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PD140 or CR140 engine. How do I know which I have?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by lanky, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. lanky
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    Was just wondering how I know which one I have. My car is a 04 plate A3 2.0 TDi. How do I know which one mine is and whats the difference between the 2 i.e which one is better?
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    04 will be a PD engine.

    CR (Common Rail) Engines came in around 2009 I think (may be a bit off) they are a nicer engine.... quieter, more efficient etc but not that much wrong with the PD's apart from cold startup.
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    Whats wrong with the cold start up on the PD engines?
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    They sound like a tractor thats all fella, other than that nowt was wrong with the one I had
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