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  1. Can anyone tell me whether the cambelt/cam pulley needs to be removed to do this or can it be done easier via the other end. Tandem pump I believe? The polo hanyes manual on this doesn't appear to be helpful at all.
  2. I don't have the cel light either but not sure if these always did have one of them. Maybe I got them mixed up.
  3. What lights should I be seeing if a fault occurs?
  4. My epc light no longer works on the tdi. When I turn on the ignition I get nothing. I think the air at light is out aswell, possibly Abs. Ive checked the fuses and they are all okay so I want to try the relevant ground locations if anyone knows? If that fails I guess I'll have to remove the cluster. Probably a loose wire.
  5. Sounds a little like rodknock but its not audable when the filler cap is on. It has been sat for about 6 months. I believe the car is out of time a bit or it has the balancer shaft issue as it rattles at idle but 1000rpm and above its really smooth.
  6. Hi, the engine shakes alot at idle. Not touched the positioning sensor, could this cause it to vibrate so much at idle?
  7. So I got the car up and running again but after plugging it into vagcom I get the fault code 19464 camshaft position sensor out of range g40. I'm not sure if it needs a large adjustment. It runs okay but has a rough idle and shakes alot, it's fine once the revs are up. I've never done a cambelt but I get the jist, position to TDC then lock it with the pin and at the crank, the release tension. Would I need to remove the engine mount to make a small adjustment?
  8. Ha cheers guys.couldnt believe how easy it was actually. 19mm spanner and turn clockwise on the notch that sticks out of the top or the tensioner.
  9. Anyone know how to do this? I've looked in side what looks like the tensioner but I can't get a socket or square drive in there or anything
  10. I'm currently removing the turbo from car as much giving it a complete overhall. As far as I'm aware you just remove the coolant and oilseed lines no problem. Youn will get some spillage so have something handy to wipe it or catch it and maybe clamp the lines too. Is your turbo bolted to the exhaust manifold or is it all one piece? I had to remove the intake manifold on mine to get to at the exhaust manifold including the egr. It's simple stuff just take pictures of everything as you go along.you will want to use some good penetration fluid on the nuts for the manifold if they are as rusty as mine were. You'll need a 12mm socket for the manifold bolts and most can be undone from the top barring one in my case. If your turbo is not one piece with the exhaust manifold you will also need a 12 point 12mm socket for them 3 bolts. One of them is a pain to get to. I think you need a 10mm socket to remove the turbo inlet pipe too.
  11. Hi, I'm going to be changing my balance shaft chain in the coming weeks (when the weather is lovely and warm) I am wondering who has had their sump off their tdi? I'd like some advice on how to remove it. Also can anyone recommend how I check my: -timing chain, -the sprocket which gets worn (not sure which one it is although I'm guessing it is in the sump) -and the chain tensioner? I'm going to make a video hopefully if I can get some good shots as I cannot find anything on youtube to help me. If not I'll take alot of pictures and try to be as clear as possible. I am new to all this although I am handy with diy on cars, changing tie rods, wishbones, exhaust manifold etc so I am confident I can do this.
  12. Iv'e tried everything to diagnose the rattle. It does seem to be the balance shaft chain, I can hear it distinctly now. I can't find much information on the internet regarding even looking at the balance shaft chain. I already have another car now so I can leave this off the road and consider it a project to get it running smooth again. Does anyone know where I should start with this? Any documentation or the like? I really just want to get a good look at it for now and see how bad it is. Can't wait to get started!
  13. Cheers for the info on the bolts. I didn't realise. Never had time today to remove them anyhow. Busy with the golf. All sorted now so tomorrow the the arosa gets my attention..
  14. I'm sure mine is at 2000rpm @ 70mph standard.
  15. The dog bone is certainly fine. I'll have the other two out Saturday if the weather is nice and give them a good look over. It just concerns me that I can hear a chain. Been doing alot of reading on it and I did find some information here and there on other cars. Look ridiculously hard to change parts concerning the balance shaft and about 4 or 5 special tools are needed. I'm going to check the balance shaft chain and pray that it just needs a new chain and the sprocket or chain guide isn't worn. I'll get some pictures. Cheers
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