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      I know how recalls work and why they create them....

      I know how recalls work and why they create them. Usually they are recalls designed for safety reasons, this is not safety related and there are not enough cases to think about a recall. There is no...
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      Very happy to charge $400 to do the job....

      Very happy to charge $400 to do the job. Dealerships and techs are in business to make money. Independent shops would charge you money to work on your car as well. Do you go to work for free? Maybe...
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      MkV GTI error group 063 not available

      What is the question here?
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      Passenger door electric issue

      Check the wiring in the door jam boot. They fray and break in half quite often
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      Engine/Turbo problems. What say you?

      What are the faults?
    6. somebody help me please? 2001 jetta gls 1.8t makes loud noise in engine when st

      The noise is most likely the cam adjuster. They clack for a bit then when oil pressure is built they quiet down. May becoming worn, or may have consistent low oil pressure. For the door inop check...
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      Loud whistle from engine compartment

      Pcv valve


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      Fuel filler door sticks closed

      Just above and below the actuator rod on the black cover if you look closely there are two small tabs/bumps. Those hang up on the door when you try to open it. If you sand off those two tabs/bumps...
    9. How to check Cam position sensor.. Coil and/or CCA

      Is there a loud rattle sound on cold start up? Cam
      Adjuster may be wearing out due to normal wear or a life time of erratic oil pressure


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    10. How to check Cam position sensor.. Coil and/or CCA

      I'd start by making sure there's oil in the engine. You can run basic setting 94 and watch the adjuster adjust. It will pass or fail. I'd check base mechanical timing and make sure it's on. Check...
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      1.8t turns over, then shuts off

      he just needs to program his key. Nothing to do with his key fob. Pretty straight forward


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      help with fault code please

      That vin says invalid you sure you wrote it down right?


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      1.8t turns over, then shuts off

      I can drive down to Bellevue with my factory scan tool and show you how the system works if you would like to
      Learn about it too. Lol


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      1.8t turns over, then shuts off

      I don't know why you put a link for that thread it didn't help your case. I'm not even sure what you are trying to prove anymore. But I can promise you the section of the key with the buttons( the...
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      1.8t turns over, then shuts off

      Ya this concern doesn't have anything to do with a tb. There is a the key (the flip out key with the chrome button) and then there is a remote or fob with the three buttons. They separate from each...
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      help with fault code please

      Yes, give me your vin I can double check or call your local dealer and have them run your vin to see if the recall is open


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      1.8t turns over, then shuts off

      I guess I'm confused, I was saying that sometimes when you replace a battery in mk4s the key can totally lose programming with the immobilizer. Seen it ton load of times And then would have to be...
    18. Help: Car shut down after 10 mins of starting!

      Mk4s can set that fault if the crank sensor is bad and you crank on it extendedly without it starting. Any who, ya volt drop all ECM power/grounds while issue is occurring. Check engine fuse panel...
    19. Is a GTI or GLI DSG different from a DSG in any other VW model?

      My bad I read the post wrong, thought you said buying a Gli with a dsg was the worst day of your life. Carry on


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    20. Is a GTI or GLI DSG different from a DSG in any other VW model?

      No 2.5 has a dsg hint why all those other cars shift slower. And the dsg trans is awesome dont know why your doggin on it.


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