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S3 won’t go over 4000rpm

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Hi my 57 8p Audi s3 won’t go over 4000rpm and has lost power and won’t go over 20 mph anybody no the cause Many thanks
 
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Is the engine light on?
 
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Is the engine light on?
It. Was but I looked and it was misfire in multiple cylinders so I erased it I have a phew times now as I don’t run it much at minute but I start up and no light now just this fault
 

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It. Was but I looked and it was misfire in multiple cylinders so I erased it I have a phew times now as I don’t run it much at minute but I start up and no light now just this fault
You'll need to drive it for a bit for the light to come back on. Have you checked the coils and the plugs?
 
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You'll need to drive it for a bit for the light to come back on. Have you checked the coils and the plugs?
No not yet that’s tomorrow’s job I’ve bought better plugs as it’s stage 2 so think ones in are rubbish may just do coils as well
 

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No not yet that’s tomorrow’s job I’ve bought better plugs as it’s stage 2 so think ones in are rubbish may just do coils as well
That's probably going to be the easiest to diagnose before you dig too deep. Keep us posted
 

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No not yet that’s tomorrow’s job I’ve bought better plugs as it’s stage 2 so think ones in are rubbish may just do coils as well
im curious what is a stage 2 plug? why is a stage 2 better?
 
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