Limp Mode? Help

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Bought my Audi A3 2.0 140 56 plate last night, it has 82k on 10 service stamps.

I go over 80mph and it goes into limp mode.

Any ideas please?
 
Turbo is probably overboosting, needs to be removed and vanes cleaned
 
There are guides on youtube if you're handy with a spanner
 
You'll need more than a spanner to do that job, exhaust/cat of, all intake system, egr, imf, oil feed pipe, turbo of rear of head, etc, then splitting the turbo is fun alone.

PM me as I offer this service to clients.
 
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I didn't want to frighten him lol ;)
 
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I didn't want him to end up with a bigger problem lol, no offence danny :)
 
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Mine did this last week, 2005 140 TDi Sportback. Mine was making a loud sucking noise when accelerating to near 2000 revs or more, if I drove it like an old person it was fine but just lacked power, this is after a visit to a garage who found a broken clip on the inter cooler pipe.
Then on A1, after over taking the car seemed to loose all power, engine management light came on also. Another trip to the garage and got the car back today it was a faulty MAF sensor, they replaced it and car is back to normal.
 
Mine did this last week, 2005 140 TDi Sportback. Mine was making a loud sucking noise when accelerating to near 2000 revs or more, if I drove it like an old person it was fine but just lacked power, this is after a visit to a garage who found a broken clip on the inter cooler pipe.
Then on A1, after over taking the car seemed to loose all power, engine management light came on also. Another trip to the garage and got the car back today it was a faulty MAF sensor, they replaced it and car is back to normal.
I had no warning lights come on, I will check the pipes!
 
The car had no warning lights when it went into limp mode, isn't making any loud noises either.

Anything I can check? Will I still be okay to drive it around as long as I don't rev it up high?
 
If you only bought it last night....take it back! Irrespective of whether you got it from a dealer/private, unless they made you aware of that fault prior to purchase.....it was sold to you unfit for purpose.
 
If you only bought it last night....take it back! Irrespective of whether you got it from a dealer/private, unless they made you aware of that fault prior to purchase.....it was sold to you unfit for purpose.
It's booked in on Monday for them to look at it, surely at the worst it will just need a new turbo?
 
I didn't want him to end up with a bigger problem lol, no offence danny :)
I didn't want to frighten him lol ;)
Later on I found this, could this be the

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