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Audi SUVs (Q7 & Q5) and other V6 TDIs Discussions area for Audi Q7 and Q5 TDI (2009+ in Canada & the US) as well as others with the V6 TDI such as the A6, A7 and A8 sedans.

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Old July 5th, 2018, 08:49   #1
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Default Chipping a recalled Q7

Hey guys, this is my first post on this forum, but have been a 2013 q7 tdi s-line owner and have loved the car. When the news of the optional recall came out, I was hesitant / thinking I likely just wouldn't do it especially after viewing posts about it affecting performance etc.

But then it occurred to me, maybe I should get the $8500 do the recall, and then chip tune the car. Specifically was looking at the chip express chips. Does anyone have any experience with this? Specifically, chipping a 'fixed' tdi Q7?

Interested to hear people's experiences
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Old July 6th, 2018, 08:33   #2
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IMO, get a real tune. Malone is likely your best bet and maybe they can even flash back to stock, before you go in for service or just clone a spare ecu
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Old July 6th, 2018, 12:25   #3
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cool thank you. yeah i have seen malone mentioned a few times on the forum
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