Category: Mk6 Jetta/Golf/Sportwagen TDI

2010+ Golf & Sportwagen Winter Front Install

How to Video – Installing the Mk6 Golf & Sportwagen Winter Front

TDI Intake Flap Codes

Customers often call us with questions about these three common fault codes for their newer TDIs. This article details what each code means and what needs to be done to fix the problem.

5 DIY Repair Videos for Newer TDIs

So far, how-to and repair videos for the common rail TDIs (2009-2014) are few and far between. We recently did a brake change on our 2010 Sportwagen and decided to post links other good how-to and repair videos as well. How-To: Change Sportwagen/Jetta/Golf Rear Brakes DSG Service How-To For cars with an automatic direct shift ...

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.

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 ...

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.

TDI Mileage over the Years

TDI mileage has been all over the map in recent years. We pulled together data from all over the diesel world to find out why.