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  1. Touran 1 - (type 1T) 2003 - 2015
    I'm hoping that one of you experts out there can shed a little light on my engine problem. I have found similar posts but non seem to have exactly the same symptoms so I thought I'd risk a beating and ask the question. I have a 2009 1.9 tdi, she's getting a little creaky and has just tipped...
  2. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Hi all ! Thanks for taking time to help ! I got a Touareg 5.0tdi AYH 2005 112k miles and the issues is this : gearbox in drive , press acceleration pedal car starts to move but has a huge lack of power. Release acceleration, press it again, boom , it flies away. On tester I had module 2 actuator...
  3. General Chat
    Hi all! I'm new here to the forum but have owned my reliable 2011 mk 6 1.4TSI golf for just over a year Over the year I've owned it it would occasionally go into limp mode, it's happened about 4 times since I've for the car. I took it to a mechanic to get it smoke tested to check for boost...
  4. New Members Introduce Yourself Here
    Hello VW forum :) I am new member and pretty new to car mechanics full stop. I have a 2004 MK 4 Golf (1.9 TDI, 74 kw, ATD) with a breaking turbo (diagnosed by VW specialist) The car has done 135K. I am looking for advice on: a) finding a reliable/decent/recommended supplier of turbos (and...
  5. Touran 1 - (type 1T) 2003 - 2015
    Hey folks, I got a 2005 Touran 2.0 TDI, BKD. I've noticed a large collection of Oil over the intercooler pipes, EGR/ASV bolts and I'm curious if it may mean my Turbo needs refurbishing or replacing. Co-worker who's greatly into his cars has recommended replacing the turbo and I'd agree, I'm...
  6. Passat 6 - (type 3C) 2005 - 2011
    Morning all, Just about had enough of the car now. Hoping someone may be able to point me in the right direction, last couple days the car will go into ?limp mode? with no CEL, no obvious symptoms. Can be driving on motorway or around town and lose all power, turbo shuts off, sometimes it...
  7. Golf 5 (type 1K) 2003 - 2009
    Hi all. I have a 2007 Golf 1.4 TSI (Twincharged) which was running fine the other day. Now the supercharger kicks in as normal with full boost but when it hits 3000 rpm there is a jault and the turbo isn't kicking in as normal. Has anyone had this same issue?
  8. Touran 1 - (type 1T) 2003 - 2015
    Hi folks, I'm looking at getting the turbo replaced on my other half's 2005 Touran 2.0 TDI. It's got a worsening limp-mode issue, and given the high mileage (176k) I'm putting down to the vanes on the turbo getting gummed up. I'm looking into the cost of buying a complete new turbo assembly, so...
  9. Maintenance & Service
    Hi guys, I have a 08 plate Golf GT 1.4 TSI, recently bought. I have noticed that i can do say 5 miles and the estimated mileage remaining goes down by say 20. It can then fluctuate and will go back up by 10 or 5 miles, my needle does same. It will go down and then back up. Any ideas?
  10. Maintenance & Service
    009571 - Turbocharger Boost Control Position Sensor Circuit Passat CC 2010, 50K miles Hi All, I have the same fault light on my car for the last two months + but there has been no change/ drop in the performance of my car (the only problem is the coil light and engine light won't turn off on...
  11. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Can i put a vw bora 1.9tdi arl 150bhp turbo in a audi a3 8l 100bhp tdi , the audi a3 is 2001 and the bora is 2003 both pd engines , just wondering what work would be involved and would it be worth doing ??
  12. Golf 5 (type 1K) 2003 - 2009
    So Saturday night I was driving home, when I gave the car a bit of acceleration boom, the car hit max revs almost like I had missed a gear and black smoke came out the back everywhere I have heard of runaway engines but the car turned off with no problem, in the engine bay there was what seemed...
  13. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Is it possible to fit a TDI engine to an lt35 1998 SDI? Would the gear box need to be changed to accommodate the new engine?
  14. New Members Introduce Yourself Here
    MY VCAR WENT IN TO LIMP MODE- NO POWER, WHITE SMOKE FROM ENGINE, EXHAUST BACK BOX WAS ALSO LOOSE ON CLOSER INSPECTION.MY CAR WENT IN TO LIMP MODE WHILE DOING 75 ON THE MOTORWAY. THE CAR HAS THE SIGNS OF A FAILED TURBO WITH THE WHINING NOISE, LACK OF POWER ETC BUT ONE THING THAT I'M UNSURE OF IS...
  15. Passat CC - (type 3C) 2007 - 2011
    :( my passat cc suddenly lost power on the motorway with no warning. The coil symbol popped up with engine management message. The car whines/whistles when i accelerate. I'm guessing this is the turbo. my question is do you think it could be anything else? Also where is the turbo to take off...
  16. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Engine code BVK. 2 bottles of forte turbo cleaner did p1** all! Overboast problem. All hoses and N 75 valve working fine. My mechanic had said long time ago about the "play" in the cartridge, and now the veins are blocked. 1: Fleabay guys want part number, dealer part number to sell me one...
  17. Touran 2 (type 5T) 2015>
    Hi, I'm hoping a wise sage can cast some insight to this problem please. Fitted new Turbo and Cat and replaced both oil and filter. Reset and taken out of Limp Mode. Drives well, Works fine for a few miles and then jumps back into limp mode again. I can hear the turbo 'whooshing'. Checked...
  18. Passat 6 - (type 3C) 2005 - 2011
    Hi All, I am hoping I can get some help here, I have 2.0 TDI PASSAT 2006 and over the past few weeks my MPG has gone through the floor I think it could be linked to the following.... when driving in low revs in traffic gently carresing the accelerator pedal its like the car holds back and then...
  19. Jetta 4 and Bora (type 1J) 1999 - 2006
    Hi, I drive a 2001 VW Bora 1.9 TDI (90bhp) - the engine is basically done and is making loud noises etc. Mechanic said best thing is to get a new one or scrap the car. :(:( apparently the turbo is sucking out oil or something causing the engine to dry up, cant remeber exactly, so ill need a new...
  20. Sharan 1 - (type 7M) 1995 - 2010
    Hi. I am posting on behalf of my father in-law so sorry if this is a little vague. I can answer any of your questions if required :) He has a Volkswagen Sharan 2006 Diesel 1896CC with around 165k miles. When he got the car it was fine however recently there seems to be an issue with the...
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