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2.1

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
74,000 miles

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2006 Audi A3 engine problems

engine problem

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2006 Audi A3 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 042009

A3

  • 74,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Loss of power and dtc P2293, P0087 in ECM caused by premature wearing of the camshaft follower that drives the high pressure fuel pump. The dtc are referenced in NHTSA item 10025965, and service bulletin number 15-08-05. The camshaft wears through and damages the fuel pump. Outside investigation has determined that this premature wear is caused by an improperly hardened camshaft. This is a manufacturing problem affecting a large number Audi and VW vehicles utilizing the 2.0 engine.

- Finskburg, MD, USA

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