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My car was leaking water from the thermostat housing I replaced it now The thermostat gage temperature needle is marking 230 degrees Fahrenheit and climbing what is causing it

my car find it difficult to climb through an incline road or a hill when i put on the AC. i have never worked on the Ac b4

after changing the gearbox from automatic to manual it starts then cuts but it is cranking

Call Miamisburg is stuck on on the dash it shows a car with the key inside and it flashes at me how do I get this to disable the locking the doors 3 times and a lot of them is not disabling it and my remote pad is not working properly could that be the root of all evil itself

I replaced the ECU from a donor car. It was a wreck.. Now I have an air bag light on the instrument cluster. I could take the cluster out (again) and put tape or paint over the LED, but wondered if there was a way to switch it off..

I noticed about 3 weeks from now when i got a triangle that doesn't want to turn off on my dash.
When diagnosed also it showed clutch torque sensor,could it be the cause and how can it be fixed?

What would the likely cause be? I have tested voltage (gets 5 volts). I thought it was supposed to receive 12, but when I supply it with 12, I get a different code indicating voltage too high. Disconnected that wire and we're back to the original P0030 code. What should I check next?

OK, I went to Pick N Pull and snagged a brain box and MAF sensor from an 04 Golf. Now it starts and stops right away.
I see a light on the dash that depicts a car in profile with a key running along the running board. Is this a security issue related the ECM swap?

Common causes for ABS light illumination?

Does clutch cable need adjustment or is it the shifter linkage?

About a week ago my A/C started not blowing as cold, now blows cold for a minuet after starting then gets hot. Also seems like in not getting outside air coming in WhEN ac off, it's also just blowing hot. My relay doesn't click when I turn on ac but I assume if it was blown ac wouldn't blow cold even for a minuet. I checked the open close levers/arms under dash. They're hooked up & moving freely. Checked refrigerant level & its @ full charge. Also no leaks... HELP ME.

The doors were locked, and the windows are intact.

I was wondering if I can upgrade my car to get seat warmers.

Despite the car running fine, my engine light is on.

I have my check engine light coming on, and the code is for the o2 sensor. but the light goes on and off and I can't figure out where the bad part is

po 442 small leak

Is it dangerous to drive the car when it needs work or replacement catalytic converter?

I'm trying to decide if I can pull my 2010 Golf behind my RV. It's a 2.5 with a 5 spd manual transmission. I know that I cannot with the automatic but the owners manual is quite vague about the 5 spd. The mechanics at the local VW dealership don't seem to think it will be a problem. I'm looking for any potential problems.

My car over-heats at speed of above 130km/h and all pipes connecting water to the automatic gear box and the radiator become swollen. The fans are working properly yet it over-heats but cools as soon as speed is reduced below 120km/h. What do I need to fix?

The cooling fan is hooked up with a wire that is pushed in with a 30A fuse in the fusebox.yesterday i pulled the wire out by accident and the car started to overheat prior to that incident the car ran fine.i let the car cool down and i reconnected the wire but my car overheats while just idling as soon as i start it a red light starts flashing and the temp just keeps going up .i dont know what to do did i damage the engine when it overheated

Stopped for fuel, & when I tried to start back up it turned over real slow & made a clunking sound. Two tries later it started as usual & that's when it wouldn't shift to overdrive?

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Checked both fuel pumps and all relays. It starts, idles for about 5 minutes, and then I have to keep on the gas until it finally shuts off.

The diagnostics read G38 speed sensor fault with a part number of 00297. A few months ago the car would appear to loose drive in top gear on hills when warm after coming off a motorway for example. Then one day driving home from work it would not select top gear at all. I stopped at a friends repair shop but he just said scrap it. When I left his place the car selected top gear no problem & was OK for a further month or so. Now its lost top gear all together.

When starting cold I have to crank it several times before it will finally start. After it starts, if I give it gas it will immediately stall. If I let the car idle (after cranking many times it will finally start) it will usually idle then stall. I will crank again and it will idle and usually after about 30 seconds it will finally start to idle normally and then I can step on the gas and all is fine. But if I step on the gas when car is first idling before waiting about 30 seconds, it will cause it to stall.

My drivers seat belt does not retract. Can you send seat belt removal instructions?