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  1. Strange sound/noise coming out of somewhere in the front of the car (getting louder over time)

    2012-2016 VW Passat TDI forum
    Hi everyone. This is my first time posting here and I would appreciate it a lot if you guys could help me out to find out what's wrong with my car. I hope it's okay to post here! So this is my very first Passat TDI. Two days ago, when driving from A to B I started noticing this weird noise...
  2. 2012 Passat 2.0L TDI BlueMotion Engine, Chain noise

    2012-2016 VW Passat TDI forum
    I'm after information regarding what sounds like a timing chain noise on startup, it only lasts a couple of seconds and then goes and it doesn't always happen. On searching the information I'm reading indicates it could be the oil pump chain, does any one have further info on this. The vehicle...
  3. Flashing coil light code P060600

    2012-2016 VW Passat TDI forum
    hi guys, im a newbie to forums so sorry if I'm lacking any etiquette. Basically I nipped to the shops earlier, car fired up fine, came back to my car and it wouldn't start. It was turning but just wouldn't fire.. I saw a flashing coil on my dash, but since I'm working from home I had to run back...
  4. Oil for 2014 Passat TDI

    General Diesel Discussion
    So I work at O'Reilly Auto and it seems as though Castrol has discontinued the oil that I used for my last oil change (Part Number in O'Reilly system EDGE5-30EURO) and we are unable to get it. I have been looking around and someone recommended 0w-40 in the Castroil brand ( Part Number in...
  5. New to diesel; Need some advice please.

    New TDI forum member introductions
    About a three weeks ago I went to a VW dealership and bought a 2015 VW Passat SEL Premium with 54,000 miles on it. Love the car and how it feels to drive. When I brought it home four days ago I did not properly shut off the vehicle and the battery drained so I removed the battery and took it to...
  6. A Better late than never, Intro/Hi/Thank you for by first Diesel and VW.

    New TDI forum member introductions
    Hi everyone, Jeff from Kenner (New Orleans) Louisiana here. I came across a random opportunity for my first project car back in May on a 05 Passat TDI for a ridiculous price. The previous owner had several TDI Passats and was very knowledgeable on what its issues were. So before I made by...
  7. AWX 130 PD Passat in limp mode

    VW Mk4 Jetta, Golf, New Beetle, Passat TDI forum
    Hi all, Fault code came up "17964/P1556 Turbo/super charger boost sensor (A) circuit: control limit not reached" on my mates generic (non-VW) code scanner; my garages scanner didn't come up with any codes when I had it in. I think I've narrowed it down to being a leak, probably from the vacuum...
  8. Up here in MN

    New TDI forum member introductions
    Hows it going? I am the newest member here and have a B5.5 Passat with the BHW. The reason why I had an interest in joining is because I am receiving my nieces Passat for free because the timing belt broke and found detailed instructions for R&R of the engine. I plan to get the premium...