Author Topic: Golf tsi 1.4 supercharged  (Read 552 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Golf tsi 1.4 supercharged
« on: August 15, 2020, 01:32:16 pm »
I have got a 2010 golf tsi which has done 115000 ks.
Earlier on in January 2020 it suddenly died on me.
I took it to my local mechanic who said it needed a new starter Which costs around $500 but to replace it would cost around $2000 as to replace it we need to take out the transmission.
After the replacement the motor started but it was making a cranking noise so the mechanic repaired all the spark plugs as he said they are all gone black.
So after doing it the motor was still making noise so now it needs the timing pulley but je cant get a pulley so he needs to buy the whole kit.
So to replace it he again need to pull the transmission apart.
Mechanic says the total cost is looking at $6500.
Moreover it s transmission is due for a recall at VW .
It it worth to get it fixed.
Please help.
Is it worth it to get it fixed.

Offline Trofeo

  • #
  • *
  • Posts: 1649
Re: Golf tsi 1.4 supercharged
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2020, 06:08:10 pm »
Those engines are complete dogs. I'd be ditching it now.

Also sounds like the mechanic has no idea what's wrong. I doubt the starter motor needed replacing..
2015 Amarok 4WD auto
2018 Golf R-Line Tsi

Offline 80 Vert

  • only milk and juice comes in 2 litres
  • ####
  • ****
  • Posts: 8779
  • All thats left to do is everything!
Re: Golf tsi 1.4 supercharged
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2020, 08:14:26 pm »
Wait, remove transmission to replace the starter?
Never heard of that before. Best you find a new mechanic I think.
Something is not right there.
2010 T5 Transporter TDI  Tuned by Superior Tuning NZ
2003 Jetta Coupe soon to be R36TT
1991 Golf GTI 2.0 TSI swapped
1963 Type 34 Karmann Ghia, turbo 2.0
1990 Porsche 964 911 Carrera 4
1980 1303 Beetle vert, under restoration

Offline Pristle

  • vyf ster
  • ##
  • **
  • Posts: 4383
Re: Golf tsi 1.4 supercharged
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2020, 03:08:52 pm »
I'm with Vert and Trofeo on this one. You need to find a proper mechanic.

I've replaced starters on a range of vehicles and while they're all pose unique access issues, and require a bit of dexterity and patience. But none can't be done with motor and transmission in situ. I've just reviewed the manual for the Mk6 1.4 and the process is similar between the manual, auto and DSG. All tools required are going to be found in any reputable workshop too.


Offline mark2 golf

  • #
  • *
  • Posts: 2044
Re: Golf tsi 1.4 supercharged
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2020, 08:31:44 am »
Yes you need a new mechanic. You can change those starters in a hour. pull the air box out and its right there.
89 mk2 1.8t
97 mk3 gti 1.8t
02 Allroad tdi
99 s430 merc
90 190e 2.6

Re: Golf tsi 1.4 supercharged
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2020, 11:46:59 am »
How much will it cost to replace timing belt on golf tsi 2010.
Been quoted $4000 plus by ebbet & nearly same by other mechanics in Taupo.

Offline 80 Vert

  • only milk and juice comes in 2 litres
  • ####
  • ****
  • Posts: 8779
  • All thats left to do is everything!
Re: Golf tsi 1.4 supercharged
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2020, 12:03:27 pm »
1400cc or 2000cc?
They don't have belts for a start. I did a complete timing chain job last week with everything new $1500
2010 T5 Transporter TDI  Tuned by Superior Tuning NZ
2003 Jetta Coupe soon to be R36TT
1991 Golf GTI 2.0 TSI swapped
1963 Type 34 Karmann Ghia, turbo 2.0
1990 Porsche 964 911 Carrera 4
1980 1303 Beetle vert, under restoration