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  1. high RPM, slow engagement

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I'm still very new to many car issues. I have a '02 1.8T. I took her to get an oil change and tires rotated and when I got her back it takes about 5000 RPM to engage into the next gear or to even accelerate in the current gear-- RPMs jump rapidly with slight push on the gas. I've had her...
  2. Loud internal whistle during acceleration (not normal turbo sound)

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello, I was unable to find a thread that had this particular issue so I apologize if this has been answered before. I have a 2002 1.8L beetle. It has started to develop a loud whistle that almost sounds like the "all aboard" whistle that sea captains use. This is not the typical sound of the...
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