9 Common Problems with the VW Polo 6R GTI 1.4tsi DSG

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9 Common Problems with the VW Polo 6R GTI 1.4tsi DSG

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Here's our VW Polo 1.4tsi GTi DSG buying advice to help you make an informed decision when considering buying this car.

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#1 Pistons Breaking
#2 Charge pressure change over valve
#3 Mechanical Clutch failure on water pump failure
#4 Turbo failure
#5 Timing Chain & Tensioner
#6 Camshaft adjuster gear
#7 Fuel injectors
#8 DSG Clutch (7-speed auto dry clutch)
#9 DSG Mechatronic

VW Polo 1.4tsi GTi DSG Specs:
132kW @ 6,200rpm
250nM @ 4,500rpm
Turbo Charged & Supercharged
1.4L Engine
Automated Dual-clutch (7 speed dry clutch)
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07" Golf 5 GTi, 6MT, RamAir Intake, TMSS DP, [k04 conversion in progress]
13" BMW 1-Series 118i AT

Ex: 13" ST180, 03" Mk4 2 door 1.8T Stage 2, 83" Mk1 GT 2.0 8v MP9, 87" Mk1 1.6 CitiSport, 88" Mk2 2.0 16v, 83" Mk1 GT 1.6 + 40 webers
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Re: 9 Common Problems with the VW Polo 6R GTI 1.4tsi DSG

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And overheating - radiator leaks

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NHB_R wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:00 am
And overheating - radiator leaks
Is that a common issue? It didn't come up with my research, happy to add it.
Current:
07" Golf 5 GTi, 6MT, RamAir Intake, TMSS DP, [k04 conversion in progress]
13" BMW 1-Series 118i AT

Ex: 13" ST180, 03" Mk4 2 door 1.8T Stage 2, 83" Mk1 GT 2.0 8v MP9, 87" Mk1 1.6 CitiSport, 88" Mk2 2.0 16v, 83" Mk1 GT 1.6 + 40 webers
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Re: 9 Common Problems with the VW Polo 6R GTI 1.4tsi DSG

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kingr wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:11 am
NHB_R wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:00 am
And overheating - radiator leaks
Is that a common issue? It didn't come up with my research, happy to add it.
The radiator leak yes, It was a common problem caused by the fan cowling rubbing through the radiator.
There was a fix issues, but was only done to cars that went in for the issue
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2006 Polo 1.9 TDI Sportline
2012 VW Polo GTI

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