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What are the best coil packs?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by CycleSi, Feb 16, 2008.

  1. CycleSi

    CycleSi Member

    Apr 16, 2007
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    .....for a 2002 S3 225 bhp (BAM engine).

    From what l understand there are different types/qualities.

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  3. MikeA3

    MikeA3 Active Member
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    Mar 21, 2005
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    The audi recomended coil packs for the facelift cars are push fit, the latest revision is L (I think) although I haven't bought any for a while.

    If your having trouble with a coil pack popping up you may be able to use the pre-facelift hitachi packs that bolt down onto the engine block (I'd suggest you check the engine block for bolt holes first though).
  4. jm-baker

    jm-baker Member

    Feb 4, 2007
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    I bought one 2 days ago.

    # 06B 905 115 R £25+vat from Audi.

    They have had a few revisions!

    Also....Just been out for a long drive and 2 mins from my house! BANG, Engine warning light flashing, and engine sounds like its snapped a rod!!

    Scared the hell out of me,

    Get home slowly...., plug it into vagcom, get a Multiple Miss Fires Fault, Cylinder 1.

    I changed the coil pack in cylinder 4 the other day trying to cure my hesitation problem, so i had the old 1 in the garage.

    In a mad panick i changed the pack in cylinder 1 with the one i took out the other day and..... it cured it.......Phew!!

    Cant believe how lucky i was that i changed the pack and had a spare, and that i was so close to home when i happened!!

    It was a revision H that just went, so fairly old!

    They sure dont sound nice running on 3 cylinders!!! lol i was so convinced it was something mechanical!!

    Will deff be carrying a spare around with me!!

  5. Ess_Three

    Ess_Three Active Member

    Feb 19, 2001
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    As has been said, the latest seems to be the 'R' revision.
    They are still push in.

    I've heard these work well...being made by Hitachi (and not Beru) I believe they are also a good replacement.

    They bolt to the cam cover of the 1.8T (not the block) and as far as I know, all 1.8T cam covers have the 6mm threaded holes required to use the Hitachi type coil packs.
  6. god_thats_quick

    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

    Jun 1, 2004
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    They still fail though... or maybe it's just me :lmfao:

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