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  1. andy1

    2010 audi s3 wont start

    hi i tried starting my car earlier today and it took aboit 10 seconds to turn over and a brake warning light came up on the dash. i turned it in and off and the car started and ran as it normaly would. i went back out after work and the same happened again but now it wont start. theres a...
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    best place for replacement key.

    hi ive lost one of my audi s3 keys. do i need to go to audi if not wheres the best place to get a replacement ? regards Andy
  3. andy1

    cylinder 3 fouling plugs

    Hi i currently own an Audi s3 8p running stage 2+ and just over 3k miles ago it developed a misfire in cylinder 3 that turned out to be a foul spark plug. My mechanic had some difficulty removing the plug at the time and now im having the exact same issue Does anyone know what my problem could...
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    oil low. can i top uo with castrol magnatec 10w40 ?

    Hi i have a 2010 audi s3 stage 2+. The car is low on oil and i have 2l of castrol 10w40. Could i use it to top up until i get it serviced in the next few days ?
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    stage 2+ misfire help

    Hi i recently purchased an audi s3 r-tech stage 2+. The car has started to badly misfire under acceleration. Ive had coilpacks, spark plugs and fuel injectors replaced but it still happens. has anyone had this before and found the cause. Any help would be appreciated thanks Andy
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    what sat nav ?

    Hi guys i was on here before with an S3 8l before i moved on to a golf r32. Im pleased to say im glad to be back this time in a 2010 violet purple S3 8p Sportback. The car is missing a few factory options that id like to retrofit. could someone point me in the direction a good navigation...
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    Clutch Feels Springy And Sticks To The Floor.

    Hi i have a 03 audi s3 and a few nights ago my clutch pedal snapped :( i replaced the broken clip but theclutch now feels springy and the pedal occasionally sticks to the floor. Has anyone had this problem before ? I also had my brake fluid changed could this have anything to do with it ? Thanks
  8. andy1

    replaced broken clutch pedal now the pedal sticks down

    As above, anybody have any idea what could becwrong now ? Any help would be apreciated.
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    does anyone have s3 factory lowering spring part number ?

    Hi i recently had 2 rear springs replaced on my s3 8l but now the rear sits lower than the front. Im led to believe there are 2 different springs available to buy, does anyone have a part number ? Thanks
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    Audi Builds A Monster For*Wörthersee

    Audi Builds A Monster For Wörthersee | Speedhunters
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    buying a replacement engine is there anything i should do while my engine is out ?

    Hi guys my audi s3 died on me through oil pump failure :( ive sourced another engine with 67k on it ? Is there any modifications or upgraded parts i should/could be doing to help car run better. Ie replacing hoses, sensors etc thanks andy
  12. andy1

    Need an engine asap 1.8t BAM

    Hi could anyone point me in the direction of a good 1.8t 20v engine my mechanic tells me i need a BAM code is that correct ? Thanks
  13. andy1

    metal shavings in oil sump. whats can it be ?

    Hi guys my 03 audi s3 bam engine started making a slight ticking/tapping when i gave it some boot. I instantly turned off the car and towed it to the garage who expected it to be a blocked oil pick up or broken oil pump so he took off the sump to find metal shavings. Hes going to start stripping...
  14. andy1

    ticking/tapping noise after 5k revs

    As above any ideas of what it could be ? Thanks
  15. andy1

    audi s3 8l intermittent boost no fault codes

    Hi folks my mate has a 2001 audi s3 amk basic apart from a remap and suddenly it developed a boost problem sometimes it boosts fine and times it doesnt, theres no fault codes when scanned. he could be sitting at over 3k revs with no boost then all of a sudden he has boost. Kinda like a shot of...
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    can anyone recomend some detailing produsts

    Hi folks ive just purchased a shoaw winning mk 3.5 cabby and would like to keep it as clean as it is. Could anyone recomend some good detailing kits. Some tips on how its done would be appreciated :) thanks andy
  17. andy1

    2003 audi s3 8l feels like its going to stall when pulling away

    Hi guys i recently purchased my second s3 and ive had nothing but trouble since owning it.ive had to replace the waterpump, turbo and clutch. Now it seems like it wants to die when pulling away unless i give it loads of revs. Any idea why ? Thanks andy
  18. andy1

    audi s3 8l blows white smoke on low revs

    Hi guys just got my car back from the garage after my water pump went. Got it home and its still throwing white smoke from the exhaust on low revs.. any ideas of my problem ?
  19. andy1

    Having serious problems with my audi s3 8l HELP PLEASE

    Hi im new to the forum and have noticed theres some members that are very mechanically minded to where as im not :(... i now have very serious issues with my newly purchased s3 (previous owner was a scammer and knew of the issues before he sold it to me)anyway after getting home with the car i...
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    audi s3 8l had no thermostat when i bought it HELP NEEDED URGENTLY IF POSSIBLE

    I recentlay purchased a 03 audi s3 i got it home and it startied overheating. A mate of mine decided to check the thermostat to his surprise there was no thermostat. Anyone any suggestions to why that could be ? Thanks