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    1. I disagree. Once you take off the front bumper...

      I disagree. Once you take off the front bumper cover, engine removal is not that bad. Take it from someone who DIDN'T remove the front bumper cover to replace an engine on a mkIV :banghead:

      I've...
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      It was the gosh darn horn, lol. I haven't had a...

      It was the gosh darn horn, lol. I haven't had a horn installed for quite a while, so I'll be tracing those wires to see where they're touching the frame or ground. I have new Hella horns ready to go...
    3. I had to replace the rear main seal on my TT. I...

      I had to replace the rear main seal on my TT. I replaced the clutch without doing the rear main seal first, but realized six months later that I was slipping again and I could tell from the smell...
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      That would make sense. Mine was never rebuilt,...

      That would make sense. Mine was never rebuilt, though it's the car's second cluster. I had the dealer install it back when I got my TT in 2009. The issue back then was that my car would start and...
    5. Edited. That doesn't look like it goes into the...

      Edited. That doesn't look like it goes into the block to me. :) I was guessing the coolant flange O-ring at first since it's such a common point of failure on the 1.8t.
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      I will post my findings here once they're...

      I will post my findings here once they're complete. I have some free time today, so I'm going to do the voltage-drop test to try to isolate the source of my drain, if I have one.

      Turns out the...
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      Pulling fuse 16 will prevent the after-run...

      Pulling fuse 16 will prevent the after-run coolant pump's operation. I wouldn't put a switch in for fuse 16, as it controls the entire Fan Control Module. When you pull fuse 16 it runs the fans...
    8. 36x3.15 (mm, I think) coolant flange O-ring at...

      36x3.15 (mm, I think)

      coolant flange O-ring at ECS
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      I just returned from a 20-minute drive. After I...

      I just returned from a 20-minute drive. After I turned the car off, I turned the key back to the ON position and did the HVAC trick to get voltage across the A/C harness. It read 12.1, then quickly...
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      I think it's 4500. My girlfriend had 6k or higher...

      I think it's 4500. My girlfriend had 6k or higher bulbs on her Mitsubishi eclipse, and they were very blue. I've only replaced one bulb on my TT in ten years, and I think it failed early because the...
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      It's under the car on the (US) passenger's side...

      It's under the car on the (US) passenger's side closer to the gas tank. Pretty easy once you get the car up, but be sure to depressurize first.

      I pull the fuel pump fuse, start it, and let it...
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      I'm also on my third fan control module, and the...

      I'm also on my third fan control module, and the current one is OEM. I have another thread "fuse 16 keeps blowing" where I narrowed down the short circuit to the after-run coolant pump.

      Once I...
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      I don't think the throttle body adaptation can be...

      I don't think the throttle body adaptation can be done without vag-com, but try looking on vortex for alternative methods. I remember someone saying that your car will do it after a battery...
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      Sorry; I was on my phone and now I remember you...

      Sorry; I was on my phone and now I remember you mentioned deleting the SAI. Since this happened after installing intake components, you might need to to a throttle body adaptation. Our cars have a...
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      The battery is about 15 months old. I already...

      The battery is about 15 months old. I already took it back to where I got it (NAPA) and they said it was good, but I had that problem with fuse 16 that basically ran the fans for a long time after I...
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      Basic battery troubleshooting

      I need a baseline sanity check here.

      I've had slow/no start issues with my TT. The voltage reads 14V when charging, so I think the alternator is good, but is that presumptive? It's the original...
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      They put the SAI pump really low on our cars,...

      They put the SAI pump really low on our cars, which tends to make the rivets that hold it together oxidize and fall apart. Check to see if the two halves of the pump are separating, and if they are,...
    18. Did you inspect your brake booster lines? Those...

      Did you inspect your brake booster lines? Those won't be as obvious since the air only moves when you're using the power brakes, and there are check valves that prevent back-flow. I also had one in...
    19. Keep checking for your vacuum leak. Put on a pair...

      Keep checking for your vacuum leak. Put on a pair of rubber/nitrile gloves and listen to the engine at idle. The hissing will be obvious when you're close to it, and getting your fingers on or near...
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      Sorry about your car. It was obviously a beauty...

      Sorry about your car. It was obviously a beauty before this happened. Night before Thanksgiving is not only the biggest bar night in the country, but also amateur hour for many of the people who are...
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