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2.0T Cam Bridge Induced Engine Failure

2.0T Cam Bridge Induced Engine Failure

The purpose of this post is to educate owners of 2.0 liter TSI Volkswagen / Audi motors about a critical design flaw which can lead to very swift, catastrophic engine damage. For 2.0T TSI VW/Audi motors that have engine code CBFA, CCTA, CAEB or CPMA; it is vital that you read this briefing pertaining to a common irregularity with your motor. The camshaft bridge in your 2.0T is a vital engine component that is responsible for distributing engine oil (hydraulic lubrication) to the camshafts themselves, and this "bridge" contains an engineered cavity purpose-built to house a regulated check ball that regulates oil pressure to the camshafts.  The design flaw we are referring to in this post is a poorly mounted protective metal screen which protects the pressure regulation check ball. This screen is supposed to be rolled/peened over the plastic lip surrounding the cavity, but most times is found to be loose or missing (VW's method of assembly is evidently flawed). What ... read more

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