bought mine 5 months ago with 97,957 miles on the clock since then ive done over 10k with no real problems . think my maf is on its way out but thats it. just looked through the history all main stealer .
1 coil pack at 65k
fuel pump at 66k
cambelt at 73k
a couple of sensors by the...
Hi all, i'm intrested in any information of the average clutch life in miles on the s3 . mY car has done 104 k happily but i'm starting to wonder at what point the clutch is likely to let me down ?
Also any idea what the replacement cost is from a main stealer ?
Intresting, i have the face lift model late 2001 but log says 223g which i'm pretty pleased with. But im sure its got the 225 engine not that i really care as its be super chipped .
Edit : just checked log book its the amk ?
I'm a little confused now as i thought the late 01's with face...
Just found this on there web site :
seems the 54 bhp increase is based on the 210bhp version . so 225 = 264bhp
2001 - 2003
Engine type : Turbocharged Petrol
Engine size : 1781 cm3
Cylinders : 4
Original bhp : 225
Original nm : 280
BHP increase : 54
NM gain : 86
Lb/Ft gain : 63...
I recently bought my s3 and shortly after found a super chips ltd customer key hidden away in the glove box . No mension was made from the dealer which made me wonder wheather or not it had been chipped .
After a mate of mine drove my car and compared it to his i turned out mine has been...
Thanks for the advice above. Im not really bothered now about the air con panel the old one looked like it did more but thats wrong !! as for the seats maybe down the line i'll install them but not suree yet . thanks for the cruise control link alijames
Hi all, a while ago i had a w plate pre face lift s3, but i have now bought a new face lift 51 model . I have a couple of questions as in my old one i had heated seats with dash control i had cruise control and i had a larger screened heater control panel.
My question is were these all...
i just had a qoute from green light
car is - w/2000 - s3 - no mods
me - 22y/o - 1yr no claims - 12 months - fully comp - 2 years driving
completly clean license
£972 a year fully comp
i think thats pretty good
Unfortunatly i have bought the s3 half way through an insurance...
They both look to be the same unit, a lamda sensor has both a heater and an oxygen sensor in one unit
So i'd say that its the first sensor the lambda sensor, maybe its disconnected ? likely that it is faulty
The lamda detects the corect air fule ratio for the ecu so will not be helping mpg...
I am pretty compatant dispite not being a mechanic !
If you take it easy and do things in the right order there is no reason for it to fail !
I have done a few peugeot cambelts with no trouble at all , just wondring on access etc ?
I have the stock system running now from a after marlet h/u , and to be honest im not very impressed, it definitaly requires inprovement
What exactly is suppled with your sub ?
Ill need to fit it as im so far away in Cornwall !
Now my vag com has arrived i have found the same fault with mine
under the abs section its say lateral acceleration sensor . i cleared the fault code and the esp light went out but after turning the ignition off then on again it was back with the same fault code
Dose any one have a...