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Hi all u audi lovers,
Recently purchased my first Audi(1997 A3 1.6 Sport)Excellent motor,but suffering 1 fault.When pulling away in first gear at junctions/roundabouts etc it has a tendancy to drop the revs,even when giving it full thottle,a tad embarrasing as it usually cuts out.I have had it to Audi specialists & had numerous work done(air mass meter,plugs & leads,temp sensor,throttle housing stripped & cleaned)but unfortunately problem not cured.
Any of you knowledgeable Audi owners out there got any suggestions or been suffering the same problems.
Cheers,Gilly
 

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well i know what it is

dirty petrol in the tank

which has made all the pipe work in ur car dirty


the only way it will stop is a treatment for your tank


and fill up ur tank jus after you put the treatment in!!!
 

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have you changed the coil packs on it....??? common issue on the petrol Audis?? i changed mine at 80k....
 

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Hi there,thanks for the info,i tried that when i first acquired the car but unfortunately it had little effect in curing the problem,Do you think it would be worth giving it another blast.
thanks a lot for the advice though
 

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Hi,thanks for the advice,this sounds expensive,any idea on what sort of cost i would be looking at to replace the coilpacks.i have replaced plugs & leads but this did not cure the problem.
 

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Coil packs are £25 each.... you could buy one and put in cylinder 1 and run... if not better.. put in 2 and put the orginal back into 1 and so on.... normally its just one coil pack playing up.. i replaced all to ave issues in future....
 

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Hi all,Thanks for all the advice guys,will get the car down to the audi garage & ask them to check out both your suggestions,hopefully if they plug it in to diagnostic computer the warning buzzer i am now getting most times i start the car up(but with no warning lights staying on)will show 1 of the faults you guys suggested.Cheers again,i'll let you know how i go on.
 
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