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  1. J

    Cambelt change

    Cheers Mike, Much appreciated.
  2. J

    Cambelt change

    Hi Guys, I have a 63 plate A3 saloon 1.4 petrol TFSI Auto the 8V chassis I think I was under the impression that they had a timing chain and a belt driven water pump. I have just had it mapped and would like to protect any belt as it is as quick as now from the off no throttle lag. Please...
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    2010 1.8TFSI Oil Consumption Test Failure, waiting on AUDI UK response

    Hi Scott, I think your car is out of the scenario I think it only pertains to TFSI 2008 - 2012 read some more posts on here just punch in oil consumption in the search. Hopefully you will get yours sorted and it will not be to expensive.
  4. J

    The best A3 sportsback

    Hi Guys, Thanks for the info and quick thinking Norris ha! no not made up my mind yet shes still happy with the 1.9 TDI Golf match must be the slowest Golf ever made but shes driving it and she pays the repairs (well sometimes). Cheers. Jeffo.
  5. J

    The best A3 sportsback

    I am sure I had a thread on here. Jeffo
  6. J

    The best A3 sportsback

    Hi Guys, What year is the best A3 petrol sports back pre 2010 that does not have any major issues or is there one. Looking for one for the other half so nothing too expensive she has a 56 golf match diesel at pres but its getting more and more expensive. So looking for something to replace it...
  7. J

    Water wash bottle emptying as quick as being filled.

    Ooh er i should think so too.
  8. J

    Water wash bottle emptying as quick as being filled.

    Cheers Fangio I will check it out later. Cheers
  9. J

    Water wash bottle emptying as quick as being filled.

    Hi Martin, Thanks for that. Cheers.
  10. J

    Water wash bottle emptying as quick as being filled.

    Hi Guys, I have just tried to fill my water wash bottle first time since my engine rebuild and low and behold the litre of wash fluid just poured all over the drive as i filled the reservoir. I have not had time to check it out yet it looks like something has been left disconnected anyone any...
  11. J

    Another 2.0T FSI CCZA Timing Chain Tensioner Advice Thread..

    Hi Sam, I understand your end and hopefully your motor is now good its a bit of a ****** the dealer can skank you like this but the future is where you need to look. Good luck with your education and this bit counts for a lot too you will be more astute for it. Cheers. Jeffo.
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    Another 2.0T FSI CCZA Timing Chain Tensioner Advice Thread..

    Well Sam, If it weren`t for bad luck you`d have none. I would be inclined to fill in the template from Martin Lewis and send it to the dealer you bought the car from as you said its for him to prove the fault did no exist at the time of purchase and to be honest how the hell is he going to do...
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    2010 1.8TFSI Oil Consumption Test Failure, waiting on AUDI UK response

    Well Guys, My journey is hopefully over re the oil consumption saga I got my 2010 A3 TFSI Black edition back yesterday after 2 working weeks complete engine rebuild free gratis and for nowt thank you Preston Audi (absolutely brilliant service Sally and her team). I forgot to ask in the...
  14. J

    Another 2.0T FSI CCZA Timing Chain Tensioner Advice Thread..

    As forthe dealer proving there was no rattle how can he do that without audio proof backed up by a video of the actual car running which can be tricked up and if he did have that which I very much doubt why would he have a video/audio proof unless he is trying to hide something. These type of...
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    Another 2.0T FSI CCZA Timing Chain Tensioner Advice Thread..

    Hi Sam, As Samueih says and Audi have confirmed the chain and tensioner are lifetime parts and should not wear out otherwise they would have some bearing on the service schedule but they are not. I myself would take it to the end unfortunately my pig headed ness has cost me a lot of money in...
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    Another 2.0T FSI CCZA Timing Chain Tensioner Advice Thread..

    Hi Sam, Sale of goods act is now Consumer Rights Act (changed 2015) and gives more clout to the purchaser it states that if anything major goes awry within six months the fault was deemed to have been there earlier rattle or no rattle so the fault is with the dealer. He tried to fob you off...
  17. J

    Another 2.0T FSI CCZA Timing Chain Tensioner Advice Thread..

    Hi Sam, Whats happening we like to know whats occurring I see you have contacted Audi UK.
  18. J

    Another 2.0T FSI CCZA Timing Chain Tensioner Advice Thread..

    Fingers crossed for you but I had an issue I thought at the time with Evans Halshaw on a Nissan Qashqai I thought the gearbox had failed two months into my purchase. I approached them for a fix and the shutters came up double quick and as in your instance wear and tear was thrown at me.I then...
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    Another 2.0T FSI CCZA Timing Chain Tensioner Advice Thread..

    Hi Sam, Audi uk have a facebook account where you can go on and ask questions and they get back to you within a couple of hours sometimes they ask for private details and contact you direct. Cheers. Jeffo.