Altitude Issues including fuel

Asked by May 07, 2016 at 06:51 PM about the 2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Altitude Issues....affecting my 1.8L turbo. Fuel
required 91 to 95. Disconnect battery help at all?

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The higher the altitude the lower the octane that is required. A turbo car properly tuned should have not issues at higher altitudes.

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