The technician stated that the engine blew and the instrument panel cluster was damaged. Is it an o-ring that goes bad, cracked plastic, hose or a seal? Is that any coolant going into turbo for cooling of the turbocharger or is it turbo getting any coolant supply at all? So I am now thinking if there might be something wrong with the turbo itself, but I am unsure. He also took it after the leak started to vw dieler and they changed the hoses and they also replaced the innercooler and that didnt do anything. The factory Robert Bentley manual makes no reference to using sealing compounds during water pump replacement. This is usually what can cause overheating, not the Vw water pump. Elevation of our company values won't allow us to sell lesser quality timing belt parts. This problem included a persistent 'check engine warning' that was mysteriously fine every time I picked it up from the dealer; they obviously didn't have a clue! The hardest part of the install was getting a few of the hose retaining clips back in place.
Suspect a gasket tween the oil cooler and block has failed. Did not go out, later the heat would not work so looked to check coolant and level was below normal so took back to the dealership to see why. In January 2015, the low coolant warning light came up on the dashboard. I have had to replace the inside computer already and probably all the carpet since the water has been leaking into the car. Slight weeping or dampness from or around the discharge 'weep plug' or cap is allowable for at least 100 miles after installation and should not be attributed to a defective water pump. To fix mechanical issues in the cooling system, visit.
Incorrect timing belt tension puts additional stress on the internal water pump bearings, causing a droning noise. Remove the intercooler and pressure test it underwater. I will have to bypass heater core to stop this until repairs can me made. Vw Water Pump Noise Users post videos of engine noises whine, humming, squealing. This is the result of minimum coolant contamination for this type of mileage. Will be putting this gasket back w some Hylomar as insurance it won't leak again. On January 9th I started my car up in the morning and about 3 symbols popped: the gas cap, engine check, and the warning symbols.
The vehicle was also overheating. The most common symptom being a. The internal bearing and seals of a Vw water pump can weaken and is the primary reason why a water pump eventually fails. The possibility is very remote that the water pump is making the noise if it isn't leaking. Acids left in the coolant system ate away at the internal seals and caused premature water pump failure. Did the car have a salvage title? The vehicle was not repaired.
The oil cooler itself looks dry. Remove and inspect the water pump to see if the impeller has spun on the shaft. I run a daycare and use this car daily with my children we have been breathing in this coolant for weeks now and that probably explains my daughter saying she gets headaches when we drive the car. At this point, the internal bearings have developed excessive play and the seals have already failed. During my drive down the street, there was coolant coming out of the muffler like a stream of water behind me for a good 3-4 blocks long blocks, not short ones.
Never drive with the engine coolant lamp on You might not think about your engine fluids every time you start your car, but they all exist for a reason. And previously I took off the engine plastic cover underneath. If the noise persists, then it may be something behind your Vw's timing belt cover. The diagnostic center codes staed 3 problems related and caused by Air flow intake value leak A rubber hose! Regulator pin on rear passenger side window keeps breaking 3rd replacement since 2003. Seems to me that suggests a defective part.
They cant fix the fuel leak but the other two is fixable which only brings to me concern about this recent recall. My comment was geared toward and issue with the coolant to oil heat exchange, if there is a leak that's external, there may be a leak that's also internal, granted it's a slim chance. Starting the car from cold. I would test it and there would be no leak, but the coolant would somehow escape somewhere. In many 2012 Passats, an anti-freeze leak can cause the temp sensor to record high engine temperatures. There are some hoses around there too that are extremely hard to get to. Again, it was topped up and checked.
I have read online on many sites that there was a recall regarding this matter and the owners were never notified. I removed the intercooler hose that runs along the firewall but still unable to locate the leak. Im very unpleased with this car. Coolant also keeps corrosion down inside the engine that may be caused by water. I started looking online for this issue and found hundreds of people that have experienced this on Volkswagen. The hardest part in the removal was getting the small coolant hoses to break free. For more guidance, readers may like to contact Engine coolant is an essential fluid in the car.