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    1.5 TSI engine query

    Hi,

    Can anybody tell me if the 1.5 TSI EVO petrol engine is problematic.

    I am thinking of buying a new Golf.

    Hearing stories about problems at low speeds,jumping when cold etc.

    Any feedback?

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    First posts normally go in introductions else you could get a free fix and we never see you again!!!

    Your car spec says 0 what are you driving at the moment?

    We have quite a few members with 1.5 TSI EVO engines fitted search the forum, but 3 character searches don't work on any forum 1.5 TSI EVO.

    Manufacturer: VW, Date(s) Used: 07/2017-07/2019, Model: Golf/Variant/4Motion/R32, Engine Code: DACA, 96Kw, 130PS, 1.5 Ltr, 4 Cyls, Remarks: Turbocharged Stratified Injection (TSI)
    Manufacturer: VW, Date(s) Used: 04/2017-07/2019, Model: Golf/Variant/4Motion/R32, Engine Code: DADA, 110Kw, 150PS, 1.5 Ltr, 4 Cyls, Remarks: Turbocharged Stratified Injection (TSI)
    Manufacturer: VW, Date(s) Used: 07/2019-, Model: Golf/Variant/4Motion/R32, Engine Code: DPBA, 96Kw, 113PS, 1.5 Ltr, 4 Cyls, Remarks: Turbocharged Stratified Injection (TSI)
    Manufacturer: VW, Date(s) Used: 07/2019-, Model: Golf/Variant/4Motion/R32, Engine Code: DPCA, 110Kw, 150PS, 1.5 Ltr, 4 Cyls, Remarks: Turbocharged Stratified Injection (TSI)

    Maybe Crasher can help as he is the expert on a lot of models.

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    Thanks, I'm only a newbie on the forum. I don't currently drive a volkswagen but am interested in a new 1.5 TSI EVO petrol model.

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    Mechanically it is too soon to say but yes there have been a lot of issues with poor running as the engine has to be run too lean to meet the stringent new ECU6 part 2 emissions which crackly are daft as to run smoothly and make a cat work properly a petrol engine needs to be run at a 14.7:1 air/fuel ratio but then the Co2 figures and other emissions are too high, the EU is basically forcing us into electric cars where evidence is now emerging of them being higher polluting than many internal combustion cars. We are going down the same road as we did 25 years ago being told Diesel was the way to save the planet only this time it is worse.
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    Thanks Crasher.
    Would an independent remap of ECU sort out any issues if they were apparent,do you think?
    Would you recommend remapping?

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    I don't know of a remap being available yet but I am sure APR will come up with one quite soon. I would not normally approve of something that increases emissions but personally I think the EU has lost the plot pushing it so far that they have caused petrol engines to require a particulate filter because of the injection pressures and combustion methods now being used.
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