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Is engine permanently - VW GTI oil screen fell out and intake camshaft,bridge and timing chain and tensioner had to be replaced.
Failure of the screen in the cam bridge that you are referring to is not uncommon. Indeed, the OEM bridge was updated and presumably that (the update) was installed in your vehicle. So long as all oil passages were clear...
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Misfire cylinder4
Hello, In addition to the coils and spark plugs you may want to check fuel injectors and connections, fuel pressure and check for vacuum leaks. Any of these types if issues will also cause misfire problems as well. I would...
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DSG transmission slipping gears 2012 VW GTI
Hello - I think you're getting the run-around. These DSG transmissions are quite sophisticated, and have very detailed on-board diagnostic capability. Check with another VW service center, which will use a VAG-COM diagnostic tool to check for problem codes with...
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Car is loosing coolant
If no coolant can be seen leaking to the ground or any smoke from the exhaust, it may be a very small leak. A small enough coolant leak can actually evaporate on the engine before it gets the chance to...
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coolant problem and overheating.
Hi there. Check all over the engine for any signs of coolant leaks. Check the hoses and tighten any hose clamps that can be tightened up and replace any split or cracked hoses. If you need further assistance with your...
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80k service cost
Hi there. We have a great online tool here on this website that will allow you to look up all recommended services for your Volkswagen GTI at different mileage intervals. Simply click this link and enter your vehicle information. Once...
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Water pump leak
Any cooling system leaks should be addressed as soon as possible. While it is not a rule of thumb, if the pump is merely seeping coolant and not actually pouring out, you should be ok. NOTE: If you must drive...
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Timing chain jumped 2 teeth on my 2011 vw gti
I would stongly recommend taking your vehicle back to the place that changed the oil and showing them the information that the dealership gave you. I would request that they compensate you for the issues you are having with your...
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I have a 2015 Volkswagen Gti, and when I accelerate fast the EPC light comes on and the car loses power and begins to shake. I nee
Most of the engine components should be covered for 100 thousand miles. This isn't just factory policy, this is US law. Any component that could be part of the emission control system has to be covered and that would include...
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What can you tell me about possible issues from these codes and issues
Hi there. Here are a few links to some articles that might answer your questions about the OBD-II trouble codes: P2188 P2432 P0101. Its probably best to have a professional mobile mechanic complete a car is slow to accelerate inspection,...
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Overhead console rattle even after removing overhead console.
If you request a vehicle noise diagnostic, the responding certified mechanic will definitely find the origin of the noise. There are sheet metal components in the roof area and the noise might be coming from an unexpected location. Thus, I...
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Hi, i have a 09 VW GTI, 4 WD and engine 2.0L. VW dealer inspected the car and advised to replace the upper and lower timing cover,
Hello. A timing belt cover replacement on your particular vehicle is a moderately intrusive job, but it can be done at your home or a place of your choice. Replacing the cover takes about 3 hours because the crankshaft must...
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i have a 2012 GTI. The hood pops open with the lever in the car but will not fully open because of the safety latch.
Hi there. Overtime hood springs will loose the ability to force the hood up when the hood latch is pulled. It’s best to have an extra set of hands when trying to get it open so one may pull the...
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Car Revving in Idle. Performance not affected.
If I understand you correctly, Your car is working properly now, but you wonder if you really needed to have the throttle body replaced. The short answer is, it's impossible for me to say. But here is what I think...
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If my car goes below 1000 rpm it'll stall
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Hi Robert, I'm debating whether or not I should purchase a 2010 GTI.
Hi there. I purchased a similar VW for one of my kids as a first car last year - and it was one of our better financial decisions. The GTI - specifically VW's 2.0L turbo is peppy, yet incredibly fuel...
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Does jacking up a car in one corner damage the chassis or sway bars.
If you use ONLY the jack, and support points, specified in the Factory Service Manual (FSM), no damage will occur. These contact points might also be specified in your owner's manual and shown there in illustrations. Please note that if...
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Does a bad oxygen sensor make the car slower when in full throttle ?
Hi there. It depends on whether or not you are racing your friend on a NHRA sanctioned Drag Strip or illegally on the street as to whether or not the O2 sensor is causing you to be slow. If you're...
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How do you disassemble the dash of a 2006 gti to replace fuel pump relay
Hi there. It would be best for you to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2006 Volkswagen GTI; as it will give you step-by-step instructions for accessing the fuel pump relay and removing it correctly.

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