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Old June 24th, 2006, 22:01   #1
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Hiya,

I just posted my VERY lengnthy saga of my TDI troubles. I think that it was erased.

Ok. Long story short. Bought a car from TDI club.
Within weeks...new catalytic converter. One Grand. Ok.
Within two months..transmission goes out.
Are there any recalls or anything? I cannot afford this.
It was all I could do to get the loan for the car.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.
Sorry so short.
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Old June 24th, 2006, 22:36   #2
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Old June 25th, 2006, 04:32   #3
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Patty,

Where are you?
What kind of VW?
How many miles?
Get some of this information and people will engage to help.
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Old June 25th, 2006, 08:39   #4
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Hi PattyG
Your inital posting has not dissapeared but was placed in the classified/auto for sale section...

http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=143154

Please provide more information on how many miles, 5 speed or automatic, maintenance history etc to give us a better idea in what condition the rest of the vehicle is. One thing I have noted over the years is not to buy a used vehicle that has been pampered and then use it for hard driving conditions - it will blow up. One more question I like to pose is - where was this vehicle a year ago - lets say the Gulf region ? These salvaged vehicle have been cleaned up extremely well and passed on to unsuspecting consumers.
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