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Transmission or axle problem?
Hi there. Unfortunately, that sound you heard was most likely an internal component that has failed/broken. That doesn't mean that an axle failure couldn't be the source, either. This definitely needs to have an inspection to determine what has failed...
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Starting problem
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty alternator that is not properly charging the battery as it is designed to. This can happen for a couple of reasons such as the alternator itself failing or potentially a...
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P0010 -"A" Camshift Position Actuator Circuit/Open Bank 1 & OBD Bulb check failed on smog test - How to search for mechanic?
Hi there. The P0010 code is coming on for the VVT-I (variable valve timing with intelligence) system is malfunctioning. Changing the engine oil and filter could solve this issue and fix most of the problems. But if changing the engine...
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Engine light having P0171 code
Hi there. The P0171 code means that, on the first bank of the engine, the fuel system is running weak or a vacuum leak exists near this side of the engine. A lean condition occurs when the engine either receives...
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Lights died
Hi there. It's possible that the courtesy light switch is damaged. A courtesy light switch is what signals the courtesy light, located in the passenger compartment, to come on and provide the light necessary to see what you’re doing, especially...
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oil leak
Hi there. First off, I'd recommend not driving the vehicle further before it's inspected and repaired. It's likely that you've damaged your oil pan or a primary oil supply line. The knocking is caused by low oil, essentially metal to...
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Just looking at 2012 Jetta 2.5 SE wondering about the reliability never owned a vw and maintenance it has 60k for 8k 1 owner what
Hi there. When it comes to buying a vehicle, all vehicles come with a maintenance log. The maintenance needs to be kept up with the vehicle to ensure a safe ride. The Volkswagen Jetta models are dependable and are reliable....
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Timing chain
Direct measurement would reveal whether the chain has too much slack, unusual wear, or other deficiencies. The timing gears would be evaluated visually for damage. However, if the engine has only 68,000 miles, assuming normal operating history, it would be...
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Does a 1985 vw jetta have a water pump because it overheats.
Hi there. Your vehicle does have a water pump. For your vehicle overheating, the water pump, thermostat, radiator or radiator cap, or the head gasket could be damaged causing the engine to overheat. Most of the time, if the engine...
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Is it worth replacing my throttle body to try to eliminate the epc light?
When the EPC light comes on, it often a problem in the throttle body, but not necessarily. If the light is on, it means the controller will have stored codes to assist in the diagnosis. It's not something you want...
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Delayed shifting
Hi There, You may be correct in that this may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes...
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Well be driving 3 hours one way today and 3 the next day in 20 to 30 degree weather. It is dry out but freezing. I have 2 new...
With a front-wheel drive vehicle, having the newer tires on the front is definitely the right placement. When it comes to driving in inclement weather, just remember that good common sense is your best bet. If you feel the driving...
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Car jerks when shifting higher
Hello, This may be 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 activates a...
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Springs Settling 2012 VW Jetta
Hello, by simply raising, then lowering the car, the wheel position changed slightly - giving it the look you mention. This is because the angle of the tire changes when it is raised, and the outside edge of the tire...
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Why is my engine light on in my 2008 VW Jetta
Hello. From what you are explaining this is due to a failure in the evap system. If you were having trouble with it after fueling then most of the time it is cause by a failure in the purge valve...
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My EPC and battery light is on in my 2012 Volkswagen Jetta and it will not start.
Hello. This can be caused by a number of reasons. The EPC light will come on when the computer detects a problem within the power train system. This can be as easy as a bad sensor or a more complicated...
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The car jurks and the epc light chimes on
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Stalls on acceleration
You're probably not actually loosing compression. But you might be loosing fuel pressure. If the pump is not delivering enough fuel you may be able to run and idle, but the power will drop off when you try to accelerate....
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What kind of damage would occur if I ran over a ladder in my 2012 Volkswagen Jetta
Hi there. Depending on the way that the ladder hit would determine what problems may occur. It did not sounds like you mentioned any issues but I would get the vehicle in the air and inspect it for damage. Most...
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oil pressure sensor occuring on dashboard, oil change done yesterday no leaks, switched synthetic
Check your oil level to be sure it is adequate. Oil pressure can be checked and confirmed using an external gauge. If the pressure is normal based on a gauge reading, then the switch and/or circuit has a fault and...

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