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    Would someone mind taking a look at these dyno logs...

    Morning all, Put the car on a dyno last week. Engineer didn’t seem overly concerned with the cars performance but raised an eye brow at the timing retardation seen on each run. He said it could be bad fuel. Would someone mind taking a look at this and seeing if there’s anything out of the...
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    S3 8V Part Throttle Characteristics

    Morning all, Recently purchased a S3 8v with 40k on the clock. The car has full service history and on initial inspection/when driving seems sound enough. That said I have noticed some slight hesitation or surging when in 2nd and 3rd gear under part throttle, for example when pulling gently out...
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    a3 TDI 170 - DPF removal and custom remap in Wales?

    Hi guys, had the dreaded DPF light up on my car a few days ago. A long hard drive cleared it and all seems good at the moment but I'm dreading it happening again. I am seriously considering getting the DPF removed and getting a custom remap. A quick google search shows numerous places but I am...
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    A3 TDI 170 - Hesitation when boosting

    Hi Guys, My car has recently developed a little problem. When I accelerate the boost starts kicking in, hits a flat spot then continues to pull. Also it just doesn't feel as quick as when I first got the car a few months ago. The car idles perfectly, good temps and no smoke at all. Sounds...
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    [2008 A3 TDI Sportback] Heater blower issues!?

    Hi All, The names Damien and I am a new A3 owner as off yesterday. Driving the car today I noticed a strange noise which seems to be coming from the interior heater blower. If I knock around that area it stops for a short while but soon returns. Sounds like the bearings on the motor are...
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