there are multiple holes i believe but bet its blocked drainage holes under the scuttle cover and leaking through the bulkhead into the car. I bet the noise is due to the ammount of water swishing around.
Sorry to bring an old thread back to light again.
i have semi sorted the problem now thanks for your help. BUT...
i have scanned codes and found a missfire on cylinder 3 ( whichever 3 is ?) i changed all coil packs anyway.
i have changed plugs and done an oil change while in the mood.
Ive got an RNS-D sat nav in my s3 but comes up with the "connection to the RDS-TMC tuner is faulty" ive read that is the TMC Tuner but where is it? ive heard someplaces its in the boot and others under the instrument cluster.
Im welcome to people telling me different as would love to...
need more help its getting worse.
now when i put foot down the tubo will come in and then go off and i have no power at all, worse than driving a standard 1.8.
when i take foot back off then back on i get turbo back but still stuttering.
is this the coil packs?
what channel should i check on...
I thought it might be a coil pack or a boost /vacuum leak. I dont know how much coil packs are.
I havent been able to get it scanned as yet as dont have the software my self. Do coil packs show up on vagcom?
Im a bit of a newbie to the forum. but ill get pics uploaded shortly.
Im on my 2nd S3 (2001) now and i am having problem with power. My first was far more powerfull and responsive but an older 210bhp.
When turbo spooling at what i would think is peak power its massivley and suddenly...