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Author Topic: Galaxy mk2 steaming up  (Read 4436 times)

Offline andrix007

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Galaxy mk2 steaming up
« on: January 22, 2014, 07:17:56 PM »
 Hi boys , I am new to the site so excuse me if something is wrong . So, my galaxy  is steaming up badly and it feels damp inside and I noticed some mould growth around windows :( . Any Ideas ??

Offline Chrispb

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Re: Galaxy mk2 steaming up
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2014, 07:32:58 PM »
Hello  welcome5

A couple of questions for you

Are you loosing coolant at all

Does you rear window washer work

Do you have a sunroof
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Re: Galaxy mk2 steaming up
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2014, 08:14:48 PM »
 welcome5
yeah wot he said
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Offline andrix007

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Re: Galaxy mk2 steaming up
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2014, 07:31:17 AM »
Thanks for reply .I do not have sunroof . Draining holes under the wiper linkage are ok . Coolant stays where it should be - no leaks but rear washer does not work  :( . What else do I check ?

Offline insanitybeard

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Re: Galaxy mk2 steaming up
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2014, 11:39:40 AM »
Have you checked for water in the wells under the front seats- especially passenger side? The washer pipe for the rear washer can separate at a joint and flood the passenger side well, alternatively if you have a water leak into the vehicle the water could be building up in the wells. Has the pollen filter been changed at all? If it's old and contaminated it could prevent proper airflow into the vehicle.
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Re: Galaxy mk2 steaming up
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2014, 07:29:29 AM »
Yes there are signs of water being there ( under the seats ) . I have ordered pollen filter from ebay. I will get back to you  once filter will be changed and washer pipe fixed . Thanks

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Re: Galaxy mk2 steaming up
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2014, 08:37:35 PM »
when the rear washer pipe come adrift on mine i put a couple of tie wraps on  the joint to stop it poping off again  8-)

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Re: Galaxy mk2 steaming up
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2014, 07:15:58 PM »
How do I get to washer pipe ? I can not see it under the pasengers seat ?

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Re: Galaxy mk2 steaming up
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2014, 07:22:35 PM »
No it's behind the trim/kick plate. Remove the two screws that hold it to the side (front of foot-well) and then it pulls up and away to expose the wiring and pipe running down the side.
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Re: Galaxy mk2 steaming up
« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2014, 08:53:11 PM »
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Re: Galaxy mk2 steaming up
« Reply #10 on: January 29, 2014, 10:10:27 PM »
You cant link to things in the wip board mate, not least because access rights are limited for regular members.
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With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

VCDS HEX/CAN - Scans/Coding done in Wiltshire in exchange for winegums! :)

 

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