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    Miss catnip, could you private message me the...

    Miss catnip, could you private message me the cars registration number as I think you will find it is a 1.6 and these are EXTREMELY prone to injector failure. It isn't the dealers fault (it is his...
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    You should start with a scan of the J301 HVAC...

    You should start with a scan of the J301 HVAC system which will probaly show low pressure. This is usually due to the G65 pressure sensor leaking and a new sensor plus a re-gas often cures it.
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    Removing statutory emissions systems is illegal,...

    Removing statutory emissions systems is illegal, an MOT failure, against construction and use regulations, environmentally irresponsible and a banned subject on this forum...
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    The electric water pump V178 is powered from fuse...

    The electric water pump V178 is powered from fuse 24 on the engine bay fuse box but these pumps are extremely prone to failure.
  5. Thread: Battery drain

    by Crasher
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    He has already

    He has already
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    If both window motors can be heard running then...

    If both window motors can be heard running then you need two regulator kits fitting. These are 143.51 from a VW dealer or you can get very good aftermarket replacements for 80 a side or less....
  7. Can't get into my PC at the moment, later.

    Can't get into my PC at the moment, later.
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    For low annual mileage I can't see the point. I...

    For low annual mileage I can't see the point. I used to use it in mine because it is 5w/30 but so is Platinum now.
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    What have they said is the problem?

    What have they said is the problem?
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    Use the new 5w/30 Quantum Platinum Plus you can...

    Use the new 5w/30 Quantum Platinum Plus you can buy from a VW dealers parts department.
  11. Remind me tomorrow and private message me your...

    Remind me tomorrow and private message me your cars REG or VIN and I will look the information up for you.
  12. It is a ????

    It is a ????
  13. Thread: Cracked tyres

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    It is getting much more common now as the amount...

    It is getting much more common now as the amount of carbon black in the rubber has been vastly reduced so as to improve air quality and when a car is parked with one side facing the sun much of the...
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    I will only fit LUK or Sachs (not fussed which)...

    I will only fit LUK or Sachs (not fussed which) and only fit full kits which include the DMF and importantly, the concentric release bearing.
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    It is almost certainly the angled hose that comes...

    It is almost certainly the angled hose that comes out of the intercooler under the cars front left, the aluminium hose ends wear against the retaining spring clip and the end then blows out at an...
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    The hose comes in two sections, the current VW...

    The hose comes in two sections, the current VW numbers are 1J0 612 041 FD and 1J2 612 041 K.
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    It could be any one of a dozen different issues,...

    It could be any one of a dozen different issues, you should start with a full car fault code scan.
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    You noticed..... ;-)

    You noticed..... ;-)
  19. Put a new fuse in to make sure.

    Put a new fuse in to make sure.
  20. There is a pin in the centre of a plastic rivet,...

    There is a pin in the centre of a plastic rivet, you push this through, prise out the rivet and lever up the trim.
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    The dropping pedal commonly indicates the...

    The dropping pedal commonly indicates the concentric release bearing is failing due to a lack of fluid changing and this is inside the gearbox. Typically you should pay around 1K for a full four...
  22. Thread: New to vw

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    I hope you know how to weld... I went to appraise...

    I hope you know how to weld... I went to appraise a 1303S recently and it was hanging but the elderly lady owner wanted huge money for it. Even the bodged over over sill over rust was rotten! The...
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    My Octavia makes my laugh. The vast majority of...

    My Octavia makes my laugh. The vast majority of time I am just doing work/home/work/home etc which is about 2 miles each way. Then if I fill up right to the brim it says I have about 325 miles but if...
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    BKD injectors are not as bad as the BKP, BMN with...

    BKD injectors are not as bad as the BKP, BMN with Piezo units but they do fail and do wear. What are the exact fault codes?
  25. Thread: HID LIGHTS

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    Retro fit HID light kits are illegal.

    Retro fit HID light kits are illegal.
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