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A6 1.8t engine code help

Discussion in 'A6/S6/RS6' started by scottrrobbie, 6 December 2010.

  1. scottrrobbie

    scottrrobbie Newbie

    Scotland, Kinross
    Audi A6 1.8t SE
    My engine code has been buffed or filed off usual tab, ive located some cast numbers for head and block seems like i dont have the APU engine or parts of the APU engine thats supposed to be there, anyone with engine code/block code knowledge please help
  2. obi_waynne

    obi_waynne Administrator Staff Member Moderator

    Deal, Kent UK
    A3 1.4 TFSI 150 COD
    It is a tough one. I'm always suspicious if engine codes have been removed. Firstly is it transvers or inline mounted? I think you'd really need to remove the head to see which type of block it is.

    The turbo may give you a clue, find out if it is a KO4 or the K03 varient.
  3. herb

    herb modherbrator Moderator

    west midlands
    Seat Leon Cupra
    the engine code is also on a sticker in the boot;)
  4. pgarner

    pgarner TC ModFather Moderator

    Lockerbie, SW Scotland
    Octy smoke machine
    sticker under the carpet in the boot, or sticker in the service manual.

    looking at the turbo isnt really worthwhile as many change these anyway. and the newer turbo is now standard even on the old ones.

    K04 and K03 is an easy on to work out, is it an S3 or the throttle body on the RHS of the engine bay.

    is it cable throttle or drive by wire ?

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