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    1. Oh yah, thought it was in my sig for some reason....

      Oh yah, thought it was in my sig for some reason.

      It is an ALH 1.9 2001 golf vnt15


      I don't think that the injectors are dirty. The sound didn't change at all with a purge.
    2. Need Help Diagnosing Ticking Sound. (I know)

      So I have a TICK. :banghead:

      It sounds like it is once per rotation. It goes up and down with rpms and i can hear it in the cab with the windows up.
      I don't have any mods on the engine. 220k...
    3. So just to follow up. The reason I could not...

      So just to follow up.
      The reason I could not get the heater core to fill (heater to blow hot) was because the water pump was not able to pump the water through efficiently.

      When I stuck my...
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      cool thanks. Ill give them a call.

      cool thanks. Ill give them a call.
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      Water Pump Job In San Diego

      Are there any local San Diego shops that specialize in vw or are experienced with 1.8t's.?

      I remember there were a couple in phoenix that did %90 vw/audi. So they could do a timing belt in half...
    6. Im going to take it to a mechanic. Im actually...

      Im going to take it to a mechanic. Im actually not allowed to work on it on the side of the road. Probably cheaper than paying a ticket. (I think its $300 if they catch me letting water run down the...
    7. ended up rigging up a gallon of water and a hose....

      ended up rigging up a gallon of water and a hose.
      Hooked the hose to one of the heater core inlets/outlet ports. raised the res bottle and the unhooked hose. then held the gallon of water upside...
    8. I'm going to check and make sure the radiator is...

      I'm going to check and make sure the radiator is flowing properly.

      And try to pump some water directly into the heater core with one off those drill pumps from harbor freight.
      And try to get...
    9. took a garden hose to the heater core. flows...

      took a garden hose to the heater core. flows through just fine. with or without the heater on.

      took the car for a drive. Took a while to heat up. did not start over heating until I went up a...
    10. Took out the thermostat (and alternator), put it...

      Took out the thermostat (and alternator), put it in boiling water (the thermostat), opened right up.
      Also checked the g-spot on the water pump since I was already third knuckle deep. Seemed fine. ...
    11. Yah im not sure. It was working fine before. ...

      Yah im not sure. It was working fine before.
      Its seems like theres an air bubble stopping the thermostat from opening. I don't know though.
    12. (SOLVED) wasnt air bubble it was stripped impeller shaft on water pump.

      I know this is a common problem and there are a bunch of posts on it. and ive read as many as i can find. so i will list everything that ive done and be specific. for you guys and future readers....
    13. Bump? ...

      Bump?


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wvQY1Ulp0U
    14. Mobile Headlight Restoration Service (San Diego)

      Hello all.

      I am still new to the area, so on the side I offer a Mobile Headlight Restoration Service at a low cost.
      I charge $30 a set.

      Im just looking for some new ways to do a little...
    15. Mobile Headlight Restoration Service (San Diego)

      Hello all.

      I am still new to the area, so on the side I offer a Mobile Headlight Restoration Service at a low cost.
      I charge $30 a set.

      Im just looking for some new ways to do a little...
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      Im pretty sure it was the radio. even though I...

      Im pretty sure it was the radio. even though I couldn't get it to cause a draw when testing it.
      within a few days after I removed iit, the battery charged back up to 12+ volts and the alternator...
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      Thanks ill try them out. I forgot to mention...

      Thanks ill try them out.

      I forgot to mention I don't yet have a physical address here. and ups and fedex wont ship to usps for a pobox unless you trick them into it.
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      That's a good idea. Isn't it a diode that goes...

      That's a good idea. Isn't it a diode that goes bad in there? I'm going to leave the stereo disconnected for a few days and keep my eye on the voltage. I read that sometimes a brand new stereo will...
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      yah there was a place in az called BAP import...

      yah there was a place in az called BAP import parts that had German parts, like meyle. that was competitive if not cheaper than online most of the time.

      Northside said $300 after core. $370...
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      Thanks I'll give them a call.

      Thanks I'll give them a call.
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