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Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion

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  1. Howdy folks! First post: nice to meet you! Vehicle: 2001 Passat (GLS?) AWM motor I experienced a catastrophic failure when a drive belt shredded and lodged itself behind the crank pully, timing cover, and around the crank sprocket for the timing belt: allowing the belt to jump enough teeth to...
  2. Hello all! This is my first time posting on any car forum, but a lot of folks here have helped me in the past so figured I'd give it a shot. There is quite a bit of material on this throughout the forums and I have spent hours studying up on the issue as well as calling different performance...
  3. Have a 2000 b5 1.8t atw with auto trans tip Car starts but won't go into any gear. Pulled code p0730 and check tcm and looks dry. When trying to put in gear I get all prd432 lighting up. Would a transmission from a 2002 or 2004 model be able to swap in instead?
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    Hello, I have a 2014 tdi se with stock 18” rims. Tire size on my current rims are 235/45/R18. Just got a spare set of rims and want to put snow tires on them. Found a set of tires for cheap but they are 235/50/R18. Would having that increase in aspect ratio cause any issues? Should I continue...
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    Hello everybody, Today I heard this rattling noise coming from the engine. It's kind of hard to tell from where exactly, but I did some search in the forum and it sounds like could be the the chain rubbing against metal? Please take a listen here. You can hear it getting more audible around 7...
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