2014 follows 2012
I posted the parameters to the tally location.
Like the 2012 before my 2014 had to have its turbo replaced.
Of note the whine was slight - discounted by local dealer - but consumption of oil (2.5qt over 2000mi this followed 1/2qt for the 5000 mi prior) was notable symptom...
2014 Turbo Replaced
Miles on car at failure: 17690
Build date: 12/20/2013
Corrective actions from dealership: r/r turbo charger
Outside air temps at failure: 80F
Failure warning signs, if any: 2.5 qt oil consumption over 2000mi
Warning lights on dash/MFI: None
Problems since replacement: Just...
After the 50k checkup on my 12 Passat TDI SE I asked the dealer to check the passenger side heat today and they capped the charge at 1h and reported the need to change the heater core, hoses and flush. This is the third this week (a Beetle and another Passat) they were following up with VOA...
Had check engine light come on yesterday. No noticeable performance impact. Brought it to the dealer they found four codes stored and said (ECU) flash update was required. I went ahead thinking there may be goodness with the update insofar as work done since the car was built (2012...
I had a turbo failure last year and want to check to see if the model is the latest (and assumed greatest) or otherwise.
Pardon the questions but: 1) Can the turbo identification plate be seen without removing other engine components; and 2) If yes where can it be found?
Miles on car at failure: 14609
Build date: 04/2012
Corrective actions from dealership: Replaced turbo.
Outside air temps at failure:<32F
Failure warning signs, if any:Whine while driving under load.
Warning lights on dash/MFI: None.
Problems since replacement:None.
Repair time:7 days
It took a week - mostly to get the parts. Findings: Impeller fins deformed on exhaust side. Impeller touching housing on intake from excessive play.
The dealer provided a 2013 w/2.5L Passat as loaner; while thankful for it I'm glad to have the TDI back.
'12 Passat 14609 Miles - whining noise sometimes augmented with a slipping noise started in last days. Brought it to the dealer yesterday and they report the car is not drivable due to a problem with the turbo and they're awaiting part delivery.
While not expressly defined as require is there a...