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      Without a diagnostic scanner like VCDS or other,...

      Without a diagnostic scanner like VCDS or other, this will be near impossible to find.
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      All lights are home run'd into the BCM. If it...

      All lights are home run'd into the BCM. If it detects a serious fault, it will shut down the circuit. You don't describe the trailer module used. Does it provide it's own power for the trailer? Do...
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      disconnecting the battery will reset all fuel...

      disconnecting the battery will reset all fuel trims, but not much else.
    4. Thread: Tubro

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      So if you know it's on the turbo, why did you ask?

      So if you know it's on the turbo, why did you ask?
    5. Thread: Autel EPS 301

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      The brakes will be open, unless you engage the...

      The brakes will be open, unless you engage the parking brake. But that is not the same as opening them with the scanner to do a brake job. Before beginning the brake job, open the caliper with the...
    6. Thread: Tubro

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      On the turbo.

      On the turbo.
    7. Thread: Autel EPS 301

      by shawng
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      I am not sure what you are trying to do, but open...

      I am not sure what you are trying to do, but open means caliper open and closed means caliper closed.
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      try removing the downstream spacer, or if it has...

      try removing the downstream spacer, or if it has different orifices, go to a bigger one. this is not an exact science. .
    9. I would start hunting the GTI forums. The biggest...

      I would start hunting the GTI forums. The biggest issue is determining if there is bottm end damage. Top end is a given and putting on a new head, engine in the car is not that hard, just long.
    10. Thread: APR ECU Tuning

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      Stage 1 since Dec. 2010, fluid changed in...

      Stage 1 since Dec. 2010, fluid changed in transmission once a bit before schedule, all good, absolutely no issues.
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      If you are getting a DTC for the upstream O2...

      If you are getting a DTC for the upstream O2 sensor, this must be corrected. Upstream plays a larger role in fueling than downstream. If there is an active DTC, you are running on a default, not...
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      Cylinder 1 is at the front of the engine, 4 at...

      Cylinder 1 is at the front of the engine, 4 at the rear. The coil that fires the #4 cylinder is on top of the spark plug in the #4 cylinder. The front of the engine is on the passenger side.

      Now...
    13. The TSI engine does not have a low pressure...

      The TSI engine does not have a low pressure sensor and the regulator is part of the HPFP, so...
    14. Thread: Brake upgrade?

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      There are many places that sell HAWK pads, Google...

      There are many places that sell HAWK pads, Google is your friend. I live in Canada and buy directly from a wholsaler. Not much help to you.
    15. Thread: Brake upgrade?

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      I changed over to HAWK ceramic pads 4 years ago...

      I changed over to HAWK ceramic pads 4 years ago with good results. Next brake jobe I will move to HAWK HPS. Performance pads are a great, inexpensive upgrade over stock.
    16. Thread: Tiguan tint

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      GN not GR. I hope you just mis-typed and were not...

      GN not GR. I hope you just mis-typed and were not looking for the wrong stuff.
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      We just changed on an 09 Tiguan. It was leaking...

      We just changed on an 09 Tiguan. It was leaking at the block. The inner wall around one of the o-rings has disintegrated. We have seen similar on plastic cooling system parts. The plastic fatigues...
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      Opening the bleeder without doing a proper fluid...

      Opening the bleeder without doing a proper fluid bleed can introduce air into the system. Unless you are bleeding the brakes, there is no need to open the bleeder.
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      Good, care to share what it says?

      Good, care to share what it says?
    20. The tool might work. I have used all sorts of...

      The tool might work. I have used all sorts of objects to remove them. Unless you are very rough, the tangs are pretty resilient and can be bent back to work again.
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