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  1. General Discussion
    Is there a 'right' or better way to minimise turbo wear and is it different for a petrol and diesel? Although working a diesel hard is said to be 'good for it', does this apply to the turbo too? I am thinking of whether to use hard or gentle acceleration from stationary - something that can...
  2. Engines & Transmission
    My vw check engine light (MIL) came on. It's a 2.0 TSFI. The code was P-0299. Dealer said $2600 to replace turbo. Before you replace check with your states ecology dept for clean air regulation. Many states have adopted California Emission standards also known as CARB. The turbo could have a 7...
  3. General Discussion
    Hello Everyone, I recently had this problem with my Tiguan which was: P0234 - Turbocharger/Supercharger "A" Overboost Condition - Stored (Mode 03) - 0x7e8 My check engine light was ON. Vehicle was not having power at all, i could only drive 0 to 110 KM/H at 1000 to 2500 engine RPM...
  4. Engines & Transmission
    Hi all, I have a Tiguan 2.0 TDi Bluemotion Tech Sport DSG (2012), while having some repair work done after my wife bumped the rear wheel the repair garage spotted an oil leak coming from the turbo. They aren't keen to carry out the repair due to not being able to guarantee its longevity if a...
  5. General Discussion
    Looking for anyone that would have parts for a 2.0T turbo on a Tiguan. Looking for the clip that connects at the turbo
  6. Problems, Bugs & Fixes
    I have heard some great reviews about this product for cleaning Turbos, EGR,s and Inlet manifolds, has anyone else used this and had good results...
  7. North America
    Hey Guys and Gals my turbo is failing and I'm getting an under boost code Does anyone in USA or in south Florida know of somewhere or know anyone that can sell me a a turbo? new, used,? Thank you!
  8. Engines & Transmission
    Hi, I was wondering if any of you all could tell me if I can put a seat leon twin turbo on my tiguan's engine. I have heard they are the exact same engines with the only difference being the twin turbo. Since the Seat Leon has it on its stock model (not an upgrade) I thought to myself if it can...
  9. Engines & Transmission
    So last month I got a Check Engine Light, and when I read the code I got P0299, low boost. I really hadn't noticed any drivability issues, and the fuel economy has not changed. A little research led me to the belief that the diverter valve is failing, allowing leakage when the turbo is...
  10. Reader's Drives
    Hello everyone!! First, I would like to thank you all for the welcome. Definitely Muchas Gracias for the kind reception. On the second place, I'd like to present you my Tiguan along with my other rides. As I previously mentioned, It is a 2013 2.0TSi (180PS) 4Motion, Six speed manual, Trend&Fun...
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