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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2003 Volkswagen Golf

2003 Volkswagen Golf

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2003 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.

2003 Volkswagen Golf Recalls (Recent)

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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2003 Volkswagen Golf Questions and Answers

RMB, 2003 Volkswagen Golf, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Milford, CT

Two days ago the air bag lihgt came on, tonight the low beams decided to become very dim (high beams are fine). I ran a code check and it says the ingition coil A malfunction?
Could all this be th...

Robyn Gray, 2003 Volkswagen Golf, Diesel, Providence, RI

I recently went to Auto Zone because my check engine light came on. After gettting a read out it could be a couple of things....
1. Faulty injector control pressure (ICP) sensor
2. EGR system faul...

Pavman, 2003 Volkswagen Golf, Walpole, ME

Hi i'm in australia and i have a VW Golf Mark 4 2003 1595cc petrol.
Great car and very happy with.
Wanting to know what the cause of the problem is - the air-conditioner works really well ho...

Visitor, 2003 Volkswagen Golf, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Chesterfield, VA

Where is located the Engine coolant sensor? and how do I get it out to replace it? or, how much would it cost to replace it by someone else?

bradutz, 2003 Volkswagen Golf, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Rollinsville, CO

My hatch back lock is suck in the "locked" position. I can insert the key but it will not turn. I cannot access the mechanism from inside, and all attempts with graphite, solvent and comp...

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