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    98 AHU manual, VSS, what did i break?

    Scary electrical whine started coming from behind the dash - dropped car off at shop today for new ignition switch :)
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    A3, clutch slipping.

    I did my clutch a couple weeks ago. I was intending to do a sachs vr, Kerma talked me into the South Bend stg2 - I am *very* happy with it.
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    AHU Longevity

    230k my on ahu, installed a new bigger turbo, found old turbo to be in perfectly usable condition. First 180k was with dino oil, switched to Synth as soon as i took ownership
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    98 AHU manual, VSS, what did i break?

    2 hours of diagnostic charges later, we have determined its the ignition switch. Going to ignore it for now, if/when the problem occurs, bumping the key a bit fixes it. YAAAAY ELECTRICAL GREMLINS BE GONE!
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    98 AHU manual, VSS, what did i break?

    Head lights (low beam only) and wipers - Intermittently cease functioning. While they are not functioning, the Parking brake indicator light on the dash illuminates dimly. If I put the brake on while this is happening, it lights up properly. I have not been able to figure out any specific...
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    98 AHU manual, VSS, what did i break?

    Last night cleaned / replaced all engine grounds. Removed battery tray, visually inspected everything I could find. After all this was done, hopped in the car, key to on, OH LOOK, hand brake light is on. What else did i find - NO HEADLIGHTS!!! High beams work, no low beams. Reseated the...
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    98 AHU manual, VSS, what did i break?

    Rainstorm for todays drive in, terrifying when the wipers stopped - Twice while making a right turn, turn signal on, the wipers stopped, brake indicator came on. Started / turned off as soon as blinker turned off. Later tried to repeat this, wipers were unaffected by blinkers. Tried the 4...
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    speedometer causes 1600rpm shudder

    Have this same shudder at low rpm 5th gear. Just installed a new VSS, will see if shudder has disappeared. k03/04 hybrid, sprint520, tuning, straight pipe turbo back
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    98 AHU manual, VSS, what did i break?

    New VSS installed, speedo and fuel gauge work fine now. Revisiting the brake indicator - Drove in with my wipers on. A few times the wipers would pause mid stroke for half a second, the brake indicator turns on. Later in my drive the wipers stopped for a good minute, light on fully lit the...
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    98 AHU manual, VSS, what did i break?

    To add to the weirdness, the hand brake indicator was softly illuminated for part of todays drive. It turned off on its own after making a left turn.
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    98 AHU manual, VSS, what did i break?

    Ordered a 191 919 149D from local dealership, will have it thursday. Matt - will def look into that, thanks for the tip.
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    98 AHU manual, VSS, what did i break?

    Replaced clutch over the weekend, car drives great, broke some things - Pulled vehicle speed sensor off the transmission by accident, breaking it in several pieces. I can read a partial part number, 191 919 1xx - the rest is gone. Can anyone come up with the remainder of this part number? I...
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    Bucking in low gear, shaking in high gear

    When i bought the car Feb 1st, IQ was at 1. I was able to raise it via software to ~1.2 if i recall. As for when I hammered, each time soft value was back to default value. I figure default value leaves the mechanism 'centered' so that after I hammer to the value reccomended, the ecu could...
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    Bucking in low gear, shaking in high gear

    This seems a possible explanation, but riddle me this - Why does it only happen in 5th gear in the 40-55mph range? I have a VCDS and can easily replicate this issue, Anyone know the groups to log to try to prove/disprove this theory? -- Is the data sampling rate even high enough to catch...
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    Bucking in low gear, shaking in high gear

    I have the same/similar problem - ~42-48mph, 5th gear. Car will shake violently somewhere in the 1500-1800 range. Feels like a big impact gun/wrench is powering the car instead of the engine. Letting off the go pedal the slightest OR pushing it down the slightest and the shaking goes away. I do...
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    leak at coolant flange

    I just replaced a flange on my mk3, actually the first part listed via your link. Maybe a half hour job? Socket wrench, socket, an extension or two. Drain some coolant out, when you pull off the hoses it will go everywhere.
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    65535 - ECU hose replaced - CEL came back this morning

    I just went through this a few weeks ago. Replaced all lines from IC nipple to inside the ecu. Code kept coming back. I used 4mm hose. Pressure tested the lines, found leak at the nipple inside the ecu. Replaced this little segment with 3 mm hose, almost two weeks now without a CEL :) This...
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    98 Jetta, 220k miles, CEL

    Mechanic said 5# leak over 1 minute is not acceptable. replaced tube inside ecu with a smaller ID hose. Pressure tested system again, no leakdown. Cleared code, went for a short drive, so far so good. Thank you all for the advice :)
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    98 Jetta, 220k miles, CEL

    Nozzles are a week or two out still. Not sure how to define the tune. As I understand it, it is custom built around the future nozzles and other misc info about the car I sent them.
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    98 Jetta, 220k miles, CEL

    Got a fedex envelope this morning. CHIPS!!! Dropped em in and went for a test drive. Soooo happy with the upgrade. Two thumbs up for Kermatdi for this amazing tune.
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