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  1. You could disable the engine from starting and...

    You could disable the engine from starting and then do a cranking RPM test.
  2. Check the central electrics system for fault...

    Check the central electrics system for fault codes but I would try a new bulb holder and bulbs before suspecting the controller.
  3. How old are the plugs and are the coil packs...

    How old are the plugs and are the coil packs genuine?
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    Almost all are a waste of time, it is rare that...

    Almost all are a waste of time, it is rare that one makes any power.
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    I would normally expect that to be the washer jet...

    I would normally expect that to be the washer jet connection on the motor.
  6. The AZD is OBD II compliant but you don't need to...

    The AZD is OBD II compliant but you don't need to use it, in Basic Settings, zones 028>059 and 061> have various test points for the readiness code.

    Don't use Basic Settings 060 with the engine...
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    The fault code would be better removed so that...

    The fault code would be better removed so that you know you have cured the problem. You have to slacken off the timing belt and remove the top pulley to do this job AND the cam belt tensioner stud...
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    We need proper VAG or OBDII specific fault code...

    We need proper VAG or OBDII specific fault code numbers.
  9. Crok, I have no idea what you are taliking about...

    Crok, I have no idea what you are taliking about and I am a VAG mechanic with 35 years on the job.
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    Sticky: Poll: Yes it was a stupid idea forced on VW by an...

    Yes it was a stupid idea forced on VW by an insane press onslaught that was completely out of proportion. The EGR valves on the Common Rail engine are fragile as they have to work hard, the failure...
  11. It is a difficult one, it was plainly obvious...

    It is a difficult one, it was plainly obvious that something like this was going to happen, everything should just have been left as it was. The EGR valve on the 1.6 is extremely prone to failure,...
  12. Thread: VW Caddy

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    This seems to be a problem that mostly affects...

    This seems to be a problem that mostly affects the Caddy 1.6 but not the almost identical engine in the Golf which uses a different part number injector.
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    Deleting the EGR system is illegal and so we...

    Deleting the EGR system is illegal and so we can't discuss it on this forum. This act is one of the main reasons Diesel engines are coming under such environmental pressure because the systems...
  14. It is vert likely that it is as Keith says, a...

    It is vert likely that it is as Keith says, a burnt out exhaust valve caused by worn valve guides.
  15. Thread: Sidelights

    by Crasher
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    That can be tailored to requirements using a...

    That can be tailored to requirements using a diagnostic system, there are a number of menu choices.
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    A re-map is pointless, you could get 2 or maybe 3...

    A re-map is pointless, you could get 2 or maybe 3 ps extra if you were prepared to run it on 99RON fuel all the time, unlike cars of 30 years ago, tuning is MUCH more difficult when the car does not...
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    That would be a BLX code engine then, only made...

    That would be a BLX code engine then, only made for 2005 with an auto box. The timing belt on these can be a pain if the car has the single piece cover but the set up could not be easier, mark on the...
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    Start with a fault code read, Passat 3C door...

    Start with a fault code read, Passat 3C door locks are unreliable.
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    In my experience, seat covers and other trim goes...

    In my experience, seat covers and other trim goes after 10 years but mechanical spares will be at least 20 years and then they go over to the classic department where I can still order most bits for...
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    You could get radical and go to a VW dealer or...

    You could get radical and go to a VW dealer or van centre, 41.59 retail if it is what I think you want.
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    A fault code read, print out, clear and try again.

    A fault code read, print out, clear and try again.
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    Which engine is this?

    Which engine is this?
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    Does it show a make?

    Does it show a make?
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    You don't need to measure the thickness of the...

    You don't need to measure the thickness of the paint over the e-coat under modern VAG products, you can see with your own eyes that it isn't even there, in the engine bay it is just one coat of water...
  25. We drain, not suck. Garages are growing to hate...

    We drain, not suck. Garages are growing to hate Longlife/variable/extended drain services not because it takes work away it actually generates work in some respects but nasty hard work rebuilding...
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