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Hello - the repair shop says that the core support is broken on my 2000 VW GTI. Is this important to get replaced? Also, they want to do an induction service. I\*ve always put 91 octane gas in and experience no problems driving. What\*s your advice? Thanks.

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Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor at Ladies Start Your Engines Dear Beatrice, I believe the core support that you're talking about is the radiator support. If there's a problem with it you do need to replace it so that the radiator has a support to sit on. As for the induction service, they're probably talking about a fuel injector cleaner. That's up to you. If the vehicle is running well and you don't feel that there is a mis-fire problem, then it may not be necessary at this time. Ask them why they want to do it. It may just be a "recommended" service. Lori Johnson

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