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  1. Rejoining as New Member - DeenPD from Bowie, MD - Hello Fellow Dieselers!

    New TDI forum member introductions
    Hello everyone, I have been a member for about 2 years on the forum but somehow I could not login anymore. So I rejoined as a new member. Its a shame to have lost all the posts but its all good. I have a 2005 VW Passat Wagon TDi with Automatic Transmission. I bought it in late 2017 and that's...
  2. Greetings from SE Iowa

    New TDI forum member introductions
    New to the forum. Going to be replacing cam, lifters, and turbo on my 2006 Jetta MK5 (295,000 mi), hence my reason for joining. Also owned the following, 1991 Jetta 1.6 D, 2003 Jetta Mk4 1.9 TDI. Now a family man, so I may be looking for a Sportwagen shortly (depends how long the MK5 will go:D)
  3. had to drive with damaged camshaft... what to look for during repair?

    VW Mk4 Jetta, Golf, New Beetle, Passat TDI forum
    During a long highway trip in my '05 Golf TDI, the engine suddenly became louder with a deep, throaty chugging sound and I lost power. No limp mode. Given the power loss I suspected that I was now down a cylinder, but continued on for 150km at a reduced speed and managed to get to town. It got...
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