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This happens each time I try to start. The engine turns over normally and battery is good. This problem has been with the the car since I bought it about 5 years ago. It just seems to have to crank several times before it starts (hold the key in start position for approx 5 to 7 seconds). When you turn the car off after a journey and then start it straight away again, the same problem persists. After it starts the car runs fine with plenty of power and no other problems. Timing belt was replaced which had no effect on the problem
There is noise production at the engine like some parts are clutching when you try to accelerate faster
My car loses power (when i am on the gas pedal, it starts pulsing/jerking around), and sometimes, not all the time (i believe it would everytime if i kept driving), the epc light comes on, then it loses most of its power (some sort of system that saves the car ultimately). If i turn the car off and sit for a while, it goes away (again depending on how long a drive it for).This happened to be a couple of months ago, and i brought it to Garvey(VW dealer). It tripped a couple of codes...they didn't know what was wrong,so they reset them. Ended up bringing it back next day, they called aorund and no one knew. They cleaned the grounds and that worked...up until a couple weeks ago, it started off slow and began happening everytime i drove the car. I brought it back, it tripped the same codes, plus 2 more! This time it tripped a throttle body code. They still didn't know what to do (didn't feel safe using my money to guess on what to fix...even tho i got slammed twice already to find out that they didn't know what to do). We picked the car up, and they told us, after sitting in the parking lot all day, it runs crapy and the EPC light is on right from the start. PLUS, now my check engine light is on (it was NOT on when it went there) Does anyone have any suggestions? We were thinking about puting a whole new throttle body system in the car, but it is $600, so if there is a cheaper solution, i would love that =] Thank You
due to key not being recognized by computer,my car only starts 1 out of 9 - 10 times. Sometimes disconnecting battery(which is new) helps but it appears to be getting worse. I'm told only vw dealer can fix it and its very expensive. Any advice?
Have 2010 TDI golf.Llive in Fairfax county virginia.Can't pass emission
test. Dealer says I have to drive it for 2 to 3 hours to heat engine. I've done this 3 times and still can't pass. What do I have to do. I've put now 3+hundred miles,gas and time trying to heat engine up. What can I do.
Stopped to get fuel, shut car off & when I tried to start the car back up it turned over real slow making a clunking noise in engine-drive train? repeated to try & start twice & on the third time vehicle started like normal, & that"s when the car would not go into to overdrive
Replaced the tranny (tiptronic) with a rebuilt approx 50,000 miles ago. Now having problems with delayed upshifting. No transmission shops for nearly 150 miles of where we live (central British Columbia) but I've been told it might be a selonoid in the transmission???
My starter is working fine, but it doesn't sound like it's disengaging all the way for 5 to 10 seconds after the engine starts. I'd like to take the starter off and see if it's something simple I might be able to oil or replace on the starter but I have NO idea where to start looking for the starter? Do I have to take the Air Filter housing off to get to it from the top? Do I have to try and access it from the bottom? Any help or video would be great?
brake repair was pads all round new front nearside hub one calliper on back 2 days ago no initial problem but today did 1 mile journey stopped briefly flat battery jumped start then alternated warning light on plus anti skid could there be a connection to repair
I have a 2000 tdi that wont shift into high gear .Is there a process for checking tha tout to see the extent of repairs needed
I got a reconditioned one last month
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