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    Egr delete 3.0tdi

    Just asking out of curiosity as a possible remedy to my coolant loss issue. Has anyone done an egr delete on theirs? How easy was it, where did you buy the kit etc, just all the normal questions answered please people.
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    3.0tdi CDUD coolant loss?

    Cheers fella I've read that thread and I'm currently have a garage look into my warranty that came with the car. I'm almost tempted to have a go myself in all fairness.
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    3.0tdi CDUD coolant loss?

    Hi guys I'm going to post this in other forums aswell for a bit of exposure and explanation. On my A7 I noticed a few weeks ago my coolant level low. I topped it up and kept an eye on it. Just had to top it up again, max to min in about a week or two at best guess. So just been having a look...
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    3.0tdi CDUD coolant loss?

    Hi guys I'm going to post this in other forums aswell for a bit of exposure and explanation. On my A7 I noticed a few weeks ago my coolant level low. I topped it up and kept an eye on it. Just had to top it up again, max to min in about a week or two at best guess. So just been having a look...
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    3.0tdi CDUD coolant loss?

    Hi guys I'm going to post this in other forums aswell for a bit of exposure and explanation. On my A7 I noticed a few weeks ago my coolant level low. I topped it up and kept an eye on it. Just had to top it up again, max to min in about a week or two at best guess. So just been having a look...
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    3.0tdi timing chain specialists.

    Can anyone recommend any specialists that are capable and willing to tackle the timing chain tensioner problems on the 3.0tdi engines. I'm between Notts and Derby so easy access for both, most garages won't even look at it or can't be ***** because it's still under a warranty cover that I can...
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    3.0tdi rattle on startup.

    Yeh mines an auto fella. 2.5k **** me. Did yours fail or was it preventative maintenance.
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    3.0tdi rattle on startup.

    I've put this in here people as all the platforms have it so rather than a million posts one will do sufficiently hopefully. Its a general question of price really as I've started to hear the rattle on startup on my A7. So before I start spanners and delving into it more than I should what sort...
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    3.0TDI Cam chain tensioner. Notts/Derby

    Cheers mate ill look into them. Its only two minutes down the road from me aswell.
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    3.0TDI Cam chain tensioner. Notts/Derby

    Ive put this in here because its a common engine over most bases. Basically I have a tiny rattle form the cam chain tensioner on start up. 1 maybe 2 seconds if that but while the car came with a warranty and I have a year left on it I want to see if someone can recommend a GOOD garage that can...
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    Slight Knock

    Hey people, I was turning the car round on the drive yesterday and I noticed that when I went form forward to reverse then pressed the brake there was a slight clunk coming from the passenger side and it sounded like it was under or near the passenger door. I couldn't hear it as much when I...
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    For Sale Genuine 20' Space Saver

    I have a genuine 20 inch space saver going. My A7 has 19's but only found out the other day that my spare is 20 inch so absolutely no use whatsoever. £30 its yours ill try and get some pics up later today but its never seen the road I don't think. Id prefer not to post as that would be extra...
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    Clay bar

    I'm am polishing after yes. But just looking online and there's the usual named brand stuff which let's face it is all the same stuff relabelled but then there's the blue ones that are cheaper and often a few in a pack for the same price as named stuff. Not that I'll be using it every time...
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    Clay bar

    Right then people I clay barred the a7 yesterday with amazing results and the **** that came off even after I'd cleaned it was astonishing. Going to do the wifes a4 but I used all my auto finesse bar. My question is I've seen loads of different bars for sale and I'm going to try one of the bilt...
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    OBDEleven or Carista

    Yes I was looking at the carista on offer and it has 1 month all access free offer so wouldn't need to pay for the subscription as would get everything done in the time frame of the offer and wanted to get peoples perspective of the two devices.
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    OBDEleven or Carista

    I want to activate any features on mine and the wifes cars that arent activated already with it. Whatever there is to activate. I was under the impression that the barista took with the offer of full function might be on par with the obdeleven? Did you have full versions of both?
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    OBDEleven or Carista

    Hey people. Ive been looking at the obdeleven device and pro package (£65 all in) for some time but theres a deal on the carista (£21) on amazon with 1 months free all in applications for a third of the price of the obdeleven at the moment and although I wont be using the full activation...
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    Engine idle when not in car?????

    So I have been rattling my brain on this for a while and read the manual several times to no avail. When I get in the car and start it I cant leave it running on the drive without it shutting off the engine when I open the drivers door. If I want to defrost the car on the drive I have to sit in...
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    Quattro alignment check.

    Evening people. Trying to find a place to do my alignment check on my A7 quattro. Any good places in nottingham or derby that people reccomend? I've seen videos on youtube of allignment being done and then the steering load angle sensor being reset. Does this need to be done or is it just in...
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    The A7 Tyres Thread

    The first set lasted about 20k and that was with a swap from fronts to rear halfway through but they were absolutely square with wear and by that I mean they weren't rounded on the edges at all, the tyre snobs at work used to take the mick but they outperformed their tyres at a fraction of the cost.
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