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Hesitant at take off and going threw the gears unless at…

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Hesitant at take off...

Hesitant at take off and going threw the gears unless at high rpm

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Have you noticed any fluid leaks lately?

123,000 no leaks

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Audi?

2001 a4 1.8t Quattro

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Quattro?

2001

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Quattro yourself? What have you tried so far?

Vacuum diverted valve

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Audi
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Starts right up no smoke no knocks
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9/18/2017
Audi Mechanic: Audi0405, Technician replied 11 months ago
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Is the check engine light on??

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
No
Audi Mechanic: Audi0405, Technician replied 11 months ago

Does it feel like its shifting hard ?? can you give me more details on whats going on??

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It does not shift hard at all it's hesitant on take off or at low rpms in any gear
Audi Mechanic: Audi0405, Technician replied 11 months ago
Does it feel like low boost pressure ?
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It feels like none at all but I can hear turbo going
Audi Mechanic: Audi0405, Technician replied 11 months ago
Have you checked for both leaks ?
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Both leaks?
Audi Mechanic: Audi0405, Technician replied 11 months ago

sorry i meant boost leaks

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I think so if I'm driving the car and manually shift the car is halls ass after it gets above 3000rpms if I leave it in drive it has no balls and hesitation below 3000rpms in any gear
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
If the car is in park and I rev the engine it still is hesitant
Audi Mechanic: Audi0405, Technician replied 11 months ago

Ok have you checked the hoses the go into the intercooler and the throttle body make sure there is no tears and also make sure the intercooler does not have any cracks ??

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I checked all hoses on the car replace cracked ones no tears
Audi Mechanic: Audi0405, Technician replied 11 months ago

How about the intercooler ??

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
What do you mean looks good how do you check that
Audi Mechanic: Audi0405, Technician replied 11 months ago

by physically removing the fender liner and checking to make sure the plastic mounting tabs are not damaged or broken

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