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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-06-2007, 09:33 PM Thread Starter
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1999 VW Golf TDI

I am looking at a '99 Golf with 161k miles with a manual tranny. What should I be looking at as far as maintanence, common problems, etc. I have been wanting to get a daily driver so I don't have to take my truck everywhere and this just might be the ticket... Any insight into the VW diesels in general would also be greatly appreciated.

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make shure the timing belt had been changed at the recommended interval. Also make sure that the oil had been changed at the propper interval with the correct oil. Other than that, those cars are pretty tough.
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I dunno if they had the egr in 99 or not. it is egr equipped might wanna disable it and pull the intake manifold.
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