2008 Volkswagen Jetta Questions

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I amcontemplating purchasing a used 2008 vw jetta or used 2007 nissan sentra could you please tell me which one will be better for reliabliity and cheaper to repair. Thank you sooo much

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.

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?

as soon as engine starts

fan runs when car is off and wont stop

Receiving error code P2432 - Secondary Air Injection Sensor Circuit Low & P2015 - Intake Manifold Runner Position Sensor/Switch Circuit Range/Performance Bank 1
If anyone has any pictures that would be helpful also.

when i park the rpms go up and down but continue to climb each time

The warning líght comes on as a check when the ignition is switched on

Is they're an easy way to install it under the dash to pedal?

At a stop sign taking off my transmission made a clunk and I had to coast off a road. Car is stranded and won't go into any gear. Any ideas what could of happened? Have never had s problem before.

Fuses blow frequently
Wipers do not work
Power windows do not work
Headlights blcxow too frequent
Oil and coolant leakage
Bumper melted due to exhaust pipes too long
Car revs up over and over while idling
Car overheats
Ac went out after loud jet airplane sound and movement of motor
Car has to be jumped off daily due to something draining battery. Battery is fine.
Trunk opens while driving
Interior light by sunroof blink with the beat of the radio. Key lock locks only drivers door.
After getting up to around 50 mph car drives without foot on peddle or on cruise control. Exhaust fumes are very strong inside vehicle and while idling. Water is inside my windows from over night sitting. Clicking noise under glove compartment after turning car off. Steering wheel doesn't lock whencar is off. Car gets hot one minute after starting.

I slowly release the clutch and it grinds my gears a bit then I push the clutch back in and release and it goes in. Anyone know what it could be and how much it may cost?