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  1. CC
    Recently bought a 2009 CC Luxury for $1500. The lady sold it because a couple of weeks ago when she went to start it up, the car took a while to start, then when it did start, the check engine light was on and it idled badly. She took it to her mechanic and without much investigating told her it...
  2. General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hey all, I just replaced the timing belt and water pump on my 1.8t Jetta, after reassembling the car, its hard to start and backfires out the exhaust. I'm assuming the crank is off by a tooth, any other suggestions before I take it all apart again? Any simple solutions that would avoid taking...