Month: August 2014
TDI Turbos Demystified
It can start with a screeching sound on acceleration, a “pop” and a cloud of white smoke, or, at its worst, your car accelerating uncontrollably—a runaway. Or your TDI just stops making power. No matter how it happens, your turbo has failed. And the next question is usually, “Should I upgrade?” Choosing between a ...
2015 Golf TDI Review
We had the opportunity to test a new Golf VII TDI for a long weekend. With all the new features and equipment, there was bound to be some surprises. See both our video and text review here. The 7th Generation of the Best Selling Golf The VW Golf has been VW’s best selling model worldwide, ...
The Best Diesel Fuel Additives
There are many, many different fuel additives available for diesels. A quick google search or a stroll down the aisle at your local parts store will give you plenty of options from which to choose. Are they necessary and which one is the best?
TDI Service Schedules
Full list of VW TDI service schedules broken down by platform.
How to Bleed & Flush Your Brake Fluid
In this video, we’ll show you how to flush the brake fluid on a MkIV Jetta by using a Motive Power Bleeder.
VNT-15/17 Actuator Calibration
In this video we’ll replace the actuator on a VNT-15. While installing the new actuator, we will use a MityVac to calibrate.
Replacing Shift Lever & Carrier on B4/A4/Early A4
In this video Mike from IDParts.com will replace the shift carrier and shift lever on a 1999 Golf TDI. This process applies to any early MkIV models as well as all MkIII Jetta and B4 Passat TDIs.