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I have a 1998 Volkswagen GTI VR6 idles at 900rpm but when I hit 2k rmp it kicks until I shift gears then keeps kicking at 2k
Real time data from a scan tool needs to be collected and evaluated at the RPM and/or "shift points" at which this "kick" is occurring. An issue like this is not unusual and can be resolved, using such a scan...
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Clucking sound when changing to 3rd gear. It ahift normal but has that sound. Somtimes with 1st gear. Wv golf 2000 5 speed
It sounds like you could be having some internal transmission problems. It sounds like the gears are not engaging properly. If you are hearing a clunking or a grinding sound when shifting gears I would recommend having your transmission inspected...
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fuse box diagram makes no sense. I'm looking for the left tail light fuse which says it's F48, which doesn't exist in my fuse box.
All your exterior are controlled by the lighting control module and if you have problems with only one light then your will need to have the lighting module scanned for problems to see if it needs wire repair or a...
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I just got a new clutch but after an hour of driving it stopped going into gear and stuck on neutral.
first try to put transmission into gears with engine off to see if the problem is in the shift linkage or it is inside the transmission or it is in the clutch if it only happens when running.
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I have a 2001 Volkswagen Gti 1.8t automatic, drive will not engage unless it rolls a few inches what could be the problem?
Hi Tanner. Thanks for submitting your question today. Usually this issue is caused by one of two things. Either there is an obstruction of debris inside the transmission hydraulic lines or an inner transmission seal is damaged. Although the transmission...
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Car will not engage in drive
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My 2002 Volkswagen gti won't start and I bought a new battery but that's not problem.
Be sure the engine immobilizer system is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If the engine is not turning over (cranking) with the key held in the start position, that means that there is a problem...
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multiple codes and rough idling
The first thing to check for in any drivability problem is air leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without being measured will lean out the system and cause problems. Look at all the rubber hoses and boots under...
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Vacuum hose leak repair cost
Hi Daniel. Unfortunately, a precise estimate can't be provided for a vacuum leak unless the exact source is known. You will need to first have the vacuum leak verified and located then a quote for the repair can be made....
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hi my abs and brake light are flashing and i bought a used abs control module and new abs sensors and it is still flashing what ca
Hi Allan. Thanks for writing in today. The best advice I can offer here is to have a professional mechanic come to your location to inspect the vehicle. There are way too many possible sources for the symptoms you are...
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The ignition switch in my vehicle is broken. The key won't start the car. How much does it cost to get this fixed? Could I do?
Hi Eliana. Thanks for contacting us today. If you're 100% certain that the ignition cylinder is broken and needs to be replaced, it's best to have a professional mechanic complete this process. While removing the ignition cylinder is not that...
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I recently installed a cold air intake on my 2001 golf 2.0 when I did my car threw out 2 codes p0134 and p0140 should I be worried
Hi Matthew. Thanks for contacting us tonight. You can learn more about these trouble codes by clicking the blue links - P-0134 and the P-0140 code. In regards to taking them seriously, any OBD-II trouble code indicates a problem that...
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Automatic gearbox shifting too quickly
Hi Brad, What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent...
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Car wont start even after new battery and new starter
Hi Joel. Thanks for contacting us today. If you can "bump start" your car, but will not start when you turn the ignition, it's possible that your root issue is an ignition or starter relay that is damaged. The first...
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What should I expect to pay in repairs on a 2001 VW Golf TDI with 266600 miles on it?
The cost of repair and refurbishment depends on the actual, present condition of the vehicle and such can only be determined based on a detailed inspection. On a vehicle of that age, among the areas of concern would be rust...
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Coolant leak that appears to come from the side of the head where the hose is going into the head. Exhaust separated from manifol
If the valve timing is off, due to a jumped or broken timing belt, that can lead to damage to the valves and pistons on the particular type of engine that you have (yours is a so-called "interference" engine). With...
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My car is sputtering and when I drive it’s louder and then it was and more shaky. And when I go to speed up it has a hard time.
If the vehicle has less power and does not run correct and seems louder than it should can be caused by the air filter clogged or the catalyst is clogged. It can even be loss of fuel pressure and clogged...
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Car won’t go into neautral, battery is fine, and makes a squeal and grind.
It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside and uses...
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My wife was driving this morning and heard a bang and thought she blew a tire or got rear ended. There was fluid that was leaking.
Hi Joel. Thanks for contacting us today. This is actually a service that we offer, where one of our mobile mechanics can come to your location and determine what has been damaged, what fluids were leaking and what repairs are...
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2004 vw 1.8t wont go in first second or reverse after warmed up drving it a couple miles?
Many newer automatic transmissions have temperature-sensors in them that, on a stone-cold start, restrict normal shift to only the lower (or non-overdrive gears) until the engine coolant and transmission fluid reach a certain level which in many engines, is around...

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