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      Still Love it!

      Since March 24, 2012, I have been driving my 2012 Turbo, Manual, and still love it! I drive quite a bit and put about 58,000 as of today. My car is still stock and the only thing I did was tint the...
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      I know the great mpg would be short lived, but it...

      I know the great mpg would be short lived, but it was exciting to have even for just one tank...had to share :) I understand that the valve issue is not related to fuel injector cleaner, but I...
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      On Friday, I put a full bottle of STP fuel...

      On Friday, I put a full bottle of STP fuel injector cleaner (black bottle) and filled my car all the way and hit the road to Columbus (~95 highway miles each way). Wow! The mileage I was getting....
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      I really hope your friend is not abusing the...

      I really hope your friend is not abusing the convertible beetle :( I change my oil every 5,000 miles. I try to maintain my beetle as much as I can, since I drive a lot. Also, I already had carbon...
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      Thank you both for responding and your...

      Thank you both for responding and your suggestions. I did notice you both recommend using the cleaner around an oil change, is there a special reason for that? Should I wait till my oil change next...
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      Fuel Injector Cleaner

      I have a 2012 turbo with 47,000 miles on it. What would be a good fuel injector cleaner for my engine? Thank you so much for your input!
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      I hope so too. They didn't say anything about...

      I hope so too. They didn't say anything about that, since dealer is certain this is the issue. But based on my previous experience, I think VW will fix under warranty if problem turns out to be...
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      According to VoA, Chevron and Shell are on this...

      According to VoA, Chevron and Shell are on this top tier list they have. They did suggest that i use an additive to fuel. Did not tell me which brand, and said that the service personnel at dealer...
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      I do drive my car hard, where most of my driving...

      I do drive my car hard, where most of my driving is highway, and I do speed and like to drive past cars, hence my nickname "speedy", and why I have a 6MT turbo beetle :) I went to the dealer early...
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      Yes Dr.! :)

      Yes Dr.! :)
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      You two are just too funny! :) You both kick a$$!...

      You two are just too funny! :) You both kick a$$! I told the dealer he can keep the car till Friday until I make an informed decision on the next step. As before, thank you so much for your input and...
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      Update

      Thank you Gtarr for suggesting the use of borescope, since the dealer had one and there is definitely carbon build-up on the intake valves. The fault codes that registered were: P0300 & P0302. I...
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      This is what surprised me, that the issue was...

      This is what surprised me, that the issue was this early on. I think with two now suggesting a second opinion and even though I trust this long-time dealer, i am going to get a second opinion. Thank...
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      I am looking right now in obtaining a...

      I am looking right now in obtaining a borescope..gotta love amazon :) I have dealt with this dealer for over 10 years, and they have been honest with me in the past and have worked with me on...
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      Carbon build-up on valves

      Has anyone else experienced this yet? On Monday, my check engine light was flashing for a couple of minutes, but then it stopped. I took it to the dealer, who had the car overnight to get it to...
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      You are welcome :) :thumbup:

      You are welcome :) :thumbup:
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      I am able to open my trunk with the car running....

      I am able to open my trunk with the car running. I do not use the fob for that, but instead, I hit the unlock button on my door panel to unlock both doors, which also unlocks the trunk. Then I use...
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      Window issue again :(

      After going 11 months with no issues, my windows are acting up again. As opposed to the previous upsy/down issue, now the passenger window squeaks when I roll it down. Washing the windows has not...
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      On March 24, will be one year of owning my TB and...

      On March 24, will be one year of owning my TB and currently I have driven 22,000 miles. Car is holding up pretty good considering I drive it hard...why else would you buy a manual turbo ;)
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      The miniature "knewbug" :)...

      The miniature "knewbug" :) :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
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