[Vwdiesel] New nozzles, compression and stealerships...

gary gbangs at cfl.rr.com
Tue Dec 14 08:11:25 EST 2004


Are you really surprised by the dealer work?

Are you aware that these valves wear tight? The more they wear, the
tighter(or smaller) the lash. If you are down to "0" lash, perhaps a
valve or two aren't seating fully.

1980 P/U NA-IDI
1997 Passat TDI

On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 22:06 -0800, Shawn Wright wrote:
> . Then I noticed that #4 had *two* heat shields in the injector 
> hole, and the injector was coated with fuel/sludge. Coincidence...? I doubt 
> it. 

> The interesting part is this: I have a full service history on this car, and *all* 
> service was done at the dealer, including a new injection pump at 250k 
> kms. 

> I'm waiting for my valve tools to arrive so I can adjust the valves. I know they 
> were out a year ago, and I doubt they've fixed themselves ;-)  ... so I'm still 

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