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  1. Just a bit of an update... I adjusted the rod 2...

    Just a bit of an update...
    I adjusted the rod 2 turns anti-clockwise and got and instant CEL so have backed it off to 1.25 turns anti and it's almost driving like a new car once more, much improved...
  2. Yes I have rolled the dice but not from 1999, it...

    Yes I have rolled the dice but not from 1999, it was my fathers car bought new and only driven to the supermarket on pension day for the last 12 years and I have taken it over 5K ago when he stopped...
  3. Thanks for the E85 tip Lucas-R. Yes the noise is...

    Thanks for the E85 tip Lucas-R.
    Yes the noise is only there for 1-1.5 seconds but this is an "automatic " gearbox and given the strife with the twin charge setup in the Mk6 I would expect they would...
  4. Totally agree with all replies.... especially the...

    Totally agree with all replies.... especially the DSG mapping, when the car was new it was way too eager to get to D7 1200rpm at 60kph, VW did a software update when upgraded clutch pack was...
  5. 2014 90TSI 1.4L Mk7 Golf Wastgate Rattle 1300 RPM 6th gear

    Hi Guys....need some help with this one
    I have a 2014 90TSI 1.4L Mk7 Golf DSG running BPUltimate98, 504/507 oil,85,000Km and after spending many hours trawling through the www I found this on...
  6. The MK7 90TSI is different, the waterpump is...

    The MK7 90TSI is different, the waterpump is driven by a small toothed belt from the camshaft at the other end of the motor my service schedule does not recommend a time or mileage to replace it . ...
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    Applied it about 10 months ago and it is still...

    Applied it about 10 months ago and it is still quiet, I plan on doing it again in December when the next service is due.
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    This is the stuff I used on my Mk7 Golf. Spray on...

    This is the stuff I used on my Mk7 Golf. Spray on some cloth and wiped around the rubber seals and also were the seal touched the paint...worked a treat....
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    For those that have this fault and are not part...

    For those that have this fault and are not part of the recall this aftermarket repair may be a cost effective solution (if it's the same problem listed in the recall)
    YouTube
    I have a 2014 Golf...
  10. I've noticed this rapid ticking when using ACC at...

    I've noticed this rapid ticking when using ACC at low speeds(50kph) over slightly undulating roads.
    I assumed it was the ABS pump or solenoids doing its thing to slow the car down to its set speed.
  11. I had my 2013 MK7 golf serviced in mid December...

    I had my 2013 MK7 golf serviced in mid December and they reported the battery at 66% efficiency, no rush come back after Xmas,
    so I started the research.
    I quickly found out that most battery...
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    Checkout this product I came across on a Volvo...

    Checkout this product I came across on a Volvo forum. I never got around to using it but it was certainly very popular as a solution to fixing the horrible Volvo 850 grey bumpers in the USA
    ...
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    NGK Plugs for MK7 on Sale

    Just a heads up...looking for spark plugs?....those nice people at Repco are having 30% off today and tomorrow (15,16Dec18) for auto club members.
    I saved $41 on a set of 4 NGK PZKER7A8EGS double...
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    This post in the MK6 forum might make you feel...

    This post in the MK6 forum might make you feel better...5 yr old mechatronics, fully covered.

    MK6 Golf Mechatronics Failure - Warranty?
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    My local tyre shop owner has a Golf and the first...

    My local tyre shop owner has a Golf and the first thing he did was source a 15" rim and put a 175/65/15 (I think ) tyre on it. He tells me it fits the space were the space-saver tyre goes and allows...
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    I had similar issues with a '97 Volvo 850 ( which...

    I had similar issues with a '97 Volvo 850 ( which had similar ATE abs as my Mk4 Golf).
    There was a small connector for the pump which was easily removed and I hooked up
    a couple of wires and...
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    Interesting....the www is littered with problems...

    Interesting....the www is littered with problems with MK7 OEM wipers and the solution was to change to Bosch Aerotwins.
    Wiper Judder - Experiment - VW Golf R MK7 Chat - VW R Owners Club
    Crap wipers...
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    Bosch Aerotwins Severe Shudder After 6 Months

    As per the title I purchased a pair of Aerotwins 6 months ago from the UK (unavailable from Bosch OZ) and they initially worked OK for a few months although had that dry rubbery squeegee sound with...
  19. Most definitely get the clutch pack done as you...

    Most definitely get the clutch pack done as you will get the latest issue with upgraded larger spigot bearing, actuating lever, friction material and an additional 2 year warranty on the work.
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    Sticky: Can't help with any dismantling hints but I just...

    Can't help with any dismantling hints but I just had mine fixed as a a warranty problem.
    Service advisor reckons they have had a few were they come off the tracks. Mine had been in the open position...
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    Sticky: Dealers like to "Jab" you at service time . My...

    Dealers like to "Jab" you at service time .
    My Mk7 petrol is due for 2nd service (21,000Km) in a couple of weeks and have started a list of Don't do...
    . Do not replace pollen filter (inspected &...
  22. So the latest revision clutch pack has been...

    So the latest revision clutch pack has been fitted and all is good.

    VW Part Number OAM198140L

    This has been fitted to all vehicles by the main dealer in Adelaide since May2015 and there have...
  23. Haven't had any judder for the last 5 days as...

    Haven't had any judder for the last 5 days as it's been cool and only short drives, dropped it off this morning and got a base model 90TSI as an overnight loaner with 1200km on the clock. Software...
  24. Got the dreaded 1st to 2nd gearchange shudder on...

    Got the dreaded 1st to 2nd gearchange shudder on a 36degC Sunday a couple of weeks ago,seems to disappear as soon as the
    temperature cooled down and when driven in sports mode.
    Car is a 7 speed DSG...
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