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    Re: Power steering Issue?

    Spoke to somebody recently that runs a fleet of roks and racks are one of the few things they seems to have had a issue with.
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    Re: Opinions on 1.4 TFSI motor

    well that noise on startup is a cam chain that was supposed to be replaced. Around R6k or so for the job and parts. It's just negligent of the owner not to have done it. CEL could be on for a million...
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    Re: Amarok Central locking problem

    It's always hard to comment on that kind of thing if you have not done a scan on the system and checked for faults. A simple fault that might clear might be responsible for the strange behaviour.
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    Re: Opinions on 1.4 TFSI motor

    What is the actual milage. High to some people are like 100k km and high to me might be 400k km.
    Once they seem to pass lik 120k km the chance of that oil usage failure seem to diminish, We get less...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    try solly's tyres in Nigel. I bought grabbers in 255/55-18 there a few weeks back and they did not struggle to get at all.
  6. Re: Amarok injector recon - worth it?

    Nobody in SA that I know of can recon them.There i a company in germany and romania that can recon them. They asked around 100 euro each last time I enquired.
    northern diesel in pretoria can test...
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    Re: Platkar Service: 2013 Polo 1.6

    we change fuel filters on every service unless i is the in-tank type
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    Re: Off-road armour for Touaregs

    Yeah we have basically re-drawn it into cad to be cut an I really just should have one cut to see that everything fits. Keep watching here that project should be rolling again soon.
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    Re: Caddy 2.0 tdi: fault p261a

    yes electric after run pump.
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    Re: Treg Owners

    3 x 500ml should be more than enough.
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    Re: Why no Corollas?

    they use to be good but soul less cars. Now they are not even good anymore and still soul less. family has one and it had numerous issues even bought from new. So maybe not quite what it was years...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    could have saved 1620. But all good.
  13. Discovery 4 Re: Is it my fault- Discovery 4 in hospital.

    Whether it did or not - there is one thing that we don't do on modern motors and that is wash them. If a customer wants it washed he can do it himself or take it somewhere else.
    There are just way...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    yup, but the change we make is not likely to improve your economy numbers >:D
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    Re: Turbo question

    Simply turbodirect. You will not get a genuine replacement from anybody else. Not vagspec centre or goldwagen.
    For repair fastec as I said. Your location indicated dutywa, not randburg.
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    Re: Turbo question

    There must have been a mistake on that goldwagen quote.
    sadly in your area I don't know but you can also try turbodirect and they will ship or if you want to send it for repair, gaby at fastec...
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    Re: Aftermarket Part Sugestions

    Tecnorot is a very good make and they are OE suppliers to many makers including audi , vw and bmw.
    There are many OE suppliers that supply to aftermarket. In my area that I know these are brembo,...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Inever get involved in these consumption things. People drive differently, has different tyres, use different fuel, has different habits, etc so no two cars wil give identical consumption. I alos...
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    Re: Touareg coolant loss

    Yeah do not go down the rabbitnhole of head gaskets before you have bypassed or replaced the egr stuff. Don't let some mechanic tell you that is the only next option.
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    Re: Touareg engine swap.

    R10k ish plus whatever other parts and liquids are needed, coolant, oil, oil filter, maybe fanbelt and rollers, power steering fluid, brake fluid.
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    Re: Touareg engine swap.

    You can find 3l v6 tdi engines around. I paid around R35k for one last year. Trust Me you cannot do another make motor swop for that. There is one russin youtube video of a 1jz on the net. Not...
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    Re: Touareg V10 EGR delete

    2005 definitely does not care if you pull the vacuums and block them off.
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    Re: Touareg wont start

    yup scan it and see.
  24. Re: Touareg V6 TDI - Fuel Pressure Regulation Problem

    yeah or the HPFP is on the way out which is really something one hopes is not the case.
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    Re: amarok valve clearances?

    not all these amaroks live in the mines. This one is mostly a city dweller i suspect.
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    Re: 2013 Amarok 132kw Limp mode

    yet your first post said it was blanked?
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    Re: Audi TT

    tsi Engines - do your homework.
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    Re: 2013 Amarok 132kw Limp mode

    Boost pressure regulation not reached.
    So basically a leak in the boost side or the turbo not supplying.

    http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/16683/P0299/000665

    If the EGR is physically...
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    Re: 2013 Amarok 132kw Limp mode

    EGR will usually put a light on but not cause a power loss.
    Boost and or fuelling will cause limp home.
    Without scanning the car and seeing about what it actually complains about anybody's guess...
  30. Re: Touareg V6 TDI - Fuel Pressure Regulation Problem

    The one thing you needed you did not log.
    You need to log boost requested vw boost actual. You have the actual but not the requested.
    That is usually where it falls over.
    Regards
    Stephan
  31. Re: VW Touareg 2009 TDi V6 - yea or nay?

    Yeah don't bother. I have one in mine and it annoys me enough never to use it. Manual lives in the net behind the front seat.
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    Re: Touareg coolant loss

    Not accredited with the insurance / RMI no.
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    Re: amarok valve clearances?

    Cams out job. Don't have to take the head off. DO it the next time you have to do a cambelt. Or yes drop it by me.
    Short oil service intervals does not mean that some things don't still wear or get...
  34. Re: VW Touareg 2009 TDi V6 - yea or nay?

    Oh then it got removed. Should have had it for sure.
    It was a fiddly stupid thing that probably most people broke the first time you tried getting that manual out. It also ratlled so I think in the...
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    Re: Funny how life changes

    Oh I know the medical and insurances can Go but I very much am going to try not to. At the age we are at those kinda have to stay.
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