audi s3

  1. S

    Metal clunking sound coming from front audi s3 2016

    Ive recently had alot of work done to the front passenger side due to a bump ive had, the wish bone replaced along with the drop links and everything you can think of everything is new. I have noticed a clunky sound when going over certain pot holes but does not happen on speed humps. I am...
  2. Y

    2015 Audi s3 saloon coolant leak + oil leak

    So Iv had 2015 saloon Audi s3 3 years now 2nd owner Never had a problem Only recently noticed that I had to top up coolant twice in the past 2 month So showed it to the mechanics he had a look under the car first so we noticed oil on the under tray. Removed the under tray and a pool of oil. He...
  3. X

    Audi S3 8L - My NEW parts are HERE!!! - Re-circulation valve , Dip stick and tube, PCV one way valve

    Audi S3 8L - My NEW parts are HERE!!! - Re-circulation valve , Dip stick and tube, PCV one way valve '' Following my last video i needed to get a few parts to ensure the car is on the road to reliability, items ordered - Re-circulation valve , Dip stick and tube, PCV one way valve , all OEM...
  4. MrBisket

    GTi stage 3 to stock S3...

    Hi everyone, First day on the forum and first day with my new Audi S3 8v PFL and I must say loving it. It's great having the s-tronic but it will take me some getting used to it having come from a manual. My previous car was a stage 3 golf GTi that consumed lots of my money but I still loved...
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    S3 8P - Part Throttle Misfire at Midrange only?

    Hi all Have been experiencing misfires under part throttle at midrange (3.5-4.5k) RPM. Curious to see if anyone else had the same issue & what they did to rectify it. In brief, this only occurs at part throttle in the midrange, the car does not misfire at full throttle. You can hear the boost...
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    Audi S3 Stage 3 best exhaust systems performance wise?

    Hi currently have a stage 3 in for custom mapping & was told the rear Miltek Catback (Resonated) was restrictive. Advised to replace for BCS full system. Popular opinion is that BCS systems are the best performance-wise followed by the Milltek etc, which I agree however did not see the need for...
  7. Will.T

    Alloy fitment

    Hi Guys, I've been looking at some new alloys on Demon Tweeks who do some pretty reasonable finance options and I was wondering what size I'd need to go for? I need the width (options: 7", 7.5", 8" or 9"), diameter (I'll be going for 18"), PCD (Think this is 5x112?) and offset (35, 40 or 45)...
  8. Will.T

    Roof Rails

    Hi guys, As some of you may already know I recently purchased an Audi S3 8P. The car I wanted was very specific and I managed to get everything I wanted minus the roof bars. With a quick search I've managed to find non OEM ones on Ebay that simply stick on with what I assume is some very...
  9. Will.T

    Wanted Audi S3 8P

    This, I'm sure is an absolute shot in the dark but worth a try. I'm looking for the above with the following specs: 1.DSG (Essential) 2. 5 Door (Essential) 3. Black Edition (Not Essential) 4. Black Pan Sunroof (Not Essential) 5. Colour - White (Not Essential) 6. Below 90,000 Miles 7. Sat Nav...
  10. Will.T

    Ibis White S3 Owner

    Hi All, I'm currently looking into getting an S3 8P. I've been looking around the forum, some YouTube videos and some other reviews and I really like the look and sound of the them overall. I'm currently driving an 03 Subaru Impreza and feel I want/need something smoother, smarter and just as...
  11. Will.T

    Soon to be S3 owner (hopefully)

    Hi All, I'm currently looking into getting an S3 8P. I've been looking around the forum, some YouTube videos and some other reviews and I really like the look and sound of the them overall. I'm currently driving an 03 Subaru Impreza and feel I want/need something smoother, smarter and just as...
  12. J

    For Sale *Price reduced*2001 S3 Dolphin Grey

    After 8 years of ownership finally putting my facelift 8L up for sale. 2001 Audi S3 Quattro in Dolphin Grey Metallic 122,021 miles Lovely example, completely original specification 2 previous owners Full Service History, Audi main dealer until 2011, then Independent Audi specialist until...
  13. Ike

    Gloucestershire Police

    Hi, Just wanted to give a shout-out to Gloucestershire Police. Pulled me yesterday due to discrepancies with my docs, valid. We're nice guys who just wanted to make sure my car wasn't stolen :) When you experience bad things it's cool to know there are good people out there doing a good job...
  14. H4VO

    S3 Coolant.

    Hi all.. May be a stupid question, but I’m not ‘engine’ minded. I have a MY19 S3, had it from new. Car as just done over the 10k mark and tonight whilst driving, it told me to stop the engine and check the coolant. I did and it’s on minimum, why is this? Or should this be happening to a car...
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    TTE420 STAGE 3 - LPFP NEEDED??

    Hi 59 plate S3, would like a clear clarification if an LPFP is needed, the aim is for 420-430 BHP. The suggested LPFP would be the TTRS/RS3 one since this is best suited for the S3 8P. If an LPFP is needed please clarify the limit of the stock LPFP & if the TTRS/RS3 can work with stock...
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    RS4 Injectors for stage 3- Old vs new Revision

    Hi all Looking to replace injectors for a new set was curious to whether anyone has installed the new revision RS4 injectors. Are they a direct fit for the AUDI S3 8P facelift apart from the plug/connector. Existing RS4 injectors are maxing out at 360bhp to a setup that's supposed to be on...
  17. S

    S3-8P, TTE420 Stage 3 - Possible Over boosting into Limp Mode Issue.

    Hi all, currently experiencing some issues with an 8P stage 3 S3 running the TTE420 setup & wanted to see if anyone else had similar symptoms regardless of your setup & what actions were taken to rectify the problem. Briefly, car runs superb & boosts well that is until you take it to the...
  18. avvy786

    Help!!! Gear selector

    Audi S3 8p- so was driving home from work as i came off a junction and went for second it never went to second instead moved to neautral which is driving as 3rd gear...when putting it 4th it believes that to be neautral...gear stick didnt move left or right... Got RAC out and turned out to be...
  19. Jackapple90

    2014 S3 DSG - Gearbox Issue. 62,000 Miles.

    Hi all, I've got the problem with my S3 that there is a "whine" at higher RPM and in gear changes, most pronounced between 4th and 5th. After a lengthy battle with Audi they are saying the car needs a new DSG box at an estimated cost of £7-8k? They will not give me the exact gearbox fault as...
  20. desi112

    Facelift Audi S3 - 2018 - Outstanding Recall since 15th March 2019?

    Hey Guys, I was randomly browsing the internet and thought I'd check if there had been any recalls on my Audi S3 (2018) 8V Saloon S-Tronic, to my surprise it was announced on Friday that it needs to be recalled (see image) Anyone know why the car has been recalled? Has your Audi Been...
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