#AskDAP Show Episode 40 |Answering your VW and Audi Questions

May 23, 2016

The AskDAP show is a show we put together with questions that come to us via Email, Twitter or questions we stumble on that we think might be helpful to the VW and Audi community.  We will be putting out these shows regularly and answering questions in video format.  To keep up with the latest episodes or videos we put out, subscribe to the DAP YouTube Channel.  To ask a question for the show send us an email to info@shopdap.com be sure to put #AskDAP in the subject line.

Thank you so much for watching…. We hope this info is helpful.




Questions answered on Episode 40 of the AskDAP Show


Questions answered above

1.I’m wondering if I should remove the muffler on my MK7 GTI, what are the cons to doing this?

2.I have a creamy pudding looking substance on my oil cap, what is this and should I be concerned about this?

3.My FSI has a P0299 fault and I have already replace the Diverter valve.  What else could this be?

4.I’m thinking of a short shifter and wondering if it will make my shifting more notchy and hard to get into gear.



Links to Parts Talked about


MK7 Golf R/ S3 Resonator Delete Kit




FSI Common Problems Article

2.0t FSI Engine Common Problems to Look out for on VW and Audi’s



2.0t FSI Diverter Valve Info

2.0T FSI Diverter Valve (DV) Failure (P2099)



VW OEM 6 Speed Short Shifter




About the Host (Paul Barrett)

I have been a VW enthusiast and  professional since 2001.  I have worked in most roles in a VW dealers from Dealer Tech to Parts Manager.  With the AskDAP show we hope that by answering that 1 questions it might help others who dont know where these type of questions can be answered.

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