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      My introduction to the v-dub world was my friends...

      My introduction to the v-dub world was my friends 99 golf 2.slow about 10 years ago. Nothing special or fast, it was a 5 speed. I fell in love with all the gadgets,the way it drove, the handling,...
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      My introduction to the v-dub world was my friends...

      My introduction to the v-dub world was my friends 99 golf 2.slow about 10 years ago. Nothing special or fast, it was a 5 speed. I fell in love with all the gadgets,the way it drove, the handling,...
    3. Yeh they don't turn sitting still, its hard to...

      Yeh they don't turn sitting still, its hard to tell when your driving. They maybe fine.
    4. Is there something else I need to do to turn them...

      Is there something else I need to do to turn them on
    5. AFS inoperative - lights not turning with steering

      With AFS checked in settings, no codes, no error messages. The headlights are not turning with steering.

      Is it possible to hard code them off since I bought the car used.

      I switch headlights...
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      I think I have a bad injector; pulled fuel rail...

      I think I have a bad injector; pulled fuel rail off-- no 2 and 3 intake valves are clean.

      Number 1 intake valves are caked with carbon.

      Switch out to new injector, run some cleaner in fuel tank...
    7. Use a multimeter that can check draw (it will...

      Use a multimeter that can check draw (it will have a spot that the lead plugs into that reads 10amp fuse protected). disconnect battery positive, connect red lead to batt lug, and black lead to...
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      I unplugged the injector and it made a change. ...

      I unplugged the injector and it made a change.

      the compression is 140.

      I believe it is a mechanical problem
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      new everything cyl 1 misfire

      99 Passat 2.8L. New coil pack assembly, wires, plugs, valve cover gasket(oil in plug holes).

      Misfire at idle and low rpm. Driving at higher rpm's misfire seems to go away.
      Codes are random...
    10. The fluid level is good The brake light...

      The fluid level is good

      The brake light would illuminate if low
    11. I forgot to mention an 03 gti with 170, miles000

      I forgot to mention an 03 gti with 170, miles000
    12. "Brake Fault" shows on cluster and brake light on

      Periodically when I stop, not always, maybe once or twice a day. The message display will beep, "brake fault" will show up and brake light illuminates. When I make my turn or continue driving the...
    13. will not idle after car sits for 20 minutes

      The car runs and idles fine parked all night. NO check engine light or codes.
      Just when I'm in wallmart for alittle while, when it first starts the idle is up and down (sometimes shuts off) for 30...
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      I found the problem -- It was the dual mass...

      I found the problem -- It was the dual mass flywheel.

      When I pulled the trans back, one half of the throwout bearing fell out onto the ground

      the clutch disc was not completely wore out, very...
    15. Thread: cooling issues

      by Blake R
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      I am not sure Put a larger amp fuse in to see...

      I am not sure
      Put a larger amp fuse in to see what happens
      Unplug the fans one at a time-one of them is probably about to go out (pulling too many amps)
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      The engine is not missfiring. Its not the...

      The engine is not missfiring.

      Its not the motormounts-I swapped to the oem mounts

      The check engine light is not on

      Something in the engine is vibrating-fuel pump-flywheel-harmonic balancer...
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      No it does not sound like missing The motor...

      No it does not sound like missing

      The motor mounts coul have loosened and slid over. Will have to check that out

      could the fuel pump have not enough pressure?

      could the timing chains be...
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      extreme vibration starts around 1500 rpm

      03 gti 24v vr6 150,000 miles Mild bolt-ons revo software, new bremi coil packs, vf motor mounts, new axles. The motor mounts have been on about 6 months and have a little more vibration than usual...
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