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  1. Cranking start from time to time on a VW Golf mk4

    My VW Golf mk 4 has been cranking from time to time for the last 2 or 3 years, or perhaps a little bit more. It's not something that always happen and I believe that it's specially prone to do it when the weather is cold or specially humid. However, this winter —which has been specially bad with...
  2. Oil breather system

    I bought a 1992 golf Mk2 Gti just before xmas. I bought it aware that it needed a front crankshaft end seal. I fitted the crankshaft end seal and then it started blowing oil out of the dipstick.. I diagnosed the fault as something to do with the breathing system so removed the top breather pipe...
  3. Passat 1.8 20v non turbo problems

    Hi! I am new to the forums. Joined to get info on my car which is a 1998 passat 1.8 petrol non turbo 20v ADR engine. The problem is that it is eating up way too much petrol. Very uneconomical for the engine size. It also lacks power. There is no smoke, but sometimes it smells. I thought it might...
  4. Wabbles!?!?!?!? And break problem... and looking to mod... 97 Jetta GT 2.0

    Good mornin Peeps!!! So, I got my 97 Jetta GT a few weeks ago and LOVE IT!!! However, as most all older cars, my baby needs some TLC. For starters: 1: The shocks / struts (or what ever it has, i still haven't figured it out yet) are about to go on it. When you rock the stearing wheel side to...