noise

  1. dave_beastttt

    Alternator clutch pulley

    After developing an annoying belt squeak and subsequently fitting new aux belt and idler to find they weren't the cause, I've now diagnosed the squeak as being caused by the alternator pulley. I've ordered a new one and have seen that removal and fitting requires special tools. Has anyone had...
  2. J

    2014 Audi S3 8V strange noise after turning car off

    Hi, I’m not sure if this is normal but I can’t remember hearing it before but when I got home the other day I parked up and turned the car off and as I walked away I could hear this noise coming from the front of the car. It only happens for about 20-30 seconds and then stops. Anyone else had...
  3. 2

    2005 A3 sline DSG noiss

    Hi all new here hopefully posted to the right section! When the car is at idle there is a tinny rattle noise from the box that comes and goes but quite loud. I put a stethoscope on the box to confirm it was from there. I'm probably going to do a gear oil change on it still as not sure when...
  4. A

    Weird noise when full locking?

    So I’ve recently picked up my face lifted Audi rs3 and after a short motorway trip I hear this noise (https://kapwi.ng/c/AA8NyRPZ ) when going to park up, the noise occurs when I full lock it and gently move. It seems like it’s coming from the front wheels somewhere, the car is completely...
  5. A

    Steering Noise on Roundabouts (S3 8V PFL)

    Hi, Been getting this tapping noise on roundabouts, especially coarse surface ones, the last few months and now the tapping noise is more pronounced and can be made by wiggling the steering wheel. At near full lock the steering makes a groaning noise when I slowly move it back to the centre -...
  6. G

    Super weird noise, can anyone help? (VIDEO)

    Hello folks, Been searching threads and can't really find similar issue so hopefully someone is able to help. This being my first post I hope it's in the right space :) OK, so here's my cry for help - super weird noise is coming from ( what seems to be ) far side front wheel. Normally happens...
  7. C

    Sound that is driving me bonkers!

    Hi guys, Desperately need your help before I loose my marbles I have an A3 8V 1.6 tdi, 38K miles on the clock. There seems to be some sort of chattering/knocking noise when taking off in 1st and 2nd gear, and on a cold start, once the engine heats its seems to disappear. My main concern is...
  8. D

    2.0 TDI tapping sound

    Hello all, Past couple days my car's developed a noise, bit with no other symptoms. Last service was 3,500 miles ago. Thought it might be the cambelt wearing at first but I've identified where the noise is coming from (check video). As you can see it's the plastic popping in and out as the...
  9. D

    RS3 - strange, intermittent rattle(?) noise

    Hello all - I am new to the forum so please excuse me picking the brains of wiser heads than my own as an introduction... I have had a 2017 model for about 6 months now - absolutely brilliant car to drive. It is a true Jekyll & Hyde: docile and refined in town and something else when the space...
  10. P

    A4 B8 - Engine Scraping / grinding noise

    Hi folks, how's things? I have a very loud Scraping / Grinding sound on front of my engine. The noise is external, as apposed to inside the block. It could be coming from either the timing area, the serpent belt adjuster, one of the pumps or the Alternator, I can't work out which. The first 3...
  11. A4snake

    Help Please Audi A4 1.8tfsi Gen3 engine question

    Hi all, I understand that these engines have a camshaft bearing bridge for oil flow to the camshaft VVT pulleys, and that there is a small mesh filter and ball valve built in that can break up and cause issues, I have looked online and can only see this mesh on these units that have VVT on the...
  12. Agent57

    Strange noise on throttle lift-off?

    Ok, so Ive had my MY17 TTS about 2 months and this is something I noticed immediately in comparison to my old S3. When the car is in Dynamic mode and the Gearbox is in "S", if the revs are medium to high and I let off the the throttle the car makes a strange metallic crackling noise that's very...
  13. Atrus5

    Haldex locked

    Pardon me for posting my Golf R question here but researching online it looks like there is expertise here since Audi uses more Haldex than VW and the S3 is a similar setup to my car. (I do have a Q7 and my son's S4 stores in my shed and I just sold my A4 - which I loved... so hopefully you...
  14. Temsku

    Weird sound from the A5 S-Tronic gearbox

    Hello! I'm having this weird noise coming from the gearbox. It occurs when the gear is on P or N. When you shift to D or R, it disappears. Flywheel has been replaced, but no impact whatsoever to the noise. The noise actually got a bit more silent, but I think it's because the gearbox oil was...
  15. A

    The old 8p subframe.

    how do guys, so.. I recently changed the steering rack on my a3 8p along with a bunch of other front end tackle while i had the subframe off, now i have assembled it all back together im getting the dreaded subframe crack. and its really loud and embarrasing, it cracks probably 3 times during...
  16. P

    Weird Unknown noise

    When my car is under load there is a weird noise coming from the front drivers side. Its not a wheel bearing because they have just been replaced and if i knock it in to N the noise disappears. Garage isn’t 100% on what it is either. Anyone have any idea?
  17. Hafizkam

    Creaking noise in Avant Boot

    Hi I have a 2014 a6 avant There is a annoying creak in the boot. I have stripped the boot down Spare wheel..covers..spanners etc etc all out. Taken the rear parcel shelf out etc and still no joy. Today completely took the interior boot trims apart but still the creak is there. On weight...
  18. T

    Audi A3 1.5 TFSI S-tronic cold start noise

    Hi Everyone! I have an issue what Audi Service seems to be unable to fix. I have a very strange noise coming from my car at cold start, for a few disturbing seconds, then it goes away. This happens almost every time I start the car, even after 15 minute rest. I have attached a google drive...
  19. S3Jay

    8p s3/a3 BOSE Android head unit connector issue and also Interference

    Hi I hope you're all well! I recently fitted an Xtrons android head unit to my 8p s3 2010 facelift and noticed when I first opened the box that it comes with a Quadlock to ISO adapter however the original plug on my car IS a Quadlock so ideally I need a Quadlock to Quadlock loom but I am unable...
  20. G

    Audi S3 8V tyre option

    Thought this might be of some use to those looking at tyre options for their S3s. I have an S3 Sportback with the visco-electric shocks option. I've run it for 3 years as a company car on lease, retired last year and have bought the car - best car I've driven (actually given the drive select...
Top