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05 vw Jetta 2.0 will not start.
Hi Justin. Thanks for contacting us today. Actually, a malfunctioning cam position sensor does impact the ability to ignite. Although you have spark coming from the plugs and coil packs, the ignition timing is likely off. The cam and crankshaft...
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I have a 2014 VW Jetta. I am having a overheating problem only when AC is on.
A couple of things come to mind. One there could be a buildup of debris between the condenser and the radiator. You might not be able to see it from either side, but if you loosen the fasteners that hold...
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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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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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My Car Jerks and Stalls after driving it for an hour
It's hard to say, but it sounds like you have a problem in the transmission control. It might be related to an engine speed signal, which would explain the tachometer behavior, but I really can't say from where I am....
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Why are all "PRNDS" selected
Hello, thank you for writing in. When all of your gear indicator lights illuminate, it typically means that there has been an issue detected with the transmission. You are going to want to start by scanning the vehicle for diagnostic...
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I ran over a curb in my 2017 Jetta and it's big hard plastic part that look like a filter but could be up for us fell off when I s
A mechanic can identify the part and re-install it if it is "re-usable". If the part is too damaged, inasmuch as the vehicle is new, OEM replacement parts are readily available. Collisions with curbs can cause wheel, tire, and suspension...
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I am thinking about buying a used 2014 Volkswagen Jetta manual trans with about 44,000 miles. About how long would I have before r
Only a detailed inspection can confirm the condition of the vehicle. In order to determine if the car is worth buying you should consider the mechanical condition, whether there are any outstanding manufacturer recalls that the owner has NOT addressed,...
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Car won't start up tried jumping it it will turn over but die down shortly after
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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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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My car won't start. The key goes in the ignition and turns to position 1 but will not start
Hi Contessa. Thanks for contacting us today. The best way to get help is to have one of our mobile mechanics come to your location to complete a car is hard to start inspection. This will allow them to check...
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On a 2005 jetta tdi wagon (engine BEW), can the valve cover gasket be replaced or does the whole cover
Hi John: So long as the valve cover is not warped (especially the sealing surface; it must be "flat", in one plane) or otherwise damaged (cracked, etc.), valves covers are re-usable. To request an inspection, and replacement if needed, please...
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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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Tried starting car with alarm on, now flashing yellow key light and won't start.
It seems as if your vehicle thinks you are trying to steal it. This could be due to a number of different things. It is possible that the chip in your key if it has one could not be being...
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Car has a lot of problems
Hi Jay. Thanks for submitting your question tonight. What you are describing could possibly be related to the same root issue - a transmission fluid restriction or hydraulic flow issue. In most cases, when debris is trapped inside transmission hydraulic...
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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 2006 VW Jetta 2.5 jerks when driving it and sometimes goes into limo mode ... It does needs a new catalytic converter . It star
Hi Jay. Thanks for contacting us tonight. There are several reasons why your vehicle activates a limp mode - but most of them related to the transmission itself. A clogged catalytic converter will restrict the efficient flow of exhaust, and...
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There is a rattling noise on the passenger side of my stick shift VW Jetta.
Hi Katie. Thanks for contacting us tonight. A consistent rattle like you've described is typically caused by a loose exhaust bracket - which tends to occur when a car is older than 10 years old just due to normal wear...

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