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Top 5 Failures of 2006-2011 VW Passats

Published on October 13, 2015 under Video
Top 5 Failures of 2006-2011 VW Passats
Today we are doing a little bit of a modified "How VW Parts Fail" video. We are going to be looking at the top 5 failures on B6 Passats. Now these are not the only failures of the 2006-2011 Passats. There are plenty of other things that fail. So if I didn't mention something in…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.5L Head Gaskets

Published on September 22, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.5L Head Gaskets
On this episode of “How VW Parts Fail” we are looking at the failure of the 2.5L cylinder head gasket. The head gasket can be thought of as one of the most important gaskets in an engine. Today we talk about what a head gasket is, what it does, and how it fails. Sponsor Of…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ 7 speed DSG Mechatronic Unit

Published on September 15, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 7 speed DSG Mechatronic Unit
Today on "How VW parts fail", we are looking at the mechantronics unit from the 7 speed DSG transmission. This transmission is only found in the Jetta Hybrid in the US market. In the rest of world market, it is found in other drivetrain combinations as well. This is not the most common of VW issues,…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Fuel Pump Modules

Published on August 25, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Fuel Pump Modules
Today I am back to chat about more failed Volkswagen parts. We are looking at how the fuel pump control module fails on 2.0t engines. This module is on 2.0t gas engines from 2006 until now. There may be other engines that have this, or a similar module, installed. They will basically all fail in…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Ignition Coil Connectors

Published on August 18, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Ignition Coil Connectors
Today I am back to talk about more failing VW parts. We are looking at one of the most broken connectors I see, ignition coil connectors. More spesifically 2.0t ignition coil connectors. It may seem like a very simple failure, but connectors have a lot more going on than you may think. This was a really…
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How The 2.0T Diverter Valve Fails ~ Video

Published on August 11, 2015 under Video
How The 2.0T Diverter Valve Fails ~ Video
This is the 30th video in our "How VW Parts Fail" series. This is also a failing part that I get asked about all the time. We are looking at the failure of Volkswagen Diverter Valves. This part may also be called "Turbo Recirculation Valve", "Turbo Cut-Off Valve" or even "Blow Off Valve". We will also talk…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ In Tank Fuel Pumps

Published on August 4, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ In Tank Fuel Pumps
We are back talking about how Volkswagen parts fail. This is video 29 of examining how Volkswagen parts fail. I take the really commonly failing parts, break them open and show you what happens. I also want to mention that you should not be scared off of owning or buying a VW. Anyone could do…
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