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Earlier today, I bought a repair kit for the windshield washer tube that runs the fluid to the sprayer. The tube was severed at the elbow of the hood on the passenger side. As I was cutting the electrical tape around it in order get a clean connection for what I was fixing, and I accidentally cut the four wires that were running along side the washer fluid tube. I then closed the hood thinking that I would repair it when I got home. Well, I went to pop the hood, and now the hood will not open. I cannot believe that copper electrical wire can open the hood, but I am concerned. Is there some sort of electrical release mechanism that runs along with the washer fluid tube under the hood, or is it possible the hood release cable came off?

Whats the parts and labor cost estimate

Filled oil and antifreeze bit red oil light is still on and there is a beeping sound, lik an alarm - what could this be

i would like to know how to set the timing. on a 1990 vw jetta with a 1.8 gas engine. where do the dots on the gears need to be pointing


what does the dash light look like for the tire pressure

Im almost positive my jetta has a blown head gasket and the when I put it in reverse it pops out of gear and grinds. The exterior only has two dents but I am usure whether to repair the car, sell as is, junk it, or sell it piece by piece. The blue book value is about $1900 needing repairs, but I am unsure if it would be worth it to pay the cost of repairs. Also if I sold it "as is" I am usure what asking price should be.

how much would it cost to replace the exhaust manifold if i already have thwe part

how much would it cost to peplace my rear axel if i already have the part

I was told by a Muffler s Shop that the catalytic converter that is on my 1999 VW Jetta is against the law, it is being investigated. But I need to know if it affects the car's performance. thank You

I had a 97 Hyundai car that no one seem able to fix, I then ended up at a auto car sale and mechanic shop, they did not fix the problem either. They told me to buy one of their cars which I did, I purchase a 1999, VW Jetta with three months warranty, and from that time which was 5/19/2010 when ever the gear shift the car would jerk, the problem now it's jerking when driving especially when the speed is chaging or going up a hilL. The reverse gear is stalling too.

Where can I fine the throttle position censor in the car

how difficult is this repair for an experenced home mechanic

My driver side headlight tilts up a bit and is higher than the passenger side. How do I adjust them?

What brand is the best type of engine oil for this car?

I Have two problems first one is the need to replace a head gasket and need a good local mechanic. The next problem is my vw jetta glx vr6 does not pass the smog inspection. it barely passes the emissions part and their computer does not make contact with my computer. No o.b.d tests are confirmed so it does not pass the diagnostics part.I've tried reseting it by driving it all over hells creation but still nothing

Car is overheating. Coolant leak. made repair and stopped leak. Also replaced thermostat. However, car is running hot. Could it be problem with water pump?

one shop return my car not running the other one could not get it running said it needed the computer

ok so for the past month or so my car has been getting progressively louder when i accelerate not quite sure what it might be i cant remember the last time i checked my tranny fluid and curious if that might have anything to do with it i need some input and i also rotated my tires today and on my way to work the car started to vibrate a bit when i would accelerate not sure if it goes hand in hand with the first issue or not but please any input would help on this situation.

I chance the termostat already and reconected the hose end the problem persist, I conected the house without termostat and the problem is the same, my car is no leakig and I don't know what is the problem now, looking like there aren't coalnt recirculation from the radiator I not sure if I have to cance the water pump and if is that where it goes?

the key turns on with no resitance how do i remove ignition lock cylinder

Put too much oil in and now the car won't start what could it be sensor? Headgasket?

I have a 2005 jetty 20 ltr with 100,200 miles. At a german car specialist I was quoted a price of $680 for the timing belt replacement and $550 for the alternator harness replacement. Is this a fair price? The dealer told me to replace the timing belt at 90K and they would chage over $800 for the job.

It just did it all of a sudden everything is there, it just will not latch.

the engine overheated and the car will not start at all

Car revs high when driving....fells like it's not switching from 3 rd to 4th's automatic transmission.. If it's thermostat or transmission how much would it cost?

hello i got a 90 jetta gl 1.8L i have a problem with the car wanting to up and shut off it dont rev up inless u do it really slow a while back at the same time the gas pedel cable and the coil both went bad at the same time ever since then iv had this problem before that it ran like a champ how do i fix it.

Hi, I am looking to find the name of the part that houses the automatic window switches and locks, as well as has the arm rest in it for the driver's side. I can find none online, and I am thinking it would help if I knew what to call that part.

i am unable to shift into 1st 3rd and 5th gear, however i am able to shift to 2nd and fourth cables seem fine and transmission was not a problem any thoughts as to what the problem may be

I had my car services and I already knew i needed an alignment, but they told me they cant even do an aligntment because they need to replace the suspension or something? How much would this cost me?