The 1.8-liter Volkswagen CDAA 1.8 TSI engine was produced by the concern from 2008 to 2015 and was installed on many popular company models, such as Golf, Passat, Octavia and Audi A3. It was from this generation of power units that the history of the oil burner of TSI type motors began.
The EA888 gen2 series includes: CDAA, CDAB, CDHA, CDHB, CCZA, CCZB, CCZC, CCZD, CDNB, CDNC, CAEA, CAEB.
|Fuel system||direct injection|
|Power output, hp||160|
|Torque output, Nm||250|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R4|
|Block head||aluminum 16v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||82.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||84.2|
|Phase regulator||on the intake shaft|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||4.6|
|Euro standards||EURO 5|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Passat B7 2011)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Audi A3 2 (8P) in 2009 – 2013;
- Audi TT 2 (8J) in 2008 – 2014;
- Seat Altea 1 (5P) in 2009 – 2015;
- Seat Leon 2 (1P) in 2009 – 2012;
- Seat Toledo 3 (5P) in 2008 – 2009;
- Skoda Octavia 2 (1Z) in 2008 – 2013;
- Skoda Superb 2 (3T) in 2008 – 2013;
- Skoda Yeti 1 (5L) in 2009 – 2015;
- Volkswagen Golf 6 (5K) in 2009 – 2010;
- Volkswagen Passat CC (35) in 2008 – 2012;
- Volkswagen Passat B6 (3C) in 2008 – 2010; Passat B7 (36) in 2010 – 2012.
Disadvantages of the VW CDAA engine
- The most famous problem of this motor is the oil burner due to the occurrence of rings.
- In second place is the unreliable timing chain, which can stretch up to 100,000 km.
- Increased oil consumption leads to coking and floating engine speeds.
- If you pull with the replacement of candles, then most likely you will have to change the ignition coils.
- The high-pressure fuel pump also has a low resource, it begins to pass gasoline into the oil.