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Old 02-18-2009, 11:52 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
Do TDIs eat turbos?
If you listen to the dealer. . . . .
My car has 190,000 miles on it original turbo. The dealer told me (last week) that the turbo was completely shot, and I needed an injector pump ASAP. LOL


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Any OHC engine needs timing belts changed from time to time.
Well some have chains that do last very long time.
That said you can get the 100,000 mile timing belt setup for the TDI no problem. Only "issue" is you need several special tools to swap the belt.

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If I could fold myself up into one, I'd prefer the VW.
If you don't mind my asking, how big are you?
Don't forget you can buy a Passat TDI.
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