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Can i install rear speakers on my 2018 Polo?

I have a 2018 5 doors polo and it has no rear speakers. is it possible to install rear speakers and connect them to the car's dashboard ? because when i go to speaker settings on my car and you can ...
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How to program a new key fob for VW Polo 2007?

I just bought a new key from an online shop for my car (VW Polo 2007). The key blade works fine, but I haven't been able to program the key fob. I have tried various ways to do it (e.g. here), but ...
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How to diagnose indicator problem on VW Polo 2001

I have a VW polo, hazard lights and RHS indicator seem to be working as expected. However the LHS indicator stops working intermittently, ie turn it on, works for a bit then just stops clicking and ...
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Polo 9n SDI 2002

Help :-) My son has bout a polo 9n sdi with 120000 miles on. It was a bit smokey apperantly when he bought it. I now have it here on my drive and it smokes on idle and has a neat smoke screen trick ...
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How to get access to Fuel Flap on VW Polo?

My Fuel Flap wont unlock... it has been playing up for a few months but now it wont open at all. I need to put fuel in my car but cannot unlock the Fuel Flap, I have tried unlocking and locking via ...
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Polo 8 speeds up when releasing gas pedal instead of losing speed in second gear

I own a brand new Polo 8 and here's my problem : When i release my foot off the gas pedal hoping the car would lose speed especially in traffic , suddenly the car does the opposite and speeds up a bit ...
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Emissions - High CO Reading

My 2004 Volkswagon Polo has just failed its emissions test. It has failed on the CO only, everything else is okay. The results are as follows: Engine/Oil Temperature: 92℃ (720 RPM) Low Idle ...
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Polo 1.9 SDI having problem to start at morning

I am having a problem in the morning starting the engine of my Polo 1.9 SDI 2000. I have to attempt 2-3 times to start it and after it starts, it makes a strange noise and throw out smoke. I checked ...
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VW polo cam belt change interval

I have a 2013 1.4cc Polo, 28000 miles, when should I change the cam belt? VW reccomend after 5 years
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mot advisory on my polo - light misting of oil on near shock absorber

Recently on my car I had an advisory put on: Nearside Front Shock absorber has a light misting of oil (2.7.3) Halford have said this is fine and nothing to worry about. So what does this exactly ...
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VW Polo 1.4 MPI 2001 won't start up

So car was doing great, nothing suspicious, then next day it won't start up. It cranks, I can hear fuel pump, there is no lights on dash board(except battery light wich always turns on when starting ...
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VW Polo shuddering question

I have recently bought a 2007 1.4 VW Polo. I am still adjusting to driving the car and one thing I have managed quite a few times is going uphill in too higher gear or shifting up too soon (my ...
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VW Polo 6n 1.4 Engine and gearbox problem

I have a Volkswagen Polo 6N Petrol 1.4 8v 60cv from 1997 with 168 000KM. It's my only car and I can't afford to get a new one. It's been looked after and has been in the family since new. I have ...
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VW Polo GTI 2014 random power cutout

My Polo will randomly, every once and then (once every month), temporarily act as if its battery was dead. It will then randomly come back as if nothing was wrong. I don't know what triggers it but is ...
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ABS/ stabilisation control error

I have polo 1.2Tsi 2015 model, here is the problem : my clutch eas dead and i bought new one and fitted it in, after i started the car it did not move at all, it showed ABS/ STABILISATION CONTROL ...
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Issue with car rev'ing and brake!

I have 04 VW Polo, it's a bit a complicated for me to explain as I have limited knowledge of car terminology, and this issue happens frequently but not constantly. So, issue number 1 is while I may ...
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vw polo 6n2 oil level decreasing

i have a Volkswagen polo 1.4 engine i have two problem first in oil level, the oil level is decreasing every few days and there is no oil leak or no smoke going out from the exhaust, and second ...
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Cross threaded hole on seat rail of VW. How to get the original size screw back in? [duplicate]

So long story short, someone managed to cross thread one of the seat rail bolts while removing and reinstalling the seats. They then simply tapped a larger hole and used a larger bolt to fix the ...
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Gear display on MFI Volkswagen Polo Highline right drive cars

I'm a new driver, and often get into the wrong gear (I'm not yet comfortable with the multitude of controls in this car which is a 2011 VW Polo Highline). Is it possible to show the current gear ...
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My Polo wont start when it has been parked in the sun

Everytime when I park my Polo 2004 model in the sun, it refuses to start or even when I have driven for a long distance. Despite the dashboard lighting up, the engine does not crank when I try to ...
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Car acting up during ignition

I have a Volkswagen Polo. The problem is that it is not getting started sometimes. But sometimes it's get ignited without any problem. I took it to the service centre of Volkswagen. They just tried to ...
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Why does my VW diagnostic codes give “Implausible Signal”?

I asked a question some time ago about a check light, specifically airbag and seatbelt light. I have since then checked the code with a code reader and removed it. Making the car drive without any ...
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I doubt Car AC problem in my Volkswagen Polo

I noticed a gas being released from one of the AC vents(middle one) last week from my Volkswagen Polo (Diesel). It happened twice and lasted around 2 3 seconds. I have never faced any problem with the ...
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Seat belt / airbag light ON polo 2013

Hello I have a polo from 2013. I just inherited it from my grandfather, whom has not driven it that much. Most of the time it has been in garage. Only done 28.000 km After I got it a lamp started ...
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Why is my car pointer going slightly down and then, when accelerating from 2500rpm to 3000 rpm

I just bought Volkswagen polo 2002 diesel with 75 hp 1.4 engine. The problem is that when i accelerate above 2500 rpm till 3000 rpm, the rpm seems to jump slightly down and then up again, it feels ...
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VW POLO 6n1 1998 Battery Warning Light What it means?

I turn off my car (Polo 6n1 year 1998)to open my garage then i start the engine and battery warning light didn't turn off. What's that mean ?
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Change battery side side-light bulb 2004 VW Polo E RHD

I am trying to change the passenger side-light bulb on my right-hand-drive VW Polo, without removing the air filter and the entire battery case.
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How do connect any rear door speaker to my sony aftermarket car stereo

I have a VW Polo 2003 1.2 and would like to add a speaker to each rear door. I am a complete newbie when it comes to electrical work in cars (actually in most things about cars other than the ...
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1999 Polo 1.6 GL Petrol - Reduced power - Loud hissing noise

My polo has developed reduced power - it runs as though it isn't getting enough of something - very noticeable uphill - second gear only to make the last hill home and that is a real struggle. It ...
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No 3rd and 4th gear selection

Good day. I drive a 2004/2005 VW Polo Classic 1.9 TDI 5 speed. My Polo recently started with an oil leak on the gearbox after I had the CV joints replaced. On my way to the auto parts shop to buy ...
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Is Spare Wheel is always Steel and not Alloy Wheel

Looking for VW Ameo highline (released in India) or polo/vento - 4 tyres (front & rear) comes with 4 alloys - good but spare wheel tyre as Steel. The dealer quoting that all cars - Hyundai, Honda, ...
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2012 Volkswagen Polo Match DSG - are these dash startup lights normal?

When I turn the key once (without starting the engine), these (attached) lights show. When I start the engine, they all go off. No problems with car, but should the EPC, battery and engine light show ...
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fitting steering wheel controls to polo mk5

Does anyone know if you can get aftermarket steering wheel controls fitted for my 2012 Polo? Knowing VW it'll be a gazillion pounds if it is even an option. By fitted I mean actually integrated and ...
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Car won't start hours after passing over water

Yesterday at night i was coming home and passed through some water (probably some broken pipe), and the car started to intermittently being on/off (electric part failure). It worked for about 1 ...
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Installing a 3rd party radio in a VW Polo

I am finding it hard to understand why I need run a 12v wire as well as use a Quadlock to ISO converter. The current VW radio clearly gets power from its connector and is able to tell if the engine ...
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Car won't shift after clutch replacement

I have a VW Polo Playa 1.4. I have replaced the pressure plate, flywheel, clutch cable of the car but unable to get clutch. The cable is pulling up the lever attached on the gearbox in order to shift ...
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obtaining Remaining Fuel Level from a 2004 VW Polo (Mk4)

If I have a 2004 VW Polo and this uses a K-Line Bus (I think), how can I retrieve the fuel Level in the tank if the information is not made available as part of one of the standard OBDII PIDs (I think ...
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Can the throttle position be high during idle

I used an OBD to get data from one of my friend's car - Volkswagen Polo 1.5L Diesel. But the car was idling at around 900 rpm, while the throttle position I got was around 22%. How is it possible? As ...
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2000 VW Polo struggles to/won't start when engine warm

My 2000 1.4 petrol polo struggles to start when warm and sometimes will not start, until the engine has cooled down a bit, when the engine is on the hot side of warm. Embarrassingly, I have lived ...
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VW Polo (2015) user manual

Does anyone have a PDF copy that I can download? Lost the original and the dealer seems unable to procure one. 2010 onwards will do although there was a facelift in 2014 so those are better.
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Engine not functioning properly at idle (cold or hot), during driving, slow acceleration, does not increase speed [closed]

I have a VW POLO (6N2) - 1.4 (60Hk), from February 2000. After the car was standing still for 2 days in a rural area close to a stream (damp environment), the car had issues with being idling. Even ...
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Unable to move in first and second gear in VW Polo

I am facing a problem in first and 2nd gear in my VW Polo diesel car. I am unable to move car in these gears, I tried it so many times. So for the time being I used 3rd gear to move the car & ...
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My clutch cable has been stretched and since tightened to fix it. Should I replace it?

I have a VW Polo 2001, 37000 miles, manual transmission, 1.4 engine, with a replaced clutch and timing belt, and a reconditioned gearbox. I didn't face any resistance in my pedal last night. The ...
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5th gear slipping of 5th gear at 3000 revs, but not into neutral

I'm planning to take my car to Mr Clutch on soon, but I wanted to see what every else's impression is of my car's problems. Last night I was driving along the motorway, accelerating to 70mph, when ...
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2012 POLO 1.2 S hatchback service manual?

Is there an after market service manual for a my new polo? I have already tried haynes but it's not available for my model I need it before I start messing around with the electrics. I want to attempt ...