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2008 VW Jetta AC not cold
Hi Allen. By far the best way to have your AC system correctly diagnosed is by having an AC inspection completed first. By having one of our professional mobile mechanics come to your location to diagnose the issue correctly, it...
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I just replaced the fuel pump on my car and charged battery, it inconsistently rolls over but it will not crank
Hi there. Most of the time when a car will not start, the problem is with an ignition system sensor or component; such as a crankshaft or cam position sensor. If you have tested your car and determined that fuel...
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Car is having acceleration problems
Hi there. Acceleration issues can be caused by several different items. However, the ticking noise might present a possible issue. In some case, the ticking noise and acceleration issues indicate possibly a loose timing belt or cylinder head components like...
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Charging system
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a problem maintaining the correct voltage in the alternator. When you increase the RPM's, this turns the alternator faster which increases the voltage to the vehicle's electrical systems. This would explain the...
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Car will not turn over after installing a new radiator.
The radiator replacement and the present no start problem are just coincidences. Check to see if there are any stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes an actual load test. Confirm that the...
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Replaced both CV axles car still won't move can shift the gears put in park made grinding noise automatic transmission
Hi there. In most cases, when a CV axle breaks while the vehicle is in motion, additional damage will be done to transmission components or gear system components as well. The only way we can really help is to have...
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Can't find where my fuel pump relay is on car
Hi there. This video is actually pretty good to show you how to self diagnose this type of problem that is common with TDI's. I would recommend watching this video first, and if this doesn't resolve your problem - I...
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Volkswagen Jetta 2000 gear shift won't move
Hi there. If you have an automatic transmission (meaning you only shift to drive gear and do not have a clutch pedal), this issue is caused by either something stuck underneath the gear drive or damage to the gear shift...
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Jerking/Vibrations
Hello, thank you for writing in. This is going to be a process of elimination. You want to start with the simplest fixes which include balancing, aligning, and properly inflating the tires. From there, or during that process of removing...
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Why does my Car jerks when put from park to drive
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I have a 2009 vw rid 2.0 AND THE Dpf LIGHT CAME ON AND I LOST POWER DO HAVE TO REPLACE THE DPF?
The computer system will go into failure mode and limit the engine power due to needing to do a regeneration of the catalyst. Once you fill the DPF fluid and drive the vehicle the engine can then go into regeneration...
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta stalls after putting gas after hundred miles no check engine light
Hi there. When a car will start then die, it is usually caused by one of two items. First, existing fuel system components are dirty or clogged with excessive carbon deposits, or one of the components of the EVAP system...
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I'm trying to purchase an "EcoPlug" for my stripped out drain plug. How do you determine if your oil pan is aluminum or steel?
VW may be making the replacement oil pans from aluminum for weight and/or cost savings . If the magnet is sticking to your oil pan, then it is steel as a magnet will not stick to aluminum. Hope this helps....
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Car has trouble shifting.sometimes the "D" in the dashboad display will dissappear and the car will then rev to 3000 to 4500 rpm.
What you are describing 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 data being sent by vehicle...
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Car jerks and grinds when I turned
Hi there. The grease under the wheel well is the key symptom , as this is an indication typically of a torn CV boot and possibly a damaged CV joint. The CV joint is what is attached to the CV...
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How much should it cost for the dealer to clean the throttle body, and MAP sensor, and replace the PCV valve cover on my jetta?
Hi There, Unfortunately, there is not a uniform pricing system when it comes to what various dealers charge. Many things come into play (availability of parts, wholesale pricing, access to labor, overhead, etc.) for various repair shops when it comes...
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Car doesn't accelerate
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Hello I recently hit a pothole and damgaged a rim I had. I had to replace with all new tires and rims. I first got stock rims then
A road force balancer is meant to check tires for pull in one direction or another and balance a tire up to about 60 mph. Some tire balancers will check tires for higher speeds. You may have an imbalance that...
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Want to get my car to make the sound a Gti does or s3 does when changing gear in the auto
Hi there. What you're looking for is an aftermarket exhaust system recommendation. Unfortunately, we only provide service and repair tips for OEM applications. I think your best option here is to search online for aftermarket exhaust kits that are good...
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I have reach a little over 46k miles on my 2015 VW Jetta Base model L4 - 2.0L & is due for spark plugs, what all do I need done?
Hi there. One of our better tools on this website and also available through our mobile app is the scheduled maintenance search tool that can be accessed by clicking this link. Simply enter your vehicle information in each section as...

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