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    1. Thread: Dsg problems ??

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      That is odd. I would say start with your pedal...

      That is odd. I would say start with your pedal assembly, it should be the cheaper of the two fixes.

      If I'm not mistaken, the pedal assembly has a throttle wire and a mechanism built in that can...
    2. Thread: Nittany's R32..

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      :(:( That is terrible news man! I know your...

      :(:(

      That is terrible news man! I know your pain, I've been rear ended while stopped at a stop light twice before! Hope you get her all fixed up ! :beer:
    3. Thread: DSG Question

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      HPA has a "core interlock" mount for our cars...

      HPA has a "core interlock" mount for our cars that is supposed to be very good over OEM. I personally do not have this mount and cannot give a personal opinion on it, but HPA makes good products so I...
    4. Thread: DSG Question

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      I've only heard of this from a couple people ive...

      I've only heard of this from a couple people ive met at shows and shops etc, so I'm not entirely sure how accurate the statement is.. But i am going to replace mine as my motor trys to kiss me if it...
    5. Thread: DSG Question

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      Could be the usual DSG shifting, or your motor...

      Could be the usual DSG shifting, or your motor mounts could need replacing. Motor mounts on the MK5 chassis should supposedly be replaced every 30-50k miles because they become "squished" ,compared...
    6. Thread: Dsg problems ??

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      Could be a couple things from what I've read.. ...

      Could be a couple things from what I've read..

      #1 (the more likely one): Your pedal assembly is dying. Why? I'm not too sure honestly... Dying pedal might be causing throttle readings to be wrong...
    7. Thread: Dsg problems ??

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      Doesnt flashing gears also indicate a failed Mech...

      Doesnt flashing gears also indicate a failed Mech unit?
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      Ditto! :thumbup::thumbup: If you were on the...

      Ditto! :thumbup::thumbup:

      If you were on the East Coast ,Auid_Mechanic, I'd pay you good money to be my mechanic lol :beer:
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      Im pretty sure that the AirBag light needs to be...

      Im pretty sure that the AirBag light needs to be reset using vag com. It does not go away when the issues is fixed.
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      Yeah thats what I was thinking as well. Wouldn't...

      Yeah thats what I was thinking as well. Wouldn't hurt to check tho, as thats one of the most common reasons for idle issues.
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      This may sound idiotic, but have you checked the...

      This may sound idiotic, but have you checked the battery? I know old batteries will mess with the idle between AC and non AC as the alternator pulls more power to compensate from low battery output....
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      Great looking car! Have a soft spot for BMP...

      Great looking car! Have a soft spot for BMP GLI's.... almost wish I didnt purchase an R so i could grab this... FREE BUMP TO YOU:thumbup:
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      ^^ This.. Many who I've talked to about this...

      ^^ This.. Many who I've talked to about this issue have found their batteries were getting old (usually original battery) or they had some sort of loose connection on the battery terminal.
    14. Price in mind w/o tires? Not too set on buying...

      Price in mind w/o tires? Not too set on buying wheels yet, but if the price is right ya know. :thumbup:
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      So much good info!! but you're saying that...

      So much good info!!

      but you're saying that just downpipes from the OEM headers and cats will produce more torque in the low range? Or it will not change the torque positively or negatively,...
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      Just talked to a VWoA rep a few weeks ago.....

      Just talked to a VWoA rep a few weeks ago.. According to him the "Recall Campaign" is closed, but if the mech unit is deemed to be faulty and you are still in the 10yr/100k mile service range the...
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      So I have the APR Catback, and so many people are...

      So I have the APR Catback, and so many people are saying it sounds loads better (even though I love it already) with Milltek headers and HF cats... Where in the world can I buy these headers!?! the...
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      ^ This.. My car only shows the gear #'s when...

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      This.. My car only shows the gear #'s when I'm in the manual mode. In sport and normal drive mode it only shows the letters up on the display. I wouldn't worry about it. I doubt the dealer would...
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      What is your cheap price ? :laugh:

      What is your cheap price ? :laugh:
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      Reading through this thread (mostly absorbing...

      Reading through this thread (mostly absorbing Auid_Mechanic's knowledge) makes me wish the PO of my car did not remove the stock air box for a simple cone filter :banghead:.. But for the price OEM...
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