[BiturboS4] RE: KO3 S4 blown turbo?

Walter J Green Jr vr6pilot at hotmail.com
Wed Apr 9 09:14:41 EDT 2003

19,500 trouble-free miles here.


'01 S4

>From: Michael Kuriger <michael at isuzu-mods.com>
>To: "Erik J. Engstrom" <engstrom at rawbw.com>
>CC: biturbos4 at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: [BiturboS4] RE: KO3 S4 blown turbo?
>Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2003 14:23:56 -0700
>wow, I can't believe all these problems!  My S4 has 13,000 miles on it
>and has been giec chipped since a couple weeks after I got it.  no signs
>of trouble yet...  must be a few bad ones in the bunch :-(
>Erik J. Engstrom wrote:
>>Consider yourself lucky with a non-chipped car to have made it to 52K
>>before this happened, everything has failed on my car between 7k and 41k
>>parts are still dropping off while the g*dd*mn car is parked at the
>>I would insist that Audi cover the repairs under the initial warranty, if
>>your extended doesn't cover all of the work. The replacement KO3 turbo's
>>much better than the originals placed in the car. Mine were replaced about
>>350 miles ago under warranty at a manufacturer warranty cost of about
>>$10,000. I have some nice pictures of my entire car taken apart and since
>>S4 has been in the shop about 60 business days now, I'm considering taking
>>position at the dealership just to be closer to my baby.
>>After splitting four sets of bypass valves, I am also very used to the
>>you are describing. There is also a disconcerting lack of boost when these
>>cheap parts rupture. I've also been told that my turbo's were failed -
>>the check engine light. But I never saw the actual report, dealer just
>>replaced them.
>>Good luck,
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