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    1. There are several waterfalls around that make for...

      There are several waterfalls around that make for a great hike and great scenery. We hung out an extra day last year so we could finally get to them and it was worth it. The visitors center in town...
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      G12/G13 should be used. But the biggest question...

      G12/G13 should be used. But the biggest question is what color is the coolant currently in the car? Is it pinkish?

      You don't want to mix coolant types.
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      TDIs are very different from gassers. They don't...

      TDIs are very different from gassers. They don't rev high. And they aren't speed demons. That said, you should be able to keep up with traffic with no issues.

      I would start by checking out your...
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      What is the actual code number that is coming up?...

      What is the actual code number that is coming up? And no, a bad cat won't cause overheating.

      Are you getting coolant bubbling over?

      This is a good resource for troubleshooting fans:...
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      I've had this happen on my GTI two or three...

      I've had this happen on my GTI two or three times. I haven't been able to figure out why. But it eventually sorts itself out.
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      Why do you say the car is overheating? Have you...

      Why do you say the car is overheating? Have you scanned the car for codes again?
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      I'm assuming the PD timing belt change is the...

      I'm assuming the PD timing belt change is the same as the ALH, in that you have to remove the motor mount to replace the belt. And the motor mount bolts are one time use stretch bolts. So they should...
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      Have you scanned for codes?

      Have you scanned for codes?
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      Try here:...

      Try here: http://forums.vwvortex.com/forumdisplay.php?3-Golf-III-amp-Jetta-III
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      Post in the classifieds.

      Post in the classifieds.
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      That light isn't something to ignore. Its for oil...

      That light isn't something to ignore. Its for oil pressure, so unless there is a problem with the sensor, its telling you that you have low oil pressure, which isn't good. Ticking, followed by...
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      Every hot start or just after getting fuel?

      Every hot start or just after getting fuel?
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      Castrol Edge 5w40 or Mobil 1 0w40 are pretty...

      Castrol Edge 5w40 or Mobil 1 0w40 are pretty common oils to use.
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      You need to make sure all the correct parts were...

      You need to make sure all the correct parts were replaced. They should have done all rollers as well as motor mount bolts. Often those are overlooked.
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      So are you still getting the P1556 code? If so,...

      So are you still getting the P1556 code? If so, I'd check your N75 valve.
      http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/17964/P1556/005462

      This is your p0740 code:
      P0740-Torque Converter Clutch...
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      Bumping this too. Definitely want this trim so we...

      Bumping this too. Definitely want this trim so we can finish up our TD!
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      I have it. Love it.

      I have it. Love it.
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      The dealer also sells small spray cans of...

      The dealer also sells small spray cans of touch-up. I used it on my GTI's front bumper. Perfect match and easier to blend than a paint pen.
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      I'm going to echo others and say you really need...

      I'm going to echo others and say you really need to get the Bentley manual. It covers a lot of things you are asking about. Its much, much better than that Haynes you're using.
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      Yes they did.

      Yes they did.
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