2006 Audi A3 2.0 tdi 140 Won't start

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Won't start
Jan 8, 2010 (10 years ago)
Car will turn over but won't start, the only way to get it to run is disconnect air intake hose (by-passing turbo & intercooler)car only covered 56000 miles, fash well maintained etc. Turbo blown already or something silly?

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Car: Audi A3
Variant: 2.0 tdi 140
Model Year: 2006
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

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mr suzuki
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Jan 8, 2010 (10 years ago)
remove the airbox pipe from the turbo CAREFULLY turn turbo impellor by hand is it free and smooth
check for bent or damaged fins if at all tight turbo will have to be reconditioned
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mrfixit
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Aug 15, 2010 (9 years ago)
Are you removing hose to get it going with easy start or something
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