[Vwdiesel] TDI injectors
vwdieselbunny at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 7 21:20:40 EDT 2005
I don't think so, although there is a bit more smoke
than I would have guessed there should be. (Not tons)
--- "Shirley, Mark R" <MarkRShirley at eaton.com> wrote:
> We're getting 42mpg in our Passat too, and I've been
> wondering the
> same thing about injectors. Has he been having some
> rough running
> cold issues too?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Cook [mailto:vwdieselbunny at yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 2:52 PM
> > To: audi-vw-diesels at yahoogroups.com; diesel list
> > Subject: [Vwdiesel] TDI injectors
> > Hey all-
> > My dad says he's been getting about 42 MPG in his
> > Passat, which is okay, but seems a tad low (though
> > is probably still winter fuel, so maybe not...)
> > With 175,000 miles, I'm wondering if the injectors
> > maybe getting worn out, and contributing to the
> > mileage.
> > So, I'm wondering about getting them spiffed up.
> > Could I just buy a set of new nozzles, etc and
> > them on the injectors and know that they will be
> > brought back up the the proper breaking pressure?
> > is there more to it than that?
> > It will have to be something that can be done on a
> > saturday afternoon, so removing them and taking
> > in to a shop for testing would be difficult.
> > Thanks,
> > David
> > David Cook
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