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trying to locate fuel filter car reduces power at a certain speed acts like it wants to die
I failed a smog test and was told I needed an evap canister and a Mass Air Flow Sensor. I would like to buy these parts myself due to the cost. I don't know where to buy them Can something be repaired instead of buyin...
What should it cost to replace both timing belt and water pump?
No problem yet except hi pitch squeal of possible water pump issue; up in miles on 2003 -- got 97,000+ rozbollvr@cinci.rr.com
where is it, what's it look like, do i really need it
headlamp burnedout and needs replaceing how do i change bulbs
I have to have the Carburetor either replaced with a new one or a re-built one. The car is a 1983 MG Replica with a VW Engine ("1983 Kit Built Replica w/Fiber Glass Body").
Transmission was slipping over a 2 day period so i changed the transmission fuel and now the beetle wont turnover. checks have revealed the solonoid is not getting power when i turn the key, the foot brake symbol on t...
determined fuel pump wasn't getting power. replaced #4 fuel pump relay and this seemed to work. drove about 15 miles and car sat for about an hour. same problem occured. engine turns over but won't start. could someth...
Right after I start the car and let go of the key, it makes a screeching sound like a kazoo. Doesn't sound like a starter, but who knows!
What could cause a strange screeching noise right after starting up? Doesn't sound like the starter, but who knows.
It over heated once I know I need an oil change and some one I had look at it said he thinks it might be the crow. Can it be anything else?
When I first start-up the engine (diesel) I hear a whine...when I push in the clutch to start up. After a few seconds it goes away. What could that be?
ops check on the battery and alternator was good. I then pull each fuse individually and tested between the negetive battery and ground no help light remained on. I then removed the cable between the postive battery c...
Replaced battery alternator tested good battery will still not hold a charge. Whats next starter works but could it be causing the issue. I am going to check ground conections and starter conections today any help wou...
A bearing went out in a cooling fan. Dealer says they replace them in pairs?? Can you explain how this is done and what would be an estimated price?
no grinding, no noises, never a problem before. doesnt feel like its going into gear at all. prior to this the stick was stuck in reverse
Sorry that I did not make myself more clear. We did change the headlight bulb no problem. The problem is fitting the whole headlight assembly back into the car. We cannot get the lever that is inside the car that r...
We've changed the headlight in the volkswagen but are having problems putting it back in. There is a gap between the car and the headlight. The lever needs about a fourth of an inch to go all the way down. We've lu...
my convertible top would not close all the way. Can't get it close or open using the button. Help
Can I replace the front headlight or do I have to take it to a dealership? How much does it cost? Does the low beam use a different bulb than a high beam? What size bulb is needed?
Hi, I have a 1.6 petrol. For some time I am having certain problems with the car which seem to be related to charging issues. Random lights appear on the clock (i.e. instrument panel/dash insert). These lights keep on...
My daughter's Beetle with 125K miles on it dies while idling (sometimes at a traffic light or just while setting). The starter is fine, but the engine will not start for 15 - 20 minutes.
Hi, I bought the 1.6litre petrol car back in July 2009. First few months the car was fine. After that, i started to have an issue whereby, some warning lights would come on - normally the EPC, ABS, ESP. The CD playe...
trouble light in the shape of a white circle with lines half way up and down on both side of circle
no power to #43 fuse ( engine elec.) , #32 fuse ( engine elec.) and #28 ( fuel pump ) with and without ignition on .
OK I got into a little accident where my rear passenger side-marker lamp was cracked. It cracked into pieces and now I was able to get a replacement. Does anyone know how to remove the existing broken lamp, then insta...
epc light came on
I have a 2003 Beetle Convertible with approximately 125K miles on it. My mechanic quoted me $3500 for a new transmission? What's the average cost of a new or re-purposed transmission?
Hi, I bought the 1.6litre petrol car back in July 2009. First few months the car was fine. After that, i started to have an issue whereby, some warning lights would come on - normally the EPC, ABS, ESP. The CD player ...