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      thanks. it's at a lot not far from my house....

      thanks. it's at a lot not far from my house. starts but runs very very roughly. will get it towed tomorrow and see what i decide to do with it.

      also, the coolant reservoir is full but then again...
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      probably is the head gasket now that i think...

      probably is the head gasket now that i think about it...milky coolant..overheating...oil light.

      can't be too sure just yet though.
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      overheated literally right as i pulled into my...

      overheated literally right as i pulled into my driveway the other day (backroads). turned it off right away. the leak is coming from the passenger's side. it's very milky and there's a lot of it,...
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      Water pump went?

      2001 gti 1.8t, 123k miles Revo stage II with supporting mods.
      A little over a week ago I was having misfire issues and a really rough idle.

      Previous thread here:
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      neat!

      neat!
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      thought it could have been this too but i...

      thought it could have been this too but i replaced the pump yesterday and it still didn't solve the problem.
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      video

      video

      <iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/83194997" width="500" height="889" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a...
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      here's a video a idle. maybe someone can give me...

      here's a video a idle. maybe someone can give me a better diagnosis.

      <iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/83194997" width="500" height="889" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen...
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      Got some pretty good responses in the MKIV forum...

      Got some pretty good responses in the MKIV forum but let's see what people here have to say.

      Bump.
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      The Comfort Control Module went bad becasue over...

      The Comfort Control Module went bad becasue over the summer there was a downpour and a bunch of rain got into the car through the sunroof. This is the conclusion I came up with as to why the ccm went...
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      Sounding like it's cammed is the best way to...

      Sounding like it's cammed is the best way to describe the sound it's making right now actually.

      By hole in the pcv system, do you mean internal? I did a pressure test and found no leaks.

      I...
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      Misfire..Need Help

      Car is a 2001 vw gti 1.8t w/ 122k miles.

      Engine Mods: revo stage II, tip, 2.5" turboback

      <b>The Issue:</b>

      Yesterday under WOT the car began misfiring. I've been having misfire issues for a...
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      Misfire..Need Help

      Car is a 2001 vw gti 1.8t w/ 122k miles.

      Engine Mods: revo stage II, tip, 2.5" turboback

      <b>The Issue:</b>

      Yesterday under WOT the car began misfiring. I've been having misfire issues for a...
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      wtf did you do to your rocker panels? edit:...

      wtf did you do to your rocker panels?

      edit: nvm, get those things painted silver.
    15. i can confirm, i am mike.

      i can confirm, i am mike.
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      gave the car an oil change today, noticed the...

      gave the car an oil change today, noticed the flex pipe is cracked.

      i'm thinking this is the root of the problem.

      would a car running lean backfire? the car smells like straight gasoline when...
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      really? this is not the first time i've seen this...

      really? this is not the first time i've seen this happen. my friend with a b6 a4 also has had this happen. i thought it wasn't all that uncommon.
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      hmm i'll look into it. i'm not running a cat but...

      hmm i'll look into it. i'm not running a cat but def going to check the oil lines.
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      i live my life a quarter mile at a time.

      i live my life a quarter mile at a time.
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      i don't think the wastegate is stuck but i do...

      i don't think the wastegate is stuck but i do have a small vacuum leak and an exhasut leak. i think it's running rich actually, car backfires on shifts.
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