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    Agreed Capago, although the fuel filter needs to...

    Agreed Capago, although the fuel filter needs to be done anyway (don't think it has ever been changed), and the CTS can be replaced for a couple of bucks when I do the coolant.

    MAP sensor, crank...
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    hi again, Firstly, I haven't finalised the...

    hi again,

    Firstly, I haven't finalised the cold-start issue, but that's the next plan on the list. Will replace the coolant tempurature sensor, as there are various symptoms that are pointing...
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    In chronological order: - The drivers side...

    In chronological order:

    - The drivers side engine mount going felt like the engine was about to fall out every single time I went over a pump- The mount had sheared in which I laughed when I saw...
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    Geez- hopefully it won't get that bad! I've been...

    Geez- hopefully it won't get that bad! I've been pretty lucky so far with this car- I've had some pretty standard things go wrong like engine mounts, control arms and the like but electrically......
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    I will only ever fill up with 98 and I've had her...

    I will only ever fill up with 98 and I've had her for 7 years, and usually only Caltex or Shell. In regards to the start procedure, I learnt years ago to turn the igition until you can hear the...
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    Kinroh wins- it is a 02' 206 GTi. I updated my...

    Kinroh wins- it is a 02' 206 GTi. I updated my signature last night but failed to put it on my post.

    Interestingly I started the car in a new way tonight- I turned the key to the full 'on'...
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    Diagnosis Required

    Hi all,

    My car has been having a bit of trouble starting when cold, and last week the famed "anti-pollution fault" popped up on the screen, if only for a second. It's done it again this morning....
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    Perfect. When the mechanic said he replaced the...

    Perfect. When the mechanic said he replaced the mount but didn't have to take the driveshaft out he was talking about the lower- meaning the drivers side and lower mounts have been replaced but not...
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    Hi Simon, Thanks again for the response,...

    Hi Simon,

    Thanks again for the response, although I'm a little confused as to the mount names and their locations.

    I know there are three- one on the drivers side (which was sheared a few...
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    Front end still knocking!

    Hi again Froggers,

    Seems I have been relegated the "old" car from the missus, although this is a good chance for me to look after the pug with a little TLC.

    From my last post...
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    Proper Fixed

    Hi all,

    The problem has been sorted. I called Hayden at Pugwreck in Bayswater who knew exactly the part I was looking for (good bloke).

    The actual heater flap control (white plastic bit)...
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    Hi again, Had the mechanic look at the lower...

    Hi again,

    Had the mechanic look at the lower engine mount, and the diagnosis was that the engine mount bushing had almost comlpetely sheered in half.

    The rest of the mount was OK luckily, as...
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    Fixed (sort-of)

    Hi again,

    Being I was getting no help from the local mechanic who seemed intent on taking the dash off to find the problem, I took the little one to European Motor Works in Rozelle, and was told...
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    Evening all, An interesting development in my...

    Evening all,

    An interesting development in my hot air/ cold air saga. I got old-mate to plug the diag tool into the car, which came up with no faults (even though the was no sub-section for air...
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    That's awesome- thanks heaps for all the...

    That's awesome- thanks heaps for all the feedback.

    I'm taking the old girl (the car) to a mechanic who will hook it up to the diag, which will rule out anything electrical, just in case it is the...
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    Thanks gents. I have heard of the stepper...

    Thanks gents.

    I have heard of the stepper motor in the engine, but not for heating and fans. Would it be called anything else? Assuming this may also be attached to the heater blower.

    I...
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    Cool air- no Hot air

    Hi again,

    My poor old '02 206 GTi is in the wars at the moment- I need some assistance cause I'm told this could potentially be a dash-off job that will cost a fortune.

    Basically, no matter...
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    Thanks all for the responses. The clutch is...

    Thanks all for the responses.

    The clutch is the original- I had read that oil deposits on the clutch plate can affect the take-off of the vehicle. There seems to be no other symptoms surrounding...
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    206 GTi Steering Judder

    Hi all,
    First time threader- long time reader (not as a member though)!
    My wife recently mentioned our '02 206 GTi had heavier steering than normal. I checked the power steering fluid and saw it...
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