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Discussion in 'New TDI forum member introductions' started by Jerry Hudgins, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. Jerry Hudgins

    Jerry Hudgins New Member

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    Car:
    2005 VW Passat TDI wagon
    Greetings, all. I'm a new member way out at Point Reyes, California. My partner has a 2005 Passat TDI wagon that I'm trying to take care of. It's been mostly trouble-free for the four years that we've had it, I'm pleased to report. We've run mostly B99 in it all along, with no apparent ill effects.
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  2. YMZ

    YMZ Super Moderator

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    Jetta 2003, Golf 2001
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    welcometomyturbodies Welcome to the site!

    Good luck with your maintenance chores... you'll find plenty of info concerning your car here... http://www.myturbodiesel.com/1000q/b5/2004-2005-vw-passat-TDI-FAQ-DIY.htm

    Please pay particular attention to the section dealing with the balance shaft, as that deals with a design flaw that must be corrected if the car is to last as long as it should.

    All the best,

    Yuri

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