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Car will not move
Hello, thank you for writing in. While these issues are frustrating, it is best to take this kind of diagnosis step by step. The most common cause of these symptoms is low transmission fluid. The automatic transmission relies on the...
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Why would my car lose power and jump down while driving and the epc and check engine light come on in my 2002 Volkswagen Jetta
Hello. Since the check engine light is on the best thing to do first would be to scan the computer for codes. This would need to be done first to see what the computer is seeing as the issue. It...
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I was driving had my car on gear and lost acceleration. I pushed the clutch in and put on gear but only grind but won't move?
If the clutch lever, on the transmission, is functioning something has mechanically failed in the clutch and/or the transmission. If the clutch failed, and you heard gears grinding, as you tried to shift the transmission, some damage may have been...
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Overheating
Hi There, It sounds like your thermostat may not be opening all the way resulting in the motor overheating. The thermostat regulates the flow of the coolant in your car's engine and controls when the coolant flows in and out...
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Why does my power steering warning light come on in my 2013 VW GLI
Hi there. Most of the time when this occurs it is due to a lack of voltage. It can be from a failing battery or alternator. Most of the time the issue is the battery. If the voltage is dropping...
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Car shaking when we stop at lite feels like its going to die.
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The vehicle can have idling problems when there is an issue with fuel or exhaust issues. You can have the fuel pressure tested at the engine to see how much fuel is being...
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Car misfires even on new plugs.
It sounds as though your car is running too rich and fouling the spark plugs. There may be a problem with a temp sensor that is telling your controller that the engine is cold even after it warms up, so...
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My trunk doesn't open from the outside with the key nor does the remote work to get it to open.
Hi there. It is likely that the electrical trunk release or the trunk locking mechanism itself is damaged and needs to be replaced. It could also be an electrical relay issue or other component within the truck locking mechanism that...
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Just want to know what it is.
The relay maybe for the horn or for the security system. Look at the relay and follow the wiring to determine what the relay operates. If you need further assistance with your electrical system, then seek out a professional, such...
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My car will go down the road but rpm runs around 4 won't shift do you think it's just low on fluids
Hello, thank you for writing in. Low transmission fluid will absolutely cause the issues you are having. Checking the level and condition should be top priority, and if you have not changed the fluid and filter yet, consider doing so....
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Can't turn off immobilizer on 2002 Jetta 2.0l.
The Immobilizer System Control has failed and is stuck in lock mode. I recommend either flashing the Immobilizer System Control or replacing it. If you need further assistance with your engine not starting, then seek out a professional, such as...
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I have a 09 VW Jetta....I have received a recall 2009 Volkswagon Jetta
Hello - this Recall (#16V913000) relates to a software upgrade to the ABS control module. Since this is a highly safety-related component of the vehicle, I can't imagine VW is going to haggle over this. Call Volkswagon Customer Service (800...
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01 TDI won't start when warm.
The computer is making the beeping noise as there is an issue with the starting circuit or main power circuit. Check the start relay and the main computer relay. See if they are getting hot. A hot relay will disconnect...
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How to replace backing plate on VW Jetta 98
Hi there. Unfortunately, we can't offer you step-by-step instructions for completing this task as we don't know your level of experience or tools available to complete this job. The best advice we can offer is for you to purchase a...
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I'm looking at a VW JETTA 2003 1.8T for my son. It's an awesome little car in excellent condition. Is this a bad idea for use as a daily driver? 2003 VW Jetta
Hello - awesome little car indeed! Despite the usual caveat of high-performance cars for (relatively) new drivers, a small sedan like this is a great choice. The usual cautions about taking care of turbocharged engines apply here - always use...
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I'm looking at a car for my son. It's an awesome little car in excellent condition. Is this a bad idea for use as a daily driver? 2003 VW Jetta 1.8 T
Hello - awesome little car indeed! Despite the usual caveat of high-performance cars for (relatively) new drivers, a small sedan like this is a great choice. The usual cautions about taking care of turbocharged engines apply here - always use...
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Does my Jetta have a blown head gasket? 2002 VW Jetta
Hi there - in the absence of extreme indicators of a blown head gasket (milkshake oil, misfiring or coolant mist in the exhaust), we will have to get more sophisticated. Check compression on all cylinders - looking carefully for lower...
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Purchased a battery last November...Recently my battery light came on. Then now my car lost power and it won't drive forward?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The warning light is indicating an issue with the charging system in general. This means the alternator may also be having issues keeping the battery charged. This also validates you issues while driving, as...
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2.0 jetta missfire coukd i be a blown head
It may certainly be a head gasket or cylinder head issue. Remove the spark plugs being sure to place them in order. You ,may find that the plugs from cylinders 2 and 3 are a bit more ashy white compared...
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How to remove spark plugs in 2012 Volkswagen Jetta
Hi there - replacing your spark plugs is fairly straightforward. First the engine cover is removed - this is the large plastic cover over the top of the engine which provides noise insulation as well as being decorative. Pull up...

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