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Offline Margy

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Re: What have you done to your MK 7 today ?
« Reply #8430 on: 20 May 2018, 16:32 »
I'd get the temp problem diagnosed! Just been quoted £650 for rectifying said fault! Fortunately, I know the dealer principal very well & he asked for £100 contribution & opened a goodwill case with VW. A coolant flow issue I am told! If you scroll other posts someone else has had the fault rectified by a VW indy for £360 I think?
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Re: What have you done to your MK 7 today ?
« Reply #8431 on: 20 May 2018, 16:38 »
Got this fitted on Friday, its great very suttle,




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Offline monsta

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Re: What have you done to your MK 7 today ?
« Reply #8432 on: 20 May 2018, 17:08 »
It’s now thrown up a warning light. Book says emissions? But it must be linked google seems to suggest water pump being a weakness on this engine.

My 63 plate has been in the garage for this exact same issue - needs a new thermostat housing to cure.  You're lucky if you've just purchased from a dealer as they'll cover it. Seems to be bit of an issue, had mine done locally for about £500 including the water pump (which was fine but it's part of the same housing so might as well have it replaced at the same time).

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Re: What have you done to your MK 7 today ?
« Reply #8433 on: 20 May 2018, 17:10 »
What's the make of your centre resonator delete jaceyboy? Is it louder than standard?
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Re: What have you done to your MK 7 today ?
« Reply #8434 on: 20 May 2018, 17:25 »
It’s now thrown up a warning light. Book says emissions? But it must be linked google seems to suggest water pump being a weakness on this engine.

My 63 plate has been in the garage for this exact same issue - needs a new thermostat housing to cure.  You're lucky if you've just purchased from a dealer as they'll cover it. Seems to be bit of an issue, had mine done locally for about £500 including the water pump (which was fine but it's part of the same housing so might as well have it replaced at the same time).

Thanks, does seem to be an issue on this engine fair few similar on the web and probably the reason it got traded in!

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Re: What have you done to your MK 7 today ?
« Reply #8435 on: 21 May 2018, 09:07 »
What's the make of your centre resonator delete jaceyboy? Is it louder than standard?

Its this one.....

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-Golf-GTi-Mk7-Mk7-5-Centre-resonator-mid-silencer-delete-pipe-deres-pipe/362103443051?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

Its very subtle and only sounds louder on acceleration

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Re: What have you done to your MK 7 today ?
« Reply #8436 on: 21 May 2018, 10:22 »
The centre resonator delete looks interesting.

From the ebay listing:

"Please note , this does not fit GTi Performance model , we have a separate listing for this vehicle".

I had no idea the GTi PP had a different exhaust system?

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Re: What have you done to your MK 7 today ?
« Reply #8437 on: 21 May 2018, 10:46 »
Put some red stripe on the diffuser and rear wing....  :whistle:

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Re: What have you done to your MK 7 today ?
« Reply #8438 on: 21 May 2018, 11:53 »
The centre resonator delete looks interesting.

From the ebay listing:

"Please note , this does not fit GTi Performance model , we have a separate listing for this vehicle".

I had no idea the GTi PP had a different exhaust system?

Nor me but also the R version is different too :nerd:

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Re: What have you done to your MK 7 today ?
« Reply #8439 on: 21 May 2018, 12:03 »
Prets on :cool: