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Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
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Experience:  Owner at Carolina Auto Service & Sales , 20 years Experience in Foreign & Domestic vehicles
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My sons 2008 TT. He is on a road trip from Texas and when he

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My sons 2008 TT. He is on a long road trip from Texas and when he is accelerating at low speeds under 30 mph it hesitates and he feels (doesnt hear it) a thumping or sputtering.
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: He said its not a noise he feels it. It started about 5 hours ago after driving 12 hours. He just got his oil filter changed , oil change, two new tires and balance before he left texas yesterday. Was running good when he left. Drove 12 hours straight when it started and its getting worse
JA: What is the model of your '08 Audi?
Customer: TT
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Tried nothing. He is still driving it, he is almost at his destination
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Not that I can think of
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Audi
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad ,Welcome To JustAnswer, I'm reviewing your question and I will be be posting a replay ASAP

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 2 months ago.

most likely a weak ignition coil , as long the check engine light is not flashing while driving he can keep driving it and run a diagnostic scan when he reaches his destination and retrieve the fault codes .

if check engine light is flashing, then problem need addressed asap before more damage will occur internally in engine

Please let me know if you need anything else on it

Hope I was helpful to you

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Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 2 months ago.

hey how are you .

did you get it fixed ?


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