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whooooshing noise

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by heap1000, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. heap1000

    heap1000 Member

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    Had my 2.0 tdi bdk 2004 a3 for about 3 months now. I always drive it with the radio on so tend not to hear any strange noises.
    Wife turned it off the other day and when i put my foot down to about 2000/2500 revs and either take my foot off the pedal or change gear i can hear a whooshing noise.

    I am guessing this might be the turbo? Or could it be a boost leak? Or even a hole in the exhaust?

    Or hear is hoping that it is supposed to do that :)

    Thanks
     
  2. NHN

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    Unless you're down on power, its just the turbo, check all IC piping makes sure its all secure, but I reckon its just that.
     
  3. southylad

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    I am no expert mate but mine used to do that when i let off power sounded like a faint dump valve sound but after turbo recon dosnt do it now is your turbo noisy or not
     
  4. Bramley

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    It's the turbo. Mine is really loud, sounds like I have an aftermarket dump valve on. I have the 140 tdi too
     
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    They do make that noise naturally anyway, but you get so used to it that it becomes everyday normality, stripped/fitted/cleaned a few & they all have some normal noises anyway.
     

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