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I had both replaced along with the timing belt 2008 and just recently replaced again both were replaced. how long should they lasts is the question?
I had the waterpump and timing belt done in 2008 at 108,000miles and just recently had to get it done at 135,000 is this normal?
I can turn it on and drive it, just can't remove it. Tried park, neutral, the wheel, the brake etc. The diagnostic doesn't recognize the problem.
It was playing up a little when using the key but button was working , the remote on key has not worked since I got it
100K Had an engine light and the oil looked bad. The oil pan was dropped and cleaned. Mechanic said it did not look that bad. If it runs good and oil looks good in 5k we'll do timing belt and water pump. After 4 month...
My 2001 Passat has 126,000 miles on it. I currently only drive it about 5,000 miles per year, 90% of that on the highway. It sits all week in a garage and then I drive it on the weekends. I use Mobil 1 European 0...
The faster I go and then slow down, the louder the rattle noise will get. I have been told to stop driving the car, but no one has been able to tell me what should be replaced/ fixed. Here are the codes that I receive...
Scanned with VAG it said something to do with seat belt. what could I do now to fix? Thanks
new thermostat,water pump.
In February 2010 at 114,000 miles, I had my valve cover gaskets and tensioners replaced because the valves were seeping oil causing a burning smell. Just 17 months and 8,000 miles later, a burning smell has returned....
I am going to repair the fan on the passat 2.8 V6 myself. I just want to confirm that the radiator fan is electric (it looks like it is)? Any particular things I should know or is it straight forward?
idling runs fine,give it gas and wants to fall on its face.replaced the fuel filter cleaned the air filter,ceck engine light is on and code says its running to lean.
I was told the thermostat was still good and so was the serpentine belt arent they supposed to be changed anyway?
Check engine light comes on once in a while and the engine doesn't idle at a constant RPM. It will almost die then rev back up quickly every few seconds while it idles. Seems to run fine on the highway.