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MOT Today....

Welly Apr 1, 2010

  1. spliffey

    spliffey Member

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    My a3 failed on emission not too long ago, the mechanic suggested puttin redex into the a3 and then booting it around for about 30minz and then take it bak to the mot centre. Worked like a charm
     
  2. jonny87

    jonny87 Active Member

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    doubt his problem is down to a 'dirty' engine as he only rebuilt it 3 or 4 weeks ago, although im sure he would love to put some redex in his fuel and watch all his problems wash away :)
     
  3. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    You know me too well dude! lol. It won't be that sort of issue pal.

    That may work if you aren't much over on emissions. Mine was catastrophically high!! lol.

    Should be OK now. Average MPG is climbing also after resolving lambda controller issues. :icon_thumright:
     
  4. jonny87

    jonny87 Active Member

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    fingers crossed all should be well tomorrow on retest....
     
  5. S3KO4

    S3KO4 Member

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    Goooooooooo luck
     
  6. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Yay!! Straight through by miles. No problemo.

    Had VAG COM plugged in at the same time just to check it was behaving itself.

    Once nice shiny green ticket for the S3. :icon_thumright:
     
  7. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    Told you so.... LOL

    <tuffty/>
     
  8. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Has that been pent up since yesterday dude? lol.
     
  9. Matt82

    Matt82 Active Member

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    does the car drive better with everything working as it should now?
     
  10. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Not really mate to be honest. The issue that I had wouldn't affect the engine at WOT.

    However, exhaust gases smell a LOT less fruity and average MPG has gone up from 18.2 MPG to 21.7 MPG.
     
  11. Matt82

    Matt82 Active Member

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    sorry, forgot about that

    easier on the pocket now i suppose
     
  12. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    I was focused on other things yesterday :racer:

    Glad you got it sorted :)

    <tuffty/>
     
  13. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    LOL, only marginally. What with fuel costing the £4.2 million per litre is does. Especially the good stuff.

    Still, around town, it is noticeably better on fuel I must say. Although I do still seem to be putting fuel in it every 2 mins.
     
  14. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Me too! :icon_thumright:
     
  15. jonny87

    jonny87 Active Member

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    glad it went through matey, at least it was a simple fix for once ;)
     
  16. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    About time eh? LOL.
     

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