One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacing bulbs. Damaged connectors should be replaced.
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2002 Volkswagen Golf TDI
2002 Volkswagen Golf TDI Problems
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
Oil and carbon tend to build up, creating restrictions in the intake manifold. Symptoms will be loss of power (sometimes severe) and poor fuel economy.
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
2002 Volkswagen Golf TDI Questions and Answers
my car starts just fine, but when i test out the volts level on the battery it says 12.31. what does this mean. do i need a new alternator? or is it something else?
In the warmer weather it seems to run ok but not in the cold weather. My mileage has also dropped to 25 to 32 mpg, 32+/- warm weather, 25+/- cold weather. It's also slow to start when the temp...