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    is water dmg to ECU a common fault?

    i knwo its not a fault that came up but teh garage that done the diagnostic said it woudl be advisable to check to see fi there was any water dmg so not sure if that is the case or not well goign to get it booked in againa nd see what solution to my problem they say just hope its not an...
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    is water dmg to ECU a common fault?

    here is the faults that came up on the first scan going to be booking it it angain to get another diagnostic and see what htye say needs to be done 18353 - Control module 1 for cooling fan - output short circuit - intermittent 18359 - Radiator fan 2 - movement restricted / jammed - intermittent...
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    is water dmg to ECU a common fault?

    I'm currently having a right mare with my A3 mainly relating to the glow plug light flashing and the car going into limp mode.Had it scanned when it first started and then the car was fine and the light stayed off, one of thje faults was water on the ecu. The light goes on and goes of for a past...
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    No power and no revs ?? turbo gone?? :(

    me too! haha nothing but ****** problems it seems!
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    No power and no revs ?? turbo gone?? :(

    Drove from wales this morning to work, steady journey nothing out of the ordinary when i got to Bristol and pulled into one of the side streets to park got to a junction, went to pull out and there was just nothing no power and no revs at first i thought i had stalled but i hadnt. the car just...
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    Need a new cooling fan

    So it appears that the extended warranty the garage gave me isnt worth the paper its written on so i need to get a new cooling fan unit for my A3 now where is the best place to get one or is sending the car to the garage the easiest thing to do, i know i prob wont see much change from £300 :(
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    A3/S3 Photos Thread

    Here's one i went and took today while we it was dry and the car was clean and the sky was alive! Audi Moody Skies by jenkinsjoe00, on Flickr
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    Glow plug light Flashing

    Finally had the car scanned today after the Glow plug light was flashing Came up with 5 Fault codes: 18353 - Control module 1 for cooling fan - output short circuit - intermittent 18359 - Radiator fan 2 - movement restricted / jammed - intermittent 17055 - Cylinder 1 glow plug circuit 16610...
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    crackly / clicking noise on start up???!

    had the glow plug light flashing for a few days then it went off and couldn't get to a garage due to work then the light went off and was fine, light came back on cars booked into garage tomorrow morning to have them see what the fault code is now tonight it is rather chilly, went to go out...
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    Glow plug light Flashing

    well the weirdest thing happened yesterday! In the morning the light was flashing as it has been for the last few days, rang a local Specailst SWICT who i know and trust and booked in to have a diagnostic check done see what the problem is/was Last night when I went to go out the light has...
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    Glow plug light Flashing

    will do can anyone give any suggestions of possible causes or are there too many to list :(
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    Glow plug light Flashing

    its an 04' plate on 109k at the moment the service light is flashign as well tbh, but the garage did a quick service before i bought it but htat was prob just a ****** oil change :P so could be a service related issue :s jsut hope its not too expensive
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    Glow plug light Flashing

    yesterday teh glow plug light suddenly came on and started to flash, did a few searches and a few searches said it could be a faulty brake switch which leads to brake lights not working but mine are working fine :P it said it could be a number of things when it flashes, some of the syptoms that...
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    A3 TDI 140, HELP Overboosting, Limp Mode!

    well ive had mine a wk same sort of thing 04' and lost boost the other day going to call the garage to get them to check it out hopefully wont be anything major and can be sorted fairly quickly and under the warranty other problem is a bit of a shudder when its idling :p not the best start to...
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    boost pipe seals leaking?

    i had a look at mine yesterday, once you have got the tray off you will see them right behind the bumper on either side mine look like the o rings have goen as there is a load of grud covering them which might be the reason i was loosing boos the other day if you find my post 'got no boost'...
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