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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2002 Volkswagen Golf

2002 Volkswagen Golf

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2002 Volkswagen Golf Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

Drive Train -- Verified

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.

Engine -- Verified

The engine may develop an overheating condition due to a damaged water pump impeller. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.

2002 Volkswagen Golf Recalls (Recent)

Brakes, March 8, 2002

Summary: ON SOME PASSENGER VEHICLES, SHORT CIRCUITS CAN OCCUR WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT OF THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS).

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Electrical & Lights, April 27, 2007

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, WAGON, AND CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OR WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.

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Electrical & Lights, March 31, 2005

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HAZARD SWITCH AND FLASHER SYSTEM FUNCTION MAY DEGRADE OVER TIME BECAUSE OF DISTORTION AND MATERIAL TRANSFER OF THE CONTACTS OF CERTAIN HAZARD SWITCH RELAYS WHICH OCCURS DUE TO SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASED ELECTRICAL CURRENT LOAD FROM HIGHER WATTAGE TURN SIGNAL BULBS.

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2002 Volkswagen Golf Questions and Answers

salno1, 2002 Volkswagen Golf, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Mount Laurel, NJ

will pull out slow until high speed then ok. every few months.

salno1, 2002 Volkswagen Golf, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Mount Laurel, NJ

direct transmission systems, anything out there for symptons.

kadops, 2002 Volkswagen Golf, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Miami, FL

to replace cluch and pressure plate, can I get a free manual or link on the internet?

salno1, 2002 Volkswagen Golf, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Mount Laurel, NJ

check engine light flashes and then car shakes. problem is intermitten.

robbin, 2002 Volkswagen Golf, Hewlett, NY

we purchased the 02vw but my concern is how do we find out if all recalls were taken care of? is there a website that i can put vin# in and see? thank you

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2002 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

Solid car for the money. Terrific brakes, great premium sound system. If you try to change the head lights yourself - do a google search, not that easy - follow the directions to the letter.

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