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  1. Seat Leon 1.6 diesel grinding noise while I idle

    To whom may be reading this I have a seat Leon 1.6 diesel and it appears to be making an grinding noise while it starts up and is on idle, the grinding noise gets a bit worse while I drive I have a video of the noise it seems to be coming from the passenger side between the air condition and...
  2. Cupra Ken

    like its hitting the rev limiter!

    I'll try and keep it short. i replaced my n75 valve last week due to fluctuating boost and it seemed to sought it out a treat my mate put it on a wideband and seemed to be fueling great too. it was ok for about a week but for the last few days its taking alot longer to start sounding a bit...
  3. Hitting a rev limit to early?

    Hello, i have an 02 leon cupra, it has had a remap a couple of years ago, just recently i have noticed that its not quite right. It is fine up to about 4.5 revs then the power just drops, the max speed i can get out of the car is about 118mph! I have had a lot more out of it than that. I have...
  4. Odd noise after hitting ice a while back

    Hi I don't know if anyone has any idea here, i'm baffled. Basically I hit a big lump of ice and have damaged something. I had the main stealers have a look at it and they couldn't find a problem, however there is one and i'm not mad! The noise sounds like a rubbing noise, it sounds like a bent...
  5. Rear Wiper Hitting Tailgate Lip on way back down

    As title says really, when i put the rear wiper on, it goes up the back windscreen then on the way down it smacks the lip of the boot lid. Its gotten quite bad to the point where it is chipping the paintwork off. Anyone else have this problem?? If so could be a warrenty issue? the...
  6. ConradJellyfish

    Loss of power when hitting corners. front end dips

    It has happened a few times now, but today when i went from a left hand corner to turn into a right hand corner, the frot end of the car dipped and lost power, it felt like a starvation of fuel or something as it kicked straight back in and accelerated half a second later? Do i need to...
  7. HELP & Advice Please Guys - My new rear ARB is hitting my BF Exhaust!!! (LCR)

    I had a set of FRONT and REAR anti roll bars (25mm KW's) fitted last week. I've got a blueflame exhaust system fitted to my car and now the back box catches the rear anti roll bar!!! :( It's worse with people in the car too. Does anyone else have a blueflame system on their LCR and anti...
  8. loss of power when hitting power band

    hi every one, i've got a mrk 4 ibiza cupra 1.8 20vT. i'm having some problems with the power. when driving as soon as you hit the power band in each gear and the turbo is supposed to kick in... it dosn't. the turbo guage hits 4psi and thats where it stays. and it takes ages to pick up speed...
  9. Cupra Gsy

    Wheels are hitting my calipers.....

    Hi about 7months ago i brought a set of deep dish wheels for my cupra and the company told me the were a direct fit but to make them fit i had to put 8mm spacers. So last night i started touching metal on the pads and went to change them today but the wheels wont clear the calipers unless i...
  10. Leon FR Mk1 180bhp petrol.... engine mangement light on after hitting badger

    Hi all, Please could any one help me my engine management (pollution) light has come on after hitting a badger *********** on the way home from work sat night. As you can imagine it made an almighty bang and nearly biffed me off into the armco. Also i need to know what is the best oil and oil...
  11. mitch2028

    Im hitting peak boost but then the car wont hold it and then itll tail off to 7psi...

    Hi all im having a problem with the cupra....my car will spike at 21-22psi and hold a healthy 18psi. Ive swapped all my hose clamps on the car for even load clamps with worm gears on them....i doubt its a boost leak but i havent had chance to check yet. The symptoms are when im giving the car...
  12. Cupra20

    Tyre hitting arch liner!

    Just put coilies on my ibiza and now on full lock it's hitting the arch liner, it's not that low about 90mm to the bottom corner of the bumper. as you can see form the pic it's rubbing on the piece that sticks out, hitting where darker in colour to the rest. My question is can i cut the...
  13. Spud_G40

    DV hitting off of aircon pipe

    On my MK3 Ibiza Anyone else with a Forge TIP have a problem their dumpvalve hitting off the aircon pipe that runs along the bulkhead? I reckon its going to buff right through it if i leave it the way it is.
  14. jaketalbot

    hitting the rev limiter

    a bit bored, so thought i'd post a thread, haven't been in a 16 valve cupra so just wondered what they rev too? obviously its about 7k rpm, but in my 8v i still haven't hit the rev limiter and im going round to 6,300 rpm! don't really want to push it anymore, but in my previous 8v i it cut out...
  15. ando

    Front bumper hitting ground all the time

    Just got the Cupra 2 weeks ago but bloody hell, I must have hit the front bumper skirt about 30 times so far... does everyone have this problem??? Coming out of the shopping centre car park today I was certain I had broken the skirt, I heard a loud crack but everything seemed ok
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