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Idle problem I have a 06 A3 (non-S-Line). I am at 35K on mileage, and noticed that at idle, my engine will slowly rev up without my foot on the accelerator, and drop. I would have to pump my accelerator to stop it. Then it will do it again... the check engine did come on (solid, not flashing) but then again, the check engine comes on occasionally for no reason anyway. I never had this problem. Any suggestions? EVERYTHING is OEM. No aftermarket parts. Thanks, Rich

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  • patraf Apr 29, 2009

    When my audi a3 is in idle position, the engines' rpm goes up and down.

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Have the car scanned for codes at AutoZone (it's free), and post the codes up here. Then we can help you trace the problem.

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