My 05 5spd diesel has been very reliable other than the turbo going early which was covered under the powertrain warranty. I bought her new so she has always had the right oil and other fluids plus maintenance is always done on time. It's a fun car to drive and gets 43-44 mpg in 50/50...
Legal action?! Let us know how that goes.:p
The peeling dash is easily fixed - paint it or have a shop do it for you. I doubt that's a "health issue". The crayon smell...yeah probably not good for the body, but eat an extra carrot or something every day. :D
My recent baking/cooking has been chili a couple days ago and a couple batches of gluten-free vanilla cupcakes with strawberry frosting. I was so excited to find a moist, delicious and EASY recipe for GF cupcakes on Elana's Pantry | Healthy Gluten-Free Paleo Recipes Tomorrow is t-bone steaks...
Tomato and white bean stew with chicken sausage
GF grilled cheese
GF chocolate chip cookies
Doing my best to eat hormone, antibiotic free, low sugar and wheat diet while still enjoying food! Tonight was yummy in my tummy.
Get one with verified maintenance by a TDI mechanic and you should be fine. Check out tdiclub.com for bugs for sale. Some owners have had cam issues with the BEW but my mechanic says he hasn't seen a failure when the proper oil is used. 170k on my 05 and only a few issues like the alternator...
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That's awesome Michelle but I think they're still available from 1stvwparts as they have been for awhile? That's where I bought mine from about 4 years ago. The bad part was that shipping cost more than the covers. :D