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    EGR problem, power goes on and off

    The EGR delete and remap were done by Motech in Northampton, I blanked the EGR off myself using VAG parts from Audi. No knock in effects, I don't have a DPF but it won't have a negative effect, in fact it will be better as you get far less particulates without the EGR so your DPF shouldn't...
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    EGR problem, power goes on and off

    After dicking with my engine for a few months (BRE) I can wholeheartedly recommend getting the EGR mapped out and then blank it off. I also had a mild remap (+35hp/50Nm) at the same time. The car pulls much better, engine is much smoother (used to hesitate a little at WOT going through the...
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    Need info on turbo pipe.

    If not you can buy the part over the phone and collect from the front desk, they are usually pretty good
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    Need info on turbo pipe.

    Just go into Audi and buy one?
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    What Tyres do you have?

    I had a very close call on way to work with the cheap Chinese tyres on that came with the car, I had to stand on the pedal when someone pulled into the roundabout I was in without looking and it made me realise that wet weather performance is just not worth compromising on.
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    What Tyres do you have?

    Perfect, I don't thrash around the place but they give plenty of confidence in wet and dry, seem to be wearing well so far and the tread pattern looks really good on the car too
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    Rear window wiper washer

    Yep mine was exactly the same when I bought it
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    Another 2.0TDI EGR Valve Cleaning Thread - with before and after pics.

    spent 5 hours on the car this afternoon... First stripped the Inlet assy down, bearing in mind i cleaned the EGR valve around 5k miles ago it was in a terrible state again today: Now that the valve is fixed closed I cleaned it all back to shiny bare metal again and fitted an ally blanking...
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    What Tyres do you have?

    I run Uniroyal Rainsport 2's. http://www.tyrereviews.co.uk/Tyre/Uniroyal/Rainsport-2.htm The way I see it, the roads are wet in the UK more often than not and snow tyres aren't worth having in the UK so tyres that are especially good in the wet are a good choice for all year-round. They are...
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    Cold start - blue smoke

    Blue smoke is burning oil, if it's only from cold then somehow while the engine sits cold some oil is getting into the combustion system, could be a number of things but if it was someting serious like head gasket or turbo oil seals you'd see other symptoms including high oil consumption...
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    Another 2.0TDI EGR Valve Cleaning Thread - with before and after pics.

    I know it's been a while since I last posted, I got sidetracked with a house extension so the inlet manifold and vacuum unit never got a look in... Anyway, the car has been running well lately no issues on startup, still a little smokey on full load at certain speeds but only thing really...
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    2.0 TDI Fuel Filter

    Sounds like you have a 1.9 one. Did you get it from Audi?
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    Another 2.0TDI EGR Valve Cleaning Thread - with before and after pics.

    Just been to Audi (it's around the corner from work) and paid £14 for an inlet manifold gasket and the valve. Looks like that's my sunday morning booked then....
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    Another 2.0TDI EGR Valve Cleaning Thread - with before and after pics.

    Ok I've found the valve... Can't seem to find anything that says what it does but for not a lot of money I think I'll change it, would be great if it solved the remaining niggles. Cheers mate, I'll let you know how it goes!
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    Another 2.0TDI EGR Valve Cleaning Thread - with before and after pics.

    This is the 2.0 inlet manifold, I can't/couldn't see any vacuum system attached, also the EGR and anti shudder are fully electric?
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