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  1. Oil in/on plugs/wires??HELP!

    Passat
    I've never used a forum before, so please bear with me! Also, please save your hateraide for other forums...I already know my mistake (read the following) So I bought an 03 Passat GLX V6 Auto, 91k bone stock, visual and driving inspection: No issues! Runs GREAT (no tranny issues, either)...
  2. Oil light/buzzer and oil pressure

    MK3
    Hi, I'm having a bit of an issue with my '94 Golf with the 1.9 turbo diesel (not TDI) engine. It's started a trend of the oil light and buzzer going off after driving for a while, presumably once the oil gets hot. It usually happens only at high speeds once warmed up. Last time I was driving...
  3. Transmission Issue

    MK4
    hey guys, so about a month and a half ago i was having some problems with my transmission. i ended up bringing it to a mechanic since there is really no way for me to check it. turned out a was a quart short of tranny fluid. so today i go and change my oil and after i change my oil i started...
  4. Help! 2001 Golf GLS 1.8T oil pressure problem

    MK4
    I'm new to VWs. Just purchased 2001 Golf GLS 1.8T, auto, 162,000 miles. Nice condition, runs great for twenty or so miles, then the oil pressure light starts flashing. Stop engine, restart, runs great for some more miles (haven't gone far enough to check whether it comes back on or not), but...
  5. A bad bad wagon

    Passat
    Hello everyone. I am on my second Passat. We loved the first, but it became a money pit once the oil problems started and VW of said that it was outside the milage limit for the recall. I now have an 03' Passat GLX 2.8L V6 (Purchased March '11). It was super awesome for about the first month...
  6. 08 R32 - Check Oil Level warning won't go away after oil change.

    MK5
    :?: Recently changed my lube and filter on my '08 R32. Used full synthetic Castrol and filled it to the middle of the marks on the dipstick. Started it up and it ran fine for about a week and a half then got a warning on my heads up display for Check Oil Level. I checked the oil level and it...
  7. Timing Belt Kits

    MK4
    So I was looking online for a timing belt kit for my 2000 Passat 1.8. I found a whole bunch of kits on ecstuning, as recommended by members of this site. But what do the AEB-ATW, AUG, AWM mean? which kit should I get? also I plan on getting the Ultimate package just so I can be safe, you guys...
  8. golf mk3 tdi like new wowwwwwwwww

    MK3
    hi all ive bought myself well what can only be desribed as the best golf mk3 ive ever seen , the seats had the original vw seat covers fitted from new and when i removed them the plastic was still on the seats , only one owner from new its a 1996, full service history with 109000 miles and the...
  9. 1.8L Sludge Proposition...

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    ...we (Lubrication Specialties, Inc.) have a product tested by Navistar to remove oil build-up and sludge. *The first 10 people to contact us with your name, address, and contact info (email) will receive a free 32 oz. bottle to test (replacing 1 quart of engine oil) All you need to do is a...
  10. Oil breather system

    MK2
    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...
  11. Oil sending unit??

    MK3
    I am in need of desperate help. The other day when driving my car it started to lose oil rapidly, about 1 qt every 12-20 seconds until all the oil was gone. I had to drive it and have it looked at and the place that i took it said it was the oil pressure sending unit (a little plug). However, i...
  12. Quick question.. what is this part attached to my intake? (pic)

    MK3
    answered my first question, deleted the question and pic, but can't seem to delete this post..... however.. Another question, what exactly is this tube going from my exhaust manifold back to my intake? It has a spring loaded flap on it that seems to switch from sucking air in from the front...
  13. oil in radiator

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    is there any way that there would be oil in the radiator and no water in the engine oil fluids without it being a blown head gasket or cracked block? It is a 2004 jetta with 80,000 miles on it. Thanks
  14. Curse the Mil! No Power, bad sound.

    MK4
    Hi everybody, Just came back from a 3h ride from NY. Got a flashing MIL when I stepped on the pedal of my 2001 Golf 2L. Got worse and worse; each time it went uphill the MIL had its seizure, the force of the engine was reduced and mild vibrations could be felt on the steering wheel. Now I'm...
  15. 95 passat oil consuming

    Passat
    VW PASSAT 1.8, petrol, YEAR: 95 Motor model: ABS, four cylinders, 66kW (not the original, is changed, i don't know real mileage) Compression values: 10 - 10 - 8 - 9 (bar) Oil consuming: 0.4 liters (400 ml at 1000 km) At a first engine start after 1 day (or more) of waiting appears to be white...
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