Intake, Headers and Exhaust Custom Exhaust? New Headers? Need Opinions on Intakes? Discuss making your ride breathe better here.
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Puzzled idiot. Story follows.

  #1  
Old 03-31-2017, 03:57 PM
1st Gear
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2017
Posts: 1
Default Puzzled idiot. Story follows.

I'm looking for suggestions to proceed.

I have a 2006/7 Audi a3 quarto tdi 2.0 170
I've had it 9 years and it's now at 130000 miles.

Sound proofing seems to have lessened (Road noise higher) but I accept that.

Three weeks ago it had its second cambelt change. Immediately after exhaust fumes came into car from the climate control.

Dealer had it a week. They found a cracked metal pipe which they changed and it wasn't cracked at all. Then they said the exhaust manifold was leaking and fixed that.

Seemed ok for few days when a pothole took out my nearside front and when being replaced the tracking was 3mm out and WA adjusted.

The tyre dealer commented that the fumes are troubling and the DPF may be at fault.

I didn't think this model had a DPF.

I Drove home to clouds of smelly white exhaust fumes.

I went to my nearer usual garage this time but by the time I got there the smoke (it wasn't steam) had stopped. The smell persisted.

The garage couldnt replicate the smoke (might it be unburned diesel?) but said the emu had 'lots' of error messages which when they were cleared, didn't return!

It's running fine. It's not smoking. It is smelling still. (garage couldn't track source either)

Thoughts?

Carl North Wales uk
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Audi Forums Editor
Brand News, Concepts & Rumors
0
11-04-2015 01:08 PM
colletcol
General Tech
0
03-11-2015 06:52 AM
ballredA4
General Tech
3
08-26-2008 04:16 PM
b.taplin
Audi A6
15
04-13-2008 07:57 PM
dudley doright
Audi A4
3
06-15-2005 05:04 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Puzzled idiot. Story follows.


Advertising
Featured Sponsors

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.