Category: A3 Jetta TDI
Find VW Repair Manual Online
The end of an era has arrived for TDI owners and mechanics alike. For decades, paper repair manuals like the Bentley manuals have been the go-to source of information for fixing VWs. However, since 2009, VW has decided to switch to an online platform for repair information. This platform is called erWin and can be ...
Replacing Alternator Pulley In-Car – List of VW Models & Difficulty
Replacing an alternator pulley without removing the alternator requires skill, the right tools and a cooperative engine bay design. We’ve compiled a list of VW diesels that we work on and listed how difficult it is to replace the pulley with the alternator still installed in the vehicle.
Rebuilding Your TDI Fuel Injectors
First, let’s get this out of the way: Fuel injectors are a wear item on all diesels, including the VE, or rotary pump TDIs sold in North America from 1996 through 2003. Although projected wear rates vary, by the time your TDI approaches a quarter million miles, odds are the nozzles are worn and the ...
How to Remove Wires from VW Audi Connectors
Related Parts: VW Pin Removal Tool Set
TDI Fuel Injection Systems: Rotary, PD, and Common-Rail
This article explains the differences between the three different fuel injection systems in TDIs available in North America and how they function.
Fluid Capacities: All TDIs 1999-2006
**All fuel tank sizes are without “ventectomy”, which usually adds two or three gallons. 2006 Fuel Oil Coolant ATF Golf 14.5 4.3L 6.0L 3.0L Jetta 14.5 4.3L 8.0L 5.2L Jetta Wagon 14.5 4.3L 6.0L 3.0L New Beetle 14.5 4.3L 6.0L 3.0L Touareg 26.4 11.5L 9.0L 9.0L (new fill) 2005 Golf 14.5 4.3L 6.0L 3.0L ...
Lowering Your Volkswagen
Quick Do’s and Don’ts for lowering your VW…
Steering Repair & Maintenance
We get calls all the time from customers looking to change their springs, shocks, or struts because of a noise or suspension problem. Often times, though, another smaller (and much cheaper) suspension component has failed. In this article, we run through some of the more minor components of the suspension and symptoms of their failure.
Volkswagen ATF Fluid Guide
We answer frequently asked questions about automatic transmission fluid, like, when does it need to be changed and what fluid type is required. That all depends on what model you have, read more to learn what your VW needs.
Biodiesel: A Guide
Biodiesel is an exciting alternative fuel that can be used as a supplement to traditional diesel fuel that offers dramatically lower emissions and is renewable. But, running it isn’t always simple. This guide overviews some biodiesel basics and which cars should or should not use biodiesel.