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Spark plugs on S3, where are they?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by dpeilow, Aug 17, 2005.

  1. dpeilow

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    I've just been having a look for the spark plugs on my S3 (to do a compression test) and I can't find them! There are 4 suspicious looking covers on top of the block, but I can't see any HT leads coming away from them.

    Are they down the back under the crossflow or worse still under the manifold? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif

    Dave
     
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  3. dik

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    cant say i`ve ever looked at the engine naked but surely they are under the coil packs (those 4 black covers)...

    anyone care to help us out.
     
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    Yeah after speaking to a former TT owning friend, that apparently is where they are. Unfortunately 2 are under some sort of cover.

    He also said there was a recall on dodgy H type ones - does that ring any bells?
     
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    Have fun getting your Audi cover off!
     
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    NSD, What is that a picture of?
     
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    It’s a 20V 1.8T engine conversion, its just longitude as opposed to transverse...
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    It’s a 20V 1.8T engine conversion, its just longitude as opposed to transverse...

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    Errr... looks more like a 5cyl 20V, it has 5 spark plugs dude! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
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    it was my assumption that it was very similar to that off the S3 engine, the car is a Audi 80 or something.
     
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    Can someone say what that cover is or am I looking at some kind of garage work now?
     
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    but your missing the point...there under the cover......
     
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    It's an original Quattro engine methinks, 2.3 20V Turbo or there abouts, running 20PSI!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked2.gif
     
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    goes like stink!
     
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    OK. I have taken the plastic engine cover off and on the top of the block there are the 4 coil packs, however there is something obstructing the 2 on the nearside. How easy is that to get at?
     
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    its amazing what google drags up even when the results are wrong,

    sorry to mislead you, but that site sure makes an interseting read!
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    It's an original Quattro engine methinks, 2.3 20V Turbo or there abouts, running 20PSI!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked2.gif

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    Would appear 30PSi in some notes...
     
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    looks like a huuuuuuge turbo in there too...
     
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    dont like to change topic of the post in hand, but that is one hell of a car...

    Glad I posted that picture /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Cheers for that Al B. I'll give it a go.
     
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    OMG i thought changing the plugs on the wifes A class was hard. dont think i'll be trying the S3 after seeing the instructions above. good luck
     

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