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2001 Volkswagen GTI exhaust system problems

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2001 Volkswagen GTI Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 022001

GTI 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles


My intake manifold change over valve are rattling. Although I have a 10 yr "drive train" warranty VW told me that the manifold is covered in the warranty but the "inside components" are not. Even worse the VW mechanic said that "this is common with the VR6 engines." This should not be allowed to happen.

- New York, NY, USA

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