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2008 Audi A3 Problems

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Most Common 2008 Audi A3 Problems

2.0L turbo charged engines may develop a hesitation on acceleration and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light due to a failed high pressure fuel pump or a worn camshaft follower or camshaft. Ou...
A lack of power may be noted and the Check Engine Light illuminated with various throttle system fault codes stored. Our technicians tell us this is generally caused by electrical connection issues...
The 2006 - 2017 Audi A3 2.0FSI, 2.0TFSI, and 3.2FSI direct injection engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a check engine light, and a...
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0 Known 2008 Audi A3 Brakes Problems

1 Known 2008 Audi A3 Drive Train Problem

The flywheel for the 2006-2008 Audi A3 2.0L Turbo is a non-conventional "Dual Mass" flywheel. It is known to make light rattling noise when the engine is cold, and should subside once the engine te...

0 Known 2008 Audi A3 Electrical & Lights Problems

4 Known 2008 Audi A3 Engine Problems

2.0L turbo charged engines may develop a hesitation on acceleration and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light due to a failed high pressure fuel pump or a worn camshaft follower or camshaft. Ou...
The 2006 - 2017 Audi A3 2.0FSI, 2.0TFSI, and 3.2FSI direct injection engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a check engine light, and a...
The Audi A3 2.0T FSI and Audi A3 2.0TFSI engine looses power if the turbocharging system has a leak. The most common turbo boost leak is a torn rubber diaphragm on the diverter valve, which is inte...

4 Known 2008 Audi A3 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

A lack of power may be noted and the Check Engine Light illuminated with various throttle system fault codes stored. Our technicians tell us this is generally caused by electrical connection issues...
An engine misfire may develop from one or more cylinders resulting in a loss of power and illumination of the Check Engine Light. Our technicians tell us that ignition coil failure is a common caus...
Popping sounds from the rear of the vehicle may be heard moments after starting the engine, or when slowing to a stop. This noise is from the leak detection pump filling the fuel tank with air, and...

0 Known 2008 Audi A3 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2008 Audi A3 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2008 Audi A3 Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2008 Audi A3 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2008 Audi A3 Problems & Complaints

The 2006 - 2017 Audi A3 2.0FSI, 2.0TFSI, and 3.2FSI direct injection engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a check engine light, and a...
Popping sounds from the rear of the vehicle may be heard moments after starting the engine, or when slowing to a stop. This noise is from the leak detection pump filling the fuel tank with air, and...
2.0L turbo charged engines may develop a hesitation on acceleration and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light due to a failed high pressure fuel pump or a worn camshaft follower or camshaft. Ou...
An engine misfire may develop from one or more cylinders resulting in a loss of power and illumination of the Check Engine Light. Our technicians tell us that ignition coil failure is a common caus...
A lack of power may be noted and the Check Engine Light illuminated with various throttle system fault codes stored. Our technicians tell us this is generally caused by electrical connection issues...
The Audi A3 2.0T FSI and Audi A3 2.0TFSI engine looses power if the turbocharging system has a leak. The most common turbo boost leak is a torn rubber diaphragm on the diverter valve, which is inte...
The flywheel for the 2006-2008 Audi A3 2.0L Turbo is a non-conventional "Dual Mass" flywheel. It is known to make light rattling noise when the engine is cold, and should subside once the engine te...
The engine in the 2006-2008 Audi A3 uses direct injection which requires very high fuel pressure. This high fuel pressure is achieved by using a high pressure mechanical fuel pump (HPFP) that is dr...
A no start condition may occur with a fuel pressure sensor fault code is stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This problem is commonly caused by a faulty fuel pressure sensor which should...
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