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    Air con experts?? Help please...head scratcher!

    Right...I've had about enough now :) I bought a A3 TDi Quattro a while ago 2002(8L) and the Aircon has neve rworked. I had it re-gassed as it was low and thought this may be the issue, but no still didn't work. On the plug to the compressor I have a good earth, and only 2 Voltsr? Magnetic...
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    PD130...turbo whine on load?

    Its strange...not done it today? Or yesterday when it was warm?
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    PD130...turbo whine on load?

    110k Its a really strange sound...not the normal whistle of a turbo, almost like the noise when u blow over the top of an empty bottle? by a higher pitch.
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    PD130...turbo whine on load?

    Noticed today while driving into town.... On load at around 2600 to 3200rpm the Turbo sounds very load..I know the PD130's are quite whistly anyway but this is more of a coooo in he car? Any ideas? It is only under load Cheers Phil
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    ESP On Or Off

    ok..well i'm new to the "Modern car" having owned loads of 80's and 90's hot hatch's I'm an old fart now so have bought a TDi quattro..well! I've been driving up the same rd nearly everyday for 5yrs in everything from a Mk2 Golf Gti track car to a 1.2 Corsa "Vegas". Its quite twisty but 60mph...
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    Recommended all rounder tyres for a S3?

    Not always the case, if you look at the tyre tests theres quite a few "Budget" price tyres that perform better than Top price tyres. I had Kumho ku31's on my Golf Gti and they are very very good in wet and dry.
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    Hazard lights/alarm issue..FIXED

    Could be the hazard switch, I think most of the wiring goes through it.
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    VCDS-lite 2002 A3 "Not OBD II Compatible"

    No, Comes up with some error saying it cannot see the module or something?
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    Bargain Scrappy parts...

    Silver 5 door 1.8T Quattro is the one I got the cheap bits off. Didn't look to see how much was left under the bonnet. Rear Diff etc...was there though, most of the interior etc.. I'm gonna pop back on Monday and pull it apart some more.
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    car mats

    When it says "S3" only, is that due to the "Quattro" chassis? Want some for my TDi Quattro and not sure if I need just A3 ones or S3?
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    Cup holder won't latch

    I managed to get one from a breakers today for about £2!!! I'm going back there on Monday as they have a few more A3's. If there's any working cup holders in them i'll grab them. ;)
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    VCDS-lite 2002 A3 "Not OBD II Compatible"

    ok..well I've found a bit more info and the OBD II bit should not result in it not scanning? Any ideas why it won't scan? Drivers are ok...serial port is ok..lead into car. Ignition is on. ??
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    VCDS-lite 2002 A3 "Not OBD II Compatible"

    Hi, Keep getting this error on my A3 Tdi? I've check the drivers are installed...and its also on the correct com port. When it scans it goes through everything the comes up "End Test" but with o results etc?? Then when doing the compatibility test it comes up with the above error? Any...
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    Bargain Scrappy parts...

    Norfolk mate...a bit of a distance from you :)
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    Bargain Scrappy parts...

    Sorry for nthe confusion. Stuff I bought today at the scrappy. £10 for the lot is what I paid!!! Might go down there tomorrow as they have a few A3's!
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    Bargain Scrappy parts...

    Hazard switch, working cup holder, mint ash tray + lighter, 3 genuine mint fitted mats (drivers was missing unfortunatly), rear number plate lenses. £10 :o) I nearly bought a Hazard switch on ebay last night for £20!!!!
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    Hazard lights/alarm issue..FIXED

    Switch purchased from the local scrappy....£2 Hazards wrk...alarm flashers work Result :)
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    Hazard lights/alarm issue..FIXED

    :) Cheers... I don't do engines...unless its the wiring harness or "Engine" Control :) Rolls-Royce RB199 FYI
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    Hazard lights/alarm issue..FIXED

    That was my thought, might pop down the local breakers first see if there's one there to try!
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    Hazard lights/alarm issue..FIXED

    Oh..I'm not a car dealer if thats what u meen? I am on this Forum as an Audi owner :) My day job is fixing Fast Jets ;)