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  1. Expensive VW Dealer Oil Changes

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    I'd like to keep having my 2014 Beetle convertible serviced at my NC VW dealer, but their "deal" is $69.95 for synthetic oil/filter change with no tire rotation. Our 2017 Honda CR-V dealer charges $49.95 for the same, AND rotates the tires. When I asked my VW dealer, I was told that VW Corporate...
  2. Tracking Price Per Mile on 2007 MK5 Rabbit Automatic

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the forum and happy to be here! Well, I decided to bite the bullet and keep the rabbit I bought recently. I was worried that I made a mistake after seeing how fast I had to start paying for repairs, and reading a bit too much about things like transmission problems...
  3. 2017 Engine Splash Pan

    VW Tiguan Technical
    Hi everyone, new to the forum from Newnan, GA USA. We have a 2017 Tiguan Limited 2.0 TSI that's due for an oil change. I need to know how to detach the plastic belly pan(splash pan?) under the engine to access the oil pan drain plug? I see the 2 T45 bolts and removed the 9 or so T20 screws...
  4. Jetta a4 1.8Turbo Pressure pump problems?

    Jetta Owners Club
    Hello people this is my first thread, i was driving the other day to work when suddenly an icon pop on my dashboard, showing a red icon like the oil one :o It happend while driving like 15 minutes, i was at a red light, so when it turn green I parked the car but after parking the warning stop...
  5. 2009 VW passat with broken timing belt

    Passat Owners Club
    I own a 2009 VW Passat with a 2.0 TSI engine. It appears that the timing belt broke or slipped. The engine will not start and has no compression. I suspect that valves got damaged. I am debating on whether replacing the engine with a used engine, or repairing the current engine or get rid of the...
  6. Volkswagen Oil Specifications

    Jetta MKVI How-to's and DIY's
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  7. API SN oil in a 1.6 NA Diesel???

    TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    I got a couple of free gallons of Mobile One full synthetic 15W-50 oil from a friend. It says it's for API Service SN, not a diesel designation. It would make a great summer oil. Can I use it in my daily driver 1.6 NA engine. Normally I run Chevron Delo 400 15-W-40. Comments please.
  8. Hello from NC

    Jetta New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    New guy here. Just purchased a 2014 Silver SE. Looking to get the most of out my new daily driver.
  9. Mk4 gti burning oil

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    So I'm new the forum and I'm looking for some help. I drive a 2003 Gti 1.8t and it recently started burning quite a bit of oil. So basically this is how it goes when I drive it, when the car starts everything is fine and dandy, after about I'd say 5 to 10 miles (after the oil heats up) when I...
  10. Oil Change 2007 rabbit

    I have purchased a 2007 Rabbit and have to change the oils and filter. I bought a Fram ultra synthetic filter. Does anyone else use this brand of filter and is it okay for car. Thanks
  11. 2001 Passat 1.8t mystery leak/steam

    Passat Owners Club
    Hey everyone! New vw owner here! So I just bought a 2001 Passat 1.8t wagon as a side project. This is my first 1.8t so I don't really know much about these engines. Anyway, I got the car from someone who said it needed a new head gasket and valve cover gasket. I drove it home and the car...
  12. MK6 Jetta TDI/Diesel Supplies & Parts

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  13. DSG Fluid; Why must you use VWs? What else is there, an alaysis, and theories...

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
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  14. This was VERY Odd: Too much oil in the motor!

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    Changed the oil & filter on the TDI, 231128 miles. Here's the thing: I always put 5 quarts in, which is 4.79 liters, which is what the car calls for. I have been 100% consistent with putting the same amount of oil in EVERY single oil change. Now, cars to consume some oil, and I check...
  15. Ticking after Replacing Oil cooler seal

    Golf MK3 / 1993-1998
    Been lurking around here and there on this forum. Actually had something I needed direct help with. So my sister in law calls me the other day on her way home from school that her Oil light is on and the dash is beeping. No abnormal engine noise - yet. I got to the car, it is in fact...
  16. Trans/hydraulic fluid in black diesel?

    TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    I have about 35 gallons of tractor trans/hydraulic fluid and was wondering if anyone had any experience using this in making black diesel fuel. Any insight is appreciated. [emoji4]
  17. 2008 EOS Battery Drains over weekend, fine all Week?

    EOS New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hello everyone! I am new to the forum and purchased my lovely vw eos about a year ago last march - used. I recently changed out the stock stereo to have a touch screen with Nav and blu tooth capabilities. That and changing out the bad thermostat are the only two changes I made to the car. My...
  18. What do you think about valvoline 75w90 full synthetic Gear oil?

    Hello everyone, today i will change my gear oil, i saw this valvoline full synthetic but before i buy the oil i want some opinions or experiences about the valvoline gear oil. Its a good gear oil? Its a crap oil? The shifts are smooth?
  19. Tiguan Down - Jumped timing/possible engine replacement?

    I also posted in another thread that was super old so I apologize ahead of time. Sup guys I am new to the forums and I have been reading this timing chain issue and am pretty sure I am in the same boat. I am located in the United States, East coast and well I loved my Tiguan up until this...
  20. 2008 Rabbit: Bad engine noise, please help me diagnose

    Hi there, been creeping around the forum for a long time, I'm sad my first post has to me about a problem with my Harriet. Here's a video of the sound in question: In case embed doesn't work: And a short description of what happened: - Ran a...