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  1. I don't have first hand experience with your...

    I don't have first hand experience with your specific engine, however the thermostat mounting holes look the same as others, and the pipe entrance/location you speak of sounds like others as well....
  2. A battery that is not programmed can make the car...

    A battery that is not programmed can make the car overcharge also, thinking the battery life is low. Check the measure blocks in gateway i believe for the battery life and program it if it isnt.
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  3. Agreed. Also seen a sheered crank keyway cause an...

    Agreed. Also seen a sheered crank keyway cause an eccentric wobble. Could explain the tick noise, or a hairline crack in the cam itself. Run the engine and examine the wobble/hop on the crank pulley....
  4. The problem i'm having is, this would be much...

    The problem i'm having is, this would be much easier explained in person, face to face ha. I follow the points you're laying down, i'm trying to word this hypothetical failure scenario as clear as...
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    Message me your email and i will send you 3...

    Message me your email and i will send you 3 diagrams, there's more but these should answer you questions
  6. HAHA seemed to good to be true, someone like you...

    HAHA seemed to good to be true, someone like you saying such a thing..He didn't use the bar? ha Unless i read it wrong, I was under the impression you were speaking of the front sprockets. Kinda...
  7. Id like to think that on that motor and others...

    Id like to think that on that motor and others like the 2.7t its a general rule of thumb that when doing that kind of work you loosen the sprocket bolts and "pop" the cam sprockets with a puller so...
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    Good that the balance shafts are new, but just to...

    Good that the balance shafts are new, but just to be sure did you recheck it? Just to verify the water pump belt is spinning. New parts fail too, and if crud clogged them last time, hopefully it...
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    Remove the 2 bolts for the water pump belt cover...

    Remove the 2 bolts for the water pump belt cover and move it back a tad, enought to see the water pump belt. Start the car and see if the water pump belt is turning. Sounds like one of the balance...
  10. I was just simply putting it out there. There are...

    I was just simply putting it out there. There are many other brands with chain motors that yes, happen to almost never need chain service, or only at a much higher mileage. I understand your side to...
  11. That little spring is from the cam bridge, it...

    That little spring is from the cam bridge, it sits behind the mesh screen and ball. The same length spring is used in the exhaust cam sliding lobe assembly but the thickness of that coil spring is...
  12. I would just throw a new pump in since there not...

    I would just throw a new pump in since there not that expensive and you have it out. But also pumps create flow, not pressure, its the restriction of flow/ restrictions/ tolerances technically that...
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    Absolutely the Throttle body boot on these can be...

    Absolutely the Throttle body boot on these can be a real pain in the butt. Either with a tear in it, or coming off the TB or the plastic intercooler pipes popping out. Especially if you've installed...
  14. The fastest and easiest thing to do is this....

    The fastest and easiest thing to do is this. Remove the cam magnet actuator from the upper timing cover, 3x T30 screws. Behind it you'll see the N205 valve, spool valve. The center plunger on it...
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    I havent used that method. I suggested that...

    I havent used that method. I suggested that because i had a car, 2.8 passat v6 that had been driven with clogged secondary cats for so long, untill it wouldnt move. After gutting them ( it literally...
  16. I would consider doing the N205, and the cam...

    I would consider doing the N205, and the cam bridge. The external magnet maybe but leave it for last, i dont think youll need it. They suggested the cam because the cam bridge oil screen probably...
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    Id consider 2 things, Because the car ran like...

    Id consider 2 things, Because the car ran like crap for so long the computer adapted to its self. So first thing i would do is clear out the stored memory by doing a capacitor discharge. Basically...
  18. https://www.audiworld.com/forums/vag-com-discussio...

    https://www.audiworld.com/forums/vag-com-discussion-51/b8-chasing-intermittent-codes-can-failures-no-crank-no-start-inspect-splice-2973994/
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