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what do i need to change ?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by craig9999, Aug 13, 2011.

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    [Aug 13, 2011]
    ive got 120,000miles on my s3 and wondered what i need to change due to the high mileage !
    I ve done cambelt, water pump and regular oil changes etc. i no these engines go on forever but wondered what has to be done to be safe ?
    Thanks
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    [Aug 13, 2011]
    Id say pressure check make sure you have no split hose's lost power!,make sure brake fluid has been changed at some point mayby clean fuel rail for better flow,and keep up what you have been doing!
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    [Aug 13, 2011]
    I recommend your oil pick up to be cleaned/changed.
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    [Aug 14, 2011]
    As above, plus I'd be refreshing the transmission oil, haldex oil & filter (which I guess you've been doing anyway?) and the diff oil. Going to do mine in a couple of weeks, now at ~ 85k miles. Oh, and a celebratory detailing session of course.
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    [Aug 15, 2011]
    thanks for your help
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    [Aug 15, 2011]
    Almost certainly the oilpickup clean.

    Replace all vaccum hoses

    Wishbone bushes and suspension mounts/bearings

    Haldex oil change

    Gearbox oil change.

    Do it all yourself and parts shouldn't cost you more than £100 and you would have covered most things that could potentially go wrong.
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