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sticking valve ?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by jay1601, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. jay1601
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    [Jul 16, 2010]
    is this a common fault on the A3 ?

    when pulling away i get a slight tapping noise, sounds a like like a sticking valve

    would it just need re-gapping or replacing ?

    cheers for any help
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    [Jul 16, 2010]
    sticking valve would not tap it would more than likely run lumpy/misfire
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    [Jul 16, 2010]
    check your dv
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    My car isn't turbo mate, its a 1.6
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