Recent content by addyboult

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    gearbox repairs teesside

    Since my s3 has decided it wants to be a one speed instead of a six speed, need to take it to a specialist to get it repaired, anyone recommend anyone in the teesside area? Cheers addy
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    stuck in third

    Best to take it to a garage or a transmission specialist? Any idea of a ballpark figure of how much it may set me back?
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    stuck in third

    Guessing that's a new gearbox required then?
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    stuck in third

    On the way home from work last night, got stuck in third gear, wondered what kind of damage Im looking at, had the car recovered, and when checked by the rac guy seems to be the linkage is working correctly and the gear stick is still under tension, so seems like something has failed in the...
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    knocking noise, left front wheel

    The noise only comes when under acceleration, as soon as i lift its gone, that's what's made me suspect the cvs on the driveshaft, that and the play in it i felt too
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    knocking noise, left front wheel

    I didn't have time for a full look, but Im guessing as its the only part i could move around by hand , and it did slightly replicate the noise, so going to block change inner and outer joints and reboot and grease them, driveshafts work out at about a ton each don't they?
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    knocking noise, left front wheel

    Had it up earlier and the only thing that moved and rattled was the driveshaft, could be the cv joints?
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    knocking noise, left front wheel

    How do, my s3 has developed a knocking noise from the front left wheel, not the top mounts had them done recently, i suspect the drop links as it only occurs when turning right when the weight of the car shifts that way, anyone else had this issue, just wondering if its the right thing to be...
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    coil pack?

    Indeed it was, whipped some new ones in this morning, back to normal, had a massive brown alert when it happened, broken heart syndrome set in, fingers crossed that's all it was
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    coil pack?

    How do. On the way how my bam s3 was struck down and went into limp mode, felt like it was misfiring like a *******, as if it was running one less cylinder, intermittent engine light flashing, heavy vibration felt even when idling, classic coil pack failure?
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    r8 billingham

    Spotted in tesco car park, kingfisher blue colour, was an absolute beaut
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    top mounts

    Cheers for the help guys! Weather permitting ill have this done on Saturday!
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    top mounts

    Any idea what the part numbers for those Leon cupra r bits?
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    8l s3 black, j2 ***, billingham

    Anyone on here?
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    S3 Tyre choices, suggestions please!!!!

    Eagle f1s all round! I love them
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