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#6 of 45 Re: 1998 Jetta Door locks [rsenger1]
Jul 05, 2006 (3:38 pm)
I AM NOT SURE IF THE 98 IS THE SAME AS MY 95 BUT THE LOCKS ARE OPERATED BY A VACUUM PUMP LOCATED ON THE INNER WHEEL WELL
THE THE TRUNK ON THE DRIVERS SIDE. THE COMPUTER MUST BE TELLING THE PUMP TO OPERATE WHEN IT SHOULD NOT. IF YOU DISCONNECT & PLUG THE VACUUM FROM THE PUMP ,THAT SHOULD STOP THE LOCKS FROM OPERATING.
LIKE I SAID NOT SURE IF THEY ARE THE SAME.
#7 of 45 Annoying Noise
Feb 02, 2007 (1:08 pm)
i recently bought a 1999 VW Jetta 2.0 Auto, and while idling, i hear this annoying "clicking" noise from the engine, is this normal?, someone was telling me that my hydraulic lifters need to be replaced, and someone else has told me that this is normal VW operating noise (they are "noisy cars"), can someone help me figure this out?
also, there is another clicking noise coming from under the car, near the C. converter area...any ideas anyone??
May 09, 2007 (11:20 am)
i need help ASAP .. I JUST BOUGHT A vw jetta 2001 vr6 . i dont know anything about cars i have a strange noise from the engine and also a strong vibration under the car when i hit the breaks or when i am driving with 30 miles/h stady speed.
i was yesterdays to two differnt dealers and they told me diferent problems
first one said electric fan dosent work and timing chains needs replaced and the second dealer said some valve in the engine its making the noise ( sometimes the noise is every time , sometimes just when you accelerate)..
none of the dealers drove the car .. and they didnt heard the big noise ( when you slow downd or u drive with 30 miles/h ) for me what noise comes from a tire.. its stranage to explain the noise.. is rithmical
i dont know anything about cars and i dont know ho to trust and.. i need help !!
#9 of 45 Re: help [dragom_dan]
Aug 09, 2007 (10:52 am)
I think I might have had the same problem. However, I heard a high pitched squealing noise coming from the front of my car. After many hours of it being at the dealer being road tested, inspected and cleaned, it turns out that it was the break pads rubbing against the rust ridge of the rotor. They are able to fix it for about $400 or I can deal with the sound until I need new break pads.
#10 of 45 burning smelling rear wheel
Dec 10, 2007 (6:09 pm)
I have a 04 jetta 5 speed, lately after driving for 20 min at highway speeds I have begun to smell a burning smell coming from the driver side rear wheel. I checked the area for plastic, none. I inspected brake shoes and found wear is equal on both breaks (disks). I am not very savy on things like axels, could this be a bearing problem? Does anyone have any ideas?
#11 of 45 2004 Jetta Engine Tapping Noise
Jan 16, 2008 (11:48 am)
My daughter just bought a 2004 jetta 1.8T. When the car is accelerating, I can hear a kind of tapping sound as the motor spools up. The car accelerates nicely with normal speed and tach indications. It almost sounds like I can hear the lifters, or valves or something. The salesman told her it was the sound of the turbo. I have never driven a turbocharged car so I don't know. Does anyone have any ideas what that low level tapping sound might be? Thanks. It is still under factory warranty and she bought a 5 year/100K extended warranty too so I am not real worried about it, but I would like an explanation of what that tapping noise is though.
#12 of 45 1997 jetta jazz stering wheele
Sep 06, 2008 (4:24 pm)
my stiring wheels makes sound like sandpaper rubbing together. i replaced my pawer steering pump. but that wasn't it can someone help me
#13 of 45 car screeches when hot
Dec 02, 2008 (8:33 am)
wondering if you can help me out, ill try to make this as short as possible
I've got a 1999.5 Jetta, Auto, with 199,xxx km on it, a few months ago i noticed a "screeching/rattle" noise coming from underneath the car, it is noticeable after the car has been running for more then a few minutes or has had a good run on the highway
it does it when i have the car in Drive, and foot on the brake, i can hear this noise coming from underneath the car, closest to the front, i'd say it was coming from where the downpipe/cat is, also, ive put the Ebrake on with wheels chocked and got down beside it and can hear the noise, it goes away slightly when i put it in park/neutral, i pop the hood but dont hear anything in the engine bay
anyways, i went to the mechanic and asked if it was the Cat (i had a similar noise about a year ago and had VW replace it under the warranty and didnt really notice it anymore, probley cause it was winter time i.e windows up all the time) he told me that he suspected that it was the heat shield on the cat.......so i cut it off (my warranty was up anyways)
noise was still there
i go to a muffler shop and they said that it was the bracket where the resonator is, the exhaust was vibrating and going to the front of the car where the flex pipe is hence it sounds like screeching......so had that replaced
noise is still there
this noise is driving me nuts, simply because i cant figure it out, i know its not my serpentine belt or my tensioner, i had my timing belt and water pump done not too long ago because of another noise, so i dont think its that
has anyone had this problem or now what this problem is? i dont want to just start throwing money at in hopes it will stop, i'm just concerned its going to become something worse....
thanks in advance
#14 of 45 jetta noise in rear axle area, buzzing/humming sound
Jan 24, 2009 (10:31 am)
I have a 2001 jetta, 1.8 T gas engine. I have a buzzing/humming sound somewhere around the rear axle, comes from under rear seat, in the middle area. The faster I go the louder the noise becomes. It stops when I am stopped. I thought it was the tires because they were worn. I bought four new michelin tires and the noise did not get any better at all. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
#15 of 45 2004 Jetta TDI Engine revying high but losing power
Jan 26, 2009 (3:48 pm)
I have had the following problem of late emission light came on in the dash , then as I was going up hill on the highway the engine was revying high 4,000 rpm but yet I couldn't go ant faster than 30 mph??? Then we startd hearing I high pitch noise almost like a radio frequency noise but radio was turned off.
Don't know what is going on?? Anyone experienced same? Any idea what the probelm maybe? I as told that it may be an oxygen sensor? Thanks !