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      Worn bearings, or worn oil pump, or leaking/stuck...

      Worn bearings, or worn oil pump, or leaking/stuck open oil pressure relief valve (on the pump).
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      I doubt the VW factory is going to continue...

      I doubt the VW factory is going to continue producing the original Tiguans, an old platform, when all there other products have/are migrating to the MBQ platform. What I do think is that the factory...
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      Some engine cooling system...

      Some engine cooling system configurations/geometries are better at self purging than others, and the 2.0T it is not particularly troublesome, but a vacuum refill tool makes the fill 'foolproof".

      I...
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      What is the engine manufacturing date shown on...

      What is the engine manufacturing date shown on the white decal on the engine, near the oil dipstick handle? The date is in Euro format DD:MM:YY, and is in the upper right corner of the decal.
      My...
    5. Classic LPFP Control Module failure, and the...

      Classic LPFP Control Module failure, and the easiest and cheapest ($130) thing to replace. The fuel filter is integrated into the in-tank pump, fuel gauge float, check-valve, and pressure regulator...
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      When the tranny is out, replace the rear...

      When the tranny is out, replace the rear crankshaft seal with the improved design from eniABED. The factory design, which is glued to a sheetmetal mounting plate, is prone to failure.
      ...
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      My Bridgestone RE970AS tires got noisy treads...

      My Bridgestone RE970AS tires got noisy treads ("cupping"...actually is tread block feathering) as quickly as the original Contis that originally came on the car.
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      That is the oil pressure sensor....a switch that...

      That is the oil pressure sensor....a switch that makes the oil pressure warning light turn on if the oil pressure is too low.
    9. Thread: Rear main seal

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      You don't really need the specified VW tool to...

      You don't really need the specified VW tool to install the rear main seal, just lube it, and the crankshaft surface with clean motor oil, and carefully slide it straight on, so as to not damage the...
    10. Thread: 2010 Water Pump

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      I have never heard of this "moving the engine to...

      I have never heard of this "moving the engine to access the water pump" on a 2.0T TSI engine. Some mechanics have said that the water pump can be removed without removing the intake manifold, but...
    11. Momentary loss of oil pressure is not good for...

      Momentary loss of oil pressure is not good for the engine.....you really should check your oil level every once in while...and add if needed.
    12. Upper Timing Chain Cover Special tools,...

      Upper Timing Chain Cover

      Special tools, testers and auxiliary items required
      ¤ Torque Wrench (V.A.G 1783)
      ¤ Open End Spanner Insert AF 10 (V.A.G 1783/1)

      Removing
      •Remove the engine...
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      Or the Low Pressure Fuel Pump Control module.

      Or the Low Pressure Fuel Pump Control module.
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      You are either driving only for short trips,...

      You are either driving only for short trips, which does not let the oil heat up fully, to let the moisture (from combustion) evaporate, or you have a coolant leak (head gasket?) into the...
    15. The black plastic upper timing chain cover is...

      The black plastic upper timing chain cover is easily changed, probably takes 20 minutes....5 screws, some sealant, and a new gasket. Run away from this rip-off dealer...
    16. Thread: ARTEON- New CC

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      I hope they give the new CC (Arteon) a more rigid...

      I hope they give the new CC (Arteon) a more rigid chassis.....I have had 2 CC's and they all have too much chassis flex (resulting in creaks and rattles).
    17. There is no "cornering sensor"...you are losing...

      There is no "cornering sensor"...you are losing oil pressure!

      During cornering, the oil sloshes to the side of the oil pan. If the oil level is low, then the sloshing might allow the oil-pump...
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      Some Tiguan safety info I found : ...

      Some Tiguan safety info I found :
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?8452034-If-same-chassis-why-does-Q3-much-better-in-small-offset-crash-than-a-Tiquan
    19. Thread: Looking at CC's

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      The sunroof only tilts up about an inch, at the...

      The sunroof only tilts up about an inch, at the back edge. The sunroof creaks and ticks when the chassis flexes. (annoying)
    20. The Central Electrical Control Module (CECM J519)...

      The Central Electrical Control Module (CECM J519) is the common thread here. It controls both the DRLs and the Low Pressure Fuel Pump Control Module (LPFPCM) (for priming the pump for 2 seconds when...
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