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My Audi :@

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by A3 XME, Apr 28, 2010.

  1. A3 XME

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    I bought my Audi on the 15th of April for £1000 which to be honest with its condition, mileage and age isnt all that bad. The thing that did get me was thatg after having it a day and doing 180 miles, the gearbox blew! I think this is due to the gearbox having too much oil in and the pressure has just ended up being too much. So, what I did is went to the local scrappers and bought one for £350, (the woman has give me £200 back) which was good of her. after doing 700 miles with this one in, the gearbox has yet again gone! I know this is a common problem for gearbox's but that is a f*&^%n joke dont you think? Anyway, I luckily told the guy thatI wanterd warrenty with the gearbox and I got 30 days. I called and they said to take it back out and they will replace or fix it. I think fixing is out of the window. What I am wondering id, if I now get this new gearbox, should I get another warrenty and also is there anything else I need to be aware of for common faults?
     
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  3. JD09

    JD09 I'm not modding, I'm improving
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    Worth posting in the A3 section lad, I'll get a mod to move it for you. More likely to get an answer from the knowledge banks in there :)
     
  4. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid
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    this is the a3/s3 section?:think:
     
  5. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    You bin sniffing polish again? :lmfao:
     
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    ahh lol apologies JD!
     
  8. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    LOL.

    Gearboxes shouldn't be going with that kind of regularity mate.

    You should get a warranty on the new box really. I would clarify this with whoever is doing the work.
     
  9. JD09

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    Lol. Apologies accepted Dave ;)
     

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