[BiturboS4] S4 Blown Turbos - Update - Audi's Preliminary Diagnosis
jimnetpa at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 17 17:29:34 EDT 2003
I know that my Y2K S4 is DEFINITELY the old style -
build date was 11/99. There weren't any 2001(s) being
built during that month. I am making the assumption
that the replacements are the NEW style with the
associated plumbing - check my update post (to this
list) for details.
Just my $.02
--- Ti Kan <ti at amb.org> wrote:
> All this talk about blown turbos has me wondering...
> How does one identify
> whether an S4 has the old style or the new improved
> turbos upon cursory
> examination? I heard something about using the
> production date as
> a marker, but is that definitive? Or is there a VIN
> number cutoff?
> My 2001 S4 has (I think, need to double check) a
> production date of 10/00.
> VIN# is WAURD68D41A072463. Does it have the
> improved turbos or not?
> I am sure this has been mentioned on AudiWorld but I
> don't read the forums
> there often. Signal-to-noise ratio is too low and I
> don't like the web
> format. If there is an AudiWorld forum posting that
> contains good info
> on this subject I would appreciate direct links.
> 2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
> 2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
> 1984 5000S turbo
> 1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
> /// Ti Kan Vorsprung durch
> /// AMB Laboratories, Sunnyvale, CA. USA
> /// ti at amb.org
> ////// http://www.amb.org/ti/
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