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Lights stays on and occasionally goes off but, concerned due to up coming trip.

Tried to start my car to go to work like I do every day. However, all I get is a clicking sound and then the dash board lights illuminate. Traction Control light illuminated, TPMS blinking then solid, and a yellow steering wheel symbol. This is the first time this has happened. I also randomly get a blinker light stuck on when I don't even touch the switch. Help!

2002 vw Jetta wagon 2.0 5spd

while replacing the shock strut,wheel hub,entire wheel knuckle on the front driver's side the axle slid out of its boot entirely.I've removed the bolts but i cannot remove the end of the axle.I've tapped it/hit with a hammer and pulled on it at different angles..still not budging.is the left axle attached in some way other than the 6 bolts?
also the replacement axle is for an automatic. could i use it anyway? they seem to be the same length and bolt pattern.
thanks

Emergency brake is off brake pads are good. Not sure if e brake and EPC are related in anyway to each other.

Having problem with water inside drivers side floor and passenger floor and trunk probably from sunroof...was reading your website and I saw a post stating that there was a recall for this same problem but when I called dealership to get this problem fixed, they said there was not a recall for this.This answer appeared on a May 2010 post. My question is asking was there a recall or not?

I just bought my 2000 jetta and the person I bought it from told me he just had the automatic transmission rebuilt and now when I put the car in R,D,3,2&1 it sounds like a grinding noise & the car doesn't move. But the transmission sounds like it's spinning trying to go into gear, Could it be both axles?

It would stay started but when you push the gas it would not idel up the lights would come on but the dash and radio went completely out when jumper cables are hooked up. Everything goes back to normal for a few seconds

Car cranks normally but will not catch and turn over. Just installed new stereo minutes ago and car performed perfectly b4 that. I am suspecting a fuse or relay but have no idea what a relay is and don't even begin. To know which fuse to pull. Please help. Pp a is the wife's car so I'm n deep Doo Doo 911 help!!!!

Trunk lock make a sound but does not release the latch. I need to get to the latch to see what the problem is.

Ii had someone change my stero and when i went to deive it wouldnt shift from park to any other grar and all my light on my dash are light up. I put it on reader and it gave me code u0101 any ideas

When driving at night and turning on my headlights, the brake lights illuminate and stay on which is shortly followed by the EPC light and temporary "limp mode", but letting off the gas and then resuming stops the limp mode. This happens everytime I turn my headlights on as of late. Additionally, while day time driving, the headlights come on when I press the brake. Should I just replace the computer and then trouble shoot as I have already done the brake light switch twice, replaced bulbs (VW recommendation), and battery recently.

Unfortunately my boyfriend was bored at work a few days ago and told me he took some STUFF under the hood apart to blow the engine clean and it has been fine but 2 days later it's turning over but won't start.. Now he's saying it's the timing belt..Jeez,,,Any body have any idea if he's right or should I check a few other things first

PRNDL readout on dash shows all gears selected. Have replaced Neutral Safety Switch and Speed Sensor. Car is still over-revving before finding the next gear and is occasionally downshifting to neutral or a lower gear on its own.
Am told this car has a 'range switch' on the transmission located somewhere under the battery tray on tranny. I cannot find it.
If you could simply tell me where it's located and what it looks like that would make my millennium. I cannot seem to find a definitive answer on this one. Thanks

fuse pantel dose not say which fuse is for accessories have checked them all out with a tester they all work what's nex t

Throwing codes p0608 and p0121
TB will not adapt. Reads error on vagcom. ECP light stays on. ABS light on since i purchased car a year ago. Check engine on light intermittently.

While driving the car stalls but still drives then the esp light comes on and after a few seconds the car cuts out and when I restart the car goes into limb mode

Im just trying to see if i have the tools to do it. I also would like to know how long it should take.and if it is a Feasible fix at home job

He set the cables up backwards when he jumped it. The battery isn't fried and niether are any fuses. Why won't it start or even attempt to putter? All lights turn on and same with fans. The radio wont tho. Someone said it may be the computer? My friend said my car should have a safety on it so nothing gets hurt when stuff like that happens? any help? costs? diagnosis?

went to change my headlight lowbeam and the mechanic at the store said it was the wires not the light and he could not fix it that i would have to go to the dealer or where i bought the car.

Usually after driving for about 30'minutes or so I will start to feel my car rattle. It only happens at higher speeds and when I'm accelerating. As soon as I step off the gas it stops rattling. If I use cruise cromtol it constantly rattles until turned off. It's only got 124k on it. Fresh oil change. Any idea why?

The windshiel wiper dont work i try replacing the motor and it was the same so i chack the power and i find out that there is no power going on to the motor

my car used to tell me miles til empty. now it tells me miles per gallon. how do I change it back?

The front passenger door does not lock, and the interior lock/unlock light on the door does not turn orange like the other 3 doors when they are locked. It seems to work just fine at times, but then suddenly it won't light up or lock. What could be the problem and how much would it cost to fix the problem?

It lurches slightly in second gear, too. After the engine has run for a while, the lurching stops. This just started yesterday, Oct 15. I let out the clutch very slowly when I start out, but it lurches as soon as I release it. Is this a sign of the clutch failing?

The 2003 is dying, the 2005 needs an AC system. I would like to take the system from the 2003 before I junk it. Will the AC lines line up correctly?

as soon as engine starts

fan runs when car is off and wont stop

Power steering light is on when I took the car to VW the service guy at first said the rack was leaking then came back and said its the module but when I google power steering module nothing comes up. So Im not sure if i should look into replacing the rack or not.

My car sometime shaking and sometime when I driving when I stop red light my car stop I start again

What to expect when I try to repair the timing belt. Belt teeth were stripped near crankshaft -top of belt was good. What are some of the common problems mechanics have setting time and replacing belt. Time tdi is way off and not sure where to start and in what order to do it n. Replace tensioner also? Funds are low. Remove motor mount ? I seen on a video. What do I have to do with the computer after repairing belt? I also replaced the crankshaft,camshaft sensors. Reset or program something. Had to Touch terminals together to get car to start after crankshaft sensor replacement. Thanks. Any & all info will be greatly appreciated.