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    1. I always go to VW dealer first. My local dealer...

      I always go to VW dealer first. My local dealer has 15-25% off on online orders. For everything engine related I use GTI. For everything drivetrain related (transmission and awd) I use Golf R...
    2. Thread: Epc - p2101

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      It's probably holding fine. It's the pins...

      It's probably holding fine. It's the pins material that is acting. You can try to remove the connector and push it back in but eventually you need to replace it.
    3. Thread: Epc - p2101

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      Early TSI had issues with the throttle body...

      Early TSI had issues with the throttle body connector. It threw EPC light. I had 09 Audi A3 and was doing it for almost year before I replaced the connector. On my second 09 A3 I bought the...
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      09 Audi A3 - Comfort settings

      I want to switch the comfort setting for passing turn signal from 1 to 3. It looks like the menu is disabled in the latest VAG-Com build. Can anybody point me in the right direction how to make the...
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      When you go from D to reverse, do you feel slight...

      When you go from D to reverse, do you feel slight delay in DSG shifting? I experienced this hard shift to 1st and then coming to a stop from 2nd to 1st. And delay from D to R. When I removed the DSG...
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      Tow it home last night. My daughter was driving...

      Tow it home last night. My daughter was driving it, stopped to grab a bite and the car never started again. Strangely I don't have any error messages on the scan. Only one thing about headlights...
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      Removed the transmission last weekend. What you...

      Removed the transmission last weekend. What you know - the flywheel was almost gone. Had so much play - it was probably about to fail in few thousand miles. removed it and found that the rear main...
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      Finally little warm outside. Decided to bleed the...

      Finally little warm outside. Decided to bleed the brakes after BBK install. Few times that I took the car for a drive I found oil dripping on the ground right underneath the master cylinder. Check...
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      You can plastic weld it from the inside. The...

      You can plastic weld it from the inside. The welding kits are $15-25 on ebay.
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      My transmission or clutch went this morning. Car...

      My transmission or clutch went this morning. Car was making some ticking noise from the front left and I was thinking it's probably hub bearing. Now I have to find a garage and open it to see what...
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      Did you receive the reimbursement letters from...

      Did you receive the reimbursement letters from Audi for the water pump? I got 4 at home - 3 for the audi's and one for the GTI I had. I replaced the water pumps on every one of them. 3 times on my...
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      Saw last week that one of my licence plate bulbs...

      Saw last week that one of my licence plate bulbs is burnt. Found a pair of LED's at the local junk yard from Audi S6. It took some trimming and soldering the wires but everything is working fine -...
    13. I went from A3 8P (fwd) to A3 8V (quattro) gave...

      I went from A3 8P (fwd) to A3 8V (quattro) gave it to my daughter and took the MKVI GTI (manual). Now I have 3 teens in the house that drive and manual was problematic so I sold it and got A3 8P...
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      I believe I had the same codes (including the...

      I believe I had the same codes (including the camshaft advanced timing) when my tensioner went couple months ago. I had 5 bent valves as a result of it.
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      I can check the old seats in the basement but I...

      I can check the old seats in the basement but I believe it's 3 plugs - airbag, seat-belt buckle and power. You have the first two already. The third one only have 12v power, ground and two other...
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      I have 09 s-line and as TBomb said above is...

      I have 09 s-line and as TBomb said above is purely cosmetic. Is your driver seat manual? Mine is not and I swapped both seats with s-line sport seats from 07 Audi A3. It's a direct swap - same plugs...
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      I have two good ones. I don't know how much will...

      I have two good ones. I don't know how much will be shipping to HI. I can check if you are interested.
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      I got Clearmount for both of my Audi A3's. It...

      I got Clearmount for both of my Audi A3's. It makes it easier now when different family members drive the cars... oh, and I swapped my broken 8P air vents for 8V air vents. The car runs like a champ...
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      Finally drove the car after the cylinder head...

      Finally drove the car after the cylinder head rebuild due to the chain tensioner fail. Only to arrive at work and see the coolant dripping. I think the water pump is leaking. I should have replaced...
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      Timing chain tensioner failed on the 09 A3 148K...

      Timing chain tensioner failed on the 09 A3 148K miles. I was about to inspect it next weekend... Oh, well - head rebuild time. Luckily I have the whole rebuild kit leftover from my first A3 8P so not...
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