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  1. I'm just checking in on my post after a year myself and still haven't fixed the issue. I've been getting by for the past year by a little trick that at least speeds the filling up: there is a little switch to the right of the filler tube that gets pressed when you put on & tighten the gas cap. The button must vent the tank when the gas cap is on, and by pressing the button when you fill up it seems to allow enough pressure to escape to allow the tank to fill up (still slowly though). I press the button/switch using my key while I fill up the tank. It will only allow the gas to enter the ta
  2. I'm just checking in on my post after a year myself and still haven't fixed the issue. I've been getting by for the past year by a little trick that at least speeds the filling up: there is a little switch to the right of the filler tube that gets pressed when you put on & tighten the gas cap. The button must vent the tank when the gas cap is on, and by pressing the button when you fill up it seems to allow enough pressure to escape to allow the tank to fill up (still slowly though). I press the button/switch using my key while I fill up the tank. It will only allow the gas to ente
  3. Might become a weekend project. Amazing - I'm experiencing the exact same problem. I took a look at the TSB, and it doesn't appear too challenging. From the pictures it looks like you only need to only add some ties to the hoses to tie them back and away from the filler flap. Let me know what your experience was like with the repair. Also - the repair manual lists a VW Specialty Tool 3217 needed to remove the fuel sender unit. The tool costs $250+ online. I read online that other repairs have used a flat head screwdriver or an oil wrench to loosen the part. Any advice on whether
  4. See the following post: http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?s...=0&p=102009 under "Car is on empty, but won't take gas". They refer to a TSB: TSB 03/99 2015
  5. Might become a weekend project. Amazing - I'm experiencing the exact same problem. I took a look at the TSB, and it doesn't appear too challenging. From the pictures it looks like you only need to only add some ties to the hoses to tie them back and away from the filler flap. Let me know what your experience was like with the repair. Also - the repair manual lists a VW Specialty Tool 3217 needed to remove the fuel sender unit. The tool costs $250+ online. I read online that other repairs have used a flat head screwdriver or an oil wrench to loosen the part. Any advice on whether
  6. Sorry, guess I missed one... Try 9211 or 9209 Thanks - I'll let you know how it goes. I really appreciate it. - Jeff
  7. Please let me know if you can help me with the code. I've decided that I will disconnect the battery when I replace the sensor and will need to reset the code. Thanks in advance! - Jeff
  8. I'm going to be replacing a MAF Sensor on my 2000 Boxster 2.7 next weekend, and from other posts it appears that I might need to disconnect the battery and lose my radio code in the process. Please help me with the code if and when that happens. The radio is a CDR-220 Becker 1 Type 4462 Serial # X5035823 24/99 Thanks a million for helping with this. I really appreciate it. - Jeff
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