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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    Thanks Guys! I have checked about DPF Delete in Australia and I came to know that its illegal here. Only off road cars can have no DPF. Also made some progress... Mechanic got the car started, we bought the DPF off market and getting it replaced today. Surprisingly mechanic mentioned that Audi...
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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    Thanks Benny. The engine is cranking but not starting. The Audi Dealers have disconnected the EGR Pipe. The mechanic now says that its going to cost more than $3k in replacing the DPF. He also mentioned that if I can source it cheaper from overseas then he can replace it and charge for labour...
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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    Thanks Brodster for your reply. I assume you are in Scottland or England. How much would it cost to get a new DPF if I have to get one despatched from there to Australia? Its Audi A3 2.0 TDi 2008, Engine: BMN Would you be able to help?
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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    I have been going in circles with these mechanics here in Brisbane.... Man!!! Haven't thought that this 4 years old car which has done only 70,000 kms driven by only two ladies and maintained well will give so much grief. I took the car to Audi Dealer in anticipation that they will check the...
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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    After my repetitive follow up, I received the following letter / response from the mechanic: """" I appreciate your concern in regards to my labour that was charged to you for work on your vehicle; Audi A3 2.0 TDI Registration no: 415TET I believe the amount I have charged is more than fair in...
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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    for last three days, I am asking this mechanic to provide me a detailed report on his findings about the car but he hasn't sent anything yet though he promises everyday that he will. Last night he sent me an invoice for 6 hours investigation.. I asked him again that to send me the detailed...
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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    Thanks for sharing your experience, how would I argue to them that the fault which appeared and caused the damage to engine is due to the injectors which were replaced 8 mths ago. I am not an Audi expert so its very hard for me though I will wait for Dealer to inspect and give me a report what...
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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    Awesome! Thanks Rhyso... I called Audi Customer Service in Australia and they confirmed that there was a recall on this car for fuel injectors but it was claimed in August 2013. I mentioned that then it should be covered in warranty because if these were replaced less than a year ago, and...
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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    I am told by the mechanic that it is 170 The mechanic also mentioned that he sent the computer software reports to some mechanics in Europe and all came back with a suggestion to remove DPF... Is it good idea to remove DPF in Australia? He said it will cost us $700 less if we choose to delete...
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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    The worst part is I don't know what has happened and what caused it....... My wife reconfirmed that she did not put any other fuel even accidentally apart from Diesel. She also reconfirmed that there was no other indication on the dashboard...apart from glow plug lamp indication and she did not...
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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    Thanks everyone for your replies. I live in Brisbane..... if you know any honest mechanic in Brisbane please let me know. This mechanic came back last night sending this email: " the following parts needs your car: 2.0L TDI ,engine code: BMN 1 Turbo: parts number : 3-5 w.days 2800$ in...
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    New to the forum!

    Auz is short for Australia... :)
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    Major Engine Damage on Audi A3 - How can this happen?

    Hi All My wife drives 2008 Audi A3 2.0 TDi which we bought 8 months ago. It had Glow Plug Indication on Tuesday, 20th May. She noticed and drove at the most 10kms with that to bring it home but it stopped on the road. We had to get it towed away to the European cars mechanic and he looked at...
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    Audi A3 2.0 TDi - Glowplug Warning Indication

    Hi mate! Its 2008 model and 2.0 TDi not sure whether its 140 or 170. But I got it towed to a European cars mechanic on Saturday and he looked at it. He called me and told that its a big damage: 1. Its high pressure fuel pump is broken 2. Its Turbo Charger is damaged 3. Its Fuel Filter is...
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    Audi A3 2.0 TDi - Glowplug Warning Indication

    Hi all, I have A3 2.0 TDi which started giving yesterday glowplug warning light indication. Later on when my wife was driving home, it stopped in the middle of the road and got towed away to my home. I could not find any mechanic until Saturday who could have a look at it... any suggestions?
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    Glowplug warning light started flashing while driving

    Hi all, I have A3 2.0 TDi which started giving yesterday glowplug warning light indication. Later on when my wife was driving home, it stopped in the middle of the road and got towed away to my home. I could not find any mechanic until Saturday who could have a look at it... any suggestions?
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    New to the forum!

    Hello All, I am new to the forum. I have Audi A3 2.0 TDi......
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