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    Re: V6 Touareg Towbar Alarm

    It's always hard to say without even being able to scan the car why a certain feature works or not.
    You need to looks in measuring blocks if it even recognizes the button push or not.
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    Re: Aircon upgrade??

    Generally speaking that unit is a safety device that stops your pump from failing which is a lot more expensive. The reason it fails is that your evaporater is freezing up which causes liquid to go...
  3. Re: Gauteng East Monthly G2G Braai Thursday 6th Feb 2020

    We will be there. Wow it has been a while since the last one.
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    Re: Treg Owners

    0615076017 probablythe rubber in the centre bearing and not the prop as such. There is a good easy fix.
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    Re: VW Amarok start problem

    these cars won't start unless there is 150 bar in the fuel rail. So for some reason it either did not build pressure or the pressure sensor is going faulty. Pumps do fail and it could be either the...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    even new cars sometimes wipe when dry. But yes some screens have a optical issue. Thing is though I have seen that with PG glass too. kinda luck of the draw really.
  7. Re: OEM VW cambelt kit vs Goldwagen or Masterparts

    VW does not manufacture belts, rollers or tensioners. It comes from suppliers like continental, Mahle, INA borsehung etc. Goldeagen sources from the same places and they are not grey imports. They...
  8. Re: Golf V 2.0 FSI : P0301 - Cyl 1 Misfire detected

    If it is a single cyl misfire then more likely 12 or a coil pack.
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    Re: Treg Owners

    They are copy protected. I have tried everything available on the net and almost every it guy I know. But give me your email address then I'll send you a disc copy somebody took for me that had one....
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    Re: Treg Owners

    yeah good luck with that. unless you steal one from a car somewhere you are out of luck. I have tried for a year , tried copying it, tried buying it and literally there is nobody that sell them...
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    Re: Bottom protection plate. Interest?

    yeah I have the sketches all ready. I will se =e this week if i can get them to macsteel for a quote and get them cut.
  12. Re: Liqui moly diesel purge in fuel - Amarok BiTdi

    If you have an algea problem then use the specific algea killer. Liqui Moly makes one.
    We find an amazing amount of cars with it in the bottom of the fuel filter and we add the bacterial killer. It...
  13. Re: Liqui moly diesel purge in fuel - Amarok BiTdi

    do you have an actual issue ? if not then don't just put stuff in for incase.
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    Re: T6 Transporter running hot

    Well spend the money on an intercooler upgrade and come back with the oil temp data. if it works then happy days. if not then perhaps you will have to investigate an external oil cooler.
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    Re: 2008 7l Touareg horn

    sadly I have run out of spares already. New they are R1300 and only available from VW.
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    Re: 2010 V6TDI workshop light

    there is a single pressure gauge and a common joined pipe. I don't know how they can claim there is a pressure difference between the two banks. They won;t start if there is less than 150 bar in the...
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    Re: Amarok problem

    Very often yes
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    Re: Amarok problem

    did you check and clear errors with a scantool?
  19. Re: Amarok BiTDI Engine Not Reaching Temp

    most likely the thermostat. temp sensor won't work right when colder and then stop at 70.
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    Re: VW T5.1 Coolant Leak

    Very often it is just the heat exchanger and always start there first before going for the head gasket solution.
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    Re: Treg Owners

    7L8 422 154 D is what I can see but it will resolve in basically the same pump

    https://volkswagen.7zap.com/en/za/touareg/toua/2010-616/1/145-145025/#1

    i doubt it will require a manual to take...
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    Re: 2014 Polo Cross

    yes some door sensor that is not happy. scan with suitable scan tool will tell you which one.
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    Re: Polo vivo 1400

    change just the belt you will be fine
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    Re: Polo TSI Service - Questions

    yeah don't bother with plugs at those km's
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    Re: Polo vivo 1400

    yeah self adjusting spring tensioner. 16 spanner to undo and yes it is akward. usually you have to buy the entire tensioner and not just the pulley and getting the entire tensioner out is an absolute...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Howzit dieter. Whatever you know and have seen from previous V6 touaregs almost does not at all apply to this one. The entire setup of the engine is different. the fuel line routing is different, the...
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    Re: Sport or drive when towing

    stick it in drive and forget about it.
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    Re: VW T5.1 Coolant Leak

    more radiator, using less power..
    Sometimes using a different gear and or slowing down just 10 km/h might be enough.
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    Re: VW T5.1 Coolant Leak

    an upgraded intercooler will not give you noticibly lower water temps.
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    Re: Amarok Headlight globe

    I have tried both the osram and the phillips. I had several failures on the phillips which seems to happen on bad corrugated roads where the osram seem not to suffer form that.
    So for me it's the...
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    Re: Bought a T-Cross or two...

    It's not all wheel drive. It is front wheel drive. There is a 16" rim option but people WANT the big wheels so the makers supply them.
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    Re: Treg Owners

    diff ratios are different 3l to 2.5. so sadly you can only use the diff from a same car. but i saw a R5 for sale on facebook with a limp home issue for R49k. might be worth buying it as a spare car...
  33. Re: Good cylinder head shop in Edenvale/East rand JHB.

    jcb engine rebuilders in sebenza

    011 4522113
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    Re: 1.9 Caddy injectors

    decent priced injectors is really hard to find. But you can get northern diesel in pretoria to redo them. i am assuming it is 1.9 PD motor?.
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    Re: Buying another Touareg V6

    CRC is the newer engine code. they differ from CAS quite a bit. That engine runs a single timing chain over the back of the motor driving eevrything including the fuel pump instead of double sets and...
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