cody at 5000tq.com
Fri Jul 1 12:09:57 PDT 2011
For the last 20 years the vast vast majority of production car turbos are
internally wastegated. The urS6 was the last VAG product to have an external
wastegate. Wastegate failures are pretty rare, I can only vaguely recall of
hearing about another besides yours ever.
From: "Jeffrey Brown" <jeffrey.r.brown at gmail.com>
Sent: Friday, July 01, 2011 2:41 PM
To: "Dan DiBiase" <d_dibiase at yahoo.com>; "Quattro list"
<quattro at audifans.com>
Subject: Re: Bad turbo
> Yea you got it
> Dan DiBiase <d_dibiase at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>What car/engine was this again? A3 with 2.0T?
>> Dan D
>>'04 A4 1.8Tq MT-6
>>Central NJ USA
>>From: Jeffrey Brown <jeffrey.r.brown at gmail.com>
>>To: Quattro list <quattro at audifans.com>
>>Sent: Fri, July 1, 2011 11:58:37 AM
>>Subject: Bad turbo
>>Right so that check engine light is a bad turbo according to dealer.
>>waranty but otherwise a $4000 repair.
>>They say the wastegate is stuck open and not repairable. Is the turbo on
>>car an assembly of some sort and turbo and wastegate are a single unit?
>>This is obviously very disappointing for a four year old car with 40 000
>>After all the orther problems this car has had i will probably be dumping
>>once its fixed
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