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  1. bshore3rd

    High Mileage

    267000 miles, 1 turbo, 4 timing belt (last one @ 200 w/ new updated set) 6 sets tires newest BFG traction TA, too many oil changes to remember ( AMSOIL series 3000 diesel) all new front end parts @ 200
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    Injection pump Loses prime Intermittently

    repleced T and oem fuel filter. Pain in A-- getting T into new filter (fit in old filter fine) checking all fuel lines, no wetness around pump head. thanks 4 the reply
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    Injection pump Loses prime Intermittently

    Twice in two weeks has my Injecion pump lost its prime. It only sat overnight. Now it has been fine for three nights. Any Ideas?
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    ABS Control Module Needed

    ABS control Module needed for 2000 Jetta IV TDI 228K miles.
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    How many miles have people put on their TDI

    2000 Jetta auto, purchased new 9/9/99, 205000 miles front bearings 125K, turbo 169K,trany oil change every 100K,cat converter pipe 201K, rear brakes every 50K, tires every 50K, change oil every 10K, oilfilter every 5K. I use AMSOIL Series 3000 5W-30 and their diesel additive for cetane and fuel
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    What brand replacement tires to get???

    I've run BFG Touring T/A's since the OEM Michlelins wore out @ 40K. No problems at all. I get them at Sam's club and I get my monies worth having them rotate them every 5k. They last an avg of 45-55K miles
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    2006 Brewery Tour

    http://www.victorybeer.com/ http://www.rockbottom.com/RockBottomWeb/RBR/Index.aspx?PageName=/RockBottomWeb/Controls/Location/DisplayLocationRBR.ascx&SectionName=Root.LocationFinder.LocationResults.LocationDetails.OurPlace&LocationID=10069 Victory Brewing is in Downingtown PA see link, also...
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    That time again, mileage roll call.

    2000 Jetta GLS - purchased 09-09-99 - 205,000 miles - 3,000 miles per month, give or take - 5 sets of tires - new turbo 169,000 - new cat conv pipe 200,000 - AMSOIL Series 3000 Diesel Oil, 5w-30 - AMSOIL Diesel Fuel Concentrate and Cetane Boost.
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    Emergency Flashers

    It has been awhile now. I think they sent me something in March or April.
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    Flat hr rate for timing belt and water pump change

    Does anyone know what the flat rate hours are for a timing belt service with waterpump change? Stealership charged US $535.00. I think the mechanic wrote for each thing separately. Thanx 4 the help.
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    How Many shop hours 4 a timing belt service

    Does anybody know how many shop hours are charged for a timing belt and water pump replacement. My dealer charged me 530.00 (US$) labor for the service. I want to find out the book hours for the service. I think they charged me for belt replacement and then a separate water pump replacement...
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    A/C just stop working

    My air stopped woking 2 weeks agom, 195.5k miles. took it 2 dlrship,I used to work there, and the diagnosis was bad compressor. Comp and clutch ordered, 465.00 4 both. next day comp put in but still no air, fan relay swithes bad, replace relays,air works again. I found out that if the relays are...
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    Brake Wear: Front vs. Rear

    I have 192 K on my 00 Tdi. I am heavy in the rear due to paperwork I have to carry. I usually get 45-50 K on the back brakes. My first front brake change was @ 125K, however my next one was @ 191K. I have no idea why the fronts did not last as long . I did not change driving habits. The backs go...
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    CB / 2 meter radio / antenna on 2005 Jetta wagon

    Why Not? I have a CB and Scanner in my car. Traveling the Hiways and byways of Pa for the past 5 1/2 years as a road dope I have decreased the likelyhood of tickets and been able to avoid traffic jams. AM 1060 in PHL has also helped avoid time consuming congestion, however VW Am reception...
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    Just boughta new TDI - dealer says that...

    In regards to the condition of the car at delivery, U will get a phone call survey on how U your buying and delivery experience was. In order for the sales person to make a little extra $, U should answer excellent and yes to all ?. Ther is a comment portion that U could state the oil mess and...
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    Fuel Conditioner

    I use a mix of AMSOIL Diesel Fuel Additive Concentrate and Cetane Boost. Adjust amount from 4 to 9 oz. per tank, depending on temp. https://www.amsoil.com/products/specialty/index.aspx
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    All-weather (not snow) tires for 15" Golf wheels?

    Re: All-weather (not snow) tires for 15\" Golf whee Try BFG Touring TA's. Just getting ready 4 my third set. They do well in rain and snow. Only once did I have 2 use my Z-chains. They seem 2 last around 45k, about as long as my rear brake pads. I get mine @ Sam'a Club and have them rotated...
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    I need new tires

    Sam's Club, BFG Touring T/A's, 2ply sidewall helps handling and they last @ 45-50K
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    LIDAR Ticket Help Needed!

    IN Pa, sometimes they will reduce the penalty to "failure to obey a traffic control device" fine but no points. Talk to a 50 to see if this is an alternative in MA
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    Has your turbo blow? Post here!

    2000 Jetta, new 9/9/99.Blew @ 169.9K on 9/11/04 Amsoil Series 3000 5-30 since second oil change. auto Trans No performance mods
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