I put another 16K miles on my
TDI since we last spoke and I am still
happy (although I did go through 2
unpleasant experiences). I
had the front window problem: well, my
window basically fell into the door when
I was going about 70mph on the highway.
The linkage broke (as VW vaguely warned)
and nothing was holding it in place.
They replaced both linkages with no
questions. I had an EGR problem: the
car would not start one morning - it
would crank but no fire. Had to tow to
dealer and they had to replace the EGR
valve. For detailed info on EGR go to
tdiclub website, but it basically got stuck
in an open position and it prevented
oxygen from entering. Warranty is great.
Still the engine: 48 mpg average with
city driving, and still effortless
crusing and passing.
Same suggestions as before plus relocate
the cup holders into the center console
(2005 Golf will have this). And
relocate the cargo area light from the
lower right to the ceiling (ceiling
makes so much more sense for dealing
with cargo in the dark).