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by gerinemo
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: 1.2 6v problems needing help?
Replies: 1
Views: 168

Re: 1.2 6v problems needing help?

I would check the obvious things first Air filter is it in good clean condition as an old and dirty one will restrict airflow The code you are seeing is telling you that the fuel to air ratio is too high at the first oxygen sensor just after the manifold A dirty air filter or worn spark plugs would ...
by gerinemo
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: Show me your head unit
Replies: 30
Views: 1209

Re: Show me your head unit

That’s really handy info, thanks for that mate! With what you’ve said about no power after switching off ignition - you mention in your thread that you needed to wire your head unit into the live ignition. With the can bus adapter I’ve been recommended (https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/MbqJHmNS) ap...
by gerinemo
Wed Nov 06, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: Show me your head unit
Replies: 30
Views: 1209

Re: Show me your head unit

If you look back through my posts you will see I fitted that same head unit myself Very happy with it also in 9n3 I also listed the parts required and replaced the speakers at same time https://uk-polos.net/viewtopic.php?t=71905 Only drawback I have found with mine is that ignition needs to be on fo...
by gerinemo
Mon May 06, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: New headunit? A bit confused...
Replies: 9
Views: 830

Re: New headunit? A bit confused...

First thing that springs to mind The link to the ebay wiring harness is a quadlock to ISO adapter The canbus adapter is also quadlock to ISO so you don't need to buy both if you get this one you will still need the fakra aerial adapter separately However the headunit you linked to from what I can se...
by gerinemo
Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: 9N3 rear light glass replacement
Replies: 1
Views: 269

Re: 9N3 rear light glass replacement

Recently had my light cluster out to clean of some black residue caused by water ingress / condensation The inner circular part of the lamp cluster seemed to be glued in place as I was unable to dismantle it to give it a good clean I would take a trip to the local breakers if I were you see if you c...
by gerinemo
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: Blue smoke out exhaust
Replies: 1
Views: 336

Re: Blue smoke out exhaust

Deceleration causes a vacum that sucks oil down the valve guides If the car does not smoke on acceleration chances are the valve oil seals / guides are worn Do you get a puff of smoke when you first start it in the morning People used to say if it were the seals oil would seep past over night and a ...
by gerinemo
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: Another Stereo Topic
Replies: 6
Views: 662

Re: Another Stereo Topic

Found this pic of the ISO plug from when I was changing the stereo the orange was the illumination
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by gerinemo
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: Failed NCT
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Re: Failed NCT

Thanks for the very detailed reply RUM4MO Some hard earned pearls of wisdom in there Cheers Did the inner ties on my sisters corsa couple of years ago with a stiltson 12" Not a chance with the polo acess seems more restricted 😯 or im just getting too old I have 1 month to get it sorted and will upda...
by gerinemo
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: Failed NCT
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Failed NCT

Hi Folks Car failed NCT on worn inner tie rod + wishbone Bush front axel rearmost also droplink dust cover When I look for inner tie rods on micks garage there are 2 different types TRW or SMI-Koyo The power steering fluid cap says TRW So I can only assume it is the trw ones I am thinking of replaci...
by gerinemo
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: Exhaust valves, misfire
Replies: 1
Views: 320

Re: Exhaust valves, misfire

My Brother in law also has a 1.2 polo Recently there was a misfire and I also assumed it would be a burnt out valve. But happy to say the garage he went to did a compression test first and it was just a coil that needed to be replaced . So did the garage do a compression test or are they guessing th...
by gerinemo
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: Another Stereo Topic
Replies: 6
Views: 662

Re: Another Stereo Topic

All the info you need is in this thread https://uk-polos.net/viewtopic.php?t=71905 As far as I know the can simulator was to address an issue with battery drainage You need 2 connections from the ciggy lighter 12V for power to the memory to keep tuned stations and phone approx 8V i think it was for ...
by gerinemo
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: Please help with this eBay central locking diagram
Replies: 25
Views: 2407

Re: Please help with this eBay central locking diagram

late to the party
I have the rcn 210
The silver connector on the rcn210 where the aerial goes just pulls off and the adapter that Orel posted with the blue plug goes straight on
Hope this helps
I can post a picture tomorrow if it helps
by gerinemo
Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: After market Radio upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 1320

Re: After market Radio upgrade

All the info you need is in the post I replied to here
viewtopic.php?t=71905

it really is a good radio
Sounds great
More than happy with it

best of luck
by gerinemo
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: Headlights connection for aftermarket stereo dimming
Replies: 3
Views: 382

Re: Headlights connection for aftermarket stereo dimming

You can tap into the lighting at the ashtray
the lighting is connected to the cigarette lighter
That is what I did for my aftermarket stereo
by gerinemo
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: 9n3 rear lights
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Re: 9n3 rear lights

Don't think its possible to split the lamp cluster i have the same issue with my rhs water ingress turning the reflective coting black ( seems a very common sight ). I took it off and poured in some Rainex and rinsed it around for a while then dried it with a hairdryer. It cleaned it up for a little...