2003 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Volkswagen Golf

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2003 Volkswagen Golf Problems

High Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems

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

Reverse Gear Failures and/or Noise From Manual Transmission

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

Engine Overheating Due to Damaged Water Pump Impeller

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.

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2003 Volkswagen Golf Questions

How to turn off air bag light (1 answer)

I replaced the ECU from a donor car. It was a wreck.. Now I have an air bag light on the instrument cluster. I could take the cluster out (again) and put tape or paint over the LED, but wondered if there was a way to switch it off..

after chang the fuel pump the car start but switches of as if it doesnot get pet (1 answer)

how much does it cost to have an OBD repaired. (1 answer)

Whenever it is plugged in to a code reader it just says no communications

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2003 Volkswagen Golf Recalls

Recall 07V063000
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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