Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-26 Thread David Bruckmann via Mercedes
On Jul 25, 2015, Curt Raymond wrote: Fuzzy logic computing on a manual transmission? Whoops. I missed that bit! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-26 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI On Jul 25, 2015, Curt Raymond wrote: Fuzzy logic computing on a manual transmission? Whoops. I missed that bit! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-25 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On July 25, 2015 at 9:25 AM Peter Frederick via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Broken shifter cable, leaving tranny in two gears at once? I was thinking more along the lines of something internal, like shift interlock or shift fork. I don't know details on Curt's car, but it's

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
On July 25, 2015 at 9:25 AM Peter Frederick via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Broken shifter cable, leaving tranny in two gears at once? I was thinking more along the lines of something internal, like shift interlock or shift fork. I don't know details on Curt's car, but it's

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-25 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I sure hope so. It'd be great if it was something easy. -Curt From: Peter Frederick via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Peter Frederick psf...@earthlink.net Sent: Saturday, July 25, 2015 9:25 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-25 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
Actually, it is, which is why the shifter mechanism has some set up that prevents leaving one fork engaged while moving to another. If one of the three cables is broken, it will stay in whatever gear selected with that cable AND engage another one, causing it to lock up. Constant mesh

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-25 Thread David Bruckmann via Mercedes
I assume you looked on tdiclub.com for this? You are almost certain to find this condition and its resolution described there. From what I remember, the fuzzy logic computing on these transmissions can fail and lead to what you're describing. On Jul 25, 2015, Curt Raymond wrote: When

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-25 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Bruckmann bruckma...@transcontinental.ca To: mercedes@okiebenz.com mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com Sent: Saturday, July 25, 2015 7:49 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI I assume you looked on tdiclub.com for this? You are almost certain to find this condition

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-25 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
When its stuck its stuck in all gears. Then it magically gets unstuck until its stuck again... Curt Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-25 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Curt wrote: When its stuck its stuck in all gears. Then it magically gets unstuck until its stuck again... Does it become stuck while moving? Let's say reverse is not clearly disengaging. Then if it should drift and engage while any forward gear is selected, the transmission will be

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-25 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Sent: Friday, July 24, 2015 8:33 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI   Sounds like a money pit. Mileage? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-25 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
Broken shifter cable, leaving tranny in two gears at once? Peter ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-24 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Sounds like a money pit. Mileage? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On July 24, 2015 6:11:45 PM EDT, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Oh what have I gotten myself into this time? Fred, Buster and I went down to CT today and picked up a 2005 Golf TDI. It looks

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-24 Thread Bob Rentfro via Mercedes
Manual or auto? If an auto, check the fancy flywheel. Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-24 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I don't think so, 150,000 miles give or take a bit. -Curt From: Max Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com To: Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, July 24, 2015 8:33 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI Sounds like a money pit. Mileage

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-24 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com; Curt Raymond curtlud...@yahoo.com Sent: Friday, July 24, 2015 8:58 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI Manual or auto?  If an auto, check the fancy flywheel.Bob R ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
But can it do this: http://jalopnik.com/watch-a-volkswagen-diesel-totally-dominate-a-ferrari-at-1719359271 Dan rollin’ coal On Jul 24, 2015, at 8:33 PM, Max Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Sounds like a money pit. Mileage? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95

Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI

2015-07-24 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
curtlud...@yahoo.com; Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Sent: Friday, July 24, 2015 8:33 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Golf TDI Sounds like a money pit. Mileage? ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive