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  1. Had my man out this morning. Seems there has been a small oil/ diesel leak dripping down the back of the lump onto a coolant hose. That hose must of slit, dumped all the coolant, engine got hot & popped the head gasket. Cylinder 1 was full of water this morning. So it's now a full on strip down, skim the head & rebuild. Can wait to spend loads of money 😞
  2. Thanks for that, had a read through. But don't quite cover the issues I'm having with mine
  3. Hi all First post so please be gentle Mk3 2012 1.6tdci with 100800 on the clock. All been fine up until this afternoon. After a quick wash I took it for a spin, as you do & after about 100m it started to cough & splutter, like it was only running on 3. Thought it might of just been a bit of water getting in somewhere it shouldn't. But when I got back home I noticed no coolant in the header tank & it was now running like a right pig. Topped the coolant up, checked the oil on the dip-stick & removed the oil filler cap (very small amount of mayo on the cap). It
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