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      For reference, here is the link the...

      For reference, here is the link the HumbleMechanic video.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvMWRCR7y_E

      Before deciding "seal and reuse" "delete" or "new": What is the pump actual used for? What...
    2. what does MBV mean/stand for? Main brake...

      what does MBV mean/stand for?
      Main brake velocity?
      Medium burst volume?
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      And the non approved ghetto fix DIY process for...

      And the non approved ghetto fix DIY process for sealing up the vacuum pump (or installing the block off kit) is done how?
      Is there a DIY out there showing how its done (seal or block off)?
    4. 2007 Jetta 2.5 - outside air temperature sensor G17 - ac not working?

      I have code
      00779 - Outside Air Temp Sensor (G17)
      010 - Open or Short to Plus
      Possible that the bad outside air temp sensor shuts down the AC? AC has good pressue (not low), cooling...
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      Thanks. Pump still seems to be working, no...

      Thanks.
      Pump still seems to be working, no codes.
      I will look into the 'delete' kit; but the biggest issue with the leak is to get TO the pump (used pumps not that expansive even if current one...
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      Oil leak at vacuum pump - effects?

      2006 Jetta 2.5 automatic.

      Found oil leak at vacuum pump. Not bad, but wet.
      What are the consequences of the leak? Can I continue to drive for a while, carefully monitoring oil level?
      Pump...
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      Picture links broken (in my viewer). Is it me? ...

      Picture links broken (in my viewer).
      Is it me?
      If others don't see the pictures anymore, can someone fix the links?
    8. APU engine code - differences to ATW and AEB?

      Can someone elaborate further?

      What is similar to AEB (20mm rods, writst pin, high flow cylinder head, high flow intake, no valve cover vent, using the old style square coils and ICM, etc) ?...
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      2006 A4 Cabrio - not consistently working

      Sometimes the top opens, sometime closes.
      Most often, it stop somewhere in the middle, hydraulic motor just making noise.

      I don't know how the system looks like, but assume a hydraulic pump,...
    10. 2007 Passat 2.0T - handbrake (electric brake) dash light on

      The push button brake works (engages, releases) but the dash light "P" stays on.
      Is there a switch at the rear brakes themselves that may be 'stuck'.
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      2007 Passat 2.0T - lowering solutions

      What are decent budget lowering solutions?
      2.0T auto, wagon.
      Nothing crazy or fancy, just don't like the 'on stilts' look.
      17" wheels.
    12. We remove and tune out the EVAP system on ALL our...

      We remove and tune out the EVAP system on ALL our cars (we do not have government test here in MI) as part of a performance tune.
      Properly done, it has NO effect on the car. It is purely a...
    13. I could not get the circlip to slip in. Used old...

      I could not get the circlip to slip in.
      Used old axle bolt and pounded the shaft in. nothing.
      Removed the axle again (to ensure it is the right length, etc).
      Tried again.
      No luck.
      This time, I...
    14. 2007 Passat 2.0T FWD automatic - front left CV axles

      I bought NCV72101 from carquest (had on the shelf) after looking up the match myself online, and they came up with the match as well.
      Installed without checking/comparing the length (since 'no...
    15. So, the DV leaks INTO the connector. Cleaning...

      So, the DV leaks INTO the connector.
      Cleaning only temp fix until oil is causing issues again?

      update:
      cleaned the DV connector
      cleaned tranny 8 pin connector
      test drive. much better. But...
    16. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-F25jqwK4EwQmhFb...

      https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-F25jqwK4EwQmhFbnFTNmZhNFk/view?usp=sharing
      https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-F25jqwK4EwajFPeUlWUVJJb0k/view?usp=sharing...
    17. So I two oil soaked connectors. One on the...

      So I two oil soaked connectors.
      One on the Pierburg DV.
      The other connector on the transmission (driver side) is a 8 pin connector (no idea what it is).

      I have NOT located the G28 sensor (the...
    18. Have a new G28 engine speed sensor now on hand...

      Have a new G28 engine speed sensor now on hand and will get 'down there' in a bit. Install the sensor (should be easy enough) and check connectors around the turbo/DV/N75.
    19. Thanks for the tip. I have had a DV (bladder...

      Thanks for the tip.
      I have had a DV (bladder style) fail due to ripped bladder. Replaced with the (VW also upgraded) piston style.
      I remember it was naturally quite 'filthy' down there (oil). ...
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      2010 Passat CC - 2.0T DSG

      Friend's girl bought her CC with 50k miles.
      Now 104k.
      No dealer or other maintenance since.
      Replaced plugs and coils (misfires).
      She was not aware of timing belt and DSG service requirements....
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