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Oil pump problems

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by chris67, Oct 10, 2012.

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    [Oct 10, 2012]
    hi everyone ,ive just purchased a audi a4 1.9 tdi on a 2003 plate . very happy with it in respect of looks ,handling but just wanted to hear from owners of same model who can enlighten me of any faults to look out for ie oil pump ,water pump etc ,the horror stories ive read were mainly for 2.o tdi,s with oil pump probs , would welcome any feedback ,cheers
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    you have been reading too many horror stories on the 2.0tdi calm yourself down relax and enjoy your motor you will easily put over 250k on that engine with the right servicing
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    as above
    but if you see the oil preasure light with 3 beeps pull over and get it checked
    other than that enjoy
    where are you from ?
    and welcome.
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    thanx 4 reply ,was thinking of fitting new oil pump just 4 peace of mind !!! ,so u think theres no major issues with the 1.9,s ?
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    im from bristol ,cheers ,yourself ?
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    No point wasting your money

    if your going to do anything do a full service and cam belt and water pump for peace of mind
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    ok cheers mate :racer:
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    The 1.9tdi engine is as robust as they come, the 2.0tdi engine is of different design and has some well documented Audi design faults.
    There are many 1.9tdi engines out there with in excess of 150k trouble free miles on the clock.
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