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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by mattm, Dec 12, 2007.

  1. mattm
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    mattm goldmember.

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    Howdo all

    Went shopping last night and in the car park drove over a little island thing made up of a curb and a hole :no: sort of got stranded on it for a minute and drove off it.

    Now whenever i put my foot down and let off the throttle i can hear a "flapping" sound. Only happens when i let off... any ideas? its obviously due to banging something.

    No loss of power or anything

    cheers:rockwoot:
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    Ripped plastic engine undertray? Loose exhaust/cat heat sheild?

    Have a crawl under the car, you'll probably see whatever it is.
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    Engine tray mate. if its still there !!
    Had a brand new one fitted yesterday morning and by the evening time it had been ripped off as i reversed out of my driveway. Got caught on the gate stump in the ground
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    Yeah probably that stupid plastic undertray, just rip it off
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    Those undertrays cost a fortune for what they are though...it will probably be on ebay by now...:eyebrows:
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    Mine hasn't got one - I presume it was ripped off. It has the front bits - I presume it comes in about 3 different parts
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    Hmm ill have a look

    Dont see how it can be the plastic tray that flaps ONLY when i take my foot OFF the throttle?? hmmmmm

    was thinking exhaust was blowing due to a crack or something

    cheers folks :)
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