1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Vcd codes???

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by temp, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. temp
    Offline

    temp Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2013
    Messages:
    65
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Dec 6, 2013]
    Hi my s3 has started with a whining whooshing noise??? Plugged it in to vcd lite and no codes would a knackered turbo or a leak in the system bring up some codes. The car is down on power but not smoking!!! Typical just passed mot on Monday and this happens carnt drive it I have heard if it is the turbo it could suck bits into the engine and knacker that!!!!! Help!!!!!
    #1
  2. Ads

    Ads

    [Sep 20, 2014]

  3. <tuffty/>
    Offline

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2008
    Messages:
    15,922
    Likes Received:
    1,336
    [Dec 6, 2013]
    No actual codes for a fecked turbo but there may be codes relating to the result of a fecked turbo... normally when there is a boost deviation...

    Sounds more like a boost leak tbh... smoke test would be the next thing to get done

    <tuffty/>
    #2
  4. temp
    Offline

    temp Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2013
    Messages:
    65
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Dec 6, 2013]
    Smoke test how do I do that just by looking at it??? Glad YOU reply you know what your on about. Put a another topic on the form it was called turbo issue maybe???? And somebody put a link for a you tube vid of a car with the same noise and he says it's the turbo!!?? Could ya have a look and see what you think. And my car smoke looks ok!!! Please help tuffty!!!!
    #3
  5. temp
    Offline

    temp Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2013
    Messages:
    65
    Likes Received:
    0
  6. temp
    Offline

    temp Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2013
    Messages:
    65
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Dec 9, 2013]
    Drove it about 15 miles 2 day with no power. Stripped it down to the turbo and is all still there with no play in the fins somebody said my cat might have broken up blocking the exhaust??? Is there anyway of checking this????
    #5
  7. epox
    Offline

    epox Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2012
    Messages:
    642
    Likes Received:
    29
    [Dec 9, 2013]
    intercooler pipes intact?
    mark
    #6
  8. temp
    Offline

    temp Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2013
    Messages:
    65
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Dec 9, 2013]
    Yes they look ok what I can see how do they join is there a pipe that goes across the front of the car??
    #7
  9. epox
    Offline

    epox Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2012
    Messages:
    642
    Likes Received:
    29
    [Dec 9, 2013]
    #8

Share This Page