Car Problem Reports
Volkswagen Jetta Check Engine Light Due to Ignition Component/Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor Failure
Volkswagen Jetta Problem
Average Mileage: 84,680 mi (35,000 mi - 167,275 mi)
Visitor, 2002 Volkswagen Jetta, 112,000 mi
Coolant System malfunction. It was only the water temperature sender. It is a $15 part and a 10 minute fix if you want to do it yourself. It is very easy. You will probably pay a couple hundred bucks if you take it to the shop.
Visitor, 2005 Volkswagen Jetta, 82,000 mi
check engine light has come on the code read p2181 which is cooling system malfunction. I have changed the ect sensor but still have the engine light on.
Visitor, 2003 Volkswagen Jetta, 89,000 mi
CEL - changed the temp sender, but still have the problem
Visitor, 2001 Volkswagen Jetta, 167,275 mi
my car would not pass smog, the check engine light goes off and on, now my car will not start.
Visitor, 2003 Volkswagen Jetta, 35,000 mi
Service engine soon light was lit, dealer determined the problem and replaced the temperature sender.
Visitor, 2003 Volkswagen Jetta, 166,000 mi
my car would have very rough start ups and at first i figured it was bad spark plugs until i researched it and found out it was a faulty coolant temp. sensor, after replacing the car no longer has rough start ups and i maintain regular 3 month maintanance
Visitor, 2005 Volkswagen Jetta, 40,000 mi
Replaced fan, thermostat, and coolant.
Visitor, 2004 Volkswagen Jetta, 78,966 mi
Had the water pump and timing belt replaced and have been back numerous times because check engine light keep coming on. Have changed the temperature sensor and still come on..
I repaired at dealership
Visitor, 2001 Volkswagen Jetta, 125,000 mi
My temp gauge goes up to 190 then drops back down on it's own.