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VW Golf MK4 1.4 16v 1998 - Steering wheel hard to turn after Power Steering Rack change

Sorry for my English, I had a problem with my power steering rack that had some fluid leaks and some noise when the fluid level was down. I never used the car without fluid. Except the steering noise ...
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Is there any way to test the condition of a brake booster and master brake cylinder outside of the car?

The brake booster and master brake cylinder on my car are leaking so I bought a 2nd hand set from a guy with a doner car. Is there anyway to test them before I install them? Car is a 92 Mk1 Golf/...
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Automatic - Cold engine uses tons of gas to move

so I recently purchased a Volkswagen Golf MK4, 2002, Automatic. 1.6 SR running on Gasoline and LPG. When I start the car in the morning (Usually 2-7 Celcius outside),starting it with Gasoline ...
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Window & door lock not working on Golf Extra

The window & door locks are not working on my Golf Extra Drivers side rear door. I suspect a broken common, possibly earth ground. Any pointers regarding troubleshooting my issue would be ...
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Light shudder on idle speed

I have a 2003 Golf 1.9 TDI pd 100 with 120,000 on the clock. When I have the engine running at idle , after a about 30sec to a minute, it starts to shake a little, like as if an injector is not ...
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Golf mk3 1.4 ABD doesn't stay at 90ºC

my first time in this forum and in hope someone had a similar problem or could help me. So i restored a golf mk3, took the engine out and swapped for an used one with 75k km, the old radiator was ...
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VW Golf wont move in first but is fine in other gears?

My 08 plate Golf has literally just developed this problem, no other signs previous to now. I'm going to take it to the garage in the morning but in the meantime am curious as to what might be ...
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Engen problems with a golf mk2

I drive a vw golf mk2. The engen idles fine when standing,but as soon as I put it in gear and want to drive,the engen want to die. But out of gear,the engen seems fine. I can pull away while on choke,...
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Car having issues when starting with key, but starter motor does work

Car always starts perfectly when using a screwdriver to connect terminals on starter motor. When using the key, however, only the lights come on, starter motor doesn't even click. But when using ...
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Remote key fob doesn't work unless the steering wheel is locked?

I recently bought a 2010 Golf Plus (based on Golf Mk6), and I'm having a weird problem. The dealer gave me a classic remote key fob, but he also made another key without the remote function, just a ...
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Golf MK7 clunk/klik while engaging or disengaging the clutch

I have a manual transmission Golf 7 TSI from 2015 and when shifting in the lower gears(1->2, 2->3, 3->4) there is an audible clunk when engaging or disengaging the clutch. This however only happens ...
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i bought a new car and its idling at 1000rpm

i bought a new 2019 Volkswagen golf 1.5 blue motion 130 hp with Dsg. i bought the car with 10 Miles. i drove home and realised it was idling at a very high rpm. i thought the car had to break in and i ...
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Folding & Heating function not working on wing mirror

Car is a VW Golf GTI Mk5 (2006). The folding and heating function on passenger mirror isn't working. Everything else works, including electronic mirror adjustment and puddle light. Heating/folding ...
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Car just start then cut out

The car just start then cuts out can't seem to keep it idealing check the pump check for spark that's all there because it starts up first time but just die its a 1300 carb mk1 1998 model car have a ...
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How can I manually open the gas cap on a 2002 VW Golf?

The car has two switches on the bottom of the driver side door; one to open the gas cap, and one to open the trunk. Pressing the trunk button works fine, but pressing the gas cap button does not (it ...
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VW Golf 2012 runs fine but won't accelerate from park without giving it gas

I was driving the car and suddenly trying to stop it (of course I pressed the brake). While the car was moving 5 KM per hour, I accidentally shift gear from D(drive) to P(parking) and hard a 'gar' '...
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Golf 5 stuck when shifting between 2 and 3 gear

While driving in 2nd gear, clutch down, try to go into 3rd (this happens like once in 30) the joystick kinda get stuck in the middle, like mid-way into the downwards 'state' as I would if I wanted to ...
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My 2010 VW Golf outside lights went Crazy

I was driving the other day an all of a sudden my car started popping up a bunch of warnings in my menu, 10 to be exact. All to do with my outside lights going out 1 headlight, 1 high beam , 1 brake ...
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New plugs, but problems starting (not firing on all cylinders) and poor fuel economy?

Car is a '93 Mk1 VW Cabriolet, 1.8lt injected. The car has had trouble starting - feels like only some of the cylinders are firing. If I rev the engine a little the problem goes away after a few ...
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Rear Coil Spring perch for Golf MK5 GTi - what part number?

According to the diagram at https://workshop-manuals.com/volkswagen/golf-mk5/running_gear_axles_steering/rear_suspension_drive_shaft/assembly_overview_shock_absorber_coil_spring_(front-wheel_drive)/ (...
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Golf mk4 1.6 gearboxes?

Im new to this forum so i dont really know if this topic has already been opened... anyway i have a golf mk4 1.6 16v and my reverse gear was making clunking noises...so long story short the only ...
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2017 Golf - Remove rear external door handle

I've watched a lot of videos on how to remove the rear, external door handle on VW's (Golfs, Jettas, Tiguans, Passats), but it's not as easy to see what to do with the hook tool to pull the lever. ...
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Car stalled. Brake pedal fully depressed and will not release, car engine will turn over but will not start

VW GOLF TSI (gasoline) 2015. My car recently stopped working. It had been running for less than 5 minutes. I stopped at a stop sign and the brake felt a little stiff. I thought it had to do with the ...
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Vague steering, feels slow to respnd

The car is a `93 Mk1 Golf/Rabbit Cabriolet. I've been getting a vague feeling in the steering when making slight turns. It almost feels like there is a very slight delay when you pull the wheel on ...
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Cleaning mold from windows

This been a quite humid winter here in Finland, and temps have been going over and below zero a lot of times. Something, that at least in the area were I live wasn't common. I just notice than some ...
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Golf sti 2016. Air con, fan won't work and heater on

Recharge battrey on my 2016 golf sti. Everything is fine but the stop/start is not working (not bothered) but a/c, fan not working and the heat is on. No lights on controls for them and can't turn the ...
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Car struggles to start when warm (fine when cold)

Car is a Mk1 Golf Cabriolet with JH1 injected engine. The car struggles to catch when the engine is warm. It turns over easily but will start to fire on only 1 or 2 cylinders for a while before ...
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Golf TDI 2.0 Noise when shifting into 5th gear

I bought a golf 2.0 diesel a week ago and have just started to notice that when I shift from 4th to 5th gear there is a noise like metal on metal just a very quick buzz sound. It only happens when I ...
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Volkswagen Golf 2.0 01 Automatic Transmission

I have a 2001 Automatic. Golf mk4. With 166,000 on it. My transmission suddenly went out. About a few months after having it serviced ,started slipping , would feel loss of power , delay in ...
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VW Golf 2012 DSG auto transmission runs fine but accelerate very slowly with the D1 gear

A month ago, I changed my DSG auto 7-speed transmission's mechatronic because of another issue and after that everything was working just fine. Recently I found that when I start my car and switch my ...
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Power to fuel pump drops on engine crank

I have a Mk1 Golf with the injected engine. I have not been able to get the car to start due to no fuel reaching the engine. I have tested the fuel pump with a multimeter and have noticed the volts ...