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Volkswagen model. Produced from 1979 to present. Named Vento and Bora in Europe for one generation each.

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VW Jetta GLI making intermittent grinding noise on launch

I just saw a 2007 GLI with 120,000 kms that I was interested in purchasing today. There were 3 issues that I need help with: Upon launching the car (gas pedal floored) I could hear some kind of ...
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VW Jetta 2008 starting problem - idle problem

I have a VW Jetta 1.4tsi 122 (2008) and it has a strange behavior. First of all, a have noticed that it doesn’t keep the same rpm when runs on idle. For example, when I stop at the first traffic ...
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Negative surface charge?

At about 20°C, there has been a situation that the OEM battery in my '08 Jetta was not capable of starting the car at all (virtually no movement of the starter at all), after being used for at ...
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How to replace 2011 Jetta 2.5 SE seat position airbag sensor

I need to replace the airbag seat position sensor on my 2011 VW Jetta. Can somebody please tell me how to ?
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Part number for intake warm air flap on VW Jetta MkII

The vacuum membrane of this device in my car is broken, so it does not work and also it leaks vacuum. The problem is that I do not know the proper name for it and also the part number is not written. ...
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When my car warms up the dash lights dim badly, what could be the cause?

My son has a 2005 VW Jetta. It starts right up and drives good but when the car warms up the dash lights dim and it starts running differently. He is afraid to drive too far because once it left him ...
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2013 VW Jetta occasionally won't start, but will turn over

Background 2013 VW Jetta S 2.0L Serviced regularly by the dealer, as per the guidelines, and recently had a major service (e.g., spark plugs, filters, etc.) Incidents When I came back to my car ...
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Head unit ignition switch wire has constant power

I have an aftermarket head unit in my 2014 Jetta that I installed myself. After several times waking up to a dead battery when I was sure I didn't leave the radio on, I decided to kill all power to it ...
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Ac blowing hot air and only works when temp is below 80

I have 2016 VW Jetta S. My Ac blows warm air and only blows cold when the car temp says 80 or below. If it’s above that number it won’t get cold. I’ve changed the compressor, condenser, and evaporator....
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Upholstery Repair

The seams are starting to fail on the front seats of my '05 Jetta wagon - it looks like the leather may be failing in places as well - so I'm starting to research repair options. I'm wondering: How ...
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VW 2012 Jetta Sportwagon 2.0L TDI clunk in stearing wheel

I have a VW 2012 Jetta Sportwagon 2.0L TDI and have been dealing with a strange clunk/pop in the steering wheel. Have been to the dealership about this matter twice. The first response from the dealer ...
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2015 VW Jetta ODB codes

What would be the most likely cause of my 2015 Jetta throwing both the P0496 (Evaporative emission system high purge flow) and the P0442 (Evaporative emission system leak detected) codes?
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2011 Jetta 2.5L Timing Chain VCDS Phase Position reads 0.00?

I recently bought a 2011 mk6 2.5L Jetta with 150k miles on it cheap. I don't know anything about this car's history and was curious about the status of the timing chain. My RossTech cable seems to ...
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI diesel 2.0L

I have 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI diesel 2.0L, they saying this car required CAN bus system instead kwp2000. My question is: How does the protocol Id change? Maybe ECU is defective? Some people told me ...
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Why does my 2012 VW jetta light's turn on all by themselves in the colder months?

I've noticed that my 2012 VW jetta SE lights turn on by themselves and eventually drains the battery in the colder months of Minnesota. when I turn the car on and off, it doesn't fix the issue, but ...
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Something with the turbo

My Vw Jetta 2005 tdi 1.9L has trouble accelerating in low gears. For instance as soon as I switch gear the car accelerates slow and when the rpm reaches around 2-3 it has that power, sometimes. In the ...
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Fuse won't push into slot

Why won't my fuse push into its slot? Yes I'm using the correct fuse but it is very loose and won't snap in. This for my 12V plug in the trunk of my 2007 Jetta. Also, a put a new fuse in for the ...
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Kindly please help my Jetta 4 tdi not starting after engine overhaul, showing the error codes below

My Jetta 4 tdi not starting showing those error codes
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2007 VW Jetta - Key won't turn - Steering wheel loose - Stuck in park

The vehicle has done this a number of times until finally now, the key won't turn at all. What parts do I need, and do I need to make sure the new part is ''paired'' to our existing key/fob? Thank ...
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Car losing speed on hills

I have a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta sitting at around 124,000 miles. I recently was driving from St. Louis to Pittsburgh at my car would not accelerate properly and at around 70mph, if the rpm hit 4000, my ...
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The front impact sensor of my Jetta

The front impact sensor on my Jetta has its wires ripped out from a previous collision, is there a diagram that can help me rewire the harness?
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Sound while turning wheel all the way. Just replaced struts and sway bar links

I have a 2010 jetta limited edition. I was told that the front coil springs were broken so they needed to replace the struts. While replacing struts, the mechanic said that the sway bar end link got ...
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Power cut while driving

I was wondering if you can advise regarding an issue with a vw jetta 2.0 tdi 140 bhp 2006. While driving on the motorway with 70 mph the car is loosing power like going into limp mode. After pulling ...
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Replace Starter 2002 Jetta

I'm trying to replace the starter in my 2002 jetta 1.8T, however it's a different starter - I think it's called an Hitachi Starter. There is a cable running across the top of it in a notched area. I'm ...
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2003 jetta 2.0 was great until the fuel pump went out

Got the car for $800 needed pads and rotors all around. Only driven on weekends for a month and was great. The fuel pump went out I replaced with a rebuild and the sending line broke while putting it ...
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Volkswagen push-button start

Does anyone know the name of the part on the steering column in push-button start Volkswagens? The thing you're supposed to hold your fob up to if the battery is dying in order to get one more start. ...
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Jetta 2001 GLS 2.0, AC clutch won't come on

I have a problem, 2001 Jetta 2.0 GLS, installed entire new system, compressor, clutch, dryer, expansion valve, worked great for about 4 months then nothing. Clutch won't come on. Acted like it was the ...
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2012 VW Jetta SE battery cables hooked up wrong

my boyfriend hooked the jumper cables up backwards the electric systems lit up then went black and something started to smoke near the battery we have since had trouble with the battery keeping power ...
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How to check coolant leak in a Jetta

My 2008 2.5L Jetta(in the US) has a coolant leak as I filled the tank to max line a couple of times but it slowly(over hours) went down to the same level in the picture. I don't see any leak on the ...
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta: Dealer "unplugged" stereo but I can't figure out how

The stereo died one day, and it turns out it was was draining the battery (due to a short caused by a water leak), so the dealership somehow disabled power to the radio. The battery issue was fixed, ...
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Trouble starting my car

In the morning my Vw Jetta doesn’t start. Later in the afternoon it starts and works perfectly fine. What could be the problem?
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2012 VW Jetta Intermittent Start

My wife and I have a 2012 VW Jetta w/ 100K miles on it. We have an issue where the car will not start when we drive it and then let it sit for an hour or two, but will start fine after sitting for ...
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High Mounted 3rd Brake Light Not Functioning

I have a 2013 Jetta TDI with 34k. The third brake light doesn't work, I tried the flashers ... still doesn't work. I don't have a meter, so I can't tell if there's power to the wires. I did take the ...
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Camshaft Sensor Position problem or Oil Related problem

I have a 2014 VW Jetta SE. Recently my engine began making an off and on Growling noise while driving around. At the same time, my engine light came on. Took the car to get checked and the reading ...
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Car does not start first time

This is a 1.6 Mk4 Jetta that was losing power.I sent it in for fixing. After it came back the power problem is fixed but the car won't start first time as before the engine overhaul. It starts on the ...
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