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Obd2 connector does not work at all.
When you throttle the engine and let out the clutch it stumbles and is showing an exhaust code but I'm finding a problem fiscally.
Hooked it up to a charger at home for a couple hours and is trying to start but just wont quite get there.. It is at least turning over pretty hard now but will not start.. Any suggestions??
Past 2 mornings temp was upper 30's car would not crank enough to start - jump started ran the rest of the day ok, had to be jumped again the next day.
Car was taken to a repair shop for an oil change. the drain plug was not properly installed and the oil leaked out. Car was driven for 10 miles before engine shut off. Engine still runs but extreme lack of power.
I have a 2002 Volkswagen TDI. I left it idling with the air conditioner on went into the store, when I came back out the vehicle was dead, when I turned key on all the lights on the instrument panel were flashing, and the battery was dead, so I got a jump drove directly to NAPA auto parts, pulled battery out and checked it on their machine. Checked it out it was low so they charged it for one hour, put the battery back in, and it started up, drove it home but by the time I got home all of the instrument lights were flashing. I put my tester on And that diagnostic code came up with PO 228 and P1146 and PO 402. SO I took the car to another Guy, and he said that the battery was bad, so they gave me a new one, the car ran great tell the battery went dead again. So I got a drain from somewhere maybe you can help. Thanks Johnny
first diesel and turbo owned no clue
EGR is clean, intake manifold cleaned, N18 has good vacuum, check valve replaced,
the problem, when pressing the gas pedal in park, and in idle or when in drive and idling when gas pedal pressed for a moment there is like a thunk sound. Same when the a/c button is pushed down to turn on the ac. Always happens.
My 02 TDI New Beetle automatic has 67000 miles on it is driven less than 3000 miles per year. The only major repair was for a fuel injection pump failure. (Not an inexpensive proposition.) Otherwise all has been great and rarely to I get less than 30 mpg in town driving.
we damaged one of the oilers that shoot oil to the lower part of the cylinders and haven't been able to locate them at dealer, any suggestions. thank you
Let beetle idle to warm up for 20 minutes, shut it off and when I started it back up 30 minutes later engine light was on. Took it by to see what code was showing and it said 8121. Is this the thermostat or water pump needing replaced or coolant sensor?
2003 VW Beetle, auto trans, regular gas, 131,000 miles on it. Just bought it last week.
239,000 miles, had new cylinder head, rod brgs, pistons, rings replaced. due to broken exhaust valve. have replaced timing belt every 100k as suggested.
Car has 283,000 and runs strong. Did the timing belt and new water pump about 7,000 miles ago. What could be causing this problem with the code showing up at random times and only showing 30 degrees when it's hot? It's the OEM green square connector coolant temp sensor that I installed and didn't cure my problem. Detail help would be greatly appreciated.
how important is the belly pan, and how expensive is it to replace. it has actually torn in two places. no fixing this one.
I was only doing 40mph and the belt didn't break. the engine will turn over but the time belt wont turn. How screwed am I? I love my car. i guess its bad. What are some options and prices? Took it to dealership and was told not to bother then was told they were lying to get me to sell it to them. HELP!!!
I do not want to remove the skid plate
Where is the fan located and what do I check?
Some screws have pulled through, some are missing and pan has to be removed to drain oil so why not just leave the thing off?
Just turns over and tries to start but won't.
and to get inside door panel off. Window went half way down then stopped..made noise but would not go back up.--first time this
i just got this car and would like to know if it is possible to install a block heater or an inline heater