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    Won't be able to do that until Monday since I'm...

    Won't be able to do that until Monday since I'm nowhere near the car, but that autoscan was after clearing all codes (Can command on autoscan screen), then attempting to set readiness.
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    2011 GTI Readiness

    Long story short, car came from the auction so zero history. Local used car dealer called me to come look at it. Runs well, no engine trouble codes. It has an aftermarket full exhaust system with a...
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    so I just noticed the replies now (somehow got...

    so I just noticed the replies now (somehow got zero alerts/emails about new replies).

    Zenerdiode- I'll see if I still have the old adjuster in my scrap pile.. It might still be there.. If it is...
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    Yeah I had a feeling that's where the issue was...

    Yeah I had a feeling that's where the issue was but really didn't want to toss parts at it, especially expensive ones.. Unfortunately it's not really straightforward testing it since there aren't...
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    ok so to put an end to this (I completely forgot...

    ok so to put an end to this (I completely forgot about this thread), the issue ended up being in the camshaft adjuster itself. I happened to be at my local machine shop and was telling him about it,...
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    Maybe I was unclear. It doesn't give any trouble...

    Maybe I was unclear. It doesn't give any trouble when starting cold.. it's only hard to start after a hot shutdown, and only if it's idling smoothly upon shutdown.

    Wouldn't oil pressure be sky...
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    Pulled the oil pan this evening too.. nothing...

    Pulled the oil pan this evening too.. nothing inside at all. I'm definitely not the first one to have the pan off so I can't tell for sure of there was anything in there previously
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    So 01-08-093.3 at operating temperature comes...

    So 01-08-093.3 at operating temperature comes down to a different value every time. Seems to be about 50% of the time it comes down and idles smoothly and reads 30-36 degrees, the other half of...
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    Sorry if I interpreted your comments the wrong...

    Sorry if I interpreted your comments the wrong way. Sometimes the blunt nature of my comments on forums and in real life interactions gets interpreted as condescending when it's not meant to be that...
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    I have read the tech tip... I bet that's...

    I have read the tech tip...

    I bet that's exactly what happened.. the spool valve looked perfect inside but it very well could've been replaced.

    As much as I'm trying to avoid pulling the cam,...
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    There's absolutely ZERO need to be condescending...

    There's absolutely ZERO need to be condescending or to sit there and call me retarded.

    According to the self study guide, the cam locks in the retarded position. Is VW wrong?

    ...
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    I think the screen was previously removed. the...

    I think the screen was previously removed. the check ball is still in there but the screen and plastic surround are completely gone. I didn't see any evidence of leftover screen or plastic bits...
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    The cam correlation is off right from a cold...

    The cam correlation is off right from a cold start since it's choppy as soon as the idle starts to settle down (also sets codes imediately), and still off when at operating temperature. The more I...
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    Yeah I know about JPPSG lol.. This one...

    Yeah I know about JPPSG lol..


    This one initially seemed like just another routine TSI chain job.. Not this time.. I know y'all don't really know me from a hole in the wall but I'm not one to...
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    Yeah I probably will pull the pan. There was no...

    Yeah I probably will pull the pan. There was no evidence of sludge up top but I know that doesn't necessarily mean there isn't anything in the pan. It's easy enough to pull, but I have a feeling...
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    I'll check that after work today.. I don't...

    I'll check that after work today.. I don't remember if it was group 93 or 94, but one of them i believe was stuck at 28KW.

    It did something weird once though. I held rpm up near 4k (limiter in...
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    The timing chain was installed according to the...

    The timing chain was installed according to the service manual procedure. It's very simple with the cam chain especially when replacing it. the colored links align with the marks on the sprockets....
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    the timing according to the chain links and my...

    the timing according to the chain links and my digital caliper is dead on, unless the measurements in the thread I linked above are wrong, and/or the dark links on the new (from VW) chain were in the...
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    chain drive 2.0T driving me up the wall

    ok here goes.. 2008 Passat 2.0TSI (chain driven). Car came to me setting a cam/crank correlation code 16400/P0016. idled choppy but drove fine otherwise. no chain noise whatsoever. has a little over...
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    Sticky: NAR got the PD engine in 2004 so the 02-03 cars...

    NAR got the PD engine in 2004 so the 02-03 cars are still ALH. My 03 ALH knows the VIN
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    Awesome. Thanks man!

    Awesome. Thanks man!
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    aah ok. I'll PM you the serial number. I don't...

    aah ok. I'll PM you the serial number. I don't remember what email address I used for either interface lol.. I got the serial one a LONG time ago, then the USB a few years later
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    Hello everyone (plus a question)

    New to the forum but a long time vcds user and experienced tech..

    So I got the email that says I'm verified but still I'm unable to post replies or start a thread in the support section.. What's...
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