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    There is a US only based recall about to be...

    There is a US only based recall about to be implemented which could have a bearing on this, something is wrong with the key interlock set up.
  2. Thread: EPB Issue

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    I don’t know what to suggest now, you have dug...

    I don’t know what to suggest now, you have dug yourself a hole and done the job a way I would not even contemplate as I know how sensitive those 2006 model year EPB ECU’s are after one went belly up...
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    It needs to be put on an AC pressure testing...

    It needs to be put on an AC pressure testing machine and the operation of the compressor checked, the HVAC control panel needs to be read for fault codes... what is for sure now is that the AC...
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    Pictures please, that sounds bad! Mind you I did...

    Pictures please, that sounds bad! Mind you I did have to weld a hole in the rear of the sill on a 2009 Passat recently. Trying to save the planet by reducing a cars weight and use of chemicals is...
  5. Thread: Hi everyone

    by Crasher
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    Interesting blend of year styles there, a 1974...

    Interesting blend of year styles there, a 1974 1303 with 1969 wheel look and 1975 onwards front bumper and wings, looks clean though. I have a 1972 1302 LS automatic. Legally speaking the number...
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    The views are mostly automated search engines or...

    The views are mostly automated search engines or bots....

    Post moved to the correct invisible section.
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    You collect and recycle the old coolant replacing...

    You collect and recycle the old coolant replacing it with G13. We base the condition of the belt and tension on what we see but a failed poly V belt can get dragged into the timing belt area and...
  8. Common VAG group problem at the moment, it needs...

    Common VAG group problem at the moment, it needs a new actuator part number 5N0 810 773 F and is 28.85
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    Don’t worry about Audi questions, it’s all...

    Don’t worry about Audi questions, it’s all family. You can do this by disconnecting the head harness to the injectors but this will generate a fault code which could confuse things later. Using a...
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    Pin 1 is black/red, pin 2 is green and pin 3 is...

    Pin 1 is black/red, pin 2 is green and pin 3 is brown. the plug is part number 3D0 973 703 and in the event of the terminals being damaged you will have to use repair wires as I imagine you don't...
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    I use Chrome on iOS and pc, if I open a thread...

    I use Chrome on iOS and pc, if I open a thread and pass out, it is usually still open when I come around.
  12. You have to release and hold up the glass (gaffer...

    You have to release and hold up the glass (gaffer tape is ideal over both sides) and then remove the door handle lock/blanking piece so you can release the cable from the handle to the lock, then...
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    Remind me tomorrow

    Remind me tomorrow
  14. The wet clutch DQ500 used in cars like the TTRS...

    The wet clutch DQ500 used in cars like the TTRS is excellent and can take huge abuse, the DQ250 used in other larger engined models is also good but can’t take as much tuning power increase and WHY...
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    I was tiling the bathroom.... Does your dash...

    I was tiling the bathroom....

    Does your dash show the bonnet is open when it is?
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    It is 5 years.

    It is 5 years.
  17. The DQ200 dry plate clutch box in your car is not...

    The DQ200 dry plate clutch box in your car is not as refined as the DQ250 which has a wet clutch pack and used in larger engined versions, the early DQ200’s were troublesome and gave the whole...
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    No, the HFR has a final drive ratio of 4.07 and...

    No, the HFR has a final drive ratio of 4.07 and the HFS is listed as being 1.06 which isn’t possible, would have to check that at work. It looks like the GSY is compatible.
  19. It is a bit late now but make sure they don’t do...

    It is a bit late now but make sure they don’t do it again and I would mention it. How much was this “DSG service” ?
  20. You have a PMZ code gearbox from the DQ200 range,...

    You have a PMZ code gearbox from the DQ200 range, also known as an 0CW type, which is dry clutch so no fluid.
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    The symbol means you have an engine emissions...

    The symbol means you have an engine emissions problem, in most cases this is a fault with the EGR system on your engine, especially if it is a 1.6 CAYC code engine. You do not have Selective...
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    It is quite a few hours

    It is quite a few hours
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    Theft of and from cars is becoming and increasing...

    Theft of and from cars is becoming and increasing problem and has become very high tech. I fit alarms and immobilisers to old cars we restore and recently I wanted a Thatcham CAT 2 immobiliser for a...
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    9300 mile/12 month intervals using LongLife3 oil,...

    9300 mile/12 month intervals using LongLife3 oil, unless you are odd like me and 3k intervals every six months but then again I am a garage owner so it’s easy for me to say that. Mind you, last year...
  25. Thread: New forum user

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    The Golf 7 seems to be far better rust protected...

    The Golf 7 seems to be far better rust protected than the Golf 5 and 6, back to around the standard of the Golf 4 which front wings excepted, is pretty good against rust even when abused. What you...
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