Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by S1K @ Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:46 am

Well if either of you do get them the least you can do is offer the rest of us some discounted rates on a new driveway.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Il Duce @ Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:50 am

I just tried to drive with my foot resting on the clutch.
It would be extremely uncomfortable and probably why they put a FOOT REST next to the clutch.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- massive bag of shit- Owned

Post by Il Duce @ Tue May 29, 2018 10:07 am

Well the little bastard is playing up again.

Drove it to the warehouse this morning. Restarted it after 30 mins and the yellow engine warning light lit up.
Something to do with emissions.

It drives perfectly.

Every cloud has a silver lining: I can now burn it and that fvcking Vespa with the same 5 litres of petrol.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by S1K @ Tue May 29, 2018 10:14 am

Just give it a tank of premium fuel then get it up to temperature and take it for a bit of a thrash. That normally cleans up the emissions quite well. You could stick a bottle of that Redex stuff in the tank too.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Il Duce @ Tue May 29, 2018 10:44 am

S1K wrote:Just give it a tank of premium fuel then get it up to temperature and take it for a bit of a thrash. That normally cleans up the emissions quite well. You could stick a bottle of that Redex stuff in the tank too.


I took it for a thrash last night although it was on Asda 95 petrol as 98 wasn't available. It's run on this and other 95 many times without problem. It'd be nice to think your suggestion would solve it but my luck isn't that good. I shall try it but it'll have to wait as the tank is 3/4 full.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Käsemeister @ Tue May 29, 2018 10:58 am

Plug it in and ask it. Then immolate.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by tanglerat @ Tue May 29, 2018 12:13 pm

Is there a product over your way called Dipetane? I'm convinced it's helped me through the last couple of emissions tests.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Il Duce @ Tue May 29, 2018 12:45 pm

tanglerat wrote:Is there a product over your way called Dipetane? I'm convinced it's helped me through the last couple of emissions tests.


I'm not happy about adding anything to it as it would give the bastards at Audi an excuse to invalidate the warranty.

I shall some 98 octane and an Italian tune up first then I'll book it into Audi if that doesn't work.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by tanglerat @ Tue May 29, 2018 1:12 pm

Il Duce wrote:
tanglerat wrote:Is there a product over your way called Dipetane? I'm convinced it's helped me through the last couple of emissions tests.


I'm not happy about adding anything to it as it would give the bastards at Audi an excuse to invalidate the warranty.

I shall some 98 octane and an Italian tune up first then I'll book it into Audi if that doesn't work.


How the fcuk would the bastards know anything about it being added? Stick half a liter of it into a half tank of fuel and do your Italian tune up. It's what I do before the test.

During the year I add 100ml per full tank of fuel. You can notice the extra mpg.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Il Duce @ Tue May 29, 2018 2:18 pm

tanglerat wrote:
Il Duce wrote:
tanglerat wrote:Is there a product over your way called Dipetane? I'm convinced it's helped me through the last couple of emissions tests.


I'm not happy about adding anything to it as it would give the bastards at Audi an excuse to invalidate the warranty.

I shall some 98 octane and an Italian tune up first then I'll book it into Audi if that doesn't work.


How the fcuk would the bastards know anything about it being added? Stick half a liter of it into a half tank of fuel and do your Italian tune up. It's what I do before the test.

During the year I add 100ml per full tank of fuel. You can notice the extra mpg.


You forget we are dealing with lying devious cvnts.
I'm not going to chance anything.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Il Duce @ Thu May 31, 2018 9:28 am

Took it to Audi Bridgend today. They tell me it's an intake manifold sensor failure and thankfully it's covered under warranty.

They were also shocked that my clutch hadn't been covered by the warranty.
Pity I hadn't used them.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Aesgarth @ Thu May 31, 2018 11:11 am

Il Duce wrote:Took it to Audi Bridgend today. They tell me it's an intake manifold sensor failure and thankfully it's covered under warranty.

They were also shocked that my clutch hadn't been covered by the warranty.
Pity I hadn't used them.

can you ask them to give their opinion on the clutch to Audi?
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Il Duce @ Thu May 31, 2018 12:48 pm

Aesgarth wrote:
Il Duce wrote:Took it to Audi Bridgend today. They tell me it's an intake manifold sensor failure and thankfully it's covered under warranty.

They were also shocked that my clutch hadn't been covered by the warranty.
Pity I hadn't used them.

can you ask them to give their opinion on the clutch to Audi?


Audi uk didn't want to know.
They "don't get involved in disputes between franchises and customers"
I know. Don't even waste a second thinking about it.

My hopes at the moment are with the Motor Ombudsman but they are understaffed and overwhelmed so it's going to take some time.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Aesgarth @ Thu May 31, 2018 6:42 pm

Il Duce wrote:
Aesgarth wrote:
Il Duce wrote:Took it to Audi Bridgend today. They tell me it's an intake manifold sensor failure and thankfully it's covered under warranty.

They were also shocked that my clutch hadn't been covered by the warranty.
Pity I hadn't used them.

can you ask them to give their opinion on the clutch to Audi?


Audi uk didn't want to know.
They "don't get involved in disputes between franchises and customers"
I know. Don't even waste a second thinking about it.

My hopes at the moment are with the Motor Ombudsman but they are understaffed and overwhelmed so it's going to take some time.

For fcuks sake.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Aesgarth @ Thu May 31, 2018 6:51 pm

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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Il Duce @ Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:32 am

Beautiful work A!
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Il Duce @ Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:43 pm

Ooh! Update.

Engine management light fixed after 5 days of fvcking about.
Drove it to Italy and when I got there it was pissing out petrol all over the engine because some auditech had cut through the injector feed pipe. Duly fixed by a local mechanic in Italy- whilst smoking a cigar so it couldn't have been that dangerous.

CLUTCH NEWS!!!!

Just had the lab report back from Elite Inspections- It shows the fingers on the clutch pressure plate are uneven and it's impossible that driver error could have contributed to the failure. The component is faulty.

FVCK YOU AUDI CARDIFF!

The ombudsman will be in touch with you shortly.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by S1K @ Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:52 pm

Good luck ID.

Hope you don't have to end up going to the lengths this owner did -

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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Aesgarth @ Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:07 pm

Il Duce wrote:Ooh! Update.

Engine management light fixed after 5 days of fvcking about.
Drove it to Italy and when I got there it was pissing out petrol all over the engine because some auditech had cut through the injector feed pipe. Duly fixed by a local mechanic in Italy- whilst smoking a cigar so it couldn't have been that dangerous.

CLUTCH NEWS!!!!

Just had the lab report back from Elite Inspections- It shows the fingers on the clutch pressure plate are uneven and it's impossible that driver error could have contributed to the failure. The component is faulty.

FVCK YOU AUDI CARDIFF!

The ombudsman will be in touch with you shortly.

Excellent!
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by foo @ Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:46 pm

Great stuff. Can I have a fcuk You Audi Cardiff as well please? Good.
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Re: Audi S3-2016- bag of shit- Owned

Post by Pigeon @ Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:32 pm

Il Duce wrote:Drove it to Italy and when I got there it was pissing out petrol all over the engine because some auditech had cut through the injector feed pipe. Duly fixed by a local mechanic in Italy- whilst smoking a cigar so it couldn't have been that dangerous.


Good to know that Italy at least is still OK.

I too have had the pissing petrol all over the engine thing; didn't realise what was going on until it started coming out round the edges of the bonnet, by which time it had leaked about 3 gallons and when I opened the bonnet to see what was going on the cloud of concentrated petrol vapour fair knocked me back. Figured that if it hadn't gone up in the last 10 miles it wasn't going to go up in the last 400 yards home, closed the bonnet and finished the journey.

And yeah, I don't have a problem with smoking while I do stuff with petrol, nor with chucking the fag end in the bucket of dirty petrol to put it out.

Sounds like your mechanic is a thoroughly decent chap and the sort of person I would get on with.
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