hi there new audi a3 1.9tdi owner here

pirateshairyfairy

Registered User
Hi guys and gals
Had a 1997 1.9tdi a3 redeye for about 6months dun 131,000 but loads of history and well looked after, stunning drive BUT for last two months keeps losing power and goin into what i understand is limp mode (like me after a few beers lol) turbo whistle very loud at all times even in limp mode HELP.

read several threads re this problem MAF, sooty turbo vanes, also read about small pipe which goes from exhaust to ecu that gets blocked ! any one offer any help would be most grateful

Regards
Paul:yum:
 

CHRIS555

DOPE with added OCD
Welcome!

Put a post in the A3 section, I'm sure the guys and girls there will be able to help.

Best of luck

Chris
 

monkey_lewis

Reverse Gear
The car only really enters "limp" mode when there are alot of fault codes stored in the ecu, have a plug in to vagcom or another diagnostic and see what comes up, from this you maybe able to see a list of problems. make this your first stop if possible, hope all helps
 

Sarah's A3

MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid
Moderator
Hiya and welcome. Is the turbos oil feeder pipe blocked? Hope you get it sorted soon.
 
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