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    1. A TSI or TFSI does not have a timing belt, it has...

      A TSI or TFSI does not have a timing belt, it has a chain. The prior version of this engine (FSI) has a timing belt.
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      Use Mobil-1 0W-40, good for any season or...

      Use Mobil-1 0W-40, good for any season or temperature.
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      Maybe your mechanic drained some or all the oil...

      Maybe your mechanic drained some or all the oil to do the tensioner repair (you have to lower the oil level so you can reseal the lower chain cover gasket (the RTV gasket goop needs an oil-free...
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      If you install the tensioner as it comes (out of...

      If you install the tensioner as it comes (out of the box), then pull off the retaining/shipping clip, the tensioner will expand to the chain, and the wire spring will adjust itself to sit in the...
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      Yes, it is a self-adjusting mechanism. As the...

      Yes, it is a self-adjusting mechanism. As the chain stretches, the tensioner plunger extends further, until the right side of the square opening pushes the spring over the ratchet "ramp", and then...
    6. Forgot to add : If you buy a CC that has an...

      Forgot to add : If you buy a CC that has an engine build date in 2013 (the later the better), then you will have the improved chain tensioner design...and don't have to worry about that...
    7. DSG oil change every 30K miles because the DSG is...

      DSG oil change every 30K miles because the DSG is one expensive tranny to replace.....DSG fluid and filters are cheap in comparison !
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      By design, the tensioner can move in-and-out, the...

      By design, the tensioner can move in-and-out, the distance that the spring wire has in the square opening. The spring-wire/ratchet mechanism is supposed to allow this limited movement, until the oil...
    9. SOLD

      SOLD
    10. Most people have minimal damage to the piston...

      Most people have minimal damage to the piston tops, and just replace the head with a rebuilt one.

      https://deutscheautoparts.com/vw-audi-2-0-tsi-bent-valve-kit.html
    11. I bought a 2012 CC 2.0T DSG new, now has 91,000...

      I bought a 2012 CC 2.0T DSG new, now has 91,000 miles.
      Original brake pads
      oil and filter changed every 3000 miles
      DSG fluid changed every 30,000 miles
      A 3 light bulbs replaced
      1 TPMS (Tire...
    12. The normal engine coolant temp is between 185F...

      The normal engine coolant temp is between 185F and about 215F. The temp gauge on the dash is purposely dumbed-down, it will stay on the center mark for actual coolant temps between 175F and about...
    13. The Low Pressure Fuel Pump Control Module usually...

      The Low Pressure Fuel Pump Control Module usually fails intermittently. They stop working when they get hot, and when they cool off the car runs again.
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      Still available
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      Install done? Driving impressions?.......

      Install done? Driving impressions?.......
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      AGM is lead acid, it just has the liquid acid...

      AGM is lead acid, it just has the liquid acid soaked into a glass matt between the lead plates.......
    17. Thread: Gauge input

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      Didn't somebody come out with an electronic box...

      Didn't somebody come out with an electronic box that plugs into the CAN-bus, at the Gateway module, that allows the existing LCD screen (instrument cluster) to display all kinds of engine operating...
    18. Dealer is clueless. The Low Pressure Fuel Pump...

      Dealer is clueless. The Low Pressure Fuel Pump Control module is easily accessable, under the rear seat, takes about 15 minutes to remove and replace, a $140 part.

      If the car sits OFF, for 10...
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      Not much gain, and there is a posting where the...

      Not much gain, and there is a posting where the aftermarket aluminum underdrive pulley wore-out where it contacts the front seal, which then caused an oil leak. Stick with the OEM pulley. Spend your...
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      Is your coolant level slowly dropping?

      Is your coolant level slowly dropping?
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