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    Thanks for the detailed reply, I only saw it now....

    Thanks for the detailed reply, I only saw it now. I havenít got around to it yet so Iíll look into that video as well - Iíve watched one previously but it looked like it needs a lot of trimming to be...
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    Squeaking noise in suspension

    Iíve noticed some squeaking noise possibly coming from suspension as I was getting in and out of my Tiguan Allspace recently and was wondering if anyone had the same issue or had it fixed. The car is...
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    Sorry, it was for our 92TSI Golf just coming up...

    Sorry, it was for our 92TSI Golf just coming up to 5 years in March. Iíll give them a call and see what they say. Otherwise I might take it down to one of the VW specialists.
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    Thanks for the heads up. Would it be something...

    Thanks for the heads up. Would it be something that I could possibly get it fixed out of warranty? The part itself doesnít look too expensive but watching the DIY video it involves a bit of...
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    Shift lever micro switch issue

    I recently had the warning that says ďError, leave vehicle in P positionĒ while driving and from my research it seems to be a common issue overseas. They even had an official recall for a compliance...
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    Yeah Iíve also noticed that too. Car runs...

    Yeah Iíve also noticed that too. Car runs smoother and itís quieter at idle as well. Iíve only been using Castrol but Iíll try out Penrite one this time. Just going out for another drive around...
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    Thanks for that Lucas_R, I might have to go with...

    Thanks for that Lucas_R, I might have to go with your recommendation this time. Supercheap auto doesnít have it in stock for click and collect in Victoria at the moment. How was the consumption of...
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    For anyone interested, Can I use Diesel Oil...

    For anyone interested,

    Can I use Diesel Oil in my Petrol Engine? We ask the experts!

    Can I use a diesel engine oil in a petrol engine and vise versa ?
    - Nulon Products Australia

    Can I...
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    Haha I like your expression, maybe he is a cowboy...

    Haha I like your expression, maybe he is a cowboy or a bit like Paul Hogan. XD

    I didnít feel comfortable when I saw the used bottle of engine oil had Diesel on it. But it looks like one that was...
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    Castrol EDGE Engine Oil 5W-40 6 Litre |...

    Castrol EDGE Engine Oil 5W-40 6 Litre | Supercheap Auto


    Thatís the one Iíve been using to service and top up the car. It says 502/505 VW approved.
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    @Lucas R My mechanic might not have had it in...

    @Lucas R

    My mechanic might not have had it in stock. He just assured me itís ok for the car. He has been putting in 5W40 oil in my car for the last two times and car has been running beautifully...
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    Yeah thatís what I thought. Iíve used this...

    Yeah thatís what I thought. Iíve used this mechanic to service my car for the third time and he has recommended me to use Castrol edge 5W40 and car has been running very smoothly although I noticed...
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    Can we use Castrol Magnatec Diesel DX5W40 in MK6...

    Can we use Castrol Magnatec Diesel DX5W40 in MK6 GTI? Car feels a bit heavier on acceleration immediately after the service. I donít know if itís related or something is wrong again with fuel gauge...
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    Iíve just driven home and maybe we are talking...

    Iíve just driven home and maybe we are talking about different noises - itís more like orderly noises of downshifting gear changes - still annoying sometimes. The gear changes are fine, downshifting...
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    Thanks for the information. Iím also noticing it...

    Thanks for the information. Iím also noticing it even in higher gears when I slow down but not as pronounced as in 2-1 due to the engine noise. It just sounds like the gears changing but quite...
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    Yeah I think Iíve been overthinking it. Thatís...

    Yeah I think Iíve been overthinking it. Thatís what I thought to myself as well - Iím sure they did. I might look into getting my own oil to supply them next time or just check with them before I...
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    Thatís a good good idea, too. I didnít know we...

    Thatís a good good idea, too. I didnít know we could do that. They changed me $102 for 5.7 L GST included so maybe itís a cheaper one but standard capped pricing anyway.
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    Thanks for the heads up. I noticed that there are...

    Thanks for the heads up. I noticed that there are 3 different ones under that name, one of them being C3 - on the invoice it just says Valvoline SynPower XL-III. I havenít read up on differences but...
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    I donít know about the serious issues with DQ500...

    I donít know about the serious issues with DQ500 7 Speed but since day 1 of ownership Iíve always felt that my 10 year old MK6 GTI feels more fun to drive and just feels more solid, smooth and...
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    Thanks for the information. Iíve had a look at...

    Thanks for the information. Iíve had a look at the website and it only mentions, ď This oil can be used where VW 503.00, 506.00, 506.01 is specified. Ē but then on Supercheap Auto says ďValvoline...
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    What brand engine oil

    Iíve had my 15K service done on my Tiguan Allspace at a dealership today and noticed that they have used Valvoline Synpower XL-III 5W30. Iíve always had Castrol put in my other VWís when serviced at...
  22. After topping up 750ml when the engine was hot,...

    After topping up 750ml when the engine was hot, less than 30 minutes of turning it off, it was sitting in the middle of the dipstick. I checked it again in the morning when the engine was cold and...
  23. Iím just going to keep an eye on it for a while...

    Iím just going to keep an eye on it for a while now as my first service is coming up in 5-6 weeks. Iíve driven my GTI very hard at the beginning of my ownership and even done a lot of driving in...
  24. I havenít checked it on my Allspace at all - Iíve...

    I havenít checked it on my Allspace at all - Iíve really been driving it more regularly from mid December last year but I havenít really thought of checking it as the car was new and weíve been busy...
  25. Thanks for the heads up Lucas_R, I was aware...

    Thanks for the heads up Lucas_R, I was aware thatís usually the case for this engine but I was quite surprised it happened at the very beginning of the ownership. Iíll definitely be carrying a top up...
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