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      There are "newer" boxes out there that would be...

      There are "newer" boxes out there that would be compatible with your car. Two examples are DFQ, CHE transmission codes.

      I'm not sure, but your Cabby might have 90mm flanges where the two boxes I...
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      That's it! If the 5th gear housing is leaking...

      That's it!

      If the 5th gear housing is leaking then I would replace it with a new end cap gasket. Otherwise leave it alone. I would closely inspect this one as well:...
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      Inspect your input and rear main seal for any...

      Inspect your input and rear main seal for any signs of leakage


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      That round connector should be installed on the...

      That round connector should be installed on the threaded post with the appropriate nut


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      You need GL-4



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      020 fifth gear separation from hub

      There are 3 thongs the need to be depressed before the assembly ( thrust washer) can be removed off the hub.

      What works for me is while depressing one tong I'll use a small flat blade screwdriver...
    7. The tool part number is VW 3059. There are quite...

      The tool part number is VW 3059. There are quite a few suppliers out there that will have it. I believe autotech or ECS tuning will have the best pricing.
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      Talk to either HGB or Broke for the parts you...

      Talk to either HGB or Broke for the parts you need. Alternately you can contact these guys for help: http://www.zelek.com/
    9. Throw that gasket in the garbage, you just need...

      Throw that gasket in the garbage, you just need the o- ring for this engine :)


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      To me that looks like either your coolant flange...

      To me that looks like either your coolant flange is leaking or your low pressure oil pressure sensor is the culprit




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    11. Did you exceed the oil capacity for this...

      Did you exceed the oil capacity for this transmission?

      Certainly too much oil could cause you some leaking issues.


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      Yes definitely a good idea to mark all the wires...

      Yes definitely a good idea to mark all the wires :)

      The CE fuse box ports are all identified either with a letter or with a letter and number. Additionally, most of them have their own unique...
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      There are two slide bars on the fuse box that...

      There are two slide bars on the fuse box that must be pulled back (out) before each terminal can be removed


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    14. Thomas did a video for a hall sensor replacement...

      Thomas did a video for a hall sensor replacement for a A2 engine (will be the same as your A3): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkPwC_kdLmU&list=UUm3WosFt2A-Z1P436Fkjfxw
    15. 2004 Golf 2.0 SOHC timing belt failure questions

      Lol
      I meant to say do a leak down test


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    16. To save you some time put everything to TDC (...

      To save you some time put everything to TDC ( without the belt on)
      and do a compression test. If you get zero on any of the cylinders then it time to pull that head


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      When reverse gear is selected and you are backing...

      When reverse gear is selected and you are backing up, does the transmission make a ticking sound?

      Your reverse popping out is a good indication that your reverse gear is badly damaged and will...
    18. Happens all the time :) There a few options...

      Happens all the time :)

      There a few options out there.

      My favourite method is to jam an appropriate torx bit into the offending bolt head and crack it loose


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    19. I would do a leak down test on #3 to determine if...

      I would do a leak down test on #3 to determine if it is your valves, rings, or HG


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    20. There is a small amount of "wiggle room" on where...

      There is a small amount of "wiggle room" on where you can set the depth of the 020 drive flanges. Perhaps you initially pressed them in too deep on your rebuild. See if you can pull them out a...
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