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  1. Thanks for the information Simonr23. It sounds...

    Thanks for the information Simonr23. It sounds like what youíve described above but with the hazard lights coming on before slowing down. I watched it in a foreign language that I donít understand...
  2. Iím a bit old fashioned, Iíd tend to ask on the...

    Iím a bit old fashioned, Iíd tend to ask on the online forums right after I came across new information online during my work breaks. Thanks for the link Tob35.
  3. Hi guys, for those who have received their cars...

    Hi guys, for those who have received their cars can you confirm if MY19.5 or MY20 Tiguan/Tiguan Allspace 162 TSI R-Line come or will come with IQ Drive. It seems very impressive. Is it available in...
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    Plasti dip or paint

    Hi, Iím getting my MK6 GTI repainted due to many stone chips and scratches and am thinking about changing the colour of VW emblem. I was wondering which would look better - plasti dipping or having...
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    Is this same as the oil transfer pump to extract...

    Is this same as the oil transfer pump to extract some of the overfilled engine oil? Or is it only for diesel? I found one at Jaycar but it says itís not for petrol but for motor oil and diesel. How...
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    Wow it sounds very serious, hopefully it doesnít...

    Wow it sounds very serious, hopefully it doesnít happen..
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    So when the engine is cold and the level on...

    So when the engine is cold and the level on dipstick falls on the smooth area above dotted area but below max is fine? Thatís where itís at on mine after 3 hours of shutting down. Itís probably a...
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    So right after the service when the engine oil is...

    So right after the service when the engine oil is fresh I check my dipstick following the ownerís manual after shutting down the car itís like probably 3mm above the max and after 3 hours of shutting...
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    Yeah Iíll keep an eye on it. So how would that...

    Yeah Iíll keep an eye on it. So how would that look like if it happens. I guess it wonít be visible from outside anyway..
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    Itís a relief to hear that plastics in engine bay...

    Itís a relief to hear that plastics in engine bay are not damaged by it. I noticed on the dipstick that it might have been slightly overfilled. He and I saw that he went a little over 4L in a 5L...
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    Paintwork seems fine around where the reservoir...

    Paintwork seems fine around where the reservoir is so thatís one less thing to worry about for now. At least he wiped it with a rag quickly enough and told me what it can do to the car and hosed it...
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    He did wipe it down with the rag immediately...

    He did wipe it down with the rag immediately after but he just carried on till later to hose it down with water. This sounds bad. Donít know if it splashed a lot onto other parts or the paintwork but...
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    Wow, Iíve just read a bit about brake fluid spill...

    Wow, Iíve just read a bit about brake fluid spill on paint. It seems it doesnít take long to affect the paint. The mechanic just left it the whole time and only hosed down with water after the...
  14. I thought so too, as itís meant to cut it at 20A...

    I thought so too, as itís meant to cut it at 20A but would allow up to 30A and then burn and cause fire. My mechanic told me itís ok but it didnít make sense. Maybe he thought Iíd not use anything...
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    He was a generalist mechanic who does quite a lot...

    He was a generalist mechanic who does quite a lot of VW and BMW cars and was introduced by a family friend. Thatís why I thought I give him a go. I had a chance to watch how the service was done up...
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    Using a same funnel

    Hi, I just had my car serviced at a non-dealer for the first time and while Iím happy with the service (30K) and advice given I happened to see that he used a same funnel for engine oil and brake...
  17. Thanks for the advice again. Iíll look into it if...

    Thanks for the advice again. Iíll look into it if it does again with the new one. Would replacing it with an 30A fuse be ok or does it have to be 20A? Iíve got an 30A fuse which would fit but wasnít...
  18. Thanks for the heads up, thatís true Iíd need to...

    Thanks for the heads up, thatís true Iíd need to find out what might have caused it. Weíve recently plugged in our GPS charger but it was only for a short time and nothing unusual. No coins or metal...
  19. Fuse for 12V socket in MK7 Golf 92TSI

    Thanks to the knowledgeable users here I was able to locate and find out that the fuse might need replacing - the metal thing inside seems to be disconnected. The car is still under warranty till...
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    Iíve been quoted $635 for front brake pads and...

    Iíve been quoted $635 for front brake pads and discs on my MK6 GTI at a local dealership and wondered if pricing is reasonable. Iíve had them on for close to 120K km now.
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    Thanks for the information. I'm now starting to...

    Thanks for the information. I'm now starting to get into the habit of checking it more regularly. I didn't have to in the past as I've never had to top up till recently at around 105K km. It sounds...
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    Just checked the engine oil level in the morning...

    Just checked the engine oil level in the morning when cold and it seems to have gone up about 1-2mm than when it was warm yesterday. It is different to what I've read so I guess filling it when cold...
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    Thanks for the concise advice. I've had to fill...

    Thanks for the concise advice. I've had to fill up when engine was warm today as the warning light came up again. I've just poured in 200ml of it and it seems to be sitting at about quater of the...
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    I've had my MK6 GTI for 6 years and it's got 105K...

    I've had my MK6 GTI for 6 years and it's got 105K km on the clock. It's my first time that had this check engine oil level warning light on during the ownership. I've done about 6-7K km since last...
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    Is this the same as the one being sold on...

    Is this the same as the one being sold on Aliexpress? It shows the back of the unit and it seems an origianl VW part.

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