Me again...as I'm trying to work out the. Kinks in my 99.5 Jetta, I realized that I have no heat or defrost and foam blows out the vents. In reading other forums and threads,the fix for this would be to fix the blend door. Is this a DIY project? I'm not afraid to tackle it, I just don't want to get in over my head. Plus right now, I really need to save some coins.
So far, I've replaced an engine coolant censor and had a new rad fan motor installed.
Had a 04 jetta 1.8t which was a pain in the neck w the maintance loved it though, I sold it 2 years ago and I wanted to buy a 06 2.0t which I would be the 3rd owner brother in law owns it now he doesn't want to put more money in it,everything on the car has 250,000k miles except the engine.
he replaced the engine at 100k from vw paid about 5 grand for it,
the a.c. compressor went out which cost him another 2 grand.
he has done regular maintance on the car like oil changes... [Read More]
Hello all, I recently purchased a 2003 jetta 2.8 from someone. The secondary cooling fan tries to come on but won't due to it hitting the smog pump and bracket?!? The fan looks correct and the bracket looks like it should be correct. It doesn't appear to have any front end damage either. Any help here? It heats up because the fan won't kick on and it has worn a spot on the smog pump down. Thank you!
Ive got a 2005 GLI with the AWP 1.8T. At the start of the summer I heard a very quite ticking noise coming from my engine bay, narrowed it down to the top of the engine somewhere close to the valve cover. Its been getting a little louder so I want to try to fix it ( its still fairly quite ). It seems to speed up or slow down with the rpms and is most noticeable at 2000-2500 rpm, anything more I cant really hear it, if thats because the exhaust and diverter valve noises mask it or because the... [Read More]
So I used to post here all the time but work and life have taken over so it's been years since my last post oh and I forgot my password for my old user name but I figured out a very tough problem on my own mkIV this week. I've seen this problem happen on other mkIV cars as I am in the vw repair industry and we'll until it happen to my car we shipped them to the dealer cause well I can't program keys but that's soon to change so onto the problem. My car wouldn't start one day no reason, no dead... [Read More]