tdi

  1. Shell diesel vs supermarket diesel

    Has anyone been using the v power diesel in their Leon and noticed a difference? Used to use supermarket diesel with a shot of redex diesel in every tank, have changed to shell standard diesel with a shot of Millers ecomax diesel additive - which has definitely helped. MPG is about +5 more than...
  2. S10EAT

    PD150 Leon FR - S3 Intercooler FMIC fitment project

    I'll be posting up a few details soon on how I recently faired with installing an S3 (8P) intercooler to my 2005 Seat Leon Fr PD150. Having had an almost identical car in the past and forked out over £500 for a darkside developments modified one I wanted to see really how difficult it was to...
  3. TDI Tuning vs Revo map

    I'm thinking of getting my Mk3 Leon FR remapped (2.0 TDI 150PS) When looking online (apart from a custom remap) the main two companies I can find are Revo and TDI tuning, the main difference between the two being the revo map is a remap of my ECU, and the TDI tuning being a tuning box that...
  4. 12v socket / input / cigarette lighter?!?!

    So basically my cigarette lighter socket is absolutely knackared so had to break it out.. I bought a 12v socket from eBay and the connections are completely different... the original socket had an actual connection block on the bottom, with three metal prongs, which the connection block just...
  5. Any suggestions welcome

    Hey guys. I have already used the search function and cannot find the answer I am looking for. Sorry if this is quite long. I drive a seat ibiza cupra tdi 2004. When I purchased the car 2 years ago all the work had already been carried out. Hybrid turbo etc. The Engine management light...
  6. Exhaust sound

    Hi, I am thinking of trying to get some noise on my Leon Supercopa 170, I'm finding it hard to know what i need to do to my exhaust in order to achieve a good sound. Do i need a dpf delete? Does the exhaust need to be straight through? At the moment the car is extremely quiet! I have seen the...
  7. 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...
  8. Pd170 gearbox

    Hi guys, I have a 2012 leon 2.0tdi supercopa and the gearbox is knackered in it. I’ve spoken to seat directly about the transmission code and they have come back with NFN (I don’t have the gearbox to see if it matches hence why I asked seat). I have found an NFN gearbox off a Skoda Octavia vrs...
  9. Rookiereece

    New Exhaust system / DPF removal 1.6TDI

    If you've read the title you know how moronic i am, But I was wondering if anyone has experience with exhausts on the SE model. I really dislike having no tailpipes and I'm considering getting rid of the DPF because of the hassle involved. Thanks
  10. Squealing noise when car is warmed up

    Hi all, Been reading the forums for a long time but in need of some advice myself. I have a 2010 Ibiza 1.6 TDI that is making a squealing sound sometimes under acceleration and when letting off accelerator and coasting. This is especially noticeable downhill. The sound does go away when the...
  11. 1.9tdi knock/kick when starting engine

    Hi, This issue appeared when I bought this car. Whenever you start engine it kick hard and you can feel on gearbox knob if you hold. This is really hard kick. What I have changed after owning this car teo years: Starter. Didn't help much. No effects. Clutch. More effects but still appear every...
  12. Few noises on my mk3 tdi

    Hi guys, new to this place, come here alot as a guest.. I have all of a sudden in the last month or so, discovered a buzzing noise when in drive. At all speeds.. if I put car in N the sound does go. I also have a idling noise, some 19s also have it, sounds like a plastic reservoir hitting off...
  13. iammooks

    Tie Rod Nightmare...

    Decided to tackle my tie rods today. First off I couldn't get the wheels off since the refurb meant the lacquer had jammed them on. Managed to get the nearside off (the one without play) and it was easy. Outer tie Rod popped off no trouble, and the inner tie rod tool I got off eBay for £12.99...
  14. 2.0 TDI FR Questions

    Hi, I am on the hunt for a 2.0 TDI FR Ibiza (most likely 2010-2011), and was wondering if anyone could answer a couple questions. > I gather the 2.0 TDI CR is a pretty solid engine, do you know if the 2010s suffer from the problems with the oil pumps as with the early CR engines? > Any idea...
  15. Rookiereece

    Cupra 19" Alloys on a TDI SE MK3?

    I was wondering If the Diamond cut cupra mk3 alloys would fit on a TDI SE
  16. Seat Leon MK1 1.9tdi FR - P0401 EGR - Insufficient Flow Detected

    From what I have read, this is a common issue. I’ve had this issue in the past and last time it happened, I removed the EGR and gave it a good clean and the code went away for a year or so. The code reappeared a while ago and since I have removed the hose attached to the EGR to see if it’s...
  17. Strange cutting out issue

    Hi everyone, this is my first post so sorry if it is in the wrong place! I have owned my 2001 Ibiza 1.9 ASV 110 for around a year now and ive finally reached my wits end trying to diagonose the issues its having. Under heavy load, and very occasionally, the car will go into what feels like limp...
  18. A Lesson in Driving

    Hi, this is a quick post/review about my MY2006 Leon FR TDI. https://forums.seatcupra.net/index.php?threads/mk2-leon-fr-tdi-pre-facelift-a-plethora-of-warning-lights.449072/ - this thread will explain what's up with my car, but long story short my ABS module is kaput, so I'm having to drive...
  19. Brand new Leon FR 184 TDi technology - Hello!

    Hi guys, I'm Chris, Had my Leon for about 4-5 months now. I must say it's a great drive. The MPG is not what I thought though. Depending how you drive it's between low 30's and low 40's MPG. Looking to update the interior lighting to ice white led in the foot bay as the current is standard...
  20. Goodst4r

    Please help!!

    Recently brought a mk2 2012 Leon supercopa 2.0 diesel, had the car for about a month and a flashing coil light appeared on the dash. This happen once then didn’t see it again for about another 800 miles It’s now back and on every time I use the car but I don’t seem to have any power lose like...
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