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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by petrie, Dec 25, 2010.

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    [Dec 25, 2010]
    hi everyone,i have had my s3 for two weeks now and im new to audi,
    just a quick question,when i change gear the car over revs by 3 - 4 hundred revs.
    could it be the clutch switch and if so where best to buy cheers for any help.
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    [Dec 25, 2010]
    Hi, mine used to over rev by about 900 and i changed a number of things (one at a time) and the one that made the biggest difference was the clutch switch which i got from Audi for about £14 i think and its pretty easy to replace. best starting there
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    [Dec 25, 2010]
    thanks for the quick reply i will start with that tomorrow.
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    [Dec 26, 2010]
    Changed the clutch pedal whilst you have the trim off bud, unless you've had it changed already :)
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    Clutch switch didn't help me with this problem. People to this day still don't know the fix for it. Somebody on here even gave their car into Audi and even Audi didn't know what it was! It doesn't do any harm though so don't get worried about it.
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    [Dec 26, 2010]
    hi took out clutch switch and looks as if someone has tried before with a screwdriver or something.
    just have to order one tomorrow,does anyone know what place would be the quickest to send one up to the orkney isles cheers
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    Your best bet is dealer. I tried GSF and ECP but they don't stock it as it's a dealer part.
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    [Dec 28, 2010]
    Clutch pedal switch fixed mine, although it did take 2 switches from Audi until the problem was fixed, first one must have been duff.
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    [Dec 28, 2010]
    Would you happen to have the part number please?

    Cheers Andy
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    Temp sensor, for a few quid worth ago, changing that stopped mine over revving.
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    [Dec 28, 2010]
    Part number will vary mate depending on the year of your car.
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    [Dec 29, 2010]
    My S3 is a 2002 BAM.

    Have anyone got the part numbers for both the Temp sensor and the clutch pedal switch?
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    [Dec 30, 2010]
    mine never had a clutch switch, some pilac must have forgot to replace it after the orignal went faulty, or after they changed the clutch pedal, i had a similar problem to yours, the switch made a difference, but coming off the gas a little ealier before changing gear also helped too

    the part number is 1J0927189E it's found on many audi cars
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