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I own a Volkswagen Golf Estate Mk6 1.6 TDI. I bought it a year ago as a family estate and I like the car a lot. Recently the EGR valve failed, luckily under main dealer warranty. At the same time as this...
I have an Audi A1 Sportback, bought new in 2012. Current miles on clock just under 33,500. Last month it went in for the emissions software installation and since then the fuel consumption has increased...
I recently bought a 2011 Audi A6 2.0d that has done 55,000 miles. I was driving on the motorway at about 70mph when the car lurched and the engine management light came on, followed by the engine losing...
Has anybody else had a reduction in their fuel economy following the recent emissions upgrade? The range on my Audi A4 has gone from 620 to 570 miles per tank. Audi say it's nothing to do with the upgrade,...
Since taking my 2011 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi 1.6 in for the emissions update I've noticed a marked increase in fuel consumption (down from 48-50+ to 36-38) and poor performance below 2000rpm in third, fourth...
My diesel Audi 2.0-litre has been remapped. Will the emissions fix undo my remap, thus meaning I will have to pay to get it done again?
Since my Audi A3 had it's emissions fix it has had problems with the engine management system light flashing intermittently and the engine losing power. I've taken it to the Audi garage today and they're...
I've just taken my Audi A6 in to have the emissions fix because Audi insisted that the performance, fuel consumption and CO2 emission will not be adversely affected. I instantly noticed driving back home...
Last night my Volkswagen Caddy lost power on the M5 (with 3 children in the back) and I had to be towed off. It had the emissions update a week ago and the RAC diagnosed an injector fault. Volkswagen are...
I've just had the EA189 emission fix on my 2012 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI, 52,000 mileage. Got the dreaded glow coil warning light within 2/3 days of service and the car went into limp mode. I took it back...
 

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