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Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Today, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By voxmagna
It seemed a strange question for anybody to...

It seemed a strange question for anybody to answer without location and car details. In practice, nobody is going to drive to another State, County, Country or even 100 miles away and stay overnight...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By voxmagna
Unfortunately, it is often human nature to ignore...

Unfortunately, it is often human nature to ignore wisdom and heed the warnings of others. :( But for some, all things are possible and you have to decide if you are one of those that can get results...
Forum: D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) 12-13-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 69,275
Posted By voxmagna
I'm not understanding the problem yet? You read...

I'm not understanding the problem yet? You read in my post that I did this from scratch buying just the wire and re-using the original parts. I carefully measured my original (broken) wire length and...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 12-13-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By voxmagna
That's what I found and it happens when people...

That's what I found and it happens when people remove the door card and leave it hanging on the release cable. :( A plastic part on mine holding the outer cable had broken and I remember cutting some...
Forum: D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) 12-13-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 69,275
Posted By voxmagna
From their diagram the kit looks o.k because they...

From their diagram the kit looks o.k because they have pre-assembled the parts before crimping the stops. I've seen several cheap kits on Fleabay where they sell just the wire. :( The nylon drum...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 12-13-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By voxmagna
I think mine's the same for the sunroof and it's...

I think mine's the same for the sunroof and it's simplest way they can give the tilt option using one button for 2 things. I just checked and on open mine tilts first, lifts up then slides back. I...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 12-13-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By voxmagna
It's a mechanical problem, spring or something...

It's a mechanical problem, spring or something inside the lock then. Shouldn't be too hard to find and fix.
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 12-12-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By voxmagna
I shared a post recently after my driver side...

I shared a post recently after my driver side door hinges became badly misaligned and my door had dropped an inch! That doesn't sound like your problem which is a pig to get right. After doing some...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 12-12-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By voxmagna
Good to hear. But if the water pump has a design...

Good to hear. But if the water pump has a design problem which your proactive repair didn't fix, the end result could be the same. But is the water pump (bearing/seal) failure caused by the tensioner...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 12-12-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By voxmagna
O.K I think you mean the seals on the top side...

O.K I think you mean the seals on the top side around the steel panel and sliding sunroof frame? Photos help? You need to do the thin paper test to check both sides of the roof seals make contact...
Forum: D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) 12-12-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 69,275
Posted By voxmagna
Let us know how you get on with the kit -...

Let us know how you get on with the kit - somebody has to be first. I've had my door panel innards out 2 or 3 times now and it's no big deal removing parts. I'm curious about these kits because when...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 12-11-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By voxmagna
Yes, EA888 engines use timing chains whereas we...

Yes, EA888 engines use timing chains whereas we have a soft rubber timing belt not transmitting significant harmonic vibration (or hydraulic tensioner issues!) which could be passed to anything...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 12-11-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,122
Posted By voxmagna
Before you launch into the 'A' pillar leak fix I...

Before you launch into the 'A' pillar leak fix I described, spend some time running thin paper around the sunroof seal, particularly the front and rear bends. There should be no gaps and if there are...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 12-11-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By voxmagna
I think you may be talking about where the window...

I think you may be talking about where the window glasses meet the seal in the top of the roof? If there is any gap along the top edge (and sides) of the window glasses, or they have relaxed their...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 12-11-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,954
Posted By voxmagna
The real test is if you like driving with the top...

The real test is if you like driving with the top down in Winter. :) :) I tend to think that's what option 7D is really for in a cabriolet and the only time I think extra heat would be useful. Extra...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 12-10-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,954
Posted By voxmagna
I have the 2.0 Tdi Sport I'm sure I've...

I have the 2.0 Tdi Sport



I'm sure I've never seen module 7D so I don't think I have it and I still get hot air out the demist vents within 5 minutes. Not sure about less waste heat from a...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 12-07-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By voxmagna
I have a belt too, same with me. :) I tore the...

I have a belt too, same with me. :) I tore the old pump apart at 60K and couldn't find anything wrong. Bearings o.k and still smooth with no seal leak. Same with the belt roller bearing. It was like...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 12-06-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By voxmagna
Yes, but I was trying to keep things simple. When...

Yes, but I was trying to keep things simple. When people go off to web sites and download tunes, they know nothing about the MP3 format, but just looking at the file size for similar duration tracks...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 12-06-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By voxmagna
Curious. MY07 UK VIN isn't accepted (not...

Curious. MY07 UK VIN isn't accepted (not surprising). Anyway, I replaced my water pump at the last timing belt change (Circa 60k) and since the pump was aftermarket I don't think V.W would be...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 12-06-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By voxmagna
There's nothing wrong with MP3 for car audio...

There's nothing wrong with MP3 for car audio provided you know what standard it was recorded at and what standard the player is using? :confused: Anything less than 192kb/s stereo won't be good...
Forum: Suspension & Handling 12-05-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By voxmagna
It's a while since I went there to do mine. I...

It's a while since I went there to do mine. I remember buying a cheap piston tool to get pistons retracted back so I could remove the pads. As for bolts, can't remember now but V.W tend to use 12...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 12-05-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By voxmagna
I managed to repair an often used button on my...

I managed to repair an often used button on my clone radio that had lost its tactile spring - I did a better job than original!

If there is another button you don't use much and you are o.k at...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 12-05-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By voxmagna
Temperature is often measured using different...

Temperature is often measured using different sensors in different places. How do you know the guage is actually reading correct?

The key question after getting the 2181 code error is if you clear...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 12-04-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,691
Posted By voxmagna
EOS people living in sunny seaside climes should...

EOS people living in sunny seaside climes should go and enquire at dive shops. I'm not saying you will pay less and save a few cents compared to other sources, but you may have the right contacts in...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 12-04-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By voxmagna
I think you are jumping in with the wrench too...

I think you are jumping in with the wrench too soon giving you a lot of work draining and refilling the cooling system, only to find you have spent a lot of money, time and could still have the same...
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