[BiturboS4] Greetings and looking for TSB's

Matt twentyV matt_20v at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 23 13:13:03 EST 2003

> Enough about me, on to the questions. In looking
> through the archives
> briefly I see there are some pretty significant
> technical issues with
> 2.7t motor, as well as, other problems that are
> covered either under
> warranty or via recall. I guess it would be a good
> idea to get all the
> TSB's for the S4. Can anyone point me in the
> direction of a resource for
> all the TSB's and recalls it need to be aware of.

Not sure I would agree there are "technical issues"
with the 2.7T.  Yes there are higher incidence of
turbo failures than with older Audis, but most if
not all cases involve chipped cars, eg. higher boost,
which the little K03 just can't handle like the older
big turbos.  The tradeoff is the nearly nonexistent
lag, a benefit I appreciate every time I get in my
coupe, needing to relearn that the pedal must be
pressed several seconds before actually wanting the

As for TSBs, they are online at
you will see that besides a few bulletins regarding
the Bridgestone RE040 fiasco, the only thing out
there relates to front license plate mounting.

Matt Rooke
'91cq- 20vt Stage 1- 1.5 bar boost
'00S4- stock- 0.8 bar boost


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