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Car jerk when rpm goes up and accelerating
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays...
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Excessive vibration at idle 2002 VW Jetta
Hi - I suspect your rough idling is an air leak (loose hose or crack in the air intake), or dirty idle air control valve. A leaking exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve would also cause rough idling. I recommend a...
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Sputtering when engine is running
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays vital information...
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Dangerously pausing when trying to accelerate 2016 Volkswagon Jetta
Hi there - if you test-drove the same model (engine/transmission especially) before purchasing this car, is the performance the same or is this specific car slower? While VW is recovering from the diesel emissions (and performance) scandal, this did not...
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Can brake problem cause engine problem? 2006 VW Jetta
Hi there - the brake booster on your Jetta uses an engine-driven vacuum pump - rather than vacuum from the engine intake system and a vacuum booster cylinder as many cars have historically used. It sounds like your mechanic is...
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how much would it be to fix my evap on my vw jetta s
Hi there. There are several components that comprise the EVAP system, so in order to give you an estimate, we'll have to gather additional information from you. Please submit a request for service and we'll be able to determine what...
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After replacing a bad starter my car will not turn over or fire. The starter cranks but no sounds of it wanting to start.
Hello, thank you for writing in. When you get into this type of situation and are stumped, take the starter back off and retrace your steps as you do. Double check everything including the alignment of the starter to the...
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Car won't start after running out of gas?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have had a faulty fuel pump prior to running out of fuel. Unfortunately, it sounds like you may have a faulty fuel pump that may have been damaged as a result of running...
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Hello I have a 2004 VW Jetta I believe it's 1.8L Turbocharged and all of a sudden when I start it up and accelerate it makes a rea
Hi there. Although it's vital for a mechanic to complete a physical inspection to accurately pinpoint what's causing this "humming sound" and the gasoline smell, it sounds like you have developed an exhaust leak. In some cases, when the exhaust...
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Random severe vibrations on highway
Hi there. It's quite possible that beyond the tire balance causing the vibration you're experiencing. However, it could be very difficult to diagnose the issue; as anytime you drive faster than 75; multiple small issues could create major problems and...
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My windshield wipers are not working
The clicking you're hearing is the wiper relay trying to run the wiper motor. The wiper motor may actually be running but the actuator arm is spinning on the shaft. This is a common problem and is very likely to...
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Hi Noe, This is my question. I have a 2006 VW TDI 1.9 and it leaks antifreeze from the reseivour tank at the cap pressure relieve
Hi there. It sounds like there may be combustion gases entering the cooling system. The hard starting could be due to coolant in the combustion chamber upon startup; the coolant leaks into the cylinder during a cold soak. There could...
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Engine won't crank with a new battery, new starter and new positive battery connection.
Hi there. It is very possible that you have an ignition system component failure that is causing your car not to crank over and start. It could be the ignition relay, starter relay or a faulty ground wire. Before you...
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Check Engine light is on
If I remember correctly, the 2006 Jetta has their second bank O2 sensor hard wired into the front portion of the catalytic converter. This would necessitate replacing the catalytic converter if the second bank O2 sensor is faulty. However, this...
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Jerking reaction
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays vital information...
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My transmission wont register any gears at all no reverse even. And it has at code p0785
Hi there. The transmission control module, or TCM, uses data from the shift/timing solenoids to manage hydraulic fluid transfers between circuits, and to perform changes in transmission gear ratios in order to accelerate, decelerate, optimize fuel efficiency, and maximize engine...
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Coolant Hoses
Hi There, These are called radiator hoses that connect from the radiator to the motor which help to circulate the coolant through the motor and back through the radiator. If these are leaking, this should be looked at immediately by...
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Crank no start
Hi there. If by indicating that "you just replaced" all these components means that literally you're working on them now, and you didn't have this issue prior to completing this service, there is really only one reason; something was not...
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Oil light goes off and on.
Hi There, It sounds like you may not have the proper amount of oil in the engine causing the oil light to come on and the motor to overheat. I would recommend checking the actual oil level in the motor...
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overheating issue with my vehicle.
Hi there. If the reservoir is on the add line and is low but there is no coolant to be found anywhere, check the engine oil to see if its milky. If the oil is normal color, then the coolant...

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