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Volkswagen Passat TDI Loss of Power Due to Oil and Carbon Build Up in Intake Manifold

Volkswagen Passat TDI Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997

Engine Affected: 1.9L 4 Cylinder Diesel Turbo


Oil and carbon tend to build up, creating restrictions in the intake manifold. Symptoms will be loss of power (sometimes severe) and poor fuel economy.

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