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    ahhh okay, well if you got it from me then, I can...

    ahhh okay, well if you got it from me then, I can guarantee you that it would have been fine, as i would not have sold one that was a duffer. They're a weak point in general so they dont last...
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    I want to say that's okay actually as the play...

    I want to say that's okay actually as the play comes the spring in the clutch cable and not so much the fork.
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    old update to this.... replaced leads AGAIN for...

    old update to this.... replaced leads AGAIN for the same issue...

    today its started again only 3 months after replacing them with NGK leads... I had cable tied the lead TO the fuel pipe to stop it...
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    If no-one replies before tonight ill try and...

    If no-one replies before tonight ill try and remember to measure it for you.. I dont think one of those whizz bang big all singing all dancing ones will fit, but the more basic ones should do.

    do...
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    +1 for leads mine on my 2010 packed up too and...

    +1 for leads mine on my 2010 packed up too and exhibited those symptoms but dealer would surely know that, did they tell you what they had discounted before telling you 1k? (I.e they need to pull the...
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    Just got back from a wheel alignment as I found...

    Just got back from a wheel alignment as I found that the drivers side tyres inner edge was down to the canvas (I know.. I should monitor them more).. Anyway the results are :


    Tow Before LH/RH...
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    Started at dealer... they then went to Vw...

    Started at dealer... they then went to Vw Australia.. don't take anything less than 0% out of pocket, you are one of many many people, they know the issue, so if you hear 'your the only one we have...
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    Check the history, this is an extremely well...

    Check the history, this is an extremely well known issue, VW have been doing them under warranty. I've had it done at $0 charge to myself twice now, its now back again, so hopefully will be done for...
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    ... Just so you know there is absolutely no...

    ... Just so you know there is absolutely no guarantee that it wont come back again. I am onto my 2nd chain now and it needs replacement AGAIN. VW are sticking their heads in the sand at the moment....
  10. I've had the same issue on my one.. It would get...

    I've had the same issue on my one.. It would get low on coolant and i would refill it and it would last at least till the coolant was replaced. There is a overflow / bypass hole on the water pump...
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    Hey mate, Check my my thread ...

    Hey mate,

    Check my my thread

    http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/f128/oil-smell-cabin-105596.html?highlight=

    If I had to take a punt, i would say we are talking about the same thing.
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  12. Make sure it is the powertrain can bus, not sure...

    Make sure it is the powertrain can bus, not sure if that does present at the radio of not
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    Okay for a VW dealer I guess but but replacing...

    Okay for a VW dealer I guess but but replacing just the lead would have been infinitely cheaper! Especially when the coil is only 50k old, overkill I would say
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    Just on the phone to Volkswagen Customer Care now...

    Just on the phone to Volkswagen Customer Care now asking about what the process should be in relation to getting my car looked at for a third time as its coming back again as I think I mentioned on...
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    mmmmm looks like mayo. Is your engine using...

    mmmmm looks like mayo.

    Is your engine using any water? ive had one apart before too and it was nothing like that, it was black firm carbon, not that sort of consistency.

    Just curious.
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    Yes you can without issue, it's not 'hard' you...

    Yes you can without issue, it's not 'hard' you just need to feel the top bolt as you won't be able to see it, but yeah.... Not difficult


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    Thanks for the tip. I am hoping to just use the...

    Thanks for the tip. I am hoping to just use the flip key mechanism from a ebay shell and place it into my original VW one so that i dont need to remove any of the electronics but we'll see when it...
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    Broken Key, fixes?

    Hey all,

    Well I somehow managed to break they key on the polo today. Its just the allow piece where the actual key flips on. its been getting loose for some time now and today it just gave up...
  19. Passenger side headlight not working, suspect headlight internal wiring, globe is ok

    Hey all,

    As the subject says, I lost the passenger side headlight tonight on the way home. Figured it would be a globe but changed that and no, its not the globe. Plug in the drivers side...
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    VIC 6N1 Polo Driveable parts car $200.

    Hey all...

    I gave a friend of mine another polo and he has returned the old one. He doesn't treat them all that nice as you can see but rather than my spending the time to get it clean again I...
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    0% for diagnosing the problem??? given that they...

    0% for diagnosing the problem??? given that they are doing 100% on parts I would have thought that diagnosis would be a given? they found that the tensioner is at fault, they could cover that too...
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    ABSOLUTELY! So sorry to hear that man! Did you...

    ABSOLUTELY! So sorry to hear that man! Did you get any warning? was it noisy to start with or did it just come out of nowhere?

    Perhaps prepare youself too (if you have not already). Get all the...
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    Good to hear problem solved :)

    Good to hear problem solved :)
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    I have had the same thing also.. its the battery...

    I have had the same thing also.. its the battery :) (at least its going to be a simple fix)
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    I had 100% parts and labour both times.. First...

    I had 100% parts and labour both times.. First was VWA covering it all, 2nd time was VW dealer claiming on the '2 year parts warranty' on the chain and once again, i was not out of pocket at all.
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