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      05 Jetta Wagon,TDI (BEW)

      Cranks, wont start...no codes stored. Fuel flows from lift pump. Checking signal to injectors, not sure...with gang connector unplugged, no signal...connected we seem to have a pulse. Monitoring with...
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      LIGHT..we have great light!

      Finally relayed my Hella headlights...the difference is amazing!
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      Broken !

      I stared at my new set of valve springs.......This summer after an awesome night drive, went through the local Sonic...some rice burner drives behind me and revs the motor...sounded...
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      piston retraction

      Yes,you must still collapse while turning
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      22 ounces is I believe the proper Freon...

      22 ounces is I believe the proper Freon capacity...but you may juggle that a bit with 134A
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      wipers

      IRC wiper speeds go though the intermittent relay...I'd try a known good used one. The fan has a ground wire near the steering column, check that for looseness or a bad contact
    7. vacuum balls:

      How to tell if your VW is male or female
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      83 Rabbit Convertible parting out

      Got this from a friend and was going to restore it, found rusted fuel lines...oh well.....parting it all...lots of good parts.
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      cracks

      My experience with Pacesetter has been cracking ...I'd pay more and get ANY other brand
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      I totally agree with fix it right the first time....

      I totally agree with fix it right the first time. But of all the so called sealers on the market....I've found K-Seal works pretty darn good for those in a financial pinch.I sell it here in my shop...
    11. There is a vacuum operated valve..(I think),that...

      There is a vacuum operated valve..(I think),that opens to vent to the canister....the valve is stuck open...possibly by bits from the canister....or the diaphragm in the valve has rotted and...
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      Odd question...maybe

      Tired of my ugly old wheels...so I thought maybe just steel wheels,4x100,14x6. These were factory,but I cant find any...where do I look
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      WTB: 4X100 Steel 12 hole

      I'd like 5,but I'd take 4...14X6
    14. sigh

      Man and car,both Vortex legends...Didnt sell mine...bit the bullet and persevered....good luck to both!
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      That Hal...he's so smart! :thumbup:

      That Hal...he's so smart! :thumbup:
    16. If you live in an emissions testing state,close...

      If you live in an emissions testing state,close off the line with a BB or anything suitable.Deleting it could cause some savvy inspector to fail you...
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      no fire

      Put your volt meter to the positive side of the coil....key on 12 volts...right....but....do you have 12 volts when cranking....ahhhh! Thats an ignition switch !
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      e brake

      I see 3 things wrong...all typical...What happens first,the retaining pin gets loose...in the old days,they had a repair kit for this...but..you can put in a bolt with a self sealing nut,and tighten...
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      Note...this adjustment sets only the idle air...

      Note...this adjustment sets only the idle air ratio.....
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      ummm....no! The air fuel ratio will change as the...

      ummm....no! The air fuel ratio will change as the engine does...lower compression,even the tiniest vaccuum leak,etc...The idle air fuel ratio should be checked and or adjusted every time the spark...
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