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  1. Just an update here, we've had another test drive...

    Just an update here, we've had another test drive with the diagnostic computer attached, and found the misfire has cleared with the new sparkplugs installed and the petrol smell has stopped. ...
  2. Thanks for that, I should update my profile. I'm...

    Thanks for that, I should update my profile. I'm actually up in NSW now. But thanks for the offer. I'll pass on the suggestion to my mechanic and see what he reckons.
  3. 6r GTI MY2013 engine light and petrol smell

    Hi all - hoping you can help diagnose what VW cannot. I had the engine light come on in my GTI (147,000kms), combined with coolant leak that I took in for repairs. Had the water pump replaced and...
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    Turns out I also have a coolant leak going on,...

    Turns out I also have a coolant leak going on, I'm wondering if its related to the supercharger pulley given its also the waterpump....
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    thanks for that. Sounds like I won't be getting...

    thanks for that. Sounds like I won't be getting out of it much cheaper. mechanic quoted 450 for the bearing etc. direct from VW and 4 hours fitting cause its up against the firewall. so quote...
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    Supercharger pulley kit polo gti

    Hi all - my mechanic has suggested my supercharger pulley / belt is wearing which is what's causing a squeal when its cold, sounds like a fanbelt slipping sort of noise. It goes away when its warmed...
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    thanks george - I'll be sure to ask. Its just...

    thanks george - I'll be sure to ask. Its just hit 100,000 KMs on the clock, so don't know where that fits in their expected failure timeframe for transmissions, but I'll have a go. dropping it in...
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    thanks for the information. sounds like there's...

    thanks for the information. sounds like there's many others with a similar issue. Mine hasn't failed yet, but that thread sounded like its going to drop its transmission anytime. The fault readout...
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    Hydraulic pump - play protection

    Hi - I have been to my mechanic who has recorded a fault on my 2013 polo GTI. It reads: hydraulic pump - play protection. Is this likely to be a fault in the main transmission or the mechatronics...
  10. I have a 2013 polo GTI. recently started...

    I have a 2013 polo GTI. recently started slipping in 1st / 2nd gear. Mechanic says its the start of the transmission dying. Its done 99000 kms and will probably only go about another 40k before a...
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    Sticky: Hi Have a MY13 model GTI, been using 1 litre of...

    Hi Have a MY13 model GTI, been using 1 litre of oil per 1800kms or there abouts for the last 4 years. It would seem Castrol has done very well out of all this. I do wonder, with all the goings on...
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