Volkswagen Jetta Questions
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My car was running great the other day, then I was running low fuel, so I got some gas (93 octane as always). After leaving the gas station, I immediately noticed hesitation while accelerating. I drove for about a 1/2 mile, parked and turned the car off. Restarted, car still hesitated when driving. Drove for about 1 mile then the car started acting really bad. Finally, it gave up. As I pressed the gas more, it lost speed. I pulled over to the side of the road, and it just quit. For the next hour I was able to crank it, and it would run for about a second, then cut off. If I put the car in neutral (lower RPMs) it ran for about 2-3 seconds. Today, the car won't start, but was able to crank. I believe I have water in my gas, but I'm not totally sure.
Brake lights won't turn off and my cruise control won't work. Told it's the brake light switch so I purchased one and now I'm having trouble locating it on the car to replace it. The diagram and the dealer guy said it was on the brake pedal but mine is not. Or at least I can't see it there.
I broke off the fuel door and was wondering if I could replace it from the trunk and how it is attached, dealer wants $170 to do it it cant be too hard could it?
The door open light and warning chime go off even when the door is properly closed. After repeated closings, I now have to hold the door to keep the light/chime off. Any suggestions?
I bought a 1999 VW Jetta for my son yesterday. He pushed the dangling trunk light back up into the trunk and immediately the bulb went out, the windows wouldn't roll down, the trunk would not open back up and the car wouldn't start. We found a blown fuse, replaced that, and after some issues with the alarm it finally started. Now when he turns on his headlights the trunk pops open. The widows still will not roll down, and the speedometer doesn't work. Any help would be appreciated...Thanks
I've noticed on several occasions that the AC will be on even though the heat is on and I didn't turn it on. Has anyone else had this happen?
How do you service automatic transmission 2005 jetta 2.5 5cyl.
The fan is working and I've had no leaks from the water pump. My friend thinks its the thermostat? What would be the cost (labor and parts) to fix?
The Jetta appears to be a one foot driver car. Is it possible to
re program the computer to eliminate the accelerator being
disabled when the foot is touching the break pedal?
When I start the motor, a round yellow circle with an explanation mark in the center comes on.
My gears are locked and it wont go from Park to any gear!
how do you change the coil on a jetta and is there only one coil
headlights wont work and the car wont turnover
What's the crankcase capacity? and how can I easily determine weather the loud knocking noise is a rod or something else?
I took the car in to the dealer for oil change, and was told I needed a large cooling fan replaced ($545)and a tie-rod left side($261) and a coolant system flush($545). What do I look for to know if this really needs to be done and cost is OK?
What purpose does the sensors in the the thermostat housing performs and what is the names of the , yellow, blue and brown sensors.
We have put all new brakes, rotors and calipers all the way around my 2002 Jetta and now when you step on the brakes they are acting like they are pulsing (for lack of a better word) or maybe jerking! Any suggestions? We bleed them off and everything.
i am replacing rear brakes on 09jetta. the problem im having is with getting the piston to reset. iam turning as directed with a special key for this purpose and applying pressure to caliper at same time but the piston will not twist back in. please advise thank you.
Looking for TPS for this vehicle
When shifting into 1st gear, it seams it will not fully ingage and if the car is moving at all like creaping up to a stop light and you shift into 1st it will instantly pop out of gear.
Where is it located and how hard is it to replace?
any easy possible answers for why the check engine light is on? It says emissions
She has tried to restart it, and it worked a few days ago. This morning she just couldn't get it into gear at all. Help!
1996 VW, Jetta with auto trans: Car seems to " lock-up", the key wiil not turn. The only way to get the ignition to turn is to physically/aggressivly rock the car back & forth while attempting to turn key
i drained the transmission from the bottom but i cant find the spout to add fluid now.
auto wont drive forward will go in reverse ,manuel shift
how do I fix the glove compartment
Periodically, When I start my car, the radiator light shows up on my dash, and flashes. And I seem to fix after I loosen the reservoir cap, and tighten it back up again. Any thoughts? Also, I've had the water pump replaced, and a new hose put in. Thanks.
when your driving when it goes in second and third it makes a banging noise it not real smooth