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      Don't know if I can fix your problem or not but...

      Don't know if I can fix your problem or not but just a few things I would check if it was my vehicle would be motor mounts because of you say it happens on deceleration maybe the motor is rocking? As...
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      Ok so just an update. The car passed inspectio....

      Ok so just an update. The car passed inspectio. My father in law had the shop take the cluster out because he was listening to the shop as they told him they were positive it was just a bulb that was...
    3. Yes I got the same response where they really...

      Yes I got the same response where they really were pretty against me changing the tensioner at both places so I guess I will be doing the same using high quality VW spec oil and Mann filters and not...
    4. Just figured I would update this thread instead...

      Just figured I would update this thread instead of starting a new one. I have been worried about the tensioner failure since my wife's car is getting close to 70K so today I called to dealerships one...
    5. Back in august I was working on my brother in...

      Back in august I was working on my brother in laws Passat its a 1.8t with around 150k on it. I had a code for the MAF and went on eBay and bought a used MAF from a place that only sells used parts...
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      First welcome to the VW world. I have always used...

      First welcome to the VW world. I have always used Mann filters mostly on the VWs in my family but I have used STP once and purolator on a jetta my family used to have. On other vehicles I have used...
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      I wasn't really considering Fram but just listed...

      I wasn't really considering Fram but just listed it because of course they are readily available just about everywhere. So it seems the general consensus is to go with OEM/Mann.
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      Thanks for the replies and thanks for the...

      Thanks for the replies and thanks for the concerns and questions about the timing belt I did not personally purchase this vehicle my brother in law did and I know the 4motion was the big thing that...
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      Thanks for the replies I just figured I would...

      Thanks for the replies I just figured I would check what people are using my wife has an 09 tiguan she bought used in 11 and I used an STP filter on it for the first oil change since that was the...
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      oil filter questions

      So my father in law has a 2013 Jetta S with 36k on it. He works in sales and put on a lot of miles. He likes his Jetta a lot but he is now outside of the 30k free maintenance period so I will be...
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      Thanks for the replies and yes everywhere I have...

      Thanks for the replies and yes everywhere I have read says they are surface mount LEDS and not bulbs and as far as I know there are no fuses or anything that could cause it to not illuminate. What...
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      2004 passat No CEL on dash

      Last September my brother in law bought a 2004 Passat 4 motion 1.8t. We have done a lot of work to it but nothing really that major most stuff was just things that go when you get to 150k miles. We...
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      Just figured I would put my opinion in since I...

      Just figured I would put my opinion in since I live in the Pittsburgh area as well. I changed the rear pads and rotors on my wife's tiguan last fall. I didn't want to spend a ton but didn't want to...
    14. Got everything fixed and put back together on...

      Got everything fixed and put back together on sunday. This was def one of the worst jobs I have had to do while working on a car. There isnt much space to work which makes the job extremely hard but...
    15. Thanks for the reply. I did post over there but...

      Thanks for the reply. I did post over there but have nothing yet. Let me put it this way I am by no means and expert or great mechanic but when it comes to fixing things I have done alot of different...
    16. Anyone? Pretty frustrated and would like to get...

      Anyone? Pretty frustrated and would like to get this car back on the road. There isnt much out there about the tranny cooler lines anywhere online but I have to think by now someone has gone through...
    17. Transmission oil cooler pressure line Nightmare!

      So I ordered a lower transmission oil cooler line from ecs because mine went bad and I lost a lot of transmission fluid so I was going to service the transmission as well. So I started at about 6:30...
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      Check the sway bar end links. Had an older jetta...

      Check the sway bar end links. Had an older jetta with that problem also a honda accord replaced the end links and the problem was fixed. Not sure if that is your problem but its worth a try.
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      If you are looking for places to buy tires...

      If you are looking for places to buy tires discounttiredirect.com is a good place to look as well. I have had really good luck with them and always good customer service. As for a recommendation on...
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      Thanks for the replies I appreciate it I should...

      Thanks for the replies I appreciate it I should have the cooler line tomorrow I did buy the Castrol ATF and I am picking up a filter and gasket kit as well. Because of losing fluid and the cooler...
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