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Who's had the wet exhaust rattle modification?

JaGermanCar May 21, 2003

  1. JaGermanCar

    JaGermanCar New Member

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    Did it make any difference? I've had the mod done by my dealer and for a while there I thought they'd fixed it. Driving through a good Sydney downpour the other day got that familiar rattle going again albeit not as bad.

    Anyone else still have this problem *after* having the dealer modification?

    MY01 S3

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  2. Drill

    Drill Member

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    Dude, any idea what the mod WAS?? Did they change out a part or what??

    Thx,

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  3. s8n

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    Hey There Fellow S3 Sydney owner!

    I have a MY03 Audi S3 also in Sydney and have heard of people with this issue. I myself do not have it but the fix, according to some site was the replace the entire Cat back section of the exhaust?

    No idea...

    Btw, would love to chat about you & your S3! Always intrested to chat to fellow S3 guys in Sydney.. They are pretty rare!

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  4. AL_B

    AL_B Active Member

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    JaGermanCar said:
    Fixed in MY02 and more recent cars.


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    I heard that rumour too. But as someone who has a MY03 S3, I can safely say this problem hasn't been fixed completely, IMO.

    About 6 months ago, I was driving in very heavy rain, and the roads where almost rivers of water. Anyway, this vibration problem occurred. I was surprised at how loud it was - the girlfriend thought the car was going to blow up! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    But, it hasn't happened since, and obviously I have driven in similar heavy rain. So its either cured itself, or I've not driven in the exact same conditions as before.

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