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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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2002 vw jetta. Had a grinding noise rear back tire. Now when trying to reverse the back end highers but won't move
You may have been running brakes metal to metal and now that it has worn into the brake pad metal backing it may have come out of the bracket and binds up the brakes. You will need to raise car...
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I am looking for the blow off valve on a 2018 jetta 1.4 tsi
Blow off valves or blow by valves are typically located on the turbocharger itself. I would recommend searching for this particular part near or on the engine's turbocharger.
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Took my car to the only VW dealership in my town to get inspected. Was told to come pick my car back up as they did not have time
The N80 valve is a "purge valve" located on top of the engine. It is a very simple component in the EVAP system and indeed you can easily replace it yourself. The only way to ensure that the N80 valve...
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Hello my gears shift on my 2002 Volkswagen Jetta and it sounds terrible. what does that mean exactly ?
Hi Dyani. Thanks for contacting us today. It really depends on what type of noise is being produced when shifting which will determine the root source or cause of the noise. If it's a grinding noise when your automatic transmission...
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My car shows a P0106, Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit Range/Performance Code. How serious is it?
Trouble code P0106 will set if the MAP sensor circuit reports out of range voltage signals to the vehicle computer. The underlying fault could be a wiring problem (poor connection, high resistance, etc.) or the sensor itself might be faulty....
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Won't start
Hello, thanks for writing in. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle is experiencing some sort of engine performance or electrical issue. If the warning lights are on then I would scan the computer for trouble codes...
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Vibration during acceleration
Hello there, vibrations issues are a common problem with your 2009 Volkswagen Jetta. The most common causes of vibration are wheel and tire balance, engine mounts, misfire condition, control arms, or the struts. A qualified technician such as one from...
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Transmission does not shift properly
Hi There, This can happen for a few different reasons such as low transmission fluid or a faulty control solenoid. An automatic transmission requires hydraulic pressure generated by the transmission fluid that gets pushed through a series of chambers inside...
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Starting Issue
Although you've replaced the battery, it should still be tested. The battery is the heart of the starting and charging systems. However, with a known good battery, suspect the starter or fuel delivery next. A certified mechanic, such as one...
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Shifting problems
You may have a clutch problem. Try shifting it through gears with the engine off. If it will shift with engine off, but not go into any gears when it's running, that indicates a clutch rather than a transmission issue....
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Radio not working
It is possible that a fuse may have blown. I have experienced this situation several times with Volkswagen cars over the years. I would ask for help from one of the mechanics at YourMechanic. They can come to you and...
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Power Steering went out
Any shop that wants cash up front and only takes cash I personally would be aware of in my opinion. Unless you have been running the pump low all the time and it is not pumping at all or is...
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Oil pressure warning light flashing
Many engines, regardless of the mileage, will burn a little bit of oil over time. This is part of the reason that the manufacturers recommend changing your oil at certain intervals. If your vehicle was due for an oil...
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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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My clutch is not working.
Go under the vehicle and see if the return spring has came off the slave cylinder on the clutch assembly. If the return spring is there, then look to see if the slave cylinder is pushed all the way out....
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My car jerks when I accelerate
This may be a sign of a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. When this fails, this...
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My car is vibrating during acceleration
Hello. There are a few things that can cause this. The most common on your vehicle is either a bad engine mount or CV axle. I start by making sure that the Check Engine Light is not on. This lets...
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Key wont' turn
If the key doesn't turn in the ignition, you probably need a new ignition cylinder. However, you can first check that the steering wheel is not locked. To unlock the wheel, turn it side to side while simultaneously trying to...
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Key won't turn
Hi there. If the key isn't able to turn, try turning the wheel back and forth a few times while turning the key to unlock everything. Modern cars tend to have a locking system that will lock the steering wheel...

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