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  • Alan_uk
    Alan_uk replied to the thread Detached rear headlining.
    Not much skill is needed to remove the headlining and biscuit, just a bit of patience to not break anything. Ken, you are not too far...
  • PlasticMac
    PlasticMac replied to the thread FSI poor cold starting.
    Check the rev counter too, as the crankshaft sensor won't trigger a DTC Mac.
  • Ami
    Ami reacted to PlasticMac's post in the thread Power steering goes heavy under braking. with Like Like.
    Scan it. There are conditions, ABS/ESP, that will disable Power Steering. I guess it's to limit steering input in a potentially, (as far...
  • Ami
    Yes, you need the Green power steering fluid I bought wynn's green power steering Fluid
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    butch890 replied to the thread FSI poor cold starting.
    Kettering based ,I know someone with VCDS will get it scanned and report back
  • PlasticMac
    PlasticMac reacted to Indi's post in the thread 17436 on vcds with Like Like.
    There should be a wire clip holding on the electrical connector, if this is missing then possibly it could be coming loose perhaps?
  • lavandism
    lavandism replied to the thread Today I......
    I’ve done 100 km today after pouring half a can into the relatively fresh oil (<2000 km). Impressive, it does reduce tappet noise quite...
  • PlasticMac
    PlasticMac replied to the thread FSI poor cold starting.
    I'm guessing the clatter is a bit more than the usual FSI 10 seconds of cold start tappet noise? More like a knock or misfire, perhaps...
  • lavandism
    lavandism reacted to TYP 8Z's post in the thread Detached rear headlining with Like Like.
    Unfortunately a common fate for our A2's these days. AFAIK no glue will fix the problem as the headliner biscuit is likely to crumbly to...
  • Indi
    Indi replied to the thread 17436 on vcds.
    There should be a wire clip holding on the electrical connector, if this is missing then possibly it could be coming loose perhaps?
  • Indi
    Indi reacted to hits's post in the thread 17436 on vcds with Like Like.
    I found the location of the potentiometer earlier today. I squeezed my hand in yesterday and just had a fiddle, deleted the fault code...
  • A
    I have a spare A2 diesel ECU if you want it (FOC of course). Not sure what actual car it came off, as it came with a CCCU that I used...
  • PlasticMac
    PlasticMac replied to the thread FSI poor cold starting.
    When it spins, but doesn't fire, is the rev counter indicating the cranking speed? Guessing you don't have a scan tool? Mac
  • PlasticMac
    Is it type approved? Should be OK if it is. Mac.
  • PlasticMac
    PlasticMac reacted to Indi's post in the thread 17436 on vcds with Like Like.
    Yeah, that’s the air intake pipe, it has a clip on each end that you can remove fairly easily with a pair of mole grips. It’s much...
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