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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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      <a href="http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4071161-Coolant-Flow-Diagram">This thread</a> is from the same search and has a picture from a Bentley manual.
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      Had you searched thread titles in this forum for...

      Had you searched thread titles in this forum for "coolant flow diagram", you would have found <a href="http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4989446-any-one-have-vr6-coolant-flow-diagram">this...
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      The 2004 edition of the Bentley manual for the A4...

      The 2004 edition of the Bentley manual for the A4 platform has an appendix dedicated to the Mk4 R32. I don't know whether subsequent Bentley editions also contain this appendix.
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      If the engine always starts when you jump the...

      If the engine always starts when you jump the battery from another one, the problem isn't your starter. Try cleaning your battery terminals and ensuring that your battery clamps are tight.
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      Just FYI, you might want to confirm that the oil...

      Just FYI, you might want to confirm that the oil isn't actually leaking from the pressure switch that screws into the top of the filter housing. That's also a common source of oil leaks.
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      You should use the site's Search link (at the...

      You should use the site's Search link (at the upper right) to search thread titles in this forum (and the Golf IV & Jetta IV forum) for "battery trunk" (without the quotes). There are a few threads...
    16. Thread: spring rates

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      Check out

      Check out <a href="http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4076329-US-OEM-and-Euro-OEM-H-R-Spring-Rates">this thread</a> (which I found by searching for "spring rate").
    17. Are you saying that you're putting a plug into...

      Are you saying that you're putting a plug into the hose after it leaves the crankcase vent? If so, that would make the engine run rough and you should terminate the hose with a small air filter...
    18. Have you measured the total electrical drain with...

      Have you measured the total electrical drain with the car at rest by measuring the current drain at the battery's ground terminal? If it's more than 30mA or so, your battery will have a hard time...
    19. Your coilpack might be faulty.

      Your coilpack might be faulty.
    20. Thread: Question on MPG

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      Is it possible that you had your cluster set to...

      Is it possible that you had your cluster set to display current (not cumulative) MPG and you were coasting down a hill? Under such circumstances your "current" MPG is in the triple digits.
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