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      RE: Water Pump-Metal

      I used the ECS-supplied metal impeller water pump as part of my timing belt kit, it worked great on my FSI. But I'm not sure if you're talking about a TFSI/TSI water pump or an FSI water pump, I know...
    2. I had my engine gone through and a lot of...

      I had my engine gone through and a lot of components replaced after this wore through at 80k miles or so.

      My car is driven fairly cautiously for the most part, and not tuned, so I replace the...
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      Welcome to the forum! I love my 06 FSI 6MT!, just...

      Welcome to the forum! I love my 06 FSI 6MT!, just rolled over 140k recently

      The low pressure fuel code I would attribute to a failing fuel pump if it's never been replaced, but you might be able...
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      Sounds like your lock is dead. I had my driver's...

      Sounds like your lock is dead. I had my driver's door lock do the same thing, luckily I could use my key to actuate it because it was the driver's door.

      I have heard of people cleaning them out...
    5. What software are you using? On VCDS there is a...

      What software are you using? On VCDS there is a check box in a certain group of the central electronics module you have to check. There's two, one to add the switch and one to activate them...
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      I've used raxles with great success. On the...

      I've used raxles with great success. On the pricey side, I think it was $250 an axle, but they're really nice rebuilt axles with lifetime warranties. They'll also include any tools and hardware you...
    7. Given that you haven't bled the ABS I would...

      Given that you haven't bled the ABS I would recommend engaging the ABS on a stop and seeing how the brakes feel immediately after that. If the brakes feel better you should probably then bleed your...
    8. Thread: Tires Question

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      Don't know if the Quattro cars are tolerant of...

      Don't know if the Quattro cars are tolerant of different tread depths, mine is FWD. Probably something to check as I know the mechanical Quattro systems have problems with different tread depths...
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      Something is wrong with the fans... When I run...

      Something is wrong with the fans... When I run the AC the big one comes on high and makes a lot of noise. Did some testing with VCDS and the ECU could actuate the main fan but the AC had no way of...
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      Your AC is always on. There is a button to turn...

      Your AC is always on. There is a button to turn it off, labeled econ. When the econ light is on, the compressor is inactive.
    11. Thread: Cleana3 vr6

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      My rubber seals like those recently fell off as...

      My rubber seals like those recently fell off as well. Did some research and found a thread where a guy took it to the dealer to get it fixed, and they just cut off the bits that were falling away.
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      Anyone tried a borescope through the IAT port?...

      Anyone tried a borescope through the IAT port? It's one bolt to get that sensor out, and it gives you nearly a straight shot into at least 2 of the pistons' intake valves. Seems like a good way to...
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      Blue ridge mountains... And a parking...

      Blue ridge mountains...

      And a parking...
    14. I ended up replacing the harness when I had a few...

      I ended up replacing the harness when I had a few of my wires break. If you have an earlier 8p, than you probably have the Rev A like I did, which I've heard was a bit too short from the factory. The...
    15. Thread: Intake Question

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      I figured someone with more experience would...

      I figured someone with more experience would reply, but since you've got nothing yet I'll give it a shot...

      I assume the stock intake was built with more use cases in mind than the aftermarket...
    16. Y'all got those new 8ps... Mine was made and...

      Y'all got those new 8ps... Mine was made and delivered in '05[emoji1787]

      I'll be honest, I haven't been on the forums much the past 2 years because the A3 has been really reliable.

      When I...
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      What does your typical usage entail? Do you do...

      What does your typical usage entail? Do you do any aggressive driving on a regular basis? Was there any issues with the OEM brakes or are you just looking for something different?
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      To answer your question: no coding is required. ...

      To answer your question: no coding is required.

      If you don't want any lights to come up afterwards, you can connect a battery tender to maintain 12V through the car with the battery removed. I...
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      Every one I've seen and talked to used the yellow...

      Every one I've seen and talked to used the yellow films. I know I've seen covers online before as well, but I can't recall whether that was for an aftermarket light unit or a factory assembly.
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      Careful with a hose around the engine bay, I've...

      Careful with a hose around the engine bay, I've heard of people washing it off and needing to get it towed afterwards. I'd recommend sticking a cell phone camera down/around there to see if you can...
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