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Whining noise

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by James TQ, Dec 23, 2012.

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    [Dec 23, 2012]
    You can only hear it when the seats are down its kind of a whiring whining noise when at a standstill. Poss rear diff? It's pre facelift perm awd not sure when the last time the diff oil was done. Is there a guide for it? Also does it have a Hadlex controller?

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    it has a controller is quattro yes
    whiring noise when standstill tho?

    is the haldex pump running constantly?
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    How would I tell? It sounds like a electric motor ill try to get a video
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    it will be humming from the motor on the haldex unit with ign on..
    i would'nt expect it to be running from being on idle..
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