Volkswagen 1.8L Index of Articles

The most common way to test the 5 wire VW Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor is just to unplug it with the engine running. If the MAF is bad (either because it's not producing a... [read more]

VW used several types of Mass Air Flow Sensors, for the most part they can be divided into two categories. One type has 4 male spade terminals and the other has 5 male spade... [read more]

A compression test will help you to determine the health of your engine by measuring the pressure of the air that gets compressed by the piston rings against the cylinder... [read more]

This tutorial will help you to diagnose a bad ignition control module (ICM) causing a misfire condition on your VW 1.8L Passat (New Beetle, Jetta, Golf) . It will also help... [read more]