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I have a Volkswagen Jetta 02 and it starts up but when in gear it won't move when I press the gas pedal what do you think is wrong
Hi Monticello. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases, this issue is caused by a damaged shift solenoid or perhaps an obstruction of debris inside the transmission hydraulic lines. It could also be caused by damaged inside the transmission...
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My car Has couple of issues
Hi Jay. Thanks for contacting us tonight. As you suggested, it's probably best to have a professional mechanic complete a car is hard to shift inspection for starters. I've forwarded your question to our sales and service department, so they...
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I got code P0106 this morning with no symptoms, can I drive to JACKSONVILLE without an issue?
It would be very difficult to determine if the vehicle would be able to drive that many miles without determining what exactly is causing the trouble code. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine...
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oil change
Hi Shamoy. Thanks for contacting us today. It really depends on which engine and fuel type you have for your VW Jetta. You can find the recommended engine oil, including the right viscosity, grade and how much to add in...
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Fully charged battery that tested perfectly fine dies overnight when the car is off.
The charging system (alternator, etc.) may be faulty and/or there may be what is referred to as a phantom load (aka, "parasitic power draw") on your car's electrical system. Phantom loads draw power from the battery when the vehicle is...
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Jumped a car now battery my light on, car overheating, and power steering not working?
It is possible that somehow the alternator was damaged during the process of the jumpstart. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine if your alternator it's functioning properly. Consider YourMechanic as this can be...
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Car is giving me problems.
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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Transmission question
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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I bought a battery a year ago and now my car wont start
It could be that your charging system is not working. Even if the battery were dead, the alternator should be able to keep the car going once you get it started. You might need a battery too, or it could...
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My key was not turning easily when I tried to turn the car off. (On was fine) a locksmith came and replaced the ignition housing a
Je'Nai. The ESP light is related to the stability track system - so it's generally not related to the ignition cylinder - neither is the low tire pressure light. What is likely is that the locksmith forgot to remove the...
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No spark from coil
Hi Jeremy. Thanks for the question today. Sometimes the most simple solution is the one that we miss. In cases, like you've described, more often than not the root issue is a faulty ground wire. I would remove the coil...
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EPC light came on check engine light flashed car tremors
Hi Cheyenne. Thanks for contacting us tonight. EPC stands for Electronic Power Control. This warning light comes on when there is a problem with the engine. In some vehicles, the EPC limits the amount of throttle that can be used...
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I replaced my DRL on my 2016 Jetta but the indicator light is still on
Hi Tony. Thanks for submitting your question today. If the Daytime Running Indicator light is still illuminated after completing these repairs, then it's likely that an error code is stuck in the ECU and simply needs to be removed by...
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Car has an issue
It sounds like you may have a failing shift indicator that may be causing the inaccurate readings for the gear selector. When this happens, the transmission control system puts the vehicle into a "limp mode" which helps to prevent further...
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Knocking when down shifting
Hi Michael. Thanks for sending in your question tonight. Knocking while downshifting is typically not something you'd hear from an automatic transmission. Assuming you have an automatic and not a manual transmission with a clutch, the knocking sound is likely...
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I have a 2009 Jetta Sportswagen TDI that shakes bad between 40 and 50 and tires and wheels are okay.
Hi Kris. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Vibrations like you've described can be very confusing to diagnose. Even tire "experts" occasionally get this one wrong (as they assume that if the tire balance is good - it shouldn't be the...
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Heater core not getting warm. I doubt anyone can identify the issue...
You may want to consider having the heater control valve checked. Since this valve controls the flow of coolant from the radiator to the heater core, if this is not working properly, you may notice a lack of heat being...
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98 VW Jetta manual transmission clutch noises
Your problem is in the clutch release bearing. But in your case that may not be as bad as it sounds. On most of the VW's from the '90s the release bearing could be replaced without taking out the transmission....
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2014 VW Jetta keeps saying No Key even when driving, happens often and dealership can't figure out.
Hi Christina. Thanks for sending in your question today. Intermittent issues like you're describing are incredibly difficult to diagnose. In most cases, it's a minor programming glitch with either the key itself or the ECU/Security system. If the dealership is...
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tranny
To modify this vehicle to manual transmission requires engine modifications as well as retrofit of the engine computer that was used for the manual transmission version of the vehicle. And, of course to change the engine computer means changes to...

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