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12-21-2009, 12:21 PM
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Posted By turbopass0208

If you are not driving it then it won't hurt it. ...

If you are not driving it then it won't hurt it. you have the pink G12 coolant that you can get from napa or you could order it from ECS Tuning.com where I buy all of my products. The problem with...
12-21-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,228
Posted By turbopass0208

should go where the green cap is, in front of the...

should go where the green cap is, in front of the blue washer fluid cap.
11-11-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By turbopass0208

If the rotor is below the minimum tolerance for...

If the rotor is below the minimum tolerance for thickness, then it must be replaced. If not it could get to hot while braking and warp or crack. If it becomes warped, it can cause unstable shaking...
09-02-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,401
Posted By turbopass0208

you shouldn't get a vibration from a bad cv joint...

you shouldn't get a vibration from a bad cv joint or boot. If the cv joint is baad when you turn your wheel in either direction you would hear a clicking from that cv joint. If you have a vibration...
08-28-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,737
Posted By turbopass0208

Look in a manual or call the dealer and ask what...

Look in a manual or call the dealer and ask what size the bearings are.
08-20-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,985
Posted By turbopass0208

We all love doing things ourselves to save some...

We all love doing things ourselves to save some money. Wheel bearings are not usually a hard thing to do but can become frusterating to try to get apart very quickly. I have not worked on this...
08-20-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,238
Posted By turbopass0208

If you have replaced the motor and it is still...

If you have replaced the motor and it is still doing the same thing I would look at the harness for the motor and make sure that there is no corrosion going across any terminals that may be causing...
08-19-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,711
Posted By turbopass0208

depends on the size of the crack and what type of...

depends on the size of the crack and what type of aluminum it is. Cast or forged. It is possible that it can be welded you will just have the shop look at it. It is simply just holding fluid no...
08-12-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,605
Posted By turbopass0208

Go and get your transmission fluid and filter...

Go and get your transmission fluid and filter changed. If this is not functioning correctly, it will make your enginenot run correctly either and it will cause one or both of them to fail. It did...
08-12-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,985
Posted By turbopass0208

Sounds like possibly wheel bearings and new...

Sounds like possibly wheel bearings and new shocks. When it get "loose" like that after hitting bumps, as if you were being blown around by wind, then i would say the suspension for sure needs to be...
08-12-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,711
Posted By turbopass0208

I feel for you man that sounds like the crap...

I feel for you man that sounds like the crap shoot. I would help if I could, as I too have had my share of **** luck with my '02 passat 1.8T. I had to replace the engine on it and a day later the...
08-06-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,394
Posted By turbopass0208

I would have to think that this is a standard...

I would have to think that this is a standard gauge cluster that has led lights behind it, because if it was a pixel display it would look entirely different. It appears that part of the gauge has a...
08-06-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By turbopass0208

Typically you will get that noise when you have a...

Typically you will get that noise when you have a aftermarket air intake system or cone filter insead of the factory airbox. This is the noise of the engine after a compression stroke stops and...
08-06-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,985
Posted By turbopass0208

Its possible that could be the issue. Or, there...

Its possible that could be the issue. Or, there could be something wrong with another suspension component that is making it vibrate through the driveshaft and back under the hood. I had somewhat...
08-05-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,985
Posted By turbopass0208

ok sounds like it coud be a doozy:( what year...

ok sounds like it coud be a doozy:( what year passat and model do you have?
08-05-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By turbopass0208

It will scuff the paint so, I would advise to...

It will scuff the paint so, I would advise to have atleast one or two coats of the paint applied then two or three good coats of clear and make sure that they don't use any finer grit paper than 400...
08-04-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,985
Posted By turbopass0208

do you have any idea a general location of where...

do you have any idea a general location of where the sound is coing from? Could be many possiblites.
08-04-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By turbopass0208

Ther is nothing to repair clear coat pealing but...

Ther is nothing to repair clear coat pealing but to have it sanded with about 400 grit wet sand paper and be recleared. Heater core if there is a problem with it just replace with a good one from...
08-04-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,076
Posted By turbopass0208

please look at the post about the 2003 passat...

please look at the post about the 2003 passat with the oil pressure issue from a couple days ago. Also ask when the timing belt and water pump was changed. VW passat has a plastic impeller on the...
08-04-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,282
Posted By turbopass0208

That's great to hear that you got it fixed before...

That's great to hear that you got it fixed before any catastrophic failure. Glad I could put my 2 cents in so nobody else has to go through what I did.
07-31-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,282
Posted By turbopass0208

YES!!!!!!!!!!! Then my engine went boom!! The...

YES!!!!!!!!!!! Then my engine went boom!! The problem is a couple of things. 1. the feed or return line from the turbo is clogged and restricting oil flow therfore lossing pressure, but most...
07-14-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,524
Posted By turbopass0208

It won't be to difficult just take a little...

It won't be to difficult just take a little longer and if you haven't done it before and have some patients, then you will get a great sense of pride and some money still in your pocket if you do the...
07-14-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By turbopass0208

You can use either weight of motor oil. I would...

You can use either weight of motor oil. I would recommend switching to either Castrol Syntech 5-40w if you can find it or Royal Purple. Right now I am running Castrol after installing a new engine...
07-07-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By turbopass0208

Yes, all light should come on when the brake is...

Yes, all light should come on when the brake is pedal is pressed. As for the remote you should be able to slide it apart or pop it open to reveal the battery and should be able to get one at a radio...
06-17-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,489
Posted By turbopass0208

I would for sure change the coolant from the...

I would for sure change the coolant from the symptoms you are disrcribing. A way to check your water pump with out removing will be some what errornous because you need to check the bearing and with...
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