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strange noise when you open the drivers side door

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by MateloT, Nov 16, 2004.

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    Its like a motorised whirring noise. does it every time and sounds like it supposed to, just wondered if anyone knows what the heck its doing?
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    I get a hydrolic noice for 1-2 seconds on either door... sounds quite star trek
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    same here
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    yer, that'd be the one. Now to see if anyone knows what the heck it is /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
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    I kinda like it... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
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    it is a bit cool, but I cant even begin to think what it might actually be doing.
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    Yup , me too...

    Should ask FoolishUK what it is..
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    It's a fuel pump readying itself. It's normal. Happens on every VAG-car.

    - Yak
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Yak said:
    It's a fuel pump readying itself.

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    and in my car, the FUEL pump needs to get ready before each journey... in a 3.2 it has lots of work to do /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif I was hoping for something a bit cooler than a pump though...
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    Yup def agree with Yak
    Def a fuel pump.
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