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    2010 2.0CR cranking but won't start

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    have an issue with our 2010 Octavia VRS tdi (125 CR)

    it had a few moments of rough running and then died at the lights. (trucked home mid arv Saturday)
    It cranks over fine but there's no...
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    I know the 18s on my MY10 don't quite fit under...

    I know the 18s on my MY10 don't quite fit under the boot. The spare which looks full size is not as wide.

    I had two trashed wheels, so acquired a set of 4 with the plan of using 2 on the car, 1...
  3. Get rid of the box!! The stupid box will be...

    Get rid of the box!! The stupid box will be making the fuel consumption display significantly better too - remember it displays what the ECU thinks is being used, the box is adding more without the...
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    Thanks All If I was to install a switch, I...

    Thanks All

    If I was to install a switch, I might as well just unplug the van from the car - the issue is memory, that step was forgotten with pretty dire results. A switch would not help - It...
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    Are you sure the temp gauge is correct? I would...

    Are you sure the temp gauge is correct? I would start with a probe (my multimeter has this function) to ensure the sender and gauge are correct.

    If it helps - I had this same issue with our other...
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    RD Technik - 125kw TDI & DSG review

    Hi all
    Thought I would share my experiences with tuning, engine and DSG – I was convinced to go for what they call “stage3” DSG.

    Car: MY10 Octavia VRS 125tdi-CR. 84km

    Tuner: RD Technik -...
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    2010 v10 ignition switch source

    Hi All

    We have a 2010 v10tdi. I am running a fridge in a caravan via an Andersen plug with 6mm2 wire, from the rear battery (with a 40amp fuse). Given how fast a large 3way fridge will flatten the...
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    has anyone tried this? VW Golf Workshop Repair...

    has anyone tried this?
    VW Golf Workshop Repair And Service Manual
    for 10gbp there's not much at stake
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    I replaced the refrigerant control valve (RCV) in...

    I replaced the refrigerant control valve (RCV) in my '10 octi about 18 months ago - $40ish for the valve, easy job from underneath, just need a friendly AC guy to extract and recharge the...
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    is the 1.6 77kw engine CR or PD?? mk5 golf was...

    is the 1.6 77kw engine CR or PD?? mk5 golf was all PD (unit injector = pressure pump + injector in one), the 2.0tdi mk6 are all CR (separate cam belt driven pressure pump feeding all injectors -...
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    I really can't understand why anyone would be...

    I really can't understand why anyone would be purchasing a NEW car when the finances are to a point that they are worried about a payout at the end. Forget the end, what happens if you are unable to...
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    nice one Greg! Tell me more about the sport...

    nice one Greg!

    Tell me more about the sport DPF. Where did you see the % life of the DPF - Our 125kw Octi now has 82k, assuming the DPF won't last long.

    Also, I see you went Provent over 42DD...
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    Its nice to hear a good story

    Its nice to hear a good story
  14. Agree, in Brisbane we had a really bad dealer and...

    Agree, in Brisbane we had a really bad dealer and a good one. I had a mechatronics unit replaced well out of warranty, first dealer wouldn't even come for a drive, other dealer booked a time when the...
  15. There was a thread not long ago on watercooled...

    There was a thread not long ago on watercooled about a member that had his month old Golf 7 R damaged by the service guys - trashed wheels and front bumper (pretty sure it was in QLD). When reporting...
  16. Thread: Servicing (DIY)

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    The service now message should be able to be...

    The service now message should be able to be cleared via the MFD - can in my MY10 Octavia.

    Some of the scanners will work well, the upside of VW is that it uses OBD2 standard over the entire car...
  17. Thread: Servicing (DIY)

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    yeah, do all mine. Just need a large socket for...

    yeah, do all mine. Just need a large socket for the oil filter and make sure you get the licenced oil which is double the price of anything else...

    Big thing that sux with VW is the special tools...
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    Sounds to me like the RCV valve (in the bottom of...

    Sounds to me like the RCV valve (in the bottom of the AC compressor) is in need of replacement. They are about $40 from OS and can be changed once the refrigerant has been drained. Common fix for the...
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    If you want to be sure, swap injector 2 and 3. ...

    If you want to be sure, swap injector 2 and 3.
    If it is the injector is faulty, when you unplug #2, the engine should change - when unplug#3 there should be no change because the faulty injector is...
  20. was up there yesterday - speed limit has been...

    was up there yesterday - speed limit has been reduced to 70 for most of the way, there is only one small section at 80 now.

    Spotted 4 patrol cars/bikes
  21. IMO they should just plaster the place with...

    IMO they should just plaster the place with cameras. We have family at Jollies Lookout, they had a huge land slide during the rain event in Jan 2013. Since then, I've averaged 3 days/month up there...
  22. Given how they treated us in respect to the PD...

    Given how they treated us in respect to the PD injector issue, I will bet VW will do as little as possible - actually, I bet VW will do only as the GOV authorities demand they do and no more.
    ...
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    Agree with Greg - forget what the MFD is saying....

    Agree with Greg - forget what the MFD is saying. Calculate fuel usage the old fashioned way (or have you already confirmed it?).

    BTW - average 1 will reset every time the car is turned off for...
  24. Fourwinds' numbers look more like what I would...

    Fourwinds' numbers look more like what I would expect.

    Brad, once you've confirmed that the AC is working as it should (have some faith). Next Question I would be looking at:
    Is your fuel...
  25. This test will give a wide range of variance. ...

    This test will give a wide range of variance.

    You will need to set the temp to min to ensure the AC compressor is on full output (it’s a clutch-less variable output unit) or use VCDS to check for...
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