I'm not a pessimist, just a realist ;)
from the the few accounts with positive resolution I've seen, they've just contacted VWoA and escalated it internally with customer care without lawyers being involved. I'm fully on board with an owner being an informed advocate for their best interests...
How many miles?
While i've never seen that engine i have had to deal with a P2015 on my 2010 CJAA Jetta, and the dielsegeak part fixed it right up.
There maybe carbon junked up in the intake runner causing the flaps to not cycle properly, or something wrong went on during the new intake...
describe the clicking? DSG or 6MT?
Is it just in first or second gear? speed dependent?
Clicking? or more of a tapping? what about maybe a rapping type sound?
Could just be a rock stuck in your tire or a slew of other things, gotta give more details to help you out.
You guys don't have bug season? We're just coming out of black fly season now, but that just means june bug season is just around the corner. Just gotta get past tree pollen season, it turns both cars a crispy yellow in an afternoon sitting outside.
VW branded dealers love to sell pre leased 1-3 year old models or something they can slap a CPO sticker on and pocket another 2-3K. None of those are happening on TDIs, let alone TDIs in California. Used car dealers will be the way to go to find a 6-7 year old car.
headliners can bend as much as you need (your stronger than the cardboard and foam) but they won't bend back to look 100% what is was before,
only way to do it clean is drop all grab handles and pull all the pillar trim then start removing it all in one piece down.
Am I just too conservative to shove the Mahle into the standpipe of filter housing?
70K oil change done, but noticed difference between filters I had ordered a while back from IDParts, after scratching my head for a few min, the Hengst went in and the Mahle is back on the shelf awaiting the the...