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    1. Thread: Catch Can Kits

      by shawng
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      @ Phil, what are you talking about? there are...

      @ Phil, what are you talking about? there are countless kits for the TSI engine, Forge, BSH, etc. have been making them for years. There are countless threads here on kits. I have had one on my...
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      :banghead: enough already!

      :banghead: enough already!
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      I think you are the first

      I think you are the first
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      The DTC will be the same, whether it be a bad...

      The DTC will be the same, whether it be a bad coil, spark plug, or carbon build up. Typically a misfire at idle is carbon and under load is a coil pack or spark plug. And yes a cranky injector can...
    5. Thread: Key FOB

      by shawng
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      Unless you want to keep the key cover off the...

      Unless you want to keep the key cover off the driver's door handle, you will need the fob and the key. I have heard they are close to $300.
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      My statement applies to all years. Pistons need...

      My statement applies to all years. Pistons need only be pressed back in. I don't have a torque spec handy. I typically just impact them tight.
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      Have you looked under the hood to see if the...

      Have you looked under the hood to see if the burning smell is from there and getting sucked in
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      Copying someone else's coding is EXTREMELY risky....

      Copying someone else's coding is EXTREMELY risky. How's about you post your coding and an autoscan and let the crew here help you code it correctly.
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      This is not a novice job. Unless you are...

      This is not a novice job. Unless you are comfortable removing the intake, reseating injectors (without service tools), and the such, let a pro do it. And don't get sucked into the spray in solutions....
    10. Have you checked the sway bar links? And it must...

      Have you checked the sway bar links? And it must be done with the wheels on the ground. If done in the air, the links will be loaded and not show play
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      2009+misfire at idle= carbon buildup. Time to...

      2009+misfire at idle= carbon buildup. Time to pull the intake and get her cleaned.
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      We do not have the auxiliary heater. Wish we did,...

      We do not have the auxiliary heater. Wish we did, but we don't. There have been some rumors of electrical issues in the HVAC box, hence my advice to get it in ASAP. The engine heat should not produce...
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      anything to do with fuel and air to start. You...

      anything to do with fuel and air to start. You can select a few monitors and watch them all at once, and you can log (save the data). Best is to have a passenger watch as the problem occurs and go...
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      There should be a euro spec switch with no auto...

      There should be a euro spec switch with no auto function that might do what you want. It will also depend on coding. Some get lucky, pop in the switch and get the functionality they want. Others need...
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      I would get it checked out ASAP.

      I would get it checked out ASAP.
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      I would change the plugs as that is pushing the...

      I would change the plugs as that is pushing the limit. Then some data logging would be good if you have VCDS.
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      When I bought my 07 Rabbit, the dealer warned me...

      When I bought my 07 Rabbit, the dealer warned me that the transmission would take the longest to break in. I recall fuel consumption didn't get better until 20,000 KM. On the Tiguan, I can't recall...
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      Oh right ours has variable intake only and Audi...

      Oh right ours has variable intake only and Audi got variable intake and exhaust. VW makes my head hut some days. Thanks for the clarification.
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      09-13 do. 14 I can't recall. Or is it 15 that got...

      09-13 do. 14 I can't recall. Or is it 15 that got gen 3.
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      I would piggyback with add a circuits.

      I would piggyback with add a circuits.
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