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  1. 2008 VW Passat VR6 4Motion ACC Fault

    Midwestern US
    Hello, I recently purchased a VW Passat (AWD, 3.6l VR6). It was equipped with the VW Adaptive Cruise control, which the dealership I purchased it from informed me wasn't working. After further investigation I'm beginning to realize that this is likely going to cause other issues within the cars...
  2. HELP! VR6 12v GLX Cylinder 3 Misfire Problem

    MK4
    My engine is having a cylinder 3 misfire according to my OBD2 reader (P0303). I did the research and tried the suggestions from online. The problem is still there, and I am running out of ideas on what to do. Where is what I have done so far to my car: New timing chain tensioner New spark...
  3. 2009 CC VR6 Dyno-Boost question

    New Member Introductions
    Im thinking about buying and installing a Dyno-Boost Adjustable Performance Chip Volkswagen CC 3.6L VR6 - Authentic Magnum. I live in CA and must pass smog every-other-year. Will this install effect my ability to pass smog? I appreciate any input.
  4. MKIV VR6 Turbo cooling issue

    MK4
    I've the read the common cooling suggestions, let me bring you up to date on this build: MKIV VR6 turbo, heater core bypassed due to leak. I bought the car 6 months ago, ran well with the exception of a needed updated tune, last month it over heated, the fans stopped working. I read the forums...
  5. Dudes... some advice quick

    MK3
    I need my car for work (96 jetta glx vr6) :mad::( and the bloody 01M crapped out. :-x:mad: Guy down the road has an 01M from a MKIV VR6. :D I wanna buy it and have my car on the road by monday (doing the shet myself). :| Is it true that I just need to swap sensors and it'll mount up...
  6. 2002 GTI VR6 Power Dump at 3k RPM

    MK4
    My 2002 VW GTI VR6 started running a little rough before it was warmed up. Recently the "EPC" light has come on intermittently. Now I can't go over 2500-3000 rmp without total loss of power. Any Ideas? Suggestions? I've done a little reading is it my coil pack? Should I not be driving the car?
  7. wtb parts for mk4 jetta VR6

    WTB/WTT Section
    gli front and rear lip side skirt any wheels
  8. Cluster fail

    MK3
    Okay, I'm thinking this is a short in wiring because when the cluster freezes and the LCDs go blank the transmission goes into LIMP MODE. I know the cluster is working because when I park it, pull the negative battery cable, wait 30 seconds and reattach it, the cluster will dance like my native...
  9. How do you fix a P0122 on a 96 Jetta VR6?

    MK3
    I replaced what I thought was the Intake Air Temp Sensor (in the plenum, drivers side), traced & tested my wiring harness (in Albuquerque's 108º heat no less) and everything seems ok, I've gone from 13 codes to ONE CODE and my car will finally be ready for emissions testing and registration...
  10. HELP ME DECIDE Vr6 or 2.0 in my 92 GTI build??

    MK2
    So I have this 92 GTI sitting in the barn with a big hole were the engine should be. I have not done anything to it since I removed the engine several years ago. I have recently gained some serious vw motivation. I also have the front half of a 95 GTI 5 speed with 37k miles on it...
  11. So... being the GENIUS that I am...

    MK3
    I swapped an ODB2 VR6 into a 96 Jetta GLX that came with the ODB1. However, I didn't swap ECUs. It runs like poo, runs SUPER-RICH and I get contact gas highs when I drive it longer than 3 or 4 miles. My automatic transmission only runs in 2nd & 4th, and I had to pull the TCM fuse so that I...
  12. VR6 Swap, engine won't start

    MK3
    So I swapped everything. Wires are connected, hoses are clamped, the engine's getting a spark, it's getting gas, the engine cranks... IT WILL NOT START. Does ANYONE have any ideas? I pulled the engine from a 98 MK3 Golf VR6 (w/5 Spd) and sank it into a 96 Jetta GLX VR6 (auto), did I forget...
  13. A/C in a VR6 Swap

    MK3
    Okay, so I'm continuing with my VR6 swap this Memorial Day weekend... and I'm realizing as I go along that I'm EVEN MORE of an idiot when it comes to working on VWs. Unlike Toyotas, the A/C system in my Jetta is no easy workaround. With summer on my ass, I'm inclined to keep the A/C in tact...
  14. Swap Noob

    MK3
    Hey all... Like I said in my intro post, I'm swapping a bad motor this weekend and I'm curious if there are any pitfalls regarding swapping my transmission (auto) from my bad engine to the other. I've got a 96 Jetta GLX VR6 with an automatic transmission, riddled with electronic quirks...
  15. Shaking 2001 VR6 GLX Jetta

    MK4
    I have had this issue for a little while, the car vibrates on the inside and can be felt from both passenger and driver. Also want to note that the vibration is only felt in lower rpms and idle. Here is what I've fixed so far: - Coil Pack - Cleaned MAF - Replaced plugs AND wires - Cleaned TB -...
  16. need help figuring this out please.

    MK4
    ok... so ive installed a gt35r turbo, 630cc injectors, c2 motorsports ecu tune, tial wastegate and bov, front mount intercooler with all custom piping, 3inch down pipe,95mm maf housing, 4bar fuel pressure regulator etc.... put new plugs in and brand new maf sensor. car fired right up after put...
  17. 96 Gti Vr6 Hatchback

    For Sale - Vehicles
    I bought this car to save money in fuel. it is getting 25 on the highway it has 148,000 miles fun car to drive . 5 speed needed some T.L.C when i bought it . within the last year has new battery ,starter, alternator, water pump, aux water pump, plug wires coil pack just name some of the...
  18. MKIV axles & spindles DIY

    MK4
    Disclaimer: I take no responsibility for any damage or injury that may occur as a result of the use of this DIY. Please read all steps carefully, and if you feel that the following is beyond your mechanical ability please consult a qualified VW mechanic / technician to handle your repairs...
  19. HORRIBLE Fuel Economy Problem *PLEASE HELP!*

    MK4
    Hey all. I have a 2001 GTI 12v VR6, and something is deathly wrong with it. Everything used to be fine back in 2010 when I bought it. I live in central Illinois and I used to be able to drive all over the place w/o worry of watching my gas; including making trips to Chicago. I specifically...
  20. Back in the game =] Need some help tho.!

    MK4
    So it's been 2 years since I sold my GTI and it was one of the most regretful things Ive done so far. Well now that changed because I got me a JTI =] It has a few minor cosmetic issues nothing major. Now my question is is this, my check engine light is on, my abs light is on, my anti-slip...
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