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S3 stuttering during acceleration

loz54 Sep 5, 2011

  1. loz54

    loz54 Member

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    Hi all,

    My 2009 S3 DSG has started stuttering under acceleration. Seems to do it more noticeably in 5th at around 3000 rpm with 2/3rd's throttle although i've felt it in 3rd, 4th & 5th with various loads/thottle.

    Booked in to the dealer in a week or so. Any ideas what it could be?

    Many thanks.
     
  2. S3 BUH

    S3 BUH Member

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    had exactly the same problem with my 2010 went back in the end after they had tried everything. turned out to be a hairline crack in cylinder no.3 but it had other issues including a faulty mechatronic unit hope yours is a simpler solution and you get it sorted soon
     
  3. loz54

    loz54 Member

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    S**t, that doesn't sound good. Will be p****d off if it is, it's only done 16k and most of those have been done by the missus with our baby in tow, so it's hardly had a tough life. My last S3 was thrashed every day of it's life (3 years with me) and it never missed a beat.


    Incidently is yours DSG?
     
  4. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea Team Ibis Audi S3 Black Edition DSG

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    Plugs or coils breaking down under load, 99.9% !!
     
  5. g5und

    g5und Member

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    Exactly the same issue with my 2011 S3. Booked in next week.
     

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