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2003 Volkswagen New Beetle, carbon buildup intake manifold, no power

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  • White Bear
    White Bear Jun 15, 2009

    also #2 glow plug shows faulty

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    messstat May 11, 2010

    How many miles on the car? Do you want to fix it yourself?



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Carbon build up in TDI's is a common problem. The only solution is to remove the intake manifold and clean it. It's very expensive to have it done, but here is a link to a 'how to' that can help you decide if you want to do it yourself or not.

Once clean, using a VW VAG-COM computer the EGR valve can be reset to reduce carbon build up.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009


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