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Cam follower wear on BWA?

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    Hi guys,

    Just reading about preventitive maintenance for the 2.0TFSI and the cam follower seems to be an issue with people changing it every 10k miles, but many say it is only on some engine codes like BPY.

    Is BWA affected? Other engine codes?

    Cheers!
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    It may just be paranoia but I have mine looked at every 10 000 miles or less,and if its at all worn it gets changed.

    I think that with an uprated HPFP it's good practice and prevents costly problems.
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    View attachment 15238

    With ads like that on VAG sites, I think I will check myself before I wreck myself.
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    ive got a 2.0tfsi with BWA engine and just picked up my cam follower 2day, I'm changing it at the weekend so ill report back too see if there was any wear.
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    Just done mine today. Very easy job and had started showing signs of wear at 33k but I expected worse.
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    Well im at 62k and dunno if it has been done. Better get it doing. Anyone know how much from TPS or the like.
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    is definitely be looking into it sooner than later. I have seen some do 100k and be ok but I see a lot more that are knackered!
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    £25 from Tps I was there 2day,ordered it yesterday tho as they don't stock them.
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    10k miles seems a tad too soon. I check it every 30k miles.
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    For the sake of 25 quid and an hours work at most I'd do it every 5k
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    Yea might as well do it with the 6k oil+filter change i'm now on thanks to you guys :p
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