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  1. Dobbo

    Cannot find leak for rear foot well wetness

    Hi guys, so i have found that my rear driver side footwell is wet. I did so searching and found a few problems it could have been. And it is none of them (few listed below) Rear washer leak in boot. Rear washer leak in rear driver trim. Door seals. Door card. If anyone has any idea of what it...
  2. Whoosing air sound Leon 184 fr tdi

    Hi everyone. I have a Leon mk3 fr tdi 184 2016 plate. Last year when I took my car to dealership for service I noticed there was like a air sound. This sound wasn't there before the service. So anyways I took it back and they said everything is fine and they suspect its a wheel bearing?! This...
  3. Coolant Leak Ibiza Cupra Bocanegra

    Hey all, recently purchased an Ibiza Cupra Bocanegra 2011 plate with 52k miles. Had nothing but trouble with it unfortunately. Drove it back 120 miles and 100 miles in coolant light came on, white steam emits near the gearbox area on passenger side after a good drive in it and a hissing as if...
  4. Seat Leon Cupra 1.8t 20 valve intermittent coolant leak at front drivers side.

    I have just resurrected my Seat Cupra 1.8 20 valve turbo. It’s been sat for a year but moved every few weeks and tyres kept inflated. It went for an MOT and failed on the emissions so I replaced the cat and lambda sensors bank 1 and 2. It then passed the MOT (happy days!). I’ve been driving it...
  5. Cupra 280 belt or chain??

    Hello I think I’ve got a classic coolant leak so will hazard a guess that I need a water pump. Obviously I will get it looked at by a mechanic before replacing it. I know usually people say that you might as well change a cam belt when you change the water pump. I don’t seem to be able to find...
  6. Larry Millar

    Turbo and Intercooler Suggestions

    Hello, right so.. My intercooler piping, joiners, o-rings, clips and have all but gave up and I’m looking at replacing the standard system with a discrete front mount intercooler kit. Been looking at this kind of set up and I am planning on replacing the piping and , possibly the turbo too...
  7. Loss of Coolant from Expansion Tank and i don't know why???

    Hi to all, I am in urgent need of help to solve a coolant loss problem on my 2013 Seat Leon diesel 184!! Ever since I bought the car 6 months ago i keep getting a low coolant warning message every now and then. When i check the expansion tank it is completely empty and it looks like all the...
  8. do i have a boost leak?

    When i first start my car and drive it reads upto 20psi on the boost gague however when the cars to temperature and been driven hard the boost seems to back off then come back on asif im goin off and on the gas. Then after a while it wont boost over about 8psi, I have no warning lights or...
  9. Oil leak - strange noise from drivers side of engine

    I have Sesat leon Cupra, 2003 and have noticed that when the engine is started from cold there is a slight noise from the drivers side of the engine which stops after about 30 - 40 seconds ! Sounds a little bit like a motor whirring ! Also today the red oil light started flashing, i topped up...
  10. oil leak

    ok i have a 16v abf with an oil leak when i bought it oil level was in the middle between min an max but since then ive had 2 top it up 3 times. wondering is there a common place it leaks as i cant tell just by looking at the engine.also when i had the exhaust welded on a ramp the bottom of the...
  11. Altea Tdi oil leak?

    Hi all Noticed a bit of an oil leak going on with my Altea 1.9 Tdi. Ive attached a picture for info, any ideas where it could be coming from? Sorry, not too familiar with this engine at all Lee
  12. Zeap101

    Leak in front passanger footwell!

    Dudes Just took reciept of my 55 plate Leon FR plus - it's awsone. Cupra R looks wit TDI running costs. I'm after some advice. I noticed the rear wash water jet wasn't working. After inspection I found it to be disconnected near the water bottle. Fine, I though. Re attach and...
  13. revere

    water leak in passenger side rear footwell

    Hi guys, I have water getting in the back of the car, sometimes across both rear foot wells and sometimes just the passenger side rear footwell. I took it into a garage to get looked at and the mechanic said he couldn't find where it was getting in ( he put the hose over it etc he told me)...
  14. ToledoNorthEat

    Oil leak under EGR

    Chaps and Chap-esses, Today I noticed my oil level had dropped quite far in the past week so I went on the hunt for the cause! I have found that the area/pipework under the EGR is covered in oil, before I start taking my engine bay to bits is there anything located in that area that may be...
  15. Leon FR TRI Oil Leak

    Had my car serviced today and the mechanic noticed an oil leak from what looks like a vacuum unit above the alternator right by the top of the engine. There was a small amount of oil around the pipes and some which had leaked onto the alternator. There is no warning lights etc. It wasnt at...
  16. oil leak , I know this will be painfull !

    Right guys and girls. My car is being purchased by a friend of mine next month, Being a nice person i ideally need to get this resolved. I have a mk1 FR 1.8T, I checked the oil the other day and it seemd to have gone down since last checked. I topped it up a little and all good...
  17. alex 80

    water leak

    are the mk1 seats leon's known for having water leaks? i've only had mine for 2 weeks came home tonight to find all my window's steamed up. looking inside the car i found that the carpets didn't feel wet but both front mats had little wet patches on them i've not used the car since sunday...
  18. rsmith

    Weird boost leak problem.

    Ladies and gents, The last 3 morning when i start my car it goes into limp mode, so i switch it off and then on again and everything is back to normal with normal boost levels etc.... The below error has popped up a few times over the last few weeks and its driving me nuts. 17705 -...
  19. nc30rider

    What needs to be removed to fix the rear screen wash leak?

    As the title asks, the usual leak I was in my boot this affo and noticed the carpet is damp on the O/S near the rear seat. The rear seat squab is also a little wet where it meets the boot carpet. No puddles etc. just damp. It smells of the strong screen wash that I use in the car. I did use the...
  20. Found the boost leak issue LCR!|

    After a few hundred pounds of searching, and vagcom's, the problem has been found, The issue was after swapping the std DV for a recirc, the car was wheezing and didnt have alot of boost, Work this one out then,.............. 2 blades bent backwards on the turbo?? So now what...
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