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Repairpal verified 2001 Volkswagen GTI problems

 

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The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacing bulbs. Damaged connectors should be replaced.

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Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.

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The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.

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Due to an ignition component and/or engine coolant temperature sensor failure, the Check Engine Light may illuminate. Replacement of the failed component will be necessary to correct this concern.

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A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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The rear brakes tend to wear out quickly; rotors may need replacement by the first brake job. Our technicians recommend that the brakes be inspected for wear regularly.

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Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

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Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.

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One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.

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