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VW Jetta

Parent Category: Water-Cooled VW
The VW Jetta is a compact car manufactured by Volkswagen since 1979. As of 2006, the company sold more than 6.6 million Jetta models worldwide, one-third of which was from the US.
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I have the same problem. Took it to a dealer. He charged $100 to investigate for an hour. Called back after an hour; asked for more $$ since he couldn't find out why!!!. At this stage I took my car back without fixing anything(lost $100 on this). I am surprised this car does not have a safety...
    I took horn relay and fuse out & reconnected battery. Waited and it started. But I read elsewhere that the van started (and ran) because I locked and unlocked my van several times with key (no remotes)?? Who knows?
your speaking of the security system not battery if the battery is dead your system wouldn't come on now the problem is your alarm went off wouldn't shuit off so you shut it off on your keychain if not you disengaged the battery witch in turn fried your ecu unit that's what gives your car brains if...
Will answer my own question. There is NO CRASH REST or INERTIA SWITCH. After taking off the fender, examining the wiring harness that had pulled loose from the inner fender, and finding no flaw I got the idea to check the fuses (I know it should have been my first stop). Turns out the fuel injectors...
  == Answer ==     Your cylinder heads are most likely loose. Remove your rocker arms and torque the four head bolt nuts (four on each side) to 23 ft lbs. Then do a compression test.
yes, of course. there are 4 fuses, one each for low beams and one each for high beams. the fuse box is under the dash, inside the cabin, all the way over by the lefthand (driver's side in usa) door. the fuses are in a single row and are numbered, from 1, from left to right. fuse 1 is left low beam,...
Answer:   The Mass Air Flow Sensor is probably a lesser culprit than some  other possibilities in a Ford. Usually the effects would be felt  while at speed and trying to accelerate since the micro filament  used in many Ford models tends to fail while accelerating (even in  park while simply...
4 1/2 to 5 quarts depending on the size of the filter.
Answer   Yes, even used. See the EPA link below and show it to the VW dealer. Voluntary warranty extension from 8 years/80,000 (req. by EPA) to 10 years/120K miles.But, if the catalytic converter has ANY visible damage the factory will refuse to honor the warranty. Since it can't be determined if...
Spray in dry graphite and work the key until it loosens up the lock (unless you have already sprayed in a liquid lube like WD40 which will only gum it up more)   If you've already made this mistake, try spraying a little brake cleaner in the keyhole to clean off the WD40, then try the graphite ...
  Depends on the car, transmission, driving style of driver, terrain, temp & weather conditions. Scion has made five different types of car (xA, xB 1st gen, xB 2nd gen, tC, xD) each with manual or automatic transmissions, Each of those car/transmission setups have different potential MPGs. ...
  Vacuum leak, Clogged fuel filter, Clogged air filter, Carbon tracing on distributor cap, Bad Gas, Traction Control, Clogged Catalytic Converter plus many more.......
  == Answer ==   You justs need to pull it out,, there is no screews to remove or somethign like that,, there are just press-aseembly parts,, pull it out with a screewriver or something like that,, just take care of the paint around the light,, Bye!!   Jesus S..
To add water to the radiator on a new beetle, first remove thelower radiator hose. Then add water to the coolant reservoir.
  1997 have the lt1. And the codes calls for a multiple misfire. Check your ignition stuff. If all else fails the its your optic spark.
this number is to park place Lexus in plano, tx. they have the absolute best prices!!! i saved over 500.00 on my mass air flow sensor (ret. 1300 my cost was 760) super! Toll Free 866.891.3383 It's a common problem for early 90's sc400 & ls400. A manufacturing company, Cardone, used to rebuild them...
A company will register it in their systems immediately. It is a felony, theft of service.
i have a 2004 Chevy Malibu classic which i think is the same as a 2003. the sizes r 4-6 on the front doors and 6-9 on the back.
about 55L on average  (maybe around 15 gallons i think. feel free to check though)
There isn't a separate fuse. The warning comes out of the cluster and can not be turned of.
    I had a similar problem with my jetta vr6, the diaagnostics said i had a misfire in my second cylinder. So we changed all my spark plugs like they said to do but still problem not fixed and shaking quite badly. I searched around and figured it must have been the spark plug cable that...
I had the same problem there is a little switch next to the park switch on the tranny. Its white on mine. Mine had some dirt and junk in it. I lifted it up with the ebrake on and car in drive and the car went in gear. So i cleaned it out and the car engaged fine from there. I I nevcer had a problem...
No- . Because premium is needed but at sunoco they sell 91 that has 4.5% methanol,it is cheaper than 92 or 93 premium from other gas stations heres the downside estimate how many gallons u need and have a calculator to estimate the total cost with u because you have to pay inside-in cash. . 91...
Yes a 1991 Acura Integra does have a fuse for cruise control. The  fuse can be found the in the engine compartment fuse box in the  slot label 'cruise'.
SAES Stands for Shape American Elementary School.
  There is a drain plug on the front of the transmission (drivers side). This is the only access to the tranny fluid. It fills like the rear differential on a 4wd truck, pump fluid into the hole until it comes out. This all has to be done w/ the tranny fluid at a certain temp. which is checked...
  == Answer ==     bad battery. bad ignition switch   bad solenoid   or the new starter is faulty,has been known to happen
Its not free but you can get cheap ones on eBay or ask at a junk yard
  I just had a problem with my 2007 Honda Odyssey where the front driver-side door half-locked (became stuck), when it wasn't supposed to lock at all. It took three fire trucks, two ambulances, and two police cars to unlock the door and my 2 1/2 year old son was locked in there in 95 degree...
  The factory marks are incorrect, the best way before removing belt is marking with tink on pulleys and the guard behind them, or if too late, find some one who has a the same year, and just take the timing cover off and have a look, it not easy job to by yourself, have someone who has a bit of...
  The MAF ( Mass Air flow) sensor is located right on the intake pipe.   Can't miss it.
  == Pollen filter for 2006 model Jetta ==     On the 2006+ model, aka Jetta V, it is located underneath the passenger side dash in the vehicle foot well.     Here's how to remove it:     1. If you look under the dash there are two plastic screws (the big flat top kind).  ...
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Trouble code P0422 means: Main Catalyst (Bank 1) Efficiency Below Threshold
Answer . TAKE IT TO A GARAGE AND LET THEM INSTALL IT FOR YOU. BRING THE # 1 PISTON TO T.D.I. ( TOP DEAD CENTER )
  fuse box under the dash drivers side, the small relay next to the turn signal flasher..
  == it came from me ==
Dog Tag's are really common in the military
The Honda XR80 is not produced any more but an equivalent bike, the Honda CRF 80F, 2013 model, sells for $ 2.470.
  == Answer ==     don,t know if this helps, but code 54 means there is no camshaft position signal / or a problem with the camshaft synchronization circuit.
  I found this online, on the Bentley Publishers forum. It applies to all A4 Jettas.   Fuse identities for A4..... -----------------[ S8 ][S 12][S 16][S 20] -----------[ S5 ][ S9 ][S 13][S 17][S 21] [ S1 ][ S3 ][ S6 ][S 10][S 14][S 18][S 22] [ S2 ][ S4 ][ S7 ][S 11][S 15][S 19][S 23] [ S...
things to check on dahsboarddepending on year of car it may have a printed circuit.The circuit may be broken or burned out.it keeps the circuit complete to light the rest of dash except the speedometer or odometer.If it doesn't have a printed circuit you may burned out light bulb or fuse,or a wire...
  == Answer ==   Have to pull the engine first and put it on a stand (or work with it on the hoist while it moves around)... Pulling the engine and putting it back is the hard part. The pan is easy... to remove the oil pan, you just remove the screws holding it on the block... they're all on...
  == Answer ==   Hi. It could be one of several things. You did not state if its turbo or not. the turbo version are prone to oil sludge from lack of correct 5w(20-30) synthetic oil or frequent oil changes. Or it may simply be an oil pressure switch. I,ve had a rare case of worn main bearings...
  Is located in the front, just in the left corner between the bumper and the tire. Viewing it by the motor bay is impossible but is easy to spot being under the car.
  Same way you do when it's warm. Turn the key. If it's a diesel (would be nice if you said what model and engine) and its starting hard, plug in the block heater for a few minutes before you try to start.
  == Answer ==     Pretty simple, there is a black turn knob at the bottom of the shifter, just turn this knob counter-clockwise to loosen, then you pull the shifter knob straight up and off.
== Answer ==   Open the glove box........in the rear of the dash box you will see a black cover which will pop out if pulled.....it is located in the rear upper area of the glove box.....pull gently until it comes off.....then remove the filter and replace.   UPDATE: The previous response is...
  Take the left front tire off. If you have a wire that plugs into the brake pad then you have the sensor. When the contacts (built into the pads) touch the rotor a light will illuminate on the instrument panel. The only problem is the sensor is only on one pad and they gererally don't wear...
I have just change the fuel pump on my 2003. Put your cad. on a ramp. you can jack up one wheel at a time if cad. will not run. You will need the room to work under the cad. Disconnect the battery,relieve the fuel system pressure, drain tank and disconnect the tank, disconnect fuel evaporative...
Chemistry is really important.
  I had a problem shifting my suburban out of park. It ended up being the brake switch, it tells the transmission that you are pushing down the brake.
Answer . With out trying to sound stupid! Have you checked the level of Oil ? I say this as if you have had the oil change done in a gararge they are sometimes a little slack & do not allow for the amount of oil you need to top up for the oil filter ! Also you'll find for the first minuite or so...
When the light comes on you can check it with a OBD ii handheld scanner that you can purchase or go to your local auto parts store that will probably check it for free and tell you what the code is. However, most stores will NOT reset the computer because they cannot confirm that the repair was...
  == Answer ==     I have also put a brand new rack on it the whole suspension is new along with the tires . What is the deal with this nosie?
where is the oil filter on a vw jetta gli
i have an '06 jetta wagon 5 speed tdi. the torque settings for my tire are 92lbs
i believe that is your brake sensor light. might be time to replace brakes
There could be three reasons that the radiator fans do not come on. The fan motor itself has failed. This can be tested by connecting power directly from the negative and positive cables of the battery to the corresponding connectors on the fan wire.The temperature sensor has failed. This is located...
It all depends on what you like and what you do on the hill (tricks, free style). Ipersonally prefer Lamar or Roxy, but lots of people prefer Burton. so you just have to keep trying until you find your favourite
sounds like to me one of the abs sensors may need cleaning or faulty.
i need to know how much or estimated cost for a major tune up. i have had this car for 1yr and some months. i have already put in a new engine, coolant system, water pump, rotars and front pads. it is breaking me.   underneath rattles real bad. i have not had that checked out yet.   help
  I would look at the fuel tank intake (inside the tank) and the transfer pump (if fitted). A low fuel level with a bad pump, or a low fuel level with a damaged fuel line inside the tank could cause the issue you describe. Either way the fuel delivery rate needs to be checked with the tank low...
  The crank sensor is located beside starter, remove 2 starter bolts drop starter you will see it very easy took me 5 min the change mine, (maxamuscoal). P.s yes you have to remove starter there is no way around this.
  No such animal. All the same unit unless your looking for the regulator which is inside the tranny.
ro my knowledge you cannot change them to disc, and for the records you wouldn't want to change them there drum brakes for a reason
  Usually a problem in the emission control system - Have vehicle scanned to determine the problem
  == Answer ==   Possible the system is deactivated.   1. Sit in the driver seat, turn the key on.   2. Hit the unlock doors button 3 time (within 5 sec of each other).   3. Turn the key off and hit the unlock 3 times again.   You should get a chirp from the horn.   If...
  IT IS THE PART THE FAN IS BOLTED ONTO
== Answer ==   Maybe poor adjustment, or faulty calipers?   Also ensure you replace with good quality pads.   If the roaters are sticking the brakes are applied all the time.
  try Http://www.bba-reman.com/content.aspx?content=Test_for_Renault_Key_Immobiliser_failures_emergency_recode
because it is the capital of England and most of the football team are in London
Open the liftgate and remove the upper tailgate liner. This will reveal 2 holes showing the nuts for the 2 inside screws. The outer ones are easily visible when you lift the gate. Remove all 4 nuts. Disconnect the electrical connector and the rear washer hose. Remove the spoiler and replace with new...
where is the reverse light switch located on a 2002 jetta with a stick shift
  == Answer ==     there should be a reset button in the clove box but if there is not one put your key to acc and then push your adometer until you see the light does not flicker any more
  to arm or disarm the alarm, just stick the key in the trunk/hatch and turn.
  == Answer ==     any ford dealer can get you the parts you need, also most auto stores can get them for you
My neighbor who has a vintage 1962 house got storm windows and insulated the roof. Others went with double and triple paned windows. If you have a tile floor, it will be cooler in the house, too. Carpeting some of the living areas will help. Probably the walls are fine and don't need upgrading.  ...
  == Answer ==     JUST FOLLOW THE FAN BLADE AND YOU WILL FIND IT ON THE FRONT OF THE MOTOR
  Remove the driveshaft. then the tailshaft, there are 4 bolts holding the tailshaft in. look inside and you'll see the drive gear. mine was held in with a metal spring clip. relieve the tension from the spring, then slide the gear/spring out. putting it back in, just reverse the method, make...
Answer   I know on my 99 Ram 1500 you can reset the dash warning lights by having key off, then hold in the Odometer button. Then turn key to "ON" position. Hold the button in for about 5 seconds or till all 0s show on odometer. Then release. The dash will go thru a series of "checks" then go...
I'm assuming the relay and controller are the same thing though I've seen people say the controller has a relay.    The controller is on the top rear of the engine, near the firewall, and has two big screws on top. Depending on the year, it will either have four or six connectors I think.   ...
This will sound weird, Change the bulbs in the visor mirror. The  solenoid that allows the shifter to move grounds through these  bulbs. Saabs were strange and wonderful until GM got ah-old of the  company
  The brake fluid reservoir is located to the right side of the engine against the firewall. It is made of opaque plastic with a yellow screw on cap. It is approximately 4 inches wide by 6 inches long. The cap also contains a fluid level sensor that detects a low fluid level in the resevoir.
  == Answer ==     no water! should be a 50/50 mix of antifreeze, 50% water 50% any brand antifreeze
In the fuse block- under steering wheel to left. Should be third fuse from right at top. 10 amp fuse.
  == Answer ==     Have someone check it out, It could be the shock/strut or possibly a ball joint or tie-rod end. This just happened to my brother. He heard a creaking sound and did nothing about it and eventually...1-2 months later the tie-rod snapped off when he was pulling into the...
  you might need a new alternator. thas what happend to mine. Did any dash board lights come on and the radio start changing by itself?