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    3rd Gear

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    Dec 2006

    Coolant Temp Issues PLS help

    I got a 2.0 TFSI which i brought afew weeks ago

    I first noticed the car wasnt getting upto temp so changed the stat as it was def stuck open.. Now we are struggling to get the car to bleed up.

    I noticed also at low revs the temp in the car only gets luke warm, also when sat in traffic it nearly goes cold. soon as i give it a boot full it goes hot!!! To me this indicates a dodgey waterpump..

    What do people think????

    2002 S3, Project 400, New Build In Progress, I.E 2.0 stoker kit, Big Port AGU Head, Ferrea Valves retainers, springs etc, GT30 compact, Pagparts Manifold, AH Front Mount Version 2, Genesis 550cc Injectors, 044 Fuel pump in I.E Surge Tank, Revo Stage 3 Software, Porsche Brakes, work in progress

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    Yorkshire & Humber Rep.

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    Jul 2008
    bleed it propley i had this for ages on a tdi and thought about the pump
    if its not over heating then its prob not the pump
    where did you get the stat from ?

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    Turbo jay's Avatar
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    North west
    +1 usually if the water pump is dodgey it will over heat, have you scanned the car for faults?



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