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      Josh is probably right. Due to the misfires and...

      Josh is probably right. Due to the misfires and overly rich condition, unburned fuel ends up in the exhaust system and the cats can glow red hot, melting the internals.

      Damon
    2. Thread: W12 on ebay

      by dlouie
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      Wow, that's too bad. I hate detailed cars when...

      Wow, that's too bad. I hate detailed cars when purchasing.
    3. Thread: W12 on ebay

      by dlouie
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      Here is one advertised locally to me:...

      Here is one advertised locally to me:
      http://sfbay.en.craigslist.org/eby/ctd/4412043451.html

      Damon
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      Not sure what you are talking about; Johnny. ...

      Not sure what you are talking about; Johnny.

      Damon
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      Congratulations Damon

      Congratulations
      Damon
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      Martin, Going back and retracing their steps is...

      Martin,
      Going back and retracing their steps is probably the best course of action right now. It might be a good idea to apply contact cleaner to all connections disturbed during the gearbox...
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      Martin, After you made changes to the car, what...

      Martin,
      After you made changes to the car, what do the codes read now? Did preform any adaptations? Pre cat lambda sensors should alternate between 0 and 1 volt once every 2 seconds or up to 5...
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      Martin, You really are not giving us enough...

      Martin,

      You really are not giving us enough information to help you. Provide us with freeze frame and lambda sensor data. If it's running rich, it's leaky injectors, bad fuel pressure...
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      I doubt it's the plugs or the maf. What are the...

      I doubt it's the plugs or the maf. What are the readings for the lambda sensors? The sensors have a greater influence on fueling when warm and at part throttle. It is ignored when the motor is...
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      Just for my clarification, Does rich limit...

      Just for my clarification, Does rich limit exceeded mean the enigine is running too lean and the ecu has exceeded its ability to add more fuel (positive trim limit) or does it simply mean it's...
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      How does it run when cold? It should be noted...

      How does it run when cold? It should be noted that the lambda sensors are ignored when the motor is dead cold, open loop default fuel management. Didn't look deeply at the scan but what caught my...
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      Parking assist comes with the technology package...

      Parking assist comes with the technology package that includes the power trunk.

      Damon
    13. Informaion regarding VW specifications for wire...

      Informaion regarding VW specifications for wire repair:
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      I've been looking at the ssp's and the only...

      I've been looking at the ssp's and the only things that are common to cylinders 4,5, and 6 are knock sensor G66 and lambda sensor G108. Post cat sensors should be on no consequence because the only...
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      Crankshaft seal installation from VW...

      Crankshaft seal installation from VW documentation:

      Unscrew the central bolt of toothed belt crankshaft sprocket and remove the sprocket from the end of the crankshaft.

      Then, pull out the seal...
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      I'm sure those crank bolts are super tight. I...

      I'm sure those crank bolts are super tight. I had to remove one of of my Mercedes and a 2 ft bar is not going to cut it. It was torqued to 200 NM or 147 ft lbs and then stretched to an angledof...
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      Stephan, This might be a small leak from the...

      Stephan,

      This might be a small leak from the rear main engine seal.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4341451-Phaeton-Rear-Main-Seal-Leak-In-the-Shop&p=56845476&viewfull=1#post56845476...
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      Stephan, Did you get a chance to meet Enrico at...

      Stephan,
      Did you get a chance to meet Enrico at Captol VW? What is
      your assessment?

      Damon
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      This is kicked around alot. There is nothing...

      This is kicked around alot. There is nothing wrong with 04s.

      Damon
    20. I just had my intake manifold replaced under...

      I just had my intake manifold replaced under warranty. The reason why the links break is because the pivot arms were binding at one point in time. Normally the intake manifolds cannot be serviced;...
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