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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    Thanks again to MOGolf for his great help!! It's amazing (and frustrating) that something as simple as the battery had us completely stranded because we had no good way to diagnose it. Makes me think I need to get a VAG-COM ;) . But then I wouldn't get to watch the generosity of club members...
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    I certainly wasn't expecting to run into any TDIers in Columbus (although I had tried to convince the hubby that I could run down to TDIFest while he was playing base ball), but boy am I ever glad I did! MOGolf saved the day (and our weekend, and probably a good part of our week) with his...
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    We did indeed, thanks to MOGolf and his TDI magic! Seriously, he is one incredible guy--not only did he drive over very early in the morning to take a look at our car, but he diagnosed it, went with Mark to get a battery, installed said battery, and then called to make sure we got home okay...
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    Thanks to MOGolf and a new battery, the car is up and running! We'll be heading home today. Thanks for all of the help and suggestions!! :D
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    Thanks to MOGolf and a new battery, the car is up and running! We'll be heading home today. Thanks for all of the help and suggestions!! :D
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    Thanks to MOGolf, the car is up and running with a new battery. We are very grateful!!
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    Thanks, Mark! MOGolf is here this morning and his initial assessment is the battery as well. They're headed out to get a battery and hopefully that will get us back on the road! :)
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    Thanks for the link. Unfortunately or fortunately, that doesn't sound like the problem. The car won't start at all--it actually doesn't do anything. When the key is in the off position, the clock and odometer are on. As soon as you turn the key, everything turns off and the engine does nothing...
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    It actually doesn't do anything. When the key is in the off position, the clock and odometer are on. As soon as you turn the key, everything turns off and the engine does nothing. When the car was hooked up to another battery (jumping it), when you turn the key the dash lights (CEL, etc.) do...
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    At the recommendation of someone on the mid-west forum, I'm posting here. Anyone coming back through who can help??? ------------ We were up this weekend for a vintage base ball festival and are supposed to be leaving tomorrow. However, as we were attempting to leave the festival today, our 03...
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    We were up this weekend for a vintage base ball festival and are supposed to be leaving tomorrow. However, as we were attempting to leave the festival today, our 03 VW Jetta wagon refused to start. It won't turn over, etc. We know there is an error code being thrown of P0228. According to...
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    Thanks for the info (and offer for help! :) ). I'll post on the fest forum and the main forum. Courtney
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    In desperate need of help in Columbus, OH

    We were up this weekend for a vintage base ball festival and are supposed to be leaving tomorrow. However, as we were attempting to leave the festival today, our 03 VW Jetta wagon refused to start. It won't turn over, etc. We know there is an error code being thrown of P0228. According to...
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    Old Navy's Fall '06 GTG

    23 - mcolmsted - Courtney Olmsted - St Louis, MO 26 - mcolmsted hubby - Mark Olmsted - St Louis, MO
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    Old Navy's Fall '06 GTG

    We made it back Sat night and it was still daylight! :D Thanks to Walt and Linda for hosting! The food was great, as was the company. Hopefully we'll be able to make it to the next one as well. Special thanks to MOGolf for his incredible TB change on our car. He even put up with my "help"...
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    Old Navy's Fall '06 GTG

    Woofie2--we're going to skip out on the skid plate since we aren't sure about the hardware status. If we got it we'd want to put it on this weekend, and it sounds like that's not an option. Courtney
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    Old Navy's Fall '06 GTG

    We'll try to get there earlier, if at all possible. At least there won't be much traffic out of StL at 4 am! :D We might be interested in the skid plate...I'll check the bank account and let you know...:rolleyes: Courtney
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    Old Navy's Fall '06 GTG

    Current plan: We'll be getting up and out the door at 5am on Saturday. That should put us into Poplar Bluff about 8am. We're trying to get there early but running into work issues. We'll bring a tent in case the work runs late, so don't give away our portapotty spot! :D Any other food...
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    Old Navy's Fall '06 GTG

    Got the TB kit so that's ready to go. Still not sure about where to camp...nearest actual campground (for tents) seems to be about 30-45 minutes away. Is the yard actually an option, ON? We're not so far away that we couldn't just drive in, but I want to have her there first thing in the...
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    Old Navy's Fall '06 GTG

    parts requirement for TB change I'm trying to make sure I bring ALL of the correct parts for my TB change, and I think I need some clarification. :o It's been awhile since we did a TB change. For an A4 TB change, I have a few options for ordering from Dieselgeek. I can order the deluxe kit...
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