Just bought a 2004 Touareg V8 and I am having some issues with my intake manifold actuators and throwing a 2 codes for SAI and one for Catalyst below efficiency.
I’m in need of a little guidance.
This is not my first VW, but it is my first Touareg and my first V8.
Multiple vacuum lines were...
I have a few parts for sale, all were purchased for my T1 2004 V8 beast that I had to let go. Ill post pics if needed.
H&R springs brand new never used 1 complete set for front and rear. $150
Thule tower pads used for a few months, $30
intake manifold bladders, used but in excellent...
I am in need of replacing my glow plug harnesses and I am replacing all glow plugs 3 have faults.
I am told the intake manifolds need to come off of the V10.
So I am curious what items should I address while I have them off?
Clean the intake manifolds?
Clean the EGR?
Anything else I...
I have 2-sets left and available. Shipping withing the USA included (priority mail) is $50 a set. They are red anodized aluminum and simple to install. Payment via paypal if you are interested.
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Audi/VW 4.2 V8 Intake Manifold Linkage Arms - Gruven...
I am performing the fix for my seized flap/pivots and broken linkage arms and broken solenoid changeover valve for the intake manifold system.
I have found that I need to order 2 new (new to me at least) "intake manifold" casings around the flapper rod as the heat has destroyed them...
So I replaced the intake manifold actuator arms with Gruven parts thanks to suggestions in my other thread. They work great, but after a week of driving it the actuators are no longer being moved into the correct position at idle. They still move freely, and if I manually move the bottom one...