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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 2003 vw passat 1.8 rough
dont drive make sure you get the timeing belt put on buy a good repair place. one that wont burn you up belt might be 60 bucks but that engine is 2000.00 used . the worst option is that it might need turbo is there smoke . or rough idle comeing from turbo blade will make a nose if it is going out start and listen to turbo if it coming from there turbo . i should have one used for about 300.00 plus shipping firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on Dec 24, 2008
Its on the transmission but depending if its an automatic or manual trans changes the parts price and location. Manual trans has a two pin switch in the top of the trans for about $100 automatic has a multifunction switch located by the gear selector on the side of the transmission for about $200
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
There is a tank under the hood with a STEERING WHEEL icon on it. DON"T OVERFILL and use only PENTOSIN
Posted on Apr 05, 2010
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The ESP system means the Electronic Stability Program. If the ESP lights on the dashboard permanently the ESP system is faulty. You must access the ESP Electronic Control Unit (ECU) memory for pull out all DTC (Diagnostic Trouble Codes), using diagnostic equipment connected to the data link connector of the car. Then you will be full informed about bad pieces (e.g.: front right wheel abs sensor interrupted, ...). After bad pieces replacement you will be able to erase all faults memored by ESP ECU, in other words reset the ESP system and turn off the warning lamp on dashboard.
ESP system includes ASR - Acceleration Skid Control system.
When ASR warning light blinking the system is activated itself for car acceleration skid control.
For today's typical high-torque engines, traction control (ASR) can increase both comfort and safety, particularly when driving on slippery roads or surfaces offering differing levels of grip. Traction control permits smooth starting and acceleration through the full speed range without wheel-spin or fishtailing.
ASR only operates in conjunction with the electronic accelerator (E-gas) and uses components of the anti-lock braking system (ABS). If one wheel suddenly begins to rotate faster than the others (slip), ASR intervenes in the engine management system and reduces power until the wheel stops spinning.
The ASR system represents a further contribution to active safety as it maintains vehicle traction and directional stability throughout the acceleration phase at any speed. In addition, it reduces tyre wear. Activation of the ASR system is indicated by a flashing indicator lamp in the instrument cluster.
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Posted on Feb 20, 2011
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