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I'm thinking the issue is probably with the torque rod (on some cars called a dog bone) which keeps the engine/transmission in check during acceleration/deceleration. At least one end of the "dog bone" has a hard rubber piece which can wear out over time. Depending on how worn out it is, the noise will could be louder or not. You would probably notice it ...
If you are going to keep hold of your A3, then a visit to the Ross-Tech.com web site might be useful to you. Not only can you obtain a VAG diagnpostic system to check your car, but they also have a Wiki on A3's.
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