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      When you tested the PCV, you blocked-off the...

      When you tested the PCV, you blocked-off the nipple on the intake manifold?

      It could be a cracked intake manifold,
      or bad intake manifold gasket
      Broken seal at the intake flap arm pivot
      a bad...
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      The carbon-build-up-prone Gen-1 and Gen-2 EA888...

      The carbon-build-up-prone Gen-1 and Gen-2 EA888 engines have the same PCV system, with the oil separator.
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      I know...a little too late...but replacing the...

      I know...a little too late...but replacing the balance shafts would have been a good idea...early 2.0TSI production had some balance shaft bearing issues, causing low oil pressure. VW updated the...
    4. You mean your crank case is filled with sludge?...

      You mean your crank case is filled with sludge? Sound like the previous owner never, or rarelly , changed the oil.
    5. Sounds like a bad injector, which is continuously...

      Sounds like a bad injector, which is continuously leaking fuel into the cylinder. Do not continue to run the engine like this. Cal a VW dealer with your VIN # and ask if your vehicle is covered by...
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      Flushing the brake fluid can prevent piston...

      Flushing the brake fluid can prevent piston corrosion, but it won't help with preventing slide-pin corrosion.
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      These 09G/09M Aisin transmissions typically...

      These 09G/09M Aisin transmissions typically develop valve body issues...not TCM issues. The aluminum bores of the valve body wear ridges in them, causing the steel valve plungers to stick. This is...
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      https://www.shopdap.com/make-model-year/volkswagen...

      https://www.shopdap.com/make-model-year/volkswagen/cc/2009-2012/engine/2-0-turbo-tsi/repair/engine-parts/vw-audi-2-0-tsi-bent-valve-kit-cbfa.html

      Make sure you buy the correct version of this kit...
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      The real OEM PCV units are made by Hengst. If...

      The real OEM PCV units are made by Hengst. If this is a WOCO, it is NOT a real OEM part.
      I got fooled by this ebay vendor......
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      If you are referring to the top of the strut...

      If you are referring to the top of the strut towers......no, you cant cut that off...that's where the weight of the car is being held up, from the spring.
    11. If you feel any vacuum at the small hole on the...

      If you feel any vacuum at the small hole on the side of the round part of the PCV unit, it has a tear in the diaphragm, causing a vacuum leak.

      What brand of PCV did you buy? Some of the...
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      Uneven pad wear is caused by the slide-pins of...

      Uneven pad wear is caused by the slide-pins of the caliper not being able to move freely, typically due to lack of grease (on the pins) or corrosion of the pin (because the car sat so long).
      This is...
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      A 2017 Tiguan has a Gen-1 EA888 TSI engine, same...

      A 2017 Tiguan has a Gen-1 EA888 TSI engine, same as your GTI.
      Make sure your replacement engine was built after Jan 2013. The engine build date is on a white decal on the engine near the dipstick....
    14. The MQB Tiguan and the Atlas are 2 of the...

      The MQB Tiguan and the Atlas are 2 of the vehicles listed in CRs top 10 least reliable vehicles....
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      Here is a head repair kit, make sure you buy the...

      Here is a head repair kit, make sure you buy the correct one for your engine....
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      No, I mean that you want a 2.0TSI (or TFSI)...

      No, I mean that you want a 2.0TSI (or TFSI) engine built after Jan 2013. The model year doesn't matter, only the engine build date, found on the decal on the engine.

      The later production of the...
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      Make sure you buy an engine that was from the...

      Make sure you buy an engine that was from the later production of the 2.0T, which has many internal improvements (tensioner, chain, PCV, injectors, HPFP, balance shaft bearings, Cam-bridge oil...
    18. Even if there are no oil spots on the ground,...

      Even if there are no oil spots on the ground, every engine consumes some oil....everybody should check there oil level at least once a month.....
      I had a VW CC 2.0TSI go from new to about 98,000...
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      Oil pressure relief valves typically are part of...

      Oil pressure relief valves typically are part of the oil pump.
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      Avoid any VW/Audi with a 2.0TSI (or TFSI) whos...

      Avoid any VW/Audi with a 2.0TSI (or TFSI) whos engine was built before 2013. The engine build date is printed on the white decal, near the oil dipstick. The date is in the upper right corner, in euro...
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