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      Again, it depends where it's leaking from. If...

      Again, it depends where it's leaking from. If it's from the outer cover, which the majority of time it is, the whole vacuum pump needs to be replaced. The seal under the cover is not available.
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      The o-ring is available to purchase separately. ...

      The o-ring is available to purchase separately. Never seen that gasket before in any pictures, or my own car.
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      There is an o-ring on the inside boss where it...

      There is an o-ring on the inside boss where it going into the cylinder head, but the majority of the time the leak is from the outer cover. That seal is not available separately, and requires the...
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      At the very least you need a new battery. The...

      At the very least you need a new battery. The battery not maintaining the proper voltage is known to cause all sorts of weird electrical issues

      If the battery light is on, you may also need a new...
    5. There are two different styles on the 12 point...

      There are two different styles on the 12 point bolt, and the torque spec is very different so make sure you use the right value.

      The three strut bolts are 15 Nm+90 degrees (11 Ft-lbs+90 degrees)
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      The TSI valve cover uses a special sealant. The...

      The TSI valve cover uses a special sealant. The cover also doubles as the upper cam cradle, so it's a job best left to a professional.
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      The only special tools I can recall that you...

      The only special tools I can recall that you might need are the hose clamp pliers for the flat band hose clamps, and maybe a triple square set for the crank bolts. VW used both hex & triple square...
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      http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Volkswage...

      http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Volkswagen_Golf_GTI_Mk_V/40-ENGINE-Camshaft_Sensor_Replacement/40-ENGINE-Camshaft_Sensor_Replacement.htm
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      B6 Passats are not longitudinal. The motors are...

      B6 Passats are not longitudinal. The motors are exactly the same
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      These thread suggests the 7L6-601-149B will work....

      These thread suggests the 7L6-601-149B will work. Never tried for myself, so can't verify.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6982736-Audi-S4-peeler-VW-center-caps
    11. [QUOTE=bp787;97413849]I'll give that a try. ...

      [QUOTE=bp787;97413849]I'll give that a try.

      Any ideas on the oil leaking down onto the top of the trans? I've searched but haven't found any reports of this...

      felpro has a gasket kit that...
    12. No they are not. They are similar in size, but...

      No they are not. They are similar in size, but K03 is the Borg Warner model number.

      You can't put a K03 on a car that uses an IHI and vice versa.
    13. The majority of the time those codes indicate...

      The majority of the time those codes indicate vacuum leak & the PCV

      For the P0171, I would start by checking the hose the comes off the vacuum pump on the drivers side of the cylinder head. It is...
    14. The turbo is an IHI not a K03 FSI uses a Borg...

      The turbo is an IHI not a K03

      FSI uses a Borg Warner K03

      TSI uses the IHI
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      Here's the FB Event page for Thursday. The meet...

      Here's the FB Event page for Thursday. The meet up spot has changed due to construction in the area.

      https://www.facebook.com/events/239772653080783/
    16. No, that's the vacuum pump

      No, that's the vacuum pump
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      Accounting for the adapters (final et33) the...

      Accounting for the adapters (final et33) the wheel would stick out 37mm (nearly 1.5") further than your current wheel, and depending on tires size, would have a much larger circumference.
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    18. No issues. Just undo the 4 M10 triple square...

      No issues. Just undo the 4 M10 triple square bolts, and unplug the harnesses
    19. Yes, it will fit. You may have an issue with...

      Yes, it will fit. You may have an issue with rake since it's from a sedan vs wagon
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      Most likely cause is a failed coilpack. Very...

      Most likely cause is a failed coilpack. Very common
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