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Coilpack recall

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Has anyone been affected by the VAG coilpack recall? I have 2003 S4 - and am interested to hear if anyone else has one and has had the CP's replaced under recall notice? Ta

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I took my brother in law & sisters 2003 Audi S4 in to Startford Audi, all 8 coilpacks replaced free of charge. My baby nephew took a shine to some Audi push car type thing, so they did get some money out of us!

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As I wrote on another forum:

Just wanted to share info in case others are due this without knowing. I had my DTM in yesterday for an MOT, I enquired that there is a rumor that new coils are being fitted for free by Audi UK under the 28E9 action number, it is called '28E9 Product Enhancement Campaign'. After a few minutes of waiting I was told that a check will be made on my car and if necessary they would be changed.

Upon collecting my car I was told all coils had been changed F.O.C

New coils as per pictures attached. New coils part number 07K 905 715 F

From the information I have, following Engines are Covered:

1.8 ltr TMPI

2.7 ltr TMPI

2.8 ltr FSi

3.0 ltr MPI

3.2 ltr MPI

3.2 ltr FSi

3.6 ltr FSi

3.7 ltr MPi

4.2 ltr MPi

1.8 ltr TFSi

2.0 ltr MPi

2.0 ltr FSi

2.0 ltr TFSi

2.4 ltr MPi

4.2 ltr FSi

5.2 ltr FSi

6.0 ltr MPI

Cheers

Sarge

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Yes covers all VAG cars with the above listed engines, had my R32 done a few weeks back, all 6 replaced FOC. From other discussions guys with very early R32s (2003) are getting replaced too FOC

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It's a Service Campaign (28E9) and NOT a recall (recalls are for safety issues only and copordinated by VOSA).

Had all 8 coil packks replaced on Wednesday by Southampton Audi - did it while I waited and took just over an hour.

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The term I read in the dealer literature that I got shown actually said "Product Enhancement" :roflmao:

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Its actually a workshop action NOT a RECALL..........people start getting really twitchy when its a recall. Only when its severe safety stuff its a recall..............brakes/suspension all that jazz. VW and Audi have coil pack workshop actions possibly SEAT and Skoda too with their petrol derivatives

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Mine were all replaced in Sept '08 under warranty after one failed. Am I likely to have the latest type or should I be chasing my dealers for this 'Product Enhancement'? '55 reg 1.8 T

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Mine were all replaced in Sept '08 under warranty after one failed. Am I likely to have the latest type or should I be chasing my dealers for this 'Product Enhancement'? '55 reg 1.8 T

It certainly would do no harm to call your local dealer with VIN and Reg. No. and see if it's affected

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Mine is affected, so been in but the mechanic decided to pull a hose out (or so i'm told) - so its still in the garage - whilst driving around in a diesel Ibiza :)

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What was the approx date that they were fixed from? I know my B8 will be fine (temping fate!!) but just wondering.

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I had my coilpacks replaced last week during an MOT - which it failed due to a "harsh/coarse horn"

Dealer phoned me up & seemed delighted to tell me that it would cost £160 for a new horn.

I didn't have much choice, so said go ahead. I then remembered about the MOT protection that Audi sold me last year - for less than the cost of the MOT.

A quick search through the small print confirmed it was covered, so I called them back & gave them the good news.

The even forgot to charge the £10 excess on the policy!

PS - the new horn sounds exactly the same as the old one

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It makes no difference to the dealer whether you pay for the repair or it's paid for through warranty or insurance. He gets his money either way

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Dealer phoned me up & seemed delighted to tell me that it would cost £160 for a new horn.

PS - the new horn sounds exactly the same as the old one

Sounds like a case of creating work for themselves... name and shame the dealer.

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Yep, service advisors have targets and work on commission on up selling extra work. VW rang to say a CV boot was split on my sisters Golf, I had a look. A complete lie.

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Anyone know if my mums Polo is covered?

It's a 1.0 3 cylinder, think it's a 52 plate.

The bloody thing eats coil packs, it's had all 3 replaced on at least 6 separate occasions, and the odd one a few times too.

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Anyone know if my mums Polo is covered?

It's a 1.0 3 cylinder, think it's a 52 plate.

The bloody thing eats coil packs, it's had all 3 replaced on at least 6 separate occasions, and the odd one a few times too.

Sadly not it's just 1.8 engines and above.

My Dad has a 3-cyl 1.2 Polo so I asked the question when they replaced the ones on my R32

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Sadly not it's just 1.8 engines and above.

My Dad has a 3-cyl 1.2 Polo so I asked the question when they replaced the ones on my R32

Shame, wonder why they're restricting it?

I think she's going to buy a new car soon anyway, it definitely won't be any VAG!

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Thanks to this thread I've just had the coilpacks replaced FOC on my 2003 A4 3.0 petrol V6. Parklands Audi did it while I waited, and the hour or so it took included cleaning the car inside and out - result!

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Again, thanks to this thread I have just had the coilpacks replaced on my 3.0 Cab.

To sour the event they informed me that I need 4 new tyres (replaced 9000 miles ago and recently checked), I have 80% wear in both discs and pads on the rear, and need to replace the anti-roll bars!

Thankfully they didn't try and offer to quote for it or i think i might have been rude.

Thanks again.

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I called in to my local Audi dealer today for some wiper blades and asked the service manager about this. He confirmed they have been told by Audi to check every car that comes their way and do the mod to every one that is within the range. He showed me that day's work list and roughly half the cars on it had the word 'campaign' against them. He confirmed my '55 reg A4 cab was covered and there was no time limit so I could have it done later in the year when I am due MoT and brake fluid. So thanks to everyone for alerting me to this so I can make sure I benefit from it.

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He confirmed my '55 reg A4 cab was covered and there was no time limit so I could have it done later in the year when I am due MoT and brake fluid.

It only takes an hour and you should be able to get it done while you wait (Southampton Audi did that for me), so why not get it done now?

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Thanks for the heads up. My 2003 1.8T S3 is covered. I am booked in with Oxford Audi for them to be checked.

I took in a hand written note, and asked if the "28E9 Product Enhancement Campaign" coilpack replacement was relevant to my car.

The answer, "yes your car is on the recall" So i can see where people are getting the "recall" bit from.

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