Originally Posted by JuggernautTCW
not sure how old this article was supposed to be, but this was a well known issue even years ago... a beat to dead topic on audi forums.
the solution is to spend $200 to get the carbon deposit cleaned... end of story. EVERYONE who does that at every oil change was able to get their power to factory level.
Well in fairness, my troubles where exacerbated from the Dealer (Wyoming Valley Motors). Plus, I had one of the first ones and they had no experience with that model. But then again they screwed my STI up too, so maybe I need my head examined for not learning my lesson the first time.