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    Bad news!! The baby seat wont go in!

    Its the silver cross car seat. We just cant seem to get it through the gap between the b pillar and seat, well, not without some hard shoving. Which I wouldnt want to do with the baby in it! And as I bought the car as much for my girlfriend as for me, I cant expect her to do that when Im not...
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    Bad news!! The baby seat wont go in!

    So, the sole purpose of me selling my beloved M3 in favour of the S3, was to be a little more family orientated. What I didn't think to check was if the baby seat actually fitted in the car. Being naive I thought it wouldn't be a problem. But even with the seat forward, it's a real struggle to...
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    Had the car on VAG com and...

    No..... Should I have done then? Newbie fail!
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    Had the car on VAG com and...

    ... these are the results: So my obvious first issue is the emissions one. Does the s3 have two oxygen sensors, or just the one? I presume one is in front of the cat and one behind it. The car does smell very rich at idle so the fault makes sense really. Any clues/pointers would be helpful...
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    Noob, just bought an S3

    update- was having a poke about this evening, the car also has a forge recirc dump valve... Looking at it, it was on the wrong way round. The charge side of the turbo was connected to the blow off side of the dv, and the air filter side connected to the piston. I've turned it round, and it...
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    Noob, just bought an S3

    Lol! great minds..... I still have the pulsar, can't bring myself to let it go. I do miss the m3 though, big power without forced aspiration is so nice!
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    Noob, just bought an S3

    Here's hoping!! And here's a picture of the offending vehicle. Not sure what the wheels come from though.
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    Noob, just bought an S3

    That's what I thought jojo! I never realised the work had been done so close to it being sold till I got it! My thoughts are, either he knows something I don't. Or he just decided he'd had enough after he'd spent the money. I'm hoping it's the latter... I either got a bargain or a lemon...
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    Noob, just bought an S3

    A few things I forgot to add. The cost of the second repair was around the 700 pound mark, but can't remember exactly and I don't have the paperwork in front of me now. According to the previous owner, the reason the car went in in the first place was for an oil leak. He mentioned a ball...
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    Noob, just bought an S3

    The rollers were jabbasport. I don't know who they are, but I think I've heard of them. The work done is as follows: 119827 specialist head repair (skim) timing belt tension roller relay roller tensioning damper water pump head gasket set oil filter 4.5 ltr oil head bolt set labour total...
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    Noob, just bought an S3

    Right... thanks for that. Is it possible a dodgy maf could also throw the engine check light? Also upon reading the paperwork.... 2500 quids worth of repairs have been done no less than 100 miles before I bought the car.... I'm starting to smell a rat. They were done at ivf in leeds. I'm scared...
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    Noob, just bought an S3

    you're talking about the clicking noise aren't you? the previous owner seemed to think it had been remapped.... I'm not so sure. And without a boost gauge I guess there's no real way of knowing? It's definitely there sometimes and not there others though. I need vag com i think!
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    Rear diff noisy.

    Add my name to the whining diff list too. Same problem here.
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    Noob, just bought an S3

    thanks for the welcome all, and thanks for the info bantam- though i'm looking for a damaged bumper to cut the section from to repair mine, not a complete bumper as I dont really think I need the full one. So, I picked up the car today, and drove it the 150miles from leeds back to lowestoft...
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    Noob, just bought an S3

    Hello all, noob to the audi world. And noob to the site. Have had a thorough read through and it's all very helpful stuff. I've just put a deposit on an s3, it's quite high mileage: 120k, but other than that, it doesn't seem to be too bad a car. 2001 on an x plate, bose sound system, and most...
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