RedBeard’s 2018 GTI


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Thats the goal at least. But I'm not getting my hopes up.
 

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Your thermostat/water pump housing is leaking. You know it, the dealer knows it but if it’s not bad enough they don’t want to fix it for whatever reason. I bitched about it for two service visits and then the third one had a different service writer who didn’t put up a fight and just replaced it for me.
 
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Your thermostat/water pump housing is leaking. You know it, the dealer knows it but if it’s not bad enough they don’t want to fix it for whatever reason. I bitched about it for two service visits and then the third one had a different service writer who didn’t put up a fight and just replaced it for me.
I think I’ll try calling VWofA.

No burning coolant since you’ve had it replaced?
 

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Not that I’ve noticed. I was randomly topping it off with distilled before they replaced it.
 

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All GTIs and Rs have wiffs of coolant (same goes for the A3/S3). All of them.
Can vouch on this on my 16 TTS, dealer said it was perfectly normal

In the winters would sometimes get a little bit of steam forming out the front of the grill after the car was super hot lol
 

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