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  1. Turbo problem

    Mk5 VW Jetta, Sportwagen, and Audi A3 TDI forum
    I bought a 06 Jetta tdi with the brm motor. I recently replaced the turbo and put the old vnt actuator on the new turbo and now when trying to drive full vacuum is applied to the actuator keeping the vanes closed all the time. I vacuum tested the actuator and it starts to move at 1in of vacuum...
  2. Post timing belt change surging/bucking

    Mk5 VW Jetta, Sportwagen, and Audi A3 TDI forum
    I changed the timing belt today on my 06 TDI BRM with 192K. It was my first time changing the belt on the VW but I’ve changed timing belts many times on other vehicles. I followed the instructions from Exo VCDS on YouTube. I used the proper cam lock and crank lock and am very confident that...
  3. Newbie

    New TDI forum member introductions
    I just got into the TDI world with a fixer upper so I joined the site. I am a long-standing hobby wrencher but this is my first VW diesel. I have been having trouble accessing the information on the site also as many of you can relate. I wanted to share some files found in the web archives while...
  4. Question on adjusting torsion value 2006 brm

    Mk5 VW Jetta, Sportwagen, and Audi A3 TDI forum
    So I just finished the 80k service which is just 14k overdue and mother nature protested the entire time. After getting everything back together I checked torsion value it's at "-.98". Although car runs and accelerate much better than before I would like to get the the value to 0 or close as...
  5. Head removal 06 jetta brm

    Mk5 VW Jetta, Sportwagen, and Audi A3 TDI forum
    Hey guys I bought a jetta with 160,000 miles on the clock for 600 bucks. It has a popped timing belt. I bought the Bentley book thinking that it would have instructions to remove the head. I have the head bolts out cam gear and basically everything on the front of the head, I removed the egr and...
  6. Brm going into limp mode under hard load

    Mk5 VW Jetta, Sportwagen, and Audi A3 TDI forum
    So yesterday I experienced my 2006 Jetta do what I think is entering limp mode for a short amount of time. I was getting onto the freeway passing someone when my car cut all power and would not let me accelerate unless I literally, limped the car by barely pressing the accelerator to get it to...
  7. BRM Vacuum Leak

    Mk5 VW Jetta, Sportwagen, and Audi A3 TDI forum
    So after doing the camshaft on my 2006 BRM, I started having turbo/low power issues. Upon investigation I found that there was a vacuum leak at the tandem pump outlet nipple. Turns out I must have ripped the rubber grommet/seal/nipple (whatever the name for it is) that goes on the tandem pump...
  8. DMF Vibration - 06 Jetta BRM with 319,000 km

    Mk5 VW Jetta, Sportwagen, and Audi A3 TDI forum
    Hey guys, Avid visitor/reader - first time posting. Love my Jetta, been my only car, never let me down. I replaced my DMF on my DSG about a week and a half ago (Luk's from idparts with new bolts and the works), changed my transmission fluid, oil change - gave the car pretty good tune up. Car...
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