I now know what its like to drive an SDi

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whites-all-righty
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I now know what its like to drive an SDi

Post by whites-all-righty » Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:05 am

My turbos gone this morning :cry: and im limping around struggling to get above 50mph!!!!
got the feeling its gonna be an expensive month!!

No boost is expanding the hoses on revving the engine, nothing detached, cant feel any splits,

no smoke though?!?!?
Vw mobile diagnostics specialist on his way!

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Re: I now know what its like to drive an SDi

Post by whites-all-righty » Mon Jun 08, 2015 5:44 pm

turned out to be my MAF sensor!!!!

:D one happy laddy!!! alot cheaper than a new genuine turbo at nearly £900 and £400 to fit!!

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Re: I now know what its like to drive an SDi

Post by Leggo » Mon Jun 08, 2015 6:39 pm

Bit cheaper than me then. I had to fork out 1500 quid :(

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Re: I now know what its like to drive an SDi

Post by whites-all-righty » Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:08 pm

Leggo wrote:Bit cheaper than me then. I had to fork out 1500 quid :(
feel for ya fella, I thought thats what i was going to have to cough up too!

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Re: I now know what its like to drive an SDi

Post by Leggo » Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:58 pm

I had to have camshafts replaced as well as the tappets and bolt, then the cambelt and water pump, then a major service on top of that! I'm pretty skint now so coilovers will have to wait ha

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