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    2015 passat need help with P2102 & P3243 and fuse location for Throttle Valve Module J338 !

    changed J338 regulating flap aka Throttle Body Actuator. Car does not shake anymore while shutting down. Flap was stuck open, although it was very clean. it was done by TDI mobile mechanic, also member here known by his username " FredSo ".
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    2015 passat need help with P2102 & P3243 and fuse location for Throttle Valve Module J338 !

    thank you Oilhammer!, I ordered it.. my initial thought was battery might have been low so changed battery and "Cleared codes". ran scan again but code has not appeared again. but funny thing is engine still shaking while turning off the car.. one can think valve might have stuck open. i have...
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    2015 passat need help with P2102 & P3243 and fuse location for Throttle Valve Module J338 !

    Well other day i had GP Light started flashing on my way to home, but there was no noticeable loss of power. however when i came home, turned off the car and from that day and onward engine started shaking while turning off the car. so did the VCDS Scan and it showed, let me paste it from fault...
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    2013 Passat stumble I've researched for weeks...

    i thought CKRA NMS Passat has Timing belt !
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    Steering (Lock) actuator stopped working!

    does not unlock steering wheel, had to buy whole new assembly since key does not unlock steering anymore, ordered new lock housing along with ignition lock and ignition coil from dealer by providing proof of ownership, VIN# etc.. will it allow me to use my old keys ? -thanks in advance
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    2015 Passat ignition lock assembly require VCDS to mate old keys?

    i just ordered new lock housing along with ignition lock and ignition coil from dealer. in order to use my old keys do i need to use VCDS? parts dept told me it should work without any additional steps since ignition lock is based on my VIN#.
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    VW parts do not sell 05-30 oil based on my VIN, it has to be 00-30.

    0w-30 can provides better protection than 5w-30 for CR engines?
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    VW parts do not sell 05-30 oil based on my VIN, it has to be 00-30.

    thank you guys!, i was concerned about viscosity of 0w30 vs 05w30 for this new CR engine.
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    VW parts do not sell 05-30 oil based on my VIN, it has to be 00-30.

    despite owner's manual says to use 05-30, Variable oil pump must not carrying enough oil to engine during warm up cycle, or maybe just seasonal.
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    VW parts do not sell 05-30 oil based on my VIN, it has to be 00-30.

    i don't know whether it has been posted here before or not., anyway! i normally keep 1 qt of 05-30 castrol (507) oil extra in trunk. last week i went to buy extra one as i was running little low and VW dealer parts dept told me, they do not carry 05-30 anymore!. my 2015 now requires 00-30. is...
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    Interface not found

    make sure "key in ignition & on position". Dashboard should light up. car don't need to be running.~ don't ask me how i know.
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    Cold Weather Hesitation/Stumble/Knocking, Torque Difference, NO CODES

    injector noise? 2015 TDI having similar problem nailing sound when it's cold, once warmed up nailing/knocking goes away. it's not throwing any code. FF, oil & filter service just got done did put diesel purge in fuel filter it relieved somewhat or just a placebo don't know, noise is still...
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    TDI shop downtown LA?

    http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?p=5605657&posted=1#post5605657 same posting in mkiv-a4 subforum as well!
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    TDI shop downtown LA?

    only option is "EF1 Motorsports". it seems like Scott Russell & Wild Rose Motors are not in business anymore. -thanks
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    Ambient Air Temperature Sensor-G17 location

    thanks d2freeman, it was easy, replaced Ambient Air Temperature Sensor-G17 (AAT) after removing rad lower grille, but first had to remove (2) side covers for fog lamps in order to remove middle lower grille. DTC was found as intermittent under Engine module, what i don't understand, what AAT...
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    Ambient Air Temperature Sensor-G17 location

    VCDS scan came with fault code under engine " Ambient Air Temperature Sensor - G17" . does anyone know location of G17 sensor? -thanks in advance
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    Ignition key hole locked? Help!

    2015 Passat key won't go into ignition!. believe it or not exactly same scenario (41k miles, CPO) but in my case my son was trying to start a car, said there is white plastic piece won't move backward.. finally after little haggling it did work!. than again after few days started doing the...
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    Fuel Recommendations in Phoenix, AZ

    i normally use QT when ever possible, one on thomas &24th st, another one on 101 & southern exit, also one on 51st ave & I10 truck stop (if i am on west end of town) if not, Shell or Chevron. other than that once in a while i dose with power service diesel kleen (White bottle) or Standyne...
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    Drive By Wire Throttle Lag!

    seriously thinking about Flashzilla,no doubt! it needs tune. further search came across this thread from different forum : (post#12) https://www.passatworld.com/forums/volkswagen-passat-b5-discussion/288084-having-trouble-adjusting-drive-wire.html#post2273340 i need to try out tomorrow!.
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    Drive By Wire Throttle Lag!

    Can anyone confirm above for 2015 passat TDI manual? had similar throttle lag from day one for 2013 passat tdi (manual) as well ! dealer said it's normal, takes little time (less than half sec before turbo spools ups). to my thinking it does not have linear throttle response!. found some...
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