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      The stock Contis are a harsh riding tire. I just...

      The stock Contis are a harsh riding tire. I just changed to Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS, same 18 size as stock, and the car rides significantly better (as far as impact harshness).
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      I don't think there is a traditional relay for...

      I don't think there is a traditional relay for the LP fuel pump. There is an electronic control module located on the top of the fuel-tank access cover, under the rear left passenger seat. The...
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      Alternator belt is slipping.

      Alternator belt is slipping.
    4. To verify if you have a ruptured diaphragm in the...

      To verify if you have a ruptured diaphragm in the PCV unit : clear the DTC code and do this :

      Try this temporary diagnostic : Disconnect the black ribbed "front" PCV hose (with the foam insulation...
    5. New PCV unit = $137, plus 30 minutes of your time...

      New PCV unit = $137, plus 30 minutes of your time to remove and replace it : 10 or so torx head screws.
    6. Your outer CV joint is bad.

      Your outer CV joint is bad.
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      The amount of steering assist can NOT be adjusted...

      The amount of steering assist can NOT be adjusted on the CC. This was only true of some early Golfs 2007-2008 with the electric power steering rack.
    8. Thread: ECU low on water

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      I would just run a bead of clear RTV around the...

      I would just run a bead of clear RTV around the cover, in the channel where is meets the housing. Make sure you also seal where the cover butts-up to the black plastic connectors.
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      I think the foam in the CC fender is closed-cell...

      I think the foam in the CC fender is closed-cell Styrofoam, which does not absorb water. The foam on the Jetta fender looks like open-cell foam rubber, which does absorb water.
      You can remove the...
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      The app name is CARISTA

      The app name is CARISTA
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      The TSI has a vacuum pump for the power brake...

      The TSI has a vacuum pump for the power brake booster : no connection to intake manifold.
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      I recently installed the Bridgestone RE970AS...

      I recently installed the Bridgestone RE970AS (High Performance All Season), over the RE970S, because of the somewhat longer rated treadlife rating. Good enough for the wifes CC. I had Michelin Super...
    13. Thread: ECU low on water

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      There have been a few cases in the past of water...

      There have been a few cases in the past of water getting into tuned ECUs, because the cover was not resealed properly. This is especially a problem on early CCs, because the ECU is mounted...
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      You might have a ruptured diaphragm in the PCV...

      You might have a ruptured diaphragm in the PCV unit.

      Try this temporary diagnostic : Disconnect the black ribbed "front" PCV hose (with the foam insulation sleeve) from the intake manifold...
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      There are also aluminum and stamped steel...

      There are also aluminum and stamped steel versions of this control arm.

      Early CCs came with the aluminum one, later CCs came with the steel arm (to save costs).
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      The valve cover is also serves as the top halves...

      The valve cover is also serves as the top halves of the cam bearing journals. You do not have to remove the cams to remove and reseal the cover, but the torque specs and tightening order of the bolts...
    17. Thread: ECU low on water

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      You opened up the ECU by removing the metal...

      You opened up the ECU by removing the metal cover?

      Is your ECU tuned?
    18. Your dealer is handing you a bag of BS. I am...

      Your dealer is handing you a bag of BS. I am still on the original front and rear pads at 65000 miles.
    19. I have a brand-new never installed H&R front bar...

      I have a brand-new never installed H&R front bar for a FWD CC. It is the thicker of the two part numbers. I think it fits a 4-Motion (I think only the rear bar is different for a FWD versus...
    20. :)

      :)
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