring, even leaks
     
  3. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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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.
     
  4. dancupra225

    dancupra225 Active Member

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    I have spare coilpacks if needed bud
     
  5. Thanks for the info!! How much you want for them dan?
     
  6. Alex C

    Alex C Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi S3

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    do you want it scanned? I thought you'd sold your car
     
  7. dancupra225

    dancupra225 Active Member

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    You have a pm bud
     
  8. 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.
     
  9. 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
     
  10. Alex C

    Alex C Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi S3

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    are they bolted down?

    I have VCDS btw
     
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2013
  11. dancupra225

    dancupra225 Active Member

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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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