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Engine shaking when driving and put into gear.
Hi There, This may be related to a number of possibilities such as low transmission fluid, a bad transmission control solenoid or potentially a malfunctioning transmission control module. This may also be caused by a faulty throttle position sensor in...
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My ac compressor quit working in my 2016 vw jetta what could be the main cause for this being brand new?
VW has seen a lot of problems with these compressors and has issued a service bulletin on some of their 2015 and 2016 cars. There is a defective regulating valve that causes compressor failure. In many cases they are performing...
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How much is the battery for a 2012 jetta?
Hi, I will be glad to help you with this. You can get the exact written quote that you desire, and schedule the repair to suit your needs, by simply visiting YourMechanic’s battery replacement service page. Once on that page,...
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How to fix? - loud vibrations, rough start, horrible mpg, smells of gas, codes P0420, PO300, PO411, P0016, P2279,allcylndrsmsfr
The most important code here is the P0016. This code is telling you that the camshaft and the crankshaft are out of time and that could explain the misfires and the poor performance. The catalyst and the air injection codes...
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An auto shop is charging 1,200 dollars for a camshaft timing solenoid replacement , is that reasonable ?
Sorry to say it, but that really isn't out of line. The 1.8 turbo engine that VW builds has an extraordinarily complicated valve train. In most cases doing a timing device replacement is an all day job for the most...
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My key won't turn in my 2010 Volkswagen jetta
Hi there. This article might help you complete a few self-diagnosis checks you can complete to help your key become unlocked. I would suggest reading the article and completing each step before contacting a professional mechanic to complete a car...
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09 jetta bangs and jerks when shifting from park to drive or reverse when cold or first started. Jerks during gear shifts wen cold
Hi there. When a car jerks or bangs when it's running, it's typically the result of an engine misfire or exhaust of vacuum leak. In many cases, this could also be due to ignition system components, wires or connections being...
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How much to replace a vacuum hose that's causing a vacuum leak
There is a 1 hour minimum charge for a service for a service call in most cases. If the hose is a factory preformed hose then it may have to be purchased from a dealer and then installed for you....
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Exhaust manifold is leaking what can be done 2005 VW Jetta 2.5 engine
It sounds like you may have a failing intake manifold gasket that may be causing the leak, which is most common. The intake manifold will need to be removed in order to replace the gasket. I would suggest having a...
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I accidentally put engine oil in coolant reservoir, what should I do?
You should suck out the coolant reservoir since the oil will float on the water it will stay near the top. You can use a siphon to get oil or majority of oil out.
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My transmission is very shaky and gets stuck in a gear or slips, the transitions are not smooth.
Hi there. A slipping or jerking transmission after warm-up is commonly due to two possible sources; either internal seals are damaged and there is an internal transmission fluid leak or due to debris inside the hydraulic lines. In some cases,...
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The battery light shows on my dash, and my car wont start. Should I replace my alternator or battery?
Hi there. If you're primary goal is to not spend a small fortune on repairs or diagnosis, I wouldn't take your VW to the dealership. I would recommend having a professional mechanic come to your location to determine whether your...
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My power steering light is on. How much to fix it
Hi Mavis. Thanks for writing in today. When the power steering light is illuminated, it can be caused by multiple component failures, ranging from a faulty or loose sensor, to electrical or mechanical failures including a damaged power steering pump,...
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Car revs up in park or with foot on break. Getting more pronounced
It sounds like you are having an issue with your idle air control valve. This valve is responsible for allowing the air bypass the throttle body when you are not pressing on the gas. I would recommend having your idle...
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2006 VW Jetta with 150,000 miles just bought. Drives amazing at first but after 10 minutes it hesitates shifting. RPMs rev way up
Hi there. A problem like this could be due to the transmission needing to be flushed or something entirely different; ranging from a worn or damaged torque converter, internal transmission seals being damaged or even engine performance problems. I would...
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Dead battery. Jumping for every start. Replaced radiator flange and now car started no prob
The radiator is not related to vehicle starting. The only relevant possibility would be if you replaced a sheet metal component that holds the radiator that may have also had a vehicle ground wire attached to it. If the vehicle...
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How much do you charge to replace the air compresdor on vw jetta?
Hi there. If you are looking to have the AC compressor replaced for your Volkswagen Jetta, please click this link to access the service page. Once you are on the service page, click the blue Get a Quote button and...
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Our car won't start its brand new or of the dealer all we hear is clicking when we try to turn it on
Hi there. It's quite possible that your Jetta is experiencing an electrical glitch or malfunction. If your car is a 2017 Jetta and was just purchased from a dealership, I would highly recommend contacting them to determine how they'd like...
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What should I use to tune my 1998 vw jetta tdi fuel pump
Hi there. The advice you're seeking is something we are unable to offer - as we stick to answering questions on OEM repairs and maintenance options. You might want to consult with a VW performance shop or seek product reviews...

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