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  1. Nathan Bailey

    Problem Starting - Hot or Cold

    So let me first put abit of history behind my car. When I bought the car it had the original BXE 105PD engine in it, the injectors went on this and the engine seized due to this so i then replaced it with a ASZ 130PDD engine, I had to do a conversion on the crankshaft sensor as the one from the...
  2. Nathan Bailey

    Heater Blower Not Working

    My heaters suddenly stopped working, I have checked all fuses, all okay. Removed fan and connected directly to my battery and it spins okay and if I reconnected it back into my car it works again until I key off then back on? I thought this would be a burnt out resistor so I fitted a new one...
  3. Nathan Bailey

    Crankshaft Sensor Conversion?

    I have recently fitted a pd130 ASZ engine into my Audi A3 replacing the pd105 BXE engine as this had spun a shell and seized the engine. The only problem now is it will not start as the crankshaft sensor if different, I can get the engine started by spraying a fuel substitute into the inlet...
  4. Nathan Bailey

    ASZ instead of BXE?

    I currently have a BXE engine in my audi a3 (1.9tdi 105pd) and have a ASZ engine available (1.9tdi 130pd). Is this possible to swap and if so what modifications would be needed as I have read up about the block been drilled for the crank sensor?? but i havnt came across much information about...
  5. Nathan Bailey

    Testing PD Injectors?

    Does anyone know how to test fuel injectors on a PD engine? They use Unit Injectors so you cannot do a leak back test. I have recently had them tested at a local garage and they tested the fuel return via the OBD using a laptop so does anyone know which program will show this sort of...
  6. Nathan Bailey

    Injector Seals Leaking?

    I have had a problem with my BXE engine for a couple of months now with the following problems; Takes a while to start hot or cold Blows A LOT of white smoke out of the exhaust (Smells like unburnt diesel) Engine Lumpy when it eventually starts Engine cuts out randomly whilst driving Loss of...
  7. Nathan Bailey

    Car judders and stalls

    So on the way home today my car was juddering really bad and then I got onto the dual carriageway and all of the sudden I lost power and my engine stalled and the battery light came on but all of the lights and radio was still on. I manage to bump it off quickly whilst it was still rolling and...
  8. Nathan Bailey

    Any recommendations on where to get a turbo?

    I have been looking everywhere for a new turbo or reconditioned turbo for my A3 (1.9tdi BXE) and every place I look the prices are sky high around £400. The cheapest place I have found is for £300 with giving my old turbo back. Does anyone know anywhere that will do cheapish turbos? Preferably...
  9. Nathan Bailey

    Sooo I think my turbo went...

    I have recently posted a thread about my car having problems starting when it is at running temperature and also white smoke coming from the exhaust and today I was driving home from work and I was in 5th gear went to put my foot down and nothing happened. I got to 70mph and it wouldn't go any...
  10. Nathan Bailey

    Hot Start Problem and White Smoke

    So I have a 2008 reg Audi A3 1.9tdi (BXE) with 138k on the clock and everytime I go to start it up when it is at temperature it takes a while to start up, around 10 seconds, but when its cold it will start up straight away. Recentley it has had the same problem even when its cold but its not...
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