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Turbocharged Direct Injection - A configuration of VW diesel engines where the fuel is injected directly into the cylinder and the engine is equipped with a turbocharger.

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Meaning of P0245 (16629) DTC on VW ALH TDI Engine

I'm seeing a P0245/16629 – Solenoid Valve (A) for Boost Pressure Control (N75): Short to Ground – code on our 2002 ALH TDI. The solenoid valve controls the boost by moving the vacuum actuator that ...
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VW Wiring Harness Repair / Replacement

I've got an '02 Jetta TDI (diesel) with ongoing problems (DTCs and low fuel economy) that seem related to the engine electrical system. The codes are all intermittent shorts to ground on various ...
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Troubleshooting Smoking Diesel (2002 VW ALH TDI)

Our 2002 TDI has started surging at idle – especially in gear after a cold start, it seems to get better as the car warms up – and smoking (mostly HB's, vile habit). This has been going on for about a ...
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Higher fuel usage over 3 years

I have noticed a higher fuel usage over the time I have owned my 1.6TDI vw diesel. Some of it has to do with the way I drive the car (somewhat more spirited) but some must be caused by a different ...
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1997 VW Golf III 1.9 TDI 90HP (1Z/AHU) Very low power/slow to rev at startup

It happens every time the engine is started, regardless if it's a hot or cold start. It's extremely slow to accelerate when driving, even slower then a normal 1.9D. In neutral it's slow to rev up. ...
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Power cut while driving

I was wondering if you can advise regarding an issue with a vw jetta 2.0 tdi 140 bhp 2006. While driving on the motorway with 70 mph the car is loosing power like going into limp mode. After pulling ...
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2005 VW Jetta TDI 1.9L Engine Noise

I have an engine noise (I'm not quite sure how to explain it- its not a clicking or grinding noise but like a continued rough churning) that occurs when I am traveling in a high gear (5 or 6) at high ...
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2003 Audi A4 1.9 TDI stalls when driving

My Audi A4 (2003, 1.9 TDI AVF engine, manual) sometimes decides to stall while driving, so far four times this winter. Engine will start successfully after a minute or two, otherwise I can hear it try ...
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High Mounted 3rd Brake Light Not Functioning

I have a 2013 Jetta TDI with 34k. The third brake light doesn't work, I tried the flashers ... still doesn't work. I don't have a meter, so I can't tell if there's power to the wires. I did take the ...
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