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just to quickly update my post. The shop guys...

just to quickly update my post.
The shop guys checked everything and said the spots i pointed out weren't problems and nothing to worry about, quite common on vw cars.

The issue was I got a fault...
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Thank you so much for your observation! I am...

Thank you so much for your observation! I am taking it in to a VW/Audi specialist shop this weekend and will update you on what it was. LOL geez you are right about that left-hand bolt! I don't...
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Is this a problem? Looks like wetness/oily/dampness

I took a look under the hood and noticed what seems to be a bit of oily/dark/wetness around two areas (which I don't know the names for) but I will attach the photos here:


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Turbo boost needle acting up

I have 2013 VW Scirocco R with about 65,000 km, A/T.
I noticed from a few weeks ago something seemed to be off with the turbo gauge.

No weird sounds, no check engine lights or fault codes, but I...
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update: thanks again to everyone for your...

update: thanks again to everyone for your feedback. It's always a learning experience gained. The good news so far seems to be the problem has been fixed. I picked up the car last night and it...
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Alright ladies and gentlemen, got the update just...

Alright ladies and gentlemen, got the update just now on my phone from the shop.
Mind you everything is in a foreign language so that's part of the biggest problems dealing with mechanics here.
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thank you for that advice....will bring that up...

thank you for that advice....will bring that up with the mechanic....
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Posted By guy293482

Thanks for the reply. I'm almost 90% certain now...

Thanks for the reply. I'm almost 90% certain now that the starting issue was due to breaking down of secondary ignition system (spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, rotor, or ignition coil or ALL). ...
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UPDATE: This should be huge. In the morning...

UPDATE:

This should be huge. In the morning it didn't start up (as it hadn't for the past 2 days) but I noticed it never starts up (only cranks) in wet/damp conditions/weather. The 3 times it...
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Thank you guys for the responses. Sorry my...

Thank you guys for the responses. Sorry my response is late. I'm still dealing with the issue. So I'll try my best to clarify and answer the questions:

- the first time it wouldn't start up was...
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2001 Daewoo Matiz (AT) with 80,000 km

2001 Daewoo Matiz (AT) with 80,000 km
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More problems or same one?

This morning car wouldn't start up. It would long crank but no start up. Tried it 3-4 times and finally it started up.

Then engine died after 1 minute when I came to a stop. It seemed to do...
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Yes, it's an automatic. I'm going to pick the...

Yes, it's an automatic. I'm going to pick the answer that suggested maybe I didn't have enough power to run the car with the brake on or maybe it's an auto shut off. I had engine oil below the...
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Engine shuts off when parking brake on and try to go

My old 2001 Daewoo Matiz (automatic, 80,000 KM, bought used) did something strange a while back. I was parked and had the parking brake up. I forgot to release the brake and put it down, and when I...
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those would be nice if I could get them....might...

those would be nice if I could get them....might be too big to fit though?
I'm thinking of trying to buy a couple cheap 2 dollar rubber hammers, then cut off the heads and solder shape the rubber...
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VW Scirocco. Yep, I read that if you jack up...

VW Scirocco.

Yep, I read that if you jack up the car so the wheels aren't touching the ground, the coils should decompress a little or enough so that you can fit in spacers and then when you seat...
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Mandatory government vehicle testing - lowered car

I went in this morning to get my emissions testing done but the problem was my car is lowered (front mostly, back is fine). When they put the car on those giant metal rollers in the ground (for...
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GDI engine carbon build up on intake valves

So I've been doing some research and wanted to get some opinions here, too.
My VW Scirocco R is at 60,000 km. I've owned it since 53,000 km. I don't know if the previous owner has ever used...
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Posted By guy293482

Fault Code: P2294 (Fuel Pressure Regulator)?

I got a fault code today (first one that I know of).

Its: P2294 - Powertrain Fuel Pressure Regulator 2 Control Circuit.

It happened right after I drove around 140km/h and I noticed a loss in...
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Posted By guy293482

sorry that's PSI. 700ish PSI at startup and...

sorry that's PSI.

700ish PSI at startup and idle and about 1000-1500 psi when driving (depending on how fast).
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Posted By guy293482

fuel rail pressure...yes they are in kpa with the...

fuel rail pressure...yes they are in kpa with the torque pro app
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thanks for the reply pjmax does anyone think...

thanks for the reply pjmax

does anyone think it could be an "air control valve" issue? I just found info on that and symptoms fit (starting up in mornings doesn't stay on at idle unless i give it...
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Thanks for the replies! I decided to go for...

Thanks for the replies!
I decided to go for this one:...
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Posted By guy293482

Also: I'm having a hard time finding...

Also:
I'm having a hard time finding information on what are proper/normal levels for the many different sensors
in cars. I assume some categories depend on the kind of car/make/model/tuned etc.,...
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Posted By guy293482

Boost Gauge and Digital Multi Gauge

Earlier today went into shop and the guy took out my throttle body to check it (all clean no problems) and put it back in.
On the drive home, I noticed my boost gauge wasn't working. The needle was...
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