Engine running bad - Injector problem Please Read

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Old 09-18-2010, 12:36 PM
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Hi Everyone.

I have a 2001 GT TDI 115 Golf Mk(4 i think)

All off a sudden the engine started running like poo. It shakes and vibrates at idle and 1st gear.

Mechanic had a look and said it's Cylinder 3 Injector.

Trouble is I have been quotes £350 to have this fixed.

Question is
1. Is there a powerful additive I can add to the fuel to unblock the injector
2. Any other ideas that don't cost £350

Thanks
 
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Old 09-24-2010, 04:09 AM
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About fuel right now the best diesel in the US is shell or BP both has cetane ratings 40-44 average for the truck cetane has equal mpg.So because of bad fuel your engine must not be executing properly.
 
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Old 10-22-2010, 01:17 AM
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if you knew the actuation pressure you could pull the injector and to a pop test to see where the pressure is when its injecting. or swap injectors ie 2 and 3 and see if #2 is now bad then you just found out your injector is bad. then replace all the injectors. but if its a single injector fuel and an additive wont fix it
 
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