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Whining noise

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by MPP, Oct 30, 2010.

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    [Oct 30, 2010]
    Hi Guys

    I've got a whining noise. It happens at low rpm more noticeable when pulling off and 2nd gear. If I rev it in neutral you can also hear it.

    Any idea's?
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    don't drive with your gf in the car... or turn the radio up
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    Sounds like the famous turbo whine on that engine (BKD) ! Some people describe it a sounding like a police siren.

    Maybe a pipe loose or leaking (hopefully) rather than the turbo.

    Mine does the same but you get used to it .

    Cheers
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    Yep that's the noise.

    Is it something to worry about?
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    Don't think so really. From the threads on here loads have the same problem.

    I've done 71k and it hasn't changed in past 12 months. Take it to a VAG dealer if you're worried and get them to check it. Loose pipe or connection most likely.

    Only if it's the turbo do you have a problem but the car will have shown signs of going wrong - probably 'limp' mode or similar.
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    Not unless you notice any power issues.
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    [Oct 30, 2010]
    There is always a whining noise on here,
    & its usually Paddy.
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    Ok. I'll see how it go's then.
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