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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by sweeney23, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. MingeBlue

    MingeBlue Member

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    2002 1.8T and just hit 52k miles, would have owned it 6 years in Feb 11, serviced every 5-6k / yearly, mine seems to have had most of the common faults including,

    -Rear wiper jet thing not working, did fix but broke again.
    -CD stuck in multiplayer
    -Alternator went and had to be placed, though bit suspious how it failed as it only stopped working on the drive back from body shop after new front bumper fitted.
    -Rear break piston thing sticking.
    -Central front arm rest broke, been fixed.


    A part from above care is mint, alloys could do with refurb and new breaks etc need shortly. I would get something newer but this car does everything I need and I dont really do the miles to justify somthing just sitting on the drive.
     
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  3. david7m

    david7m Active Member

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    2001 S3 - 108k, used every day with no major problems, just replaced snapped anti roll bar and bushes. Purchased Jan 2003 with 19k, so almost had it 8 years!!

    Thanks,
    Dave
     
  4. marcuss3

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    2000 facelift 210BHP - 122000 miles with complete service history - one previous owner from new.

    Recent clutch, flywheel, rear trailing arm bushes, front suspension bushes, front CV joints. Plus a service and haldex oil and filter.

    Next up - cambelt and waterpump @ 130000 mile service + a replacement Xenon assembly (when I can get my hands on one!)
     
  5. s3mad_dude

    s3mad_dude Noggies ruuuule!

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    My S3 was born in Oct 2002 (52 plate) and she's on 102k.

    Mileage is just a number to me. My cars are pampered, loved and well cared for so hopefully it will still be going just as perfectly when it hits 200k :)
     
  6. Jacko4130

    Jacko4130 Goodie Gum Drops

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    142K Only normal wear and tear, Cambelt snapped at 80k but that was original owners fault.
     
  7. david7m

    david7m Active Member

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    I've only got 11k miles left before it reaches 100k during my ownership :) (19k to 119k)

    Dave
     
  8. 3hZ

    3hZ Audi's make the world go round

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    2003 A3 1.8TQS 78K
     
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  9. gavin89

    gavin89 Wana go Low gotta go Slow

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    110k 2001 AVU...feel the power lol
     
  10. Pabl0

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    104k AMK S3, 'Stat's just been replaced but otherwise alot of servicing TLC but nothing major, drives better then all the others i test drove with ~50k less on.
     
  11. chapmanvr6

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    2002 bam engined S3: 80k
    has had in 2 years of ownership

    full clutch assembly inc slave cylinder
    new brakes all round
    alternator
    haldex service
    new coilpacks
    coilovers fitted due to snapped spring
    cambelt and water pump at 74k
    crank and cam sensor.

    sounds like i bought a right bag of bolts compared to some of you haha, never really let me down though. all simple and cheap fixes and love it to bits.
     
  12. chapmanvr6

    chapmanvr6 Member

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    2002 bam engined S3: 80k
    has had in 2 years of ownership

    full clutch assembly inc slave cylinder
    new brakes all round
    alternator
    haldex service
    new coilpacks
    coilovers fitted due to snapped spring
    cambelt and water pump at 74k
    crank and cam sensor.

    sounds like i bought a right bag of bolts compared to some of you haha, never really let me down though. all simple and cheap fixes and love it to bits.
     
  13. DaveA3

    DaveA3 Audi A-Trizzle!

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    111k

    mostly wear and tear and a few niggly faults
     
  14. auroan

    auroan Active Member

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    A4 2.0TFSIq Avant. 32,000 miles on a 56 plate. Bought it Dec 2009 last year with 16,000 miles on it.

    Snapped rear spring, fixed under warrenty. Other than that, all hunky dorey (touch wood)
     
  15. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    142400 here. She's had more headgaskets and belts than any other car I know though....
     
  16. mk1chopper

    mk1chopper Missing the S3

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    109,000 w reg S3, owned for just over 4 years, had coilpacks replaced by previous owner. I've had 3 springs replaced, both arbs, lower wishbones, coolant header tank, thermostat, clutch, flywheel and slave cylinder, clutch went at 104k iirc. Over all its been pretty trouble free, nothing major has ever gone wrong with it.
     
  17. Beardo

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    2005 A3 2.0 TDi
    Clutch on 10,000 (Recall)
    Turbo Dissintegrated on 67,000

    Now running 74,000
     
  18. [Dave B]

    [Dave B] Daddy

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    Coilpacks and snapped springs (excluding service items).
     
  19. J B

    J B Member

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    2001 AMK S3 64k

    Snapped spring & thermostat in 18 months of ownership
    Cambelt & waterpump ect tomorrow :rolleyes:
     
  20. karls s3

    karls s3 Member

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    s3 amk 2001 y 49k
     
  21. sam4191

    sam4191 If In doubt, Flat out!

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    2000 W APY 134k
     
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    2000 APY 99k
     
  24. fossie

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    2000 s3 122,000 full Audi history so really didn't concern me when I bought it
     
  25. ayfreetee

    ayfreetee Well-Known Member

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    2001 A3, 141k, still looks and drives great, gonna do its second cam belt change next weekend.
     
  26. KB

    KB Member

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    99 on a v, apy 113k, recent clutch and gearbox, new suspension and brakes all round - all age related rather than mileage to be fair to the old girl.
     
  27. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
    Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona quattro Audi S3 Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Still about the same! lol
     
  28. Sam_

    Sam_ Down under

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    105,500km (~66,000 miles) - bought at 104,000km

    It's already had a recent haldex service, new clutch, the major service (cambelt etc), temp sender and the clutch pedal fix.

    I've done:
    Black Forge 007 (it had some barry boy "GFB" diverter valve that was bust)
    New coilpacks (Audi replaced one under recall but I changed them all to bolt downs)
    New plugs (BKR7EIX)
    Couple of new hoses (silicon)
    Gave it a minor service - Mobil1 0w40 oil, fuel and air filter (standard VAG)
    G200 sensor
    Clutch switch

    Madness eh? I'm also about to fit a Haldex blue controller as I can hear the some groaning which, from what I've read, can be the controller. Can't do any harm to upgrade while I'm there! ;) The thermostat isn't keeping the temp at 90 either on a long run so I need to swap that out too. Probably do a coolant flush with new G12 at the same time.
     
  29. R1KVX

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    Bought my 2001 AMK august 2010 on 65k now on 73k, only probs were coil packs, 2 oil breather hoses. I'm happy with that
     
  30. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    80k on a 1999 v reg

    full engine rebuild with massive spec
     
  31. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    2002 BAM 124k miles. Engines cleaner than the bodywork!
     
  32. AARON77

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    S3 apy serviced regular 175,000 it still goes really well 275bhp
    Going to have rebuild at the end of the year
     
  33. wayne1.8t

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    2001 A3 sport 88k bought over 3years ago on 77k. no major problems (so far) only thing that does my head in is the alternator makes a stupid noise when starting now n again.
     
  34. finesse

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    Forum record!
     
  35. TDIQ

    TDIQ 8L > 8P > 8V

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    179k ASZ TDI. Mechanically stock, still on original turbo and clutch, drives brilliantly too.

    Will need a clutch when it's mapped though, I'd like to get a bigger turbo too.
     
  36. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    Mines an early '01 Amk on 87K.

    things that have broken on their own
    Replaced all 4 coil packs
    The clutch pedal snapped

    I have preventatively changed
    The Clutch
    DMF
    MAF
    Full service (spark plugs, oil, oil filter)
     
  37. Pat

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    mine i think is 115k.. fully rebuilt to big spec..
     
  38. Perplexer

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    2002 BAM S3 - 67k, owned for 4.5 years with 1 previous owner.

    Slave clutch cylinder
    Front springs
    Rear springs
    Steering rack
    Drivers door lock to fix door is open warning
    Cambelt and waterpump
    Regular servicing
    Right read ABS speed sensor
    Possible ABS pump :(
     
  39. N4THW

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    Audi A3 8L Black
    58K on clock
    2 previous owners, FSH
     
  40. stacey bear

    stacey bear ST8C3Y

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    1999 V 18.t done 63k when I got her a year ago now done 71k. Had all wear and tear parts brakes tyres ect, but does have a lumping noise when you go round corners. I've serviced her well and I have got all previous invoices for services at audi and other garages too. Not bad for an old car.
     
  41. gussyldr

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    I got my 1999 1.8t agu in oct with 184k on it :huh:
    an all was good for about a week then it all started
    1. clutch went replaced along with flywheel
    2. i thought on of my coil packs were gone which later turned out to be an ignition module
    3. both track rods an ends had to be replaced
    4. then my brake master cylinder & servo went

    then i had enough and sold it in feb problems gone:thumbsup:

    it was to slow anyway (lol) cant wait till i get the S3 tough :eyebrows:

     
  42. L1 HCS

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    1.6 Sport. 1999 120k miles. Had the car from brand new. Most of the parts mentioned replaced due to wear and tear, 2 months ago got a new head. My baby has cost me a small fortune over the years. But I haven't got the heart to get rid yet.
     

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