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by jimmy57
Fri Jan 22, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Air Cooled: Squarebacks, Notchbacks, Fastbacks, & Ghias
Topic: Is this this right forum for Type 4's
Replies: 1
Views: 6939

Re: Is this this right forum for Type 4's

We briefly had one of those in my family when I was young. It liked the local VW indy shop much more than it liked us.
by jimmy57
Fri Jan 22, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: Tiguan, all years
Topic: Tiguan vs. BMW M5 street crash
Replies: 3
Views: 37400

Re: Tiguan vs. BMW M5 street crash

I hate to see an E39 M5 get totaled. That is one of BMW's best ever. Of course some current E39 M5 owners may see this as an organ donor opportunity.......

Oh, about the Tiguan...VW can build and sell another if it is by chance written off.
by jimmy57
Fri Jan 22, 2016 7:49 am
Forum: New Beetle first generation, 1998-2010
Topic: VW New Beetle Convertible Airbag code G283
Replies: 3
Views: 11520

Re: VW New Beetle Convertible Airbag code G283

Get access to the connector and then unplug and spray a contact cleaner/protector on it (or WD-40) and plug it in and unplug 3 times. Then spray it again and plug it back together and clear code. Of course, look into connector and use a mirror to view the sensor connector and make sure there is no d...
by jimmy57
Fri Jan 22, 2016 7:40 am
Forum: New Beetle first generation, 1998-2010
Topic: Headlight
Replies: 2
Views: 8393

Re: Headlight

It is either not being locked properly in place or the hardware that is twisted to lock it in place is broken in some way. the much more common problem is that you can't get the lamp assembly put to change the bulb.
by jimmy57
Fri Jan 22, 2016 7:37 am
Forum: Jetta & Golf, fourth generation, 1998-2005
Topic: 99 DMF life?
Replies: 1
Views: 7980

99 DMF life?

I have a 99 Jetta TDi with 146K miles and it has a rattle that has joined in the rattle symphony I have always heard when idling. It has the DSG/DCT transmsission and It seems there is a dual mass flywheel used in this powertrain.
Do the flywheels fail at that milage?

Thanks