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Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan
#6583 of 6629 Re: 2002 VW Jetta GLS 2.0 AZG HELP! [cartwrna]
Feb 16, 2012 (4:16 pm)
How is it possible to have the "VR6" and at the same time have a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine???
Which is it?
Has the original VR6 engine been replaced with an AZG motor?
If what you are telling us is true, then the engine is NOT the original for that car and you could have ALL KINDS of problems with it.
Oh - and I am not so sure the VR6 xmission would mate-up to the AZG motor, so the xmisison may not be original either.
I hope you did not pay very much for that frankenWagen.
In any case, once you validate WHICH engine is in that thing, we may be able to assist with your problems. ... You may wish to also validate that the xmission is the correct one for that engine too.
#6584 of 6629 Re: 98 jetta runs at idle but stalls when given gas [alaska2az]
Feb 16, 2012 (4:32 pm)
ummm - A 4-cylinder engine has only 1 "bank" of cylinders. Please tell us the specific codes which are failing and we may be able to assist further.
#6585 of 6629 Re: 98 jetta runs at idle but stalls when given gas [alaska2az]
Mar 12, 2012 (11:47 am)
exhaust/cat-conv may be plugged. also did you say O2 sensors/banks? don't trust them , be prepared to swap them if you haven't recently.
to test exhaust/cat, disconnect the exhaust close to exhaust manifold and let her rip.
#6586 of 6629 Re: Dashboard light meaning? [lilynjasmine]
Jun 06, 2012 (1:46 pm)
Did you ever find out what was wrong with your jetta and the epc light? mine is doing the exact same thing and no VW shop can figure it out.
#6587 of 6629 Re: A/C Problem [bpeebles]
Jun 23, 2012 (11:41 pm)
If the AC lines are clogged even a little bit the pressure relief valve will activate and tell the compressor to turn off. I had this problem with my Jetta and its only after the entire system was flushed that the compressor stopped doing that. Auto AC systems in general need to be kept squeaky clean and any debris will make the compressor shut down before more damage occurs.
#6588 of 6629 Re: VW Jetta DTC codes question [surfwax]
Jun 24, 2012 (8:31 pm)
I also have the same problem from my car, all the coils and plugs have been changed. still showing those codes!! ANY recommendations would be great! I was told by a repair shop (that admitted to knowing nothing about my car) that it needs a new computer, not what I wanted to hear..
#6589 of 6629 Re: VW Jetta DTC codes question [jmdebell]
Jun 25, 2012 (5:18 pm)
It is unfortunate that someone chose to "throw money" at the problem. It is always better to TROUBLESHOOT a problem and then fix the root-cause.
The DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Codes) are simply pointers and hints which help guide you to a problem. Unfortunately, some folks think the DTCs are telling you what needs to be replaced.
For example, a "misfire" DTC is flagged when the O2 sensor is sensing that there is too much unburned fuel in the exhaust system. It does NOT necessarily mean that a cylinder misfires... perhaps the O2 sensor is wrong... or a fuel-injector is squirting too much fuel. Applying simple logic to the issue will lead to the proper solution.
If you would please tell us specifically what DTCs are being flagged on your car (and which engine-code you have) we may be able to help point you in the right direction to a repair. Do not forget that the "mix" of DTCs you are seeing can combine to help lead to the solution.
#6590 of 6629 Re: VW Jetta DTC codes question [bpeebles]
Jun 25, 2012 (6:41 pm)
Thank you for the help! I will definitely get you a list of all the codes, mostly it is the ones listed in the first post by surfwax. I was told today that it seems like an injector going bad. Will post more when I get a list of the codes. Thank you again.
#6591 of 6629 2006 VW Jetta 2.5 - Airbag warning light
Jun 26, 2012 (1:15 pm)
My wife's 2006 VW Jetta has an airbag warning light on. I bought it to the dealer and read it. It is a faulty passenger side airbag. It costs $680 to replace. The car has 63,000 miles on it. So the warranty (4 years/40,000 miles) on airbag is out. I was wondering if it is common on Jetta. I looked at the complaints on NHTSA and found many problems with it. Does the scanner able to read what parts or the dealer just want to replace the airbag unit?
#6592 of 6629 Re: 2006 VW Jetta 2.5 - Airbag warning light [lok888]
by Mr_Shiftright HOST
Jun 27, 2012 (9:43 am)
There was a TSB for a re-flash procedure for some glitchy air bag light warnings, but I don't know if this applies to your situation. You might ask the dealer to review the TSB and decide if this is a possible solution:
TSB 69 11 01
February 17, 2011
Otherwise, the answer to your question is "no"--a scanner cannot usually identifying the EXACT part that is bad---it could very well be a sensor.