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mk5 GTI Pirelli
on November 13, 2018, 08:35:44 AM
Hiya chaps, hope this is alright here, I will be putting my beloved pirelli up on autotrader this weekend,  will be purchasing a caddy/transporter so I'm keeping it VW
Re: Doors and boot not unlocking 99% of the time with fob?
Last Poster: amanda in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:41:01 AM
I had this issue with an a6 turned out to be the boot lock causing the problem replaced it and it was fine afterwards

Re: Coolant Flange - How To Remove The Vacuum Hose
Last Poster: scopes in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Today at 11:39:07 AM
It is meant to pull off, but with the heat in around that area, the rubber seems to weld itself to the plastic, as does the rubber hose that connects to the lower metal coolant pipe.

Just be patient, remember if you break it, it can be replaced.


Re: Driver footwell water leak
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Today at 11:29:47 AM
I was going to suggest getting the hose out... but if the garage seem to think that's where the waters coming in then who's to say they're wrong. Is the leak minor/damp or fairly heavy.. water?

Apart from having a play around with a hose (or a jug) yourself and take a good look, I don't know what to suggest.

Re: Depo Projector Style Headlights
Last Poster: absolute in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 10:47:03 PM
Which h7 leds did you end up rolling with @retroraz?

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Re: MK5 Golf GTI - Fuel Economy!!
Last Poster: muff1991 in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 09:44:24 PM

Update for all you guys!

Just replaced my MAF sensor, engine now doesn’t misfire and getting much much better MPG readings!

MAF sensor was from TPS, I tried one from Europarts as t

Mk6 GT TDI 2.0L 140bhp Thoughts and Reliability?
Last Poster: willni in MK6 General Area on Yesterday at 09:10:44 PM
Hello All,

Was wondering if anyone has any experience with the 140bhp 2.0 GT TDI, it's 2011 but I don't have the exact engine code. Considering as the mk5's 2.0 diesel were good I'm hoping the mk6 is also good, is there anything to watch out for?

Re: Knocking after suspension refresh
Last Poster: chigmuss in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:50:00 PM
Can you get to the underside easily and get a look at the ARB bushings? The replacement of these is fairly involved and (presuming someone else fitted the ARB bushes) they would have had to have drilled the VW brackets off. One possibility is the clamps around the old ARB bushes have not nipped up properly on your new bushes. Also, the subframe needs dropping a fair bit to manoeuvr

S3 Brakes anti squeal shim
Last Poster: Sammitawn in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 08:39:08 PM
thanks mate   thats awesome..i thought of the idea to use the h&R wheel spacers but im not sure it will work..just to be sure you are talking about the 6 pistons brakes right?

Re: Opinion on Cam Follower & Cam Lobe Wear
Last Poster: chigmuss in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 06:50:24 PM

I'd definitely be changing your follower. Any wear through the coating is a sign that it needs changed, even much lighter wear than yours is displaying.

Re: Battery Drain Issue
Last Poster: muff1991 in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on Yesterday at 04:21:56 PM
yeah, you sound like you got it all on the ready status bro.. have fun

Re: Canbus Help
Last Poster: DMackie in Mk5 General Area on Yesterday at 11:17:03 AM
Managed to suss it out from this handy post


Re: ** VW Jetta (MK5) Rear Camera Options & Fitting Advice Needed **
Last Poster: XxMK5xX in Mk5 General Area on January 15, 2019, 10:02:15 PM
Has Anyone Installed Any Cameras To A Jetta - Any Tips / Advice?

I Have Found A Pioneer One - Just Wondering If Anyone Had Fitted Any Others To Look More OEM & Best Location(s)?

Thanks Again

Re: "Bungs" for airbox/engine cover mounts?!
Last Poster: Submotion in Wanted on January 15, 2019, 08:34:51 PM
Wicked! Thanks to you both for your help! Massively appreciated!

Re: Can coil packs fail gradually?? What else could it be.
Last Poster: KatieT in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on January 15, 2019, 06:57:52 PM
When were the spark plugs last changed?

Re: Temp Gauge Fluctuating
Last Poster: Octoparrot in How to Guides / Troubleshooting on January 15, 2019, 06:20:21 PM
It took me around 8 hours to change mine as well, if I had to do one again I'd be seriously tempted to remove the front of the car for access.

Re: Aftermarket stereo ignition on/off???
Last Poster: DMackie in Mk5 General Area on January 15, 2019, 03:32:52 PM
Pull out the 15 amp fuse in F19 slot and put in the connection into the right connection on the F19 slot only. Im gonna do this tonight.

Which gauge wire did you use?

Re: Carista app - it works to reset airbag light
Last Poster: shail in Mk5 General Area on January 15, 2019, 12:24:14 AM
So this will show all faults found and is there anything it can't do ? That vagcom can ?

It's not a vagcom replacement. It does a fair bit of stuff around coding various options, but as far as I know it doesn't have the full diagnostic capabilities of vagcom.

Re: 100,000 miles ...
Last Poster: stealthwolf in Mk5 General Area on January 14, 2019, 11:07:24 PM
I got my cam chain and tensioner done at 110k.

Surround for Mk6 Climate Control Retrofit
Last Poster: Jacker in Wanted on January 14, 2019, 01:05:47 PM
Hi there.

Does anyone have a spare surround required to retrofit the mk6 climate control panel into the mk5?



Re: Arm rest part number
Last Poster: BaileyGTI in Cosmetic/Interior Modifications on January 13, 2019, 11:02:33 PM
Has anyone got a part number for the sliding hand brake cover? Number 35 in the pic above. Just got myself an armrest and this part was missing and I want to replace it but can't find one anywhere.


Premium bluetooth kit with audio streaming
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    Postage: £5.00
    Delivery or Collection

    Selling premium bluetooth kit with audio streaming.
    Supports all phones
    Works with RNS/RCD510,315 etc. units
    Supports MK6 MFSW and/or white/colour instrument cluster.

    Kit consist of module 5k0..730D, inline loom and mic. Plug and play, doesn't need to cut or solder any wires.

    BBS VZ wheels
    Location: Norwich
    Collection Only

    BBS VZ with Vredestein Ultrac-Sessanta tyres.

    8J x 18


    Tyres all down to 3mm, with slightly more wear on the inside edges.

    One wheel has 4mm of light curbing. Another wheel has 40mm of light curbing and a lightly scratched spoke. Small amount of brake dust in the paint but they still clean up very well. Everything I've mentioned is pictured.
    H+R springs
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      Location: Norwich
      Postage: £10.00
      Delivery or Collection

      H+R springs, 29176.

      They've lost a small amount of paint but good condition overall.
      H+R springs
      Single Image
        Location: Norwich
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        H+R springs, 29261.

        Slight surface rust but good condition overall. As you can see they are still on the shocks but I will seperate them for the sale unless someone is also interested in shocks etc.
        Engine Cover - SOLD
        Location: warwickshire
        Postage: £10.00
        Delivery or Collection

        Engine cover.  One mounting grommet missing in very good condition.
        Engine Cover
        Location: Warwickshire
        Postage: £10.00
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        Engine cover.  mounting grommets all there.  VW badge missing, could add your own ?
        R32 Ronal Zolder ET51
        Location: Hertfordshire
        Collection Only

        Refurbished December 2014 by Lepsons in VW OEM Bright Chrome Silver, never fitted.

        £651 from VW

        Offset 51, 7.5" wide

        Collection only
        Carbon fibre bonnet with quick release aero catches
        Location: liverpool
        Collection Only

        Carbon fibre bonnet. Painted. Needs minor repairs near passenger side rain tray as the paint has started to flake. Comes with quick release aero catches

        Collection only
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