How A VW Throttle Body Failed with VAG-COM Demo ~ Video

How VW throttle bodies fail

How VW throttle bodies failToday we are looking at more failed Volkswagen and Audi parts. This part is not the most common failing part, but they do fail. In addition to the normal flow of a failed parts video, I have added some basic Vag-Com diagnostic DIY. These failures can occur on just about any generation of Volkswagen or Audi.

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Join me today as we break down:

  • What is Throttle Body
  • Who can control the VW Throttle body
  • How does a cable driven VW throttle body work
  • How does a VW drive by wire throttle body work
  • How a VW throttle body fails
  • Symptoms of a failing VW throttle body
  • How to diagnose a failing VW throttle body
  • Vag-Com Demo of Throttle Body
  • Throttle body locations
  • Can you DIY a VW throttle body
  • Tips on ABA throttle body replacement.
  • and more

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