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

Post by kingr » Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:51 am

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

Post by NHB_R » Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:00 am

And overheating - radiator leaks
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Re: 9 Common Problems with the VW Polo 6R GTI 1.4tsi DSG

Post by kingr » 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.
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Re: 9 Common Problems with the VW Polo 6R GTI 1.4tsi DSG

Post by G-spot » Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:14 pm

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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