Thanks for the responses Copa and BobnOH.
The problem has been resolved (it was indeed the Tandem Pump). :)
Working with the repair shop folks, they installed an inline gague to monitor the output of the tandem pump. I understand it should have been "rock steady"...
Back again…had to take care of family things first…
Since my last post, I took my TDI to a trusted neighborhood shop. They don’t specialize on TDIs but they are smart and they don’t charge an arm and a leg. At the shop they don’t have VCDS, but they have various systems to monitor engine...
Approaching a scheduled TB replacement. Everything else is current.
Below is my scan, a looks like the temperature sensor could need to be replaced. When I ran the temperature sensor blocks at freeway, it was in the plateaued at 80 to 85 range.
First off, I must admit I am a novice…hopefully I can put together enough information for an informed discussion. The last few months my 2005 TDI Passat has had a hesitation/lurching issue. This is generally felt most significantly at speeds of around 50+ MPH while going up a...
BS Replacement Options
The BS info in this thread has been helpful to understand some of the issues I face with my B5. While not yet noisey, there is little confidence that it will last.
I try to do the straight forward stuff, but I am no mechanic (my spouse chuckles over my shoulder). So my...
Car is Sold
The car has been sold.
Howler's initial estimates of how much it could go for was very helpful. This car went for about twice blue-book.
Now what am I going to do with my name (dieB4sel) now that I no longer own a B4? :confused:
Good news is at least I still own a newer TDI.