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      Vag-Com DFW (Mesquite) Area

      Hey, see if anyone in the area has a Vag-Com and wouldn't mind helping me out. Seem to be having a bunch of problems lately and wanna see if i can finally pin them down. Started with a vacuum leak,...
    2. I got no idea... literally everything I've done...

      I got no idea... literally everything I've done and know about comes from here...
    3. Well, for a temporary fix... Since i have all...

      Well, for a temporary fix... Since i have all this spare hose from replacing the PCV system and EVAP ect... I made a patch for now. Cut a small portion off a hose that could fit around the hard line...
    4. How to remove Brake Booster Hose from control under the car?!

      So, I've posted a few times this week with issues. Well, i think i've pinned down the last one. So far I have replaced every vacuum line in the PCV system. Cleaned all parts, diverter, purge, PCV and...
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      and that takes care of the cel? so it'll pass...

      and that takes care of the cel? so it'll pass emissions and drive fine afterwards? that would be awesome if that works and also take care of my gas mileage issue which I'm pretty sure was related to...
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      so I find out what the issue is turns out there...

      so I find out what the issue is turns out there was two vacuum lines that both connect under the manifold 1 to the N249 and the other to the opposite sides of metal piece that the N249 is bolted on....
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      I have, and until he had to move his shop i had a...

      I have, and until he had to move his shop i had a VW Mechanic that worked on my car and was the best in town. He actually left the VW Dealership because he didn't like the way they handled some of...
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      Help pin down P0411 / P0171

      So, got these two codes about a week ago. Pulled entire PCV system off. Used Seafoam to clean out Combination Valve, PCV, checked all hoses for cracks / holes and replaced. Also removed and cleaned...
    9. actually, while you posted that i was outside...

      actually, while you posted that i was outside fixing the problem *lol*. You are indeed correct. The vacuum line i'd broken was the tiny little bitty P.O.S. that goes from the metal bulb type thing on...
    10. Rough Idle and noise after cleaning Diverter and Pressure Regulator Valve

      So, recently i cleaned the PCV and all the hoses connected. As well, i checked for vacuum leaks and other issues. Had P0411 and P0171 CEL. Well, that fixed the problem for the most part and car...
    11. Recent repairs, Car drives fine, but airflow sounds off.

      So, recently got the good old P0411 / P0171 combo. Not the first time i've had this combo, so i knew what to do. Took the Y-hose and everything connected to it off and did a full cleanup on it with...
    12. I've had this problem before on an old muscle...

      I've had this problem before on an old muscle car. The radiator fan didn't kick on fully. While driving, the car stayed cool from the air being sucked through the grill across the radiator, but when...
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      P0011 and P0171 Fixed EASY

      Ok, so I posted before and noone replied about having a P0171 and P0011 Code. Mechanic said it was a camshaft tensioner. Turns out, there can be a MUCH easier fix to this problem you may wanna check...
    14. rattle on cold start idle, gone when warm

      So, when I do a cold start the car starts fine in park. Nothing happens when I leave it in park. Put it in drive and it starts rattling on driver side. Sounds a lot like a loose panel on the dash...
    15. So, noone has any ideas? Didn't know if maybe...

      So, noone has any ideas? Didn't know if maybe timing belt would cause both problems? Or would that be a different code as well? Or does the combi valve need a gasket? (didn't have one) and it ports...
    16. P0011 and P0171 After clearing P0411 and P0111

      So, the full breakdown. Had on and off again 0411. Then suddenly, 0111 came up and that one stayed after i changed my air filter (never had a newer car. Everything previous to this was 1979 or...
    17. That is truly awesome. I couldn't ask for better...

      That is truly awesome. I couldn't ask for better than that. Thank you! Now i just gotta get a hold of a spare SAI just in case and maybe a Combi Valve *lol*. Then i'm gonna start ripping into this...
    18. If so, that'd be awesome. I've rebuilt old 70's...

      If so, that'd be awesome. I've rebuilt old 70's and some 80's cars from an engine block out, so removing parts and replacing them I'm good with. All these electrical crap and extra hoses in this...
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      That will definiley do it. Basically, ANYTHING...

      That will definiley do it. Basically, ANYTHING that interrupts the airflow and vacuum tubes in the ENTIRE system will set that code off... annoying as hell identifying it. Having the same problem...
    20. Cool, so I'll just follow those back to where...

      Cool, so I'll just follow those back to where they originate and work my way out. What I'm gonna do to make sure I get it all is just buy a whole bunch of vacuum tubing from autozone and clamps, then...
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