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Old 5th August 2017, 22:39   #1006
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The Rapid and Vento are made at VW's Chakan plant and since they share the same assembly line, there are limitations to bringing in major changes. Skoda could not even bring in the Rapid notchback (which is how it is sold in globally) because of this limitation.

It would be far more complex to bring in changes to the sheet metal shop and as such would not be attempted.
I think there has been some misunderstanding. My previous post was not about differences between Vento and Rapid. I was merely referring to the sheet metal changes between the launch models and the cars manufactured later, with an example from around the time when Rapid was launched.

In the beginning of my previous post, I did say the changes do universally apply, and are not restricted to one of these cars.

To conclude, I would like to emphasize that this information is from a credible source, supplemented with the noticeable differences in person (also to a number of other people, independently).

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Did you check if the weighbridge was zeroed correctly before you moved your car onto it?
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This could be a simple offset error. Did you check if the scale was showing zero before parking the car on the scale?
Nope. I didn't check this. I'll definitely get it checked next weekend when I go home. The place is very close.

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The other point to check is whether your four tyres were all entirely within the weighing area.
Yep, the four tires were within the metallic platform but parked in the transverse direction at the center not the longitudinal direction i.e. not the way the trucks would usually park; perpendicular to that.

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I have a few queries, which I know only you can answer!
Not true. There are several others who are well versed with the car.

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- My car was fitted with a Hopeless RCD 030 system by dealership from Day1. How easy it is to upgrade it to a Aftermarket 2 Din HU?
Mostly plug and play. Almost all aftermarket units are bundled with the necessary adapter cables to convert the stock connectors on the harness to suit the HU's connector.

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- The MID today displays only DTE, Time and Odo. Is it possible to change the DTE to some thing else, like Avg Fuel Efficiency/Temp?
Does your RHS stalk come with the up/down and OK/RESET buttons?

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On a side note, I read in one of your earlier posts that you were planning to fabricate a sump guard for your car. Were you successful in doing that?
Unfortunately, not yet. I do plan to execute it sometime. The only time consuming activity here is to go to a garage, raise the car on the lift and do a mock-up of how the supports for the sump guard would be. It has to be bolted to the main frame below the chassis.
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Does your RHS stalk come with the up/down and OK/RESET buttons?
Thanks Gannu.

The RHS stalk does not have the OK/Reset & Up/Down.
Any other way to change the MID? Can this be done by using the OBD etc?
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The RHS stalk does not have the OK/Reset & Up/Down.
That's the issue. You need to have the stalk with these buttons or the steering with the relevant buttons.

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Any other way to change the MID? Can this be done by using the OBD etc?
Nope. The only way to cycle through the different options in the MID is using the stalk/steering buttons.
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Aaargh.... Why do they always forget to reset the service indicator!


Is there any user-possible trick to do this, or must it be plugged into the OCD box (or whatever it's called )?
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Is there any user-possible trick to do this, or must it be plugged into the OCD box (or whatever it's called )?
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Thank you!

I'm not quite sure how, because it seemed to need a couple of tries, but it is back to normal. Would you believe I find all this stuff rather complicated on this car? Perhaps it is a good thing that I don't have one of the more sophisticated displays!
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Hi Gannu Bhai,

While installing the cruise control, I had wired the rls to pin 24 of T73b connector and have taken the current input from the fusebox +12v permanent. I have taken ground from the reading light.

I am facing the problem with the vcds coding.
I went to central electronics->Long Coding helper>Byte 8 -> Enabled rls installed
RLS Didn't work.

I went to group 8 of measure blocks but it says not installed.
help
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I am facing the problem with the vcds coding.
I went to central electronics->Long Coding helper>Byte 8 -> Enabled rls installed
RLS Didn't work.
Hi,

Could you please post following section from VCDS, is RLS listed in this section?

"Address 09: Cent. Elect. (J519) "

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Hi,

Could you please post following section from VCDS, is RLS listed in this section?

"Address 09: Cent. Elect. (J519) "

Regards.
Yes it is listed. I am attaching the pictures as well.

In the last screenshot there is an option of Rain Sensor Function Active. When I check this one.
The dial on the wiper stalk acts as a sensor but the rls doesn't work.

Is Group 8 inside the measuring block the right one where I could see if the rain sensor is active?

There was a fault code relating to rls. I have cleared it . But I am pasting the code here:
Friday,18,August,2017,11:01:03:62939
VCDS Version: Release 12.12.0 (x64)

Address 09: Cent. Elect. Labels: 6R0-937-08x-09.clb
Control Module Part Number: 6R0 937 087 R HW: 6R0 937 087
Component and/or Version: BCM PQ25 H+4 H34 0424
Software Coding: 3AB02BBF08B30000013800007C2B1C900080414F608C000020 0000000000
Work Shop Code: WSC 12345 672 169726
VCID: 4C9782BBEF3ECC7E38B-8019
2 Faults Found:

01520 - Rain and Light Recognition Sensor (G397)
004 - No Signal/Communication - Intermittent
Freeze Frame:
Fault Status: 00100100
Fault Priority: 2
Fault Frequency: 1
Reset counter: 96
Mileage: 52296 km
Time Indication: 0
Date: 2014.03.18
Time: 06:39:49

01044 - Control Module Incorrectly Coded
000 - - - Intermittent
Freeze Frame:
Fault Status: 00100000
Fault Priority: 2
Fault Frequency: 3
Reset counter: 255
Time Indication: 0
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Latest AutoScan Shows no errors regards to rls just one fault

Address 19: CAN Gateway (J533) Labels: 6N0-909-901-6R.clb
Part No SW: 6N0 909 901 HW: 6R0 937 087
Component: GW-K-CAN TP20 H34 0424
Revision: BF034001
Coding: 002300
Shop #: WSC 12345 672 169726
VCID: F0EFB64B2356489EE43-80A5

1 Fault Found:
01044 - Control Module Incorrectly Coded
000 - -
Freeze Frame:
Fault Status: 01100000
Fault Priority: 2
Fault Frequency: 1
Reset counter: 255
Mileage: 52071 km
Time Indication: 0
Date: 2014.03.14
Time: 02:54:39
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Latest AutoScan Shows no errors regards to rls just one fault

1 Fault Found:
01044 - Control Module Incorrectly Coded
000 - -
Freeze Frame:
Fault Status: 01100000
Fault Priority: 2
Fault Frequency: 1
Reset counter: 255
Mileage: 52071 km
Time Indication: 0
Date: 2014.03.14
Time: 02:54:39
Hi,

I had same error earlier, I will have to check how this was solved. In the mean time you can try to enter old coding from your previous VCDS scan and see if this error is still there.

Although I have a different BCM/RLS please try to change code for RLS to the following and see if it works

Subsystem 1 - Part No: 5K7 955 559 C
Component: XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Coding: 0714DD

Please try to share complete VCDS scan if possible. You can share this through email.


Regards.

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Latest AutoScan Shows no errors regards to rls just one fault

Address 19: CAN Gateway (J533) Labels: 6N0-909-901-6R.clb
Part No SW: 6N0 909 901 HW: 6R0 937 087
Component: GW-K-CAN TP20 H34 0424
Revision: BF034001
Coding: 002300
Shop #: WSC 12345 672 169726
VCID: F0EFB64B2356489EE43-80A5

1 Fault Found:
01044 - Control Module Incorrectly Coded
000 - -
Freeze Frame:
Fault Status: 01100000
Fault Priority: 2
Fault Frequency: 1
Reset counter: 255
Mileage: 52071 km
Time Indication: 0
Date: 2014.03.14
Time: 02:54:39
I had a different problem once, regarding RLS. When I changed the battery, I found the RLS was not functioning. I read the code, and found it to be a different. I tried to write back the correct coding, but the controller always rejected the same code which I had successfully written before. Then I disconnected the battery and connected it back again, and the controller started working as before, and was accepting new codes as well.

So, try to disconnect the battery and connect it again (or disconnect the RLS connector and connect it again).
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Some updates:

1. I did the 105,000 km service last weekend at home and it was a great experience. It’s a fairly easy job if one can source all the parts and tools and most importantly, has the time, patience and inclination to do it at home! I've penned down the steps briefly along with the tools, parts and consumables used.

Tools required:
  1. 19 mm 1/2” socket (for removing the engine sump drain plug).

  2. 32 mm 1/2” socket (for removing the oil filter assembly).

  3. Ratcheting socket wrench with a 1/2" drive (for loosening the drain plug and oil filter assy).

  4. Torque wrench with a 1/2” drive (for tightening the drain plug and oil filter assy as per the manufacturer recommended torque values).

  5. 10” extension bar for the 1/2” socket (for accessing the engine oil filter assy).

  6. Screw driver with T20 and T25 Torx bits (for removing the air filter box and the sensor assembly).

  7. Plastic tray (for draining the stock engine oil from the sump).

  8. Measuring jar.

  9. Blower (to clean the innards of the air filter box).


Parts required:
  1. Oil filter with o-rings (03L 115 562)

  2. Fuel filter (part number - 6RF 127 400A)

  3. Air filter (part number - 6RF 129 620)

  4. Dust and pollen filter (part number – 6R0 820 367)

  5. Drain plug with washer (part number - N90 813 202)

Many thanks to my friend Prithviraj for sourcing the parts!


Consumables required:
  1. Engine oil 5W40 grade - 4.3L (I sourced a 4L can and a 1L can of Motul Xcess 5W40 from Amazon)

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Procedure:

I couldn’t click many snaps as the hands were getting dirty but I’ve managed to click a few. Here’re the steps in brief:


A. Replacing the dust and pollen filter:
  • The dust and pollen filter is located in a box below the glovebox accessed from the co-driver side footwell.

  • Slide the locking lugs towards each other and pull out the frame.

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  • Remove the old filter from the frame and replace the new filter observing the direction of flow of air.

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  • Replace the frame back into the box and slide the locking lugs back in place.


B. Replacing the air filter:

BHPian thoma has shared a neat thread describing the process on his Vento TDI – Link. Do have a look.
  • Unscrew the 6 Torx screws on the air filter box using the T20 screw driver and unplug the connector from the MAF sensor. Store the screws safely!

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  • Pull the box and quarter-turn the filter to remove it from the assembly.

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  • Use a blower to clean the innards of the box.

  • Replace the new air filter into the box, quarter turn to tighten it in place, place the box back into the assembly and replace the Torx screws.

  • Plug the MAF sensor’s connector.


B. Draining the stock engine oil:
  • Jack up one side of the car using the floor jack. Place some cushioning material on top of the saddle of the jack.

  • Place a jack stand at an appropriate location and use some cushioning material between the bottom of the car and the V-head of the jack stand (I had cut out some pieces from rubber sandals; will use some thicker neoprene sheets from the shipyard). Ensure that it is safe to crawl below the car.

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  • Pop the hood and remove the cap for pouring engine oil. Leave it on the inlet.

  • Attach the ratchet with the 19 mm socket, crawl underneath the car along with the plastic tray and some rag clothes.

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  • Remove the drain plug from the oil sump.

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  • Let the oil drain from the sump completely to the last drop. Crawl out of the bottom.

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Replacing the fuel filter:
  • Disconnect the inlet and outlet fuel lines from the fuel filter - press the two tabs on the hose fitting and pull it out.

  • Undo the three clips and pull out the fuel filter.

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  • Replace the new filter and reconnect the fuel lines.


D. Replacing the oil filter:
  • Remove the engine head protective cover.

  • Unscrew the assembly holding the 2 air inlet lines and the sensor, and pull out the coolant tube to make space for removing the oil filter assembly. Replace the screw back in place.

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  • Attach the ratchet with the 32 mm socket and the 10” extension bar and unscrew the oil filter assembly.

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  • Pull out the filter from the housing and clean the external threading and the central stub thoroughly for the remnants of oil.

  • Remove the 3 o-rings – the main o-ring from the external threading of the housing and the 2 o-rings from the bottom of the stub.

  • Pour some fresh engine oil in a measuring jar, dip the replacement o-rings in the oil and insert them on the housing in their respective slots.

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  • Insert the replacement oil filter observing the orientation. It will lock in place only on one end.

  • Replace the housing back into the oil cooler assembly, adjust the value of the micrometer scale on the torque wrench to 25 Nm, attach the 32 mm socket to the wrench along with the 10” extension bar and tighten the drain plug until the click sound is heard.

  • Replace the air inlet lines assembly back in place and tighten the Torx screw.

  • By now the engine oil must have drained completely. Crawl beneath the car, clean the drain hole threads thoroughly using some rag clothes.

  • Screw the new drain plug into the hole and tighten it manually using hand.

  • Adjust the value of the micrometer scale on the torque wrench to 30 Nm, attach the 19 mm socket to the wrench and tighten the drain plug until the click sound is heard. Stop at the first click! Crawl out of the car.

  • Remove one of the jack stands on one side. Place the floor jack below the car and lower the car gradually by turning the valve on the jack gently.

  • Repeat the step for the other side.


E. Pouring fresh engine oil:
  • Remove the cap from the inlet, place some rag clothes around the inlet, put a funnel inside the inlet and pour the engine oil gently from the 4L can. Empty the can to the last drop.

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  • Pour the measuring jar with 200 mL of engine oil from the 1L bottle. Pour it into the inlet.

  • Check the dipstick for the oil level and do not overfill! An underfill isn’t harmful but an overfill certainly is. The 1.6L CLNA engine takes 4.3L of engine oil. Pour an additional 100 mL observing the level on the dipstick. Tighten the oil cap.

  • Replace the engine cover.

  • Turn the key to ACC and turn it off to prime the fuel filter. Repeat the step 5-6 times to let the fuel filter soak in diesel.

  • Start the engine and allow it to idle for a few minutes.

  • Reset the service interval in the MID of the instrument cluster.

  • Head out for a test drive to check if everything is in order. Do the wheel balancing and alignment.

The used engine oil was poured back into the 4L can and handed over to a nearby garage along with the old parts. Drove to a tire shop and they did the alignment. Balancing was fine so it wasn’t done.

The junk that was left after all the used oil was poured back into the can:

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Man, this tray and the measuring jar was a pain to clean in the end!

After the service, I drove around 800 km (including the return drive to Chennai) and there is a noticeable change in the performance esp. w.r.t. the reduced engine noise (as it is, the engine sounds like a tractor!) and the smoothness of the drive.

PS: Those are my company-supplied overalls.

2. After a drive in the night, I had noticed that the driver side fog lamp intensity was a notch lesser than the other side. Upon inspection, turns out that the LED bulb had dislodged from the socket! I was worried if the socket melted due to the intense heat generated by the bulb.

Luckily it was the plastic tabs of the bulb itself!

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The tabs of a halogen bulb are made of metal and those can safely withstand the heat:

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But not plastic. I’ll inform the Aliexpress vendor and see what can be done. These bulbs have a 1 year warranty but that won’t help as the replacement plastic ring (which is screwed to the Alu. body of the LED bulb) is going to be plastic anyway. I’ll have to work out some ingenious way of retrofitting a metal ring with tabs salvaged from another bulb.

Good news is I replaced them with a pair of Philips 55W H11 bulbs (stock fog lamp bulbs are H8 35W). Got a set from a shop here in Palakkad. Cost me Rs. 1450.

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Top view indicating the difference in notches – H11 (left) and H8 (right):

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A shot from the car park – H11 (left) and H8 (right):

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I was pleasantly surprised at the intensity of the light that these bulbs threw during the return drive from home! Definitely helps during my night drives esp. the Vellore – Chennai stretch where the roads are bad and are being repaved now.

3. The Liqui Moly Diesel Purge process

I tried to do the diesel purge process as indicated in this video:



Connected the fuel inlet and return lines from the engine into an old Horlicks’ bottle of diesel purge and a bypass tube for fuel supply from the fuel tank to the fuel filter and return fuel line from the engine but despite cranking the engine several times, it refused to start. Reconnected all the lines and the engine started in the first crank! I did it a second time as well, the engine refused to start again. The small inline fuel filter was oriented in the correct direction and the bottle was placed as low as possible – not sure why the engine refused to start. Possibly there was air in the fuel inlet line from the bottle to the engine?

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Anyway, I decided to pour the diesel purge solution directly into the fuel tank when the fuel level was at a quarter of the reserve level, started the engine and revved it for nearly 7-10 minutes in 3 different intervals (was creating quite a racket in the car park!). The exhaust also smelled (!) different compared to the normal exhaust. The whole process took more than half an hour.

I am not sure what helped though – if it was this or the servicing part, there was a marked difference after the process. The most perceivable change is, the engine now idles smoothly with lesser vibrations and the FE shows an improvement. I set my cruise control at 110 kmph during my Palakkad - Chennai drives and this time, I reached home with the fuel gauge indicating slightly less than half a tank. Usually, I’d be left with a quarter tank of fuel once I reach home.

4. Retorquing the wheel bolts:

Since I got the torque wrench, I decided to retorque all the wheel bolts to the manufacturer recommended torque of 120 Nm. The bolts were previously tightened at the tire shop while doing the wheel balancing and alignment, and it was obviously overtightened. I had to stand atop the wheel wrenches to loosen them.

Attached a 5” extension bar and the 17 mm socket to the torque wrench, and tightened all the wheel bolts.



Must admit though, I was a bit paranoid after this and was checking if the bolts were in place when I took breaks during the return drive to Chennai.

5. I’ve almost dropped the idea of upgrading to 16” wheels for now due to two reasons:

a. The Michelin Primacy 3 ST tires aren’t available in the recommended 205/50 size for the Polo. The P3STs have impressed me so much, I am not looking beyond these for the replacement. They offer some incredible durability (the current set has run for over 66,000 km with just 4 punctures and still have a good life left), offer a great grip in wet conditions and the road noise is bearable.

b. The lower profile of the 205/50 tires affects the ride comfort as suggested by a lot of users who have switched from 15” to 16”. She’s a daily driver and does a 1200 km round trip every fortnight so comfort is of paramount importance.

There’s a long drive coming up in October and I’ll have the current set changed a week before the drive. I just love these tires!

6. The kerb weight mystery:

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Man, this is some news.
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Did you check if the weighbridge was zeroed correctly before you moved your car onto it?
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Woah Gannu, if that has any truth to it, we 1.6 GT TDI owners have been elevated to another esteemed club, with hatch that has astounding numbers
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VW's kerb weight would be as per EU standards and would include the weight of 1 driver (assumed at 75 kg), full tank of fuel (think it's 90% full now), all fluids, tools and tyres as new.
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I guess something is not right, to re-confirm you can check again at another weighing bridge.
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This could be a simple offset error. Did you check if the scale was showing zero before parking the car on the scale?
Guys, sorry about the goof-up regarding the kerb weight of the car! It is indeed 1190 kg with a tankful of fuel and without the driver’s weight.

VW Polo GT TDI ownership log. EDIT: 1.05L km up + DIY servicing!-img_20170814_101315.jpg

VW Polo GT TDI ownership log. EDIT: 1.05L km up + DIY servicing!-img_20170815_120139.jpg

Tanked up the fuel on a morning and drove to the same weigh bridge this time. Not sure what exactly caused the error in the readout before but the operator said maybe the zero setting wasn’t done.

7. I intend to do the MAF sensor cleaning very soon. Will share the feedback here.

That's all for now. Cheers!

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Did you give yourself a piece of paper saying that the emissions update was not to be done?

I'm sure there are a few other things on the service list, like greasing the door hinges. But you probably do that stuff every week!
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