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      My 07 GTI hatch was rusting around the emblem...

      My 07 GTI hatch was rusting around the emblem (paint peeled off and everything) and I brought it in last year. Dealer had me go to their dedicated body shop and they had to go through VW Canada to...
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      If you have a 2007, I would assume you have the...

      If you have a 2007, I would assume you have the first gen 2.0T BPY engine? Did you have a lot of the known issues fixed with your existing warranty already plus the extensions offered by VW?

      I'm...
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      Update: Got my car checked out at Town &...

      Update:
      Got my car checked out at Town & Country. Cam shaft is ok, and my car is under the extended warranty according to their system. Called VW Canada again and their systems say otherwise. Kind...
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      07 GTI driver here in Toronto. I went and got...

      07 GTI driver here in Toronto.

      I went and got my follower replaced by an independent shop on Monday (been running on the original for almost 6 years... Yeah I know bad idea). Had no engine code...
    5. Hi there Reporting in from Canada. I also got...

      Hi there

      Reporting in from Canada. I also got this letter from VWoC just today. I had my PCV replaced at Precision Tuning (an independent shop) so I'll probably get the reimbursement for that...
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      It's very possible it has to do with your PCV. I...

      It's very possible it has to do with your PCV. I had the exact same thing happen to my car when I changed plugs and air filter. Car started reving up on its own, rough idle, etc. I took it in to my...
    7. I also enabled the emergency brake feature on my...

      I also enabled the emergency brake feature on my car when I first got my VAGCOM. I didn't really test it out but verified it works on two occasions; once driving on highway and suddenly forced to...
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      Suspension woes - 2001 Volvo S40

      Hi TCL'ers

      Hope to get some help with a situation I'm in.

      Background: wife's 2001 Volvo S40 hit a really deep sewer grate one winter really hard. Was found to have caused a spring in the...
    9. So VW never bothered to 'fix' the speedo in the...

      So VW never bothered to 'fix' the speedo in the Mk6 even after all the Mk5 drivers complained? ;)

      Yeah, this is normal. I didn't bother fixing mine. I just adjusted my driving instead. So if I...
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      Yup, 16" are the minimal size you can put on the...

      Yup, 16" are the minimal size you can put on the GTI. So you're on the right track there. Tire rack has you covered. :thumbup:
    11. Anyone here work for a GTA VW dealer service dept? Want O3 engine flash for 2.0T FSI

      My 2007 GTI is out of warranty but I'm getting the CEL for the tumble flap motor. Read around that there's an expired TSB for a software flash for the ECU to deal with the codes. I'm not sure if I...
    12. CEL - Faults codes point to tumble flap motor?

      Hi all

      Need some advice. I think from what VAG-COM seems to be telling me, the tumble flap motor seems to be going although the car seems to be driving fine. Here are the codes:
      ...
    13. Recommend VW dealer in West Palm Beach area (FL)

      (cross-posted from generic VW lounge. Probably better response from here)

      Hey fellow 'texers

      I have a friend that just moved to the West Palm Beach area near Miami. She's looking to buy a car...
    14. Recommend VW dealer in West Palm Beach area (FL)

      Hey fellow 'texers

      I have a friend that just moved to the West Palm Beach area near Miami. She's looking to buy a car right now and she's considering a used Rabbit as one of the candidates. Does...
    15. Another question is am I supposed to see a bit of...

      Another question is am I supposed to see a bit of the orange of the air filter itself? There are these two corners of the cover where I can see it on both sides near the back around the metal heat...
    16. I just did a rescan today and found some more...

      I just did a rescan today and found some more codes got thrown:

      5 Faults Found:

      004243 - Bank 1; Fuel Measuring System 2: Malfunction
      P1093 - 008 - Implausible Signal -...
    17. Thanks for the offer of help! I'll keep it in...

      Thanks for the offer of help! I'll keep it in mind but I don't have a lot of time in the evenings at the moment. I was hoping to find a shop I can drop the car off to during work hours.

      Thanks...
    18. Looking for a good mechanic in Markham/Richmond Hill area

      Hi all

      Anyone know a good indy mechanic that knows MK. 5's well in the Markham/Richmond Hill area? It seems I got a vacuum leak in my engine after I changed the air filter myself and I need help...
    19. Would it help if I kept the cover off and ran the...

      Would it help if I kept the cover off and ran the enging to see if the condition still exists? Would this eliminate the cover as the cause?

      Any harm to running the engine without the cover? I...
    20. Changed air filter. Now engine not idling right.

      Hi all

      I started DIY'ing after my warranty expired and I just changed the air filter that's inside the PITA engine cover. After putting everything back on, I noticed that the engine rev'd up a bit...
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