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Our 1997 Golf 3 exhibited very poor running and lack of power. Changing the plugs temporarily fixed the running but then poor running returned. We tracked this back to the rotor arm which had become brittle and actually broke off in my hand. A few months later still, poor running returned and this was rectified by replacing the HT (ignition) leads. ...


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had same problem on Polo 2008. Found leaking expansion tank: when is full and hot it starts leaking slightly through the middle joint. I noticed it only when topped up right to the MAX line. need to look carefully to see it. hoe it helps


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as this is a mechanical linkage and not hydraulic it is likely that the cable (being new) needs to be adjusted up. Try that.


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It sounds like the cable is out of adjustment, preventing the clutch pedal from disengaging the clutch plate from the flywheel. This would allow you to shift when the engine is off, but make it difficult to shift when the engine is running. I would check to see if the cable is broken or binding anywhere. If not, follow these procedures (youtube link) for ...


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It sounds as though the turn signal switch has gone bad. The contacts inside the switch are probably just worn out. Not sure on your Golf, but I believe these are pretty easy to purchase and to replace.


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The number of times the oil and filter are changed in the process of cleaning out an engine is not a fixed number. We keep changing it until it stays clean. Two changes is a common average. The change interval also matters; we use an interval of 200 miles. There are too many variables to establish a set cleaning routine. The amount and type of internal ...


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So what ended up working for me was to cut a piece of 1x2 lumber (I couldn't fit a bigger piece from above) about 24" long and I braced it against the pump drive cog and pounded on it with a five pound sledge. Once I saw it start to move a bit I crawled under the car (which was up on jack stands with the front wheels, fender skirts, skid plate and side ...


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I have a 2005 Golf MKIV and it did this also. Lost a/c, fans, overheated. The B+ wire from the alternator to the battery appears to be too small a gauge. I went to a larger gauge wire and replaced the fuse block on top of the battery. It also appears that the contacts for the three green fuses are not to tight fitting. My wife's a/c went out again last week. ...



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