The N249 is known to cause confusion amongst Volkswagen owners. Codes that you will typically see when there is an issue with the N249 valve can be: 17608/P1200 - Boost Pressure Control Valve (N249): Mechanical Malfunction 18693/P2261 - Boost Pressure Control Valve (N249): Mechanical Malfunction - Implausible Signal - Intermittent 17695/P1287 - Boost Pressure Control … [Read more...] about What is N249? Diverter Valve Control Solenoid Failure
Ultimate MK6 GTI Downpipe (DP) Guide The MK6 GTI 2.0T engine with its 200 horsepower and 207 torque is no slouch from the factory. However, Volkswagen left a lot of untapped potential in the 2.0T. Many look to tunes and bolt-on mods to take their GTI to the next level. Towards the top of that list should be an MK6 GTI catless or high-flow catted downpipe. In this guide, we … [Read more...] about VW MK6 Golf GTI Upgraded Downpipe Guide
The 4th Gen Volkswagen (MK4) Jetta, or Volkswagen Bora in many parts of the world, was first produced in 1999 and ran to 2006. For the 4th Generation Jetta, Volkswagen really tried to pull the design away from the Jetta's "sibling", the Golf. The MK4 Jetta was slightly shorter than its predecessor, the MK3 Jetta, but featured a new trademarked design for Volkswagen ditching the … [Read more...] about The 6 Most Common Volkswagen MK4 Jetta Engine Problems
Volkswagen MK6 Tuning Guide Tunes are always at the forefront of discussion when it comes to unleashing power. This is especially true on the EA888 engine in the MK6 Golf GTI, Golf R, and Jetta GLI. However, deciding on a tune can understandably be a hard decision. Where to even start with so many options out there? In this guide, we discuss the benefits and risks of tuning … [Read more...] about VW MK6 Golf GTI, R, & Jetta GLI Tuning Guide
What does MK3/MK4/MK5 mean for Volkswagen Vehicles? What do all those letters in front of my Volkswagen model even mean? In this post, we'll take the time to go into the confusing abbreviations (MK3, MK4, MK5, MK6, B5, etc.) for Volkswagen models, such as the Beetle, Golf, Jetta, and the Passat. Volkswagen named their vehicles based on the generation or the chassis type. We'll … [Read more...] about What is a Volkswagen MK3, MK4, MK5?