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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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Car sporadically stalls when at very low speed or stopped 2011 Volkswagon Jetta
Hello - it would be useful to know what the "successful" dealer did that improved the hard starting problem. These problems may or may not be related. What is the behavior when it shuts off? Can you start it right...
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The bottom cover on my car keeps dragging
If it's a plastic under car cover, sometimes the area around the fastener will break through and then the cover drags on the ground. If you don't wait too long, the problem can be fixed by using large washers with...
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Had an issue with the D flashing and car losing power, now the Catalytic Converter light is on - 2014 Volkswagon Jetta
Hello - there are a number of Technical Service Bulletins for your model relating to software upgrade to correct faulty engine timing, which results in poor performance issues - which you have already engaged. I would stay after your VW...
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Automatic transmition hit
Having a Jetta in the family, I think I know what you are referring to. When the transmission shifts from 1st to 2nd gear, it shifts very hard. It feels almost like someone bumped into the back of the car....
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What does electrical exhaust pressure valve do and code says it's permanent
From the information I can gather on this trouble code, it looks like it is more of a general information code. There is a diagnostic flow chart that needs to be followed to identify if it is a problem with...
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Jerking when accelerating from a complete stop
This kind of reaction is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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Why does my power steering warning light come on in my 2013 VW GLI
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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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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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