[BiturboS4] '01 S4 morning sputter... sputter...
Walter J Green Jr
vr6pilot at hotmail.com
Fri May 31 16:19:06 EDT 2002
it's just a mistry we'll never solve. :)
>From: "Nicholas Mistry" <nick at mistry.com>
>To: <winw at bellsouth.net>
>CC: <biturboS4 at audifans.com>
>Subject: RE: [BiturboS4] '01 S4 morning sputter... sputter...
>Date: Fri, 31 May 2002 03:26:10 -0400 (EDT)
>Thanks for your suggestion, but i have already tried that. As per a
>suggestion from my service center, i tried each brand for a month.
>(basically 4 refills). In my area we have Sunoco, Texcao, Mobil, &
>Exxon. Since Mobil and Exxon are the same now, i tried it w/ Texaco and
>Sunoco. No noticable difference w/ the startup problem.
>So im back to my Mobil 93 Supreme.
>My last audi
> > It's not normal. Try using a different gas and stick with that brand.
> > Amoco does this to me. I use Chevron and car runs great.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: biturbos4-admin at audifans.com
> > [mailto:biturbos4-admin at audifans.com]On Behalf Of Nicholas Mistry
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 3:14 PM
> > To: biturbos4 at audifans.com
> > Subject: [BiturboS4] '01 S4 morning sputter... sputter...
> > I know people have talked about this on the board before, but i am
> > bringing it up again b/c this problem is starting to annoy me.
> > I have a '01 S4, and every morning when i leave the house, i drive out
> > of my driveway go about 100 feet down my street and then "sputter
> > sputter". The car bogs for a second or 2. I let off the gas for 2
> > seconds, and then everything is fine.
> > I have brought my car in for this problem to 2 seperate audi shops, and
> > both say "we cant help you unless we see it happen". no faults in the
> > ECU, no nothing. They say they cant help me until it gets worse.
> > It started happening at about 6k, but was very infrequent. now at 16k
> > it has become very frequent. Every morning, and at the same spot.
> > This problem does not happen anywhere else. Even if the car has been
> > sitting straight, for 12 hours at work.
> > My car is not parked on an incline. I park it in a garage. I use
> > quality Gasoline. etc..etc..etc..
> > Do we know what is causing this? Do we know what i can tell the dealer
> > as to get this problem fixed? Has anyone else had success w/ fixing
> > this?
> > any suggestions / help would be greatly appreciated...
> > -Nick
> > '01 S4 black.
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