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  1. 1.8L Turbo replacement

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey everyone! I have a 2002 1.8L beetle with an AWV engine! When I drive my car the turbo smells like oil/burnt oil and when I step on the gas to accelerate the turbo makes this squeaking noise (that we joke sounds like a seagull :ha::ha:). The car takes forever to accelerate!! With that said...
  2. 1.8 T Blown Engine

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    1.8 T Engine Rebuild I have done compression test on all for cylinders the numbers are 150 60 60 90 it will never start with numbers like this. Also i noticed water coming out of cylinder 1 meaning head gasket and the water pump is bad. I have tested coil packs they all have spark.
  3. 2001 Wastegate Actuator

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello All Enjoy working on my wife's 2001 1.8t, 'soft blue' I'm told :) In any case, through a combo of VAG-COM and visual inspection, I've found that her wastegate actuator is really brittle, has at least a small hole, and is definitely in need of attention. It also appears to be PLASTIC...
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