Can you guys give me a quick second opinion? My 2015 Jetta just threw a serpentine belt right at 100 K. The only shop in town who can get to it right away gets $150/hr for labor. One hour labor for diagnosis. Another hour for serpentine belt and tensioner replacement. Out the door for the...
longtime driver of ALH and BEW, but have grown to love the EA288 in our 2015 jetta S.
was looking to buy another one assuming the long warranty on emissions/turbo/IP are still in effect
what about the CVCA-powered passats? were they also recalled and offer similar warranty? i beleive the...
suddenly, if i leave my car parked for more than an hour i need to crank like the devil to get fuel to the pump
no obvious leaks.... all clamps look tight.
where to look? swap return tee with new o-rings?
relative to my MKIV 5-speed. when i downshift the 5 speed i feel more positive resistance, i literally hardly ever use the brakes
my 2015 6-speed doesnt have the same response in 4th (and 3rd is just way too low)
whats the difference? compression ratio of engine? vehicle weight?
obviously its somewhat directly relatd to fuel being metered to the injection unit since it tells me 100 mpg coasting downhill and 20 mpg under hard acceleration
but i cant help but notice it gives me higher mpg when tank is full
tank full i can average 55-60 mpg on flat highway with cruise...
donor car: my beloved-but-recently rear ended 2005 BEW 5-speed wagon, 150k well-cared-for miles
transplant car: 2002 gasser wagon
i have all the parts from the donor car including computer, shift linkage, clutch pedals, etc. entire car is fine in front with running engine
was sitting in my car and the cabin filled with burning electrical smell.. and my AC hasnt worked since. my mechanic has traced it from the compressor clutch back to the ecu and says he cant get past there. thinking it burned up and thats what i smelled (it live in the cowl with the intake air...
noisy shrieking above 1800 rpm
lack of power
i see all kinds of options on ebay from rebuild kits to $169 garretts to $900 OEMs
whats the best deal? how many hours should i set aside? most time ive spent underneath the hood so far has been replacing my egr cooler and that was the better part...
"Wide Open Throttle" for those unfamiliar with the term
its been suggested that TDIs should be run at "WOT" to keep the intercooler clean of oil accumulation and prob some other benefits
so what would this entail? highway cruising in 4th gear to keep the RPMs over 3K for an extended period?
shroud for intercooler inside passenger side bumper cover
my bad, ignore subject, not the egr cooler like on the head this is the condensor down in the passenger side of the bumper cover
this is the missing piece i need to put the car back together. directs air to the intercooler
is there a...
flat tire>wheel stuck> used puller
puller had the typical centerpoint style middle part and dented and poked a hole in the thin metal dust cap/grease seal in the center.
what do? ignore it? jb weld it?
car is hard to start
just changed filter and o-rings
just adjusted ip timing to slightly advanced
makes a gurgling sound at the filter when i shut engine off.
best way to troubleshoot where this air is getting in?