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    1. Thread: Catch can

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      Couple of reasons, first is some people hook up...

      Couple of reasons, first is some people hook up only one line and then wonder why not all the blowby gets into the CC. Secondly, the stock PCV has started to show failures. Not as bad as the FSI, but...
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      Based on age and symptoms, I wold be looking at...

      Based on age and symptoms, I wold be looking at carbon buildup first. I highly doubt the fuel pump recall problem will do anything, other than get you into the dealer where by chance they get to...
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      The clutch rebuilder we get al our clutches from,...

      The clutch rebuilder we get al our clutches from, strongly advises to have the flywheel machined. We always have it done.
    4. Thread: Catch can

      by shawng
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      Works for me. If it doesn't Google Forge TSI...

      Works for me. If it doesn't Google Forge TSI catch can.
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      You installed a return line? from where to where?...

      You installed a return line? from where to where? as to filling up quickly, in the summer, I can go 4-6 weeks, in the winter 2 weeks max.
    6. Thread: Catch can

      by shawng
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      I put a Forge one on years ago. Works great,...

      I put a Forge one on years ago. Works great, replaces the PCV completely and no moving parts. The only thing I hated when I got it is that they expect you to remove the tank to drain it. In the...
    7. Yes there is a new tensioner, but you will need a...

      Yes there is a new tensioner, but you will need a few service tools to do the job. There are a few threads on the subject here and in the TSI forum.
    8. Thread: AFS problem

      by shawng
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      Have you gone into measuring blocks to see if you...

      Have you gone into measuring blocks to see if you can watch the sensor? You might also need to check if you have a short someplace using a good old multimeter
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      They missed the bevel box oil PN, which is the...

      They missed the bevel box oil PN, which is the same as the final drive.
      There is no PS fluid, it's electric
      The Haldex PN will work at the dealer, but if they look it up by VIN, it will be...
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      Nope! when you purchase the controller, it comes...

      Nope! when you purchase the controller, it comes with a Y plug that connects the wiring from the front to the rear and then the controller sends power to the plug under the rear bumper. The other...
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      All that's there is the base wiring. For full...

      All that's there is the base wiring. For full benefit including extended stability control, you need the OEM controller.
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      VCDS, check while running and between 30 and 40C?

      VCDS, check while running and between 30 and 40C?
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      Have you checked the current draw at low volumes?...

      Have you checked the current draw at low volumes? Perhaps you have a short on a speaker that is causing a higher than expected load.
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      Transmission rattle. Now there is a new one. Does...

      Transmission rattle. Now there is a new one. Does the dealer believe you are that gullible? What a load of crap. Things to look at: fuel lines, stabilizer links, brake pads, heat shields. motor...
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      We use The Right Stuff in the shop and it is by...

      We use The Right Stuff in the shop and it is by far the best, however more expensive than the RTV you are using. we never have leaks.
      http://www.permatex.com/products/our-brands/the-right-stuff
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      The intake being the issue is no surprise. There...

      The intake being the issue is no surprise. There have been cases before where the MAF is too sensitive to air velocity or volume to play nice with an intake. Have you contacted Uni to see what they...
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      Shop manual says to support the engine with a...

      Shop manual says to support the engine with a brace, remove the mount, including the dogbone one underneath and then drop the engine 55mm and go through the wheel well. Other stuff has to come off as...
    18. Thread: OEM Rev D DV

      by shawng
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      Don't waste your money on a spacer. the noise it...

      Don't waste your money on a spacer. the noise it makes is not good, it will leak oil all over the place and some have even reported reduced power.
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      If you are going to make your own Y harness, why...

      If you are going to make your own Y harness, why not just solder the wires together?
    20. Thread: Rusted Brakes

      by shawng
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      Good read, but whether or not it is 'warped' or...

      Good read, but whether or not it is 'warped' or has runout issues, if it can't be machined, it has to be replaced. In the end the goal is to eliminate the pulsation, whatever the cause.
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