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      The switch is cheap, but difficult to get to.

      The switch is cheap, but difficult to get to.
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      A faulty brake light switch might (and the...

      A faulty brake light switch might (and the possibility is very slight) cause the behavior you experienced. Do you know whether your BLS was replaced under the VW recall?
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      I'm pretty sure that the post-cat O2 sensor only...

      I'm pretty sure that the post-cat O2 sensor only monitors how the cat is performing and has nothing to do with adjusting the air/fuel mixture. And by the way, this is the forum for the Mk4 R32, not...
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      The auxiliary coolant pump runs whenever the...

      The auxiliary coolant pump runs whenever the ignition is on, plus for 10 minutes after the ignition is switched off. I can't tell from your post, but it sounds like your pump is working as it should.
    5. Thread: Intake System

      by Kenji
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      I don't know whether it matters in New Hampshire,...

      I don't know whether it matters in New Hampshire, but of those three intakes, the Neuspeed is the only one that's CARB-exempt.
    6. Have you disconnected your battery or reset your...

      Have you disconnected your battery or reset your ECU recently? Those will both clear all of the readiness bits.
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      Condensing your first post, the basic problem...

      Condensing your first post, the basic problem seems to be that your engine is overheating. You say that the thermostat is opening. Did you verify this by observing that the lower radiator hose is...
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      Some of the components in your emissions system...

      Some of the components in your emissions system have not become ready since the last time you reset your ECU or disconnected your battery. Have you done either of those recently? For more...
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      The Bentley manual calls it the "Coolant Fan...

      The Bentley manual calls it the "Coolant Fan Control (FC) thermal switch (F18)" or the "radiator thermo-switch".

      However, the Bentley also has a whole section devoted to diagnosing non- or...
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      Did you test the thermoswitch screwed into the...

      Did you test the thermoswitch screwed into the radiator?
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      <a href="http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?2398302-Lexan-Headlight-Covers-vs-Lamin-X">This thread</a> has information that may be useful to you.
    12. Thread: Gearbox issue

      by Kenji
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      <a href="http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?2633108-quot-02m-o2m-6-speed-into-mk3-12v-VR6-%28Pictures-Fixed%29">This thread</a> will answer any questions you have.
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      I believe the connector for the rear knock sensor...

      I believe the connector for the rear knock sensor is sandwiched between the two connectors for the oxygen sensors just above the rear motor mount.
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      In that case,

      In that case, <a href="http://www.parts4vws.com/catalog/product_detail.asp?PartNumber=071906461B">parts4vws</a> says that the proper part number is 0 280 218 017. According to <a...
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      A VR6 MAF sensor no longer costs much more than a...

      A VR6 MAF sensor no longer costs much more than a 2.0 MAF sensor. Is there some reason why you aren't buying the VR6 sensor? Also, OBD1 (pre-1996) engines use a different MAF sensor than OBDII...
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      You are correct.

      You are correct. <a href="http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?1264409-DIY-Replacing-timing-chains-tensioners-and-guides-on-a-12v-VR6">This thread</a> tells you all that you need to know.
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      When people here talk about "timing chain...

      When people here talk about "timing chain failure", they are usually talking about "timing chain guide or tensioner failure". That is, the chains themselves rarely fail. It's the tensioner or guide...
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      If you've scanned your ECU successfully in the...

      If you've scanned your ECU successfully in the past with your aftermarket head unit present, your head unit probably isn't the problem now.
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      Have you installed an aftermarket stereo head...

      Have you installed an aftermarket stereo head unit recently? I've heard that an improperly installed H/U can prevent a VAG diagnostic tool from connecting to the car's ECU.
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      Don't all 12v VR6s have the same coolant flow?

      Don't all 12v VR6s have the same coolant flow?
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