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So My car a 2005 Jetta GLI 1.8 keeps misfiring when I Reduce pressure on acceleration the TC light comes on and my car misfires ?
Hi Diego. Thanks for contacting us tonight. There are times when an engine vibration or misfire is so extreme, that it will trigger the traction control system. In regards to the misfire, what you are describing leads more to an...
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Car making whining noise while accelerating and the noise arrest wn I touch 120kmpl and pickup of vehicle Also arresting ...to get
Does the noise occur at idle, or when the car is NOT moving but you accelerate the engine? If no noise at any engine speed when the car is not moving, the cause is in the drivetrain and could be...
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High RPM, Low acceleration after crossing water logging
Manual transmissions are directly geared and so a fault in the transmission itself will not cause "fluctuations" in engine RPM. However, a malfunctioning clutch pressure plate and/or contaminated clutch friction material could be a cause of RPM excursions. Fluctuating engine...
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RPM revs too high but low acceleration - Answer only if you can list out culprits & rule out some as well looking at the case.
If you are not getting any check engine light then you do not need to change any sensors. It sounds like your clutch is slipping and may need to be replaced. A slipping clutch will cause the engine to rev...
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how do you relearn a new throttle body
Throttle body alignment (calibration of the position of the throttle plate) on your vehicle requires an automotive scan tool to access the electrical controls for the throttle and the automatic calibration routine. To get an idea of what is involved...
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My 2002 Jetta 1.8t won’t go faster than 20mph
There are a number of things that may cause this, but it sounds like you may have a transmission that is slipping. The burning smell is likely the plates inside the transmission creating an intense amount of friction as they...
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Car Stalls when warm.
If you have not replaced the fuel pump module then this will be the most common cause of the vehicle stalling when hot.
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Car stalls when warm
This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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Car oil leak: I was told the gasket at the bottom of the engine needed to be replaced, Which gasket would that be?
All engine oil leaks and related gasket or seal replacements can be handled if you request service using YourMechanic's oil leak diagnostic/repair link. There is more than one gasket or seal at the bottom of the engine including the front...
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2012 vw jetta 2.5 se asr light on,cruise control not working
You will need to have the ASR system scanned for codes to see if you have a defective sensor or the module is bad and needs replaced. The cruise control may be disabled due to the problem with the ASR...
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When replacing driveshaft , do I also have to replace the cv axle ? And do I need to replace the Ball joint ?
The driveshafts (aka, "axles") on your vehicle are CV type axles. If a CV axle were replaced (there is one on each side of the car), it is replaced as a unit with both inboard and outboard CV joints already...
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I need a good basic diagram for vacuum lines on my 1.8t jetta 2003
The vacuum hose diagram may appear on an under hood label so be sure to check that location first. Generally, the best source for the diagram, as well as all repair and diagnostic information and instructions for the vehicle, is...
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My car will stay on on any gear when I let go of the clutch
It is possible that you could be having an issue with the clutch itself. I would recommend having your clutch inspected by a qualified transmission specialist to determine if it is functioning properly. Clutches are made of the same material...
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Follow up to my previous question about location of coolant temp sensor on 2005 vw jetta 2.5. Answer was that it is located on ri
Based on the diagrams, yes the sensor does appear to be obscured by the engine cover and so you have to remove the cover. Note that if the wiring is accessible you can simply test the sensor. It is a...
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Car stalls Randomly
You will need to have computer tested to see if it has codes for a sensor issue like a crank or cam sensor. If there is no sensor codes then the most common failures are the fuel pump module and...
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Car Stalling randomly
This engine does not have a fuel pump module so the most common cause is the fuel pump in the fuel tank is going bad. When it heats up it is seizing and stalling the engine. Replace pump and filter....
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Starter connecting bracket
This would depend on if the starter itself is loose or not. If the starter is still starting the vehicle just fine and does not appear to be loose, you should be able to get by for a while. However...
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when i break to slow down and or stop my battery light flickers
As the engine slows, the alternator slows, too. The output of the alternator should be tested as it might be marginal (i.e., too low) and that only becomes apparent at lower engine speeds. If you have a voltmeter, look for...
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2006 jetta 2.5 revs on its own in neutral or when clutch is in.
This problem of erratic and/or high speed is often referred to as "surging" or "hunting". The causes include vacuum leaks and EGR system faults, a faulty idle air control (IAC) valve or circuit, faults in the fuel pump control circuit,...
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I have a 2012 VW Jetta and I want to know the crankshaft tdc position so I can can properly set the timing
There are 6 different 2.0 motors for this year and they all may be different timing procedures and you would need to supply the 8th digit of your VIN in order to get the correct engine and timing procedure to...

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