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#255 of 273 Re: 2012 Jetta SE Automatic having hesitation when starting. [carimari]
Jan 23, 2013 (11:16 am)
So a week went by and I started having problems with getting the car started again. I have to turn over for long periods of time, multipe times, each time the battery and check engine light come on. Once I get the car started all is good and the lights go back out. It's going back to the dealer today actually, they mentioned checking the fuel in the car (I always get my gas at the same Cumberland Farms) to see if it's "too dense." I will let you know what they find out.
#256 of 273 Re: 2012 Jetta SE Automatic having hesitation when starting. [mandamo85]
Jan 23, 2013 (11:33 am)
Just got off the phone with the dealer. The car was throwing a code that VW has a bulletin (not a recall) on stating that if the car prveiously had a code for N205 to replace the high pressure adjustment valve (which mine did about a week ago) to reset and change the car's oil. They did this and it was covered under my warranty so no charge. We will see what happens from here and I will update you!
#257 of 273 Re: 2012 Jetta SE Automatic having hesitation when starting. [mandamo85]
Jan 24, 2013 (7:25 am)
So I picked up my car last night (as mentioned above). Everything was great, car started great even though it was -2 below out. Car started great this morning even though it was -9 below this morning. Less than a mile down the road on my way to work the check engine light came on. It's going back to the dealer a third time tomorrow. AGAIN, I will keep you posted.
#258 of 273 Re: 2012 Jetta SE Automatic having hesitation when starting. [mandamo85]
Jan 29, 2013 (10:31 am)
So my car went back to the dealer last Friday morning. They called me that afternoon and said the cam tensioner gasket/seal needed to be replaced and that they would order the part but because they had to pull the header off it wouldn't be ready before Tuesday the 29th. I got a call today that they pulled the header ready to change the gasket and saw their was more than normal condensation in or on the pcv valve and that it needed to be replaced as it was not working and was a manufacturer defect. AGAIN, they would order the part and call me when the car was ready. Can you say ?
#259 of 273 Re: stalling out [wolfsburg2001]
Feb 21, 2013 (6:08 pm)
Check main alternator wire to battery on most jetta they are to small of a wire I changed mine to a larger wire and never had another problem
#260 of 273 Re: Hesitation problem 2010 VW Jetta TDI Sport Wagon [lovemyvdub]
Mar 07, 2013 (8:12 am)
In hopes this helps others who have had this sort of problem: My 2010 Jetta TDI manual has been hesitating since I purchased it new. It was rare at first and never missed when the VW mechanic drove it. As the 3 year warranty ran out the hesitation had become frequent. After leaving it with VW for a week, a "code" occasionally advised replacing #3 fuel injector for code P020C. Haven't had any hesitation in 150 miles driven since it was replaced. VW didn't charge me for this as it was covered under the 5 yr engine and drive train warranty. I am very pleased with VW and my car.
#261 of 273 2002 Jetta Stall - need help identifying issue
Mar 10, 2013 (3:34 pm)
I have a 2002 Jetta 11 years old now. No major issues other than your wear and tear.
So today I am at the gas station filling up. I start the car and it stalls on me. The EPC light, battery light, and I think engine light all turned on.
Called AAA, they didn't know what was wrong with it so they called in their tow service. Car sat there for over an hour while waiting for the tow truck to come. tower comes tries to start the car and same thing. But then while he's loading it on the truck, he reaches down in front of the car, bangs something w/ his tool, starts the car and it works now, it actually starts and I drove it home which was only 1-2 miles away. He tells me bad fuel pump.
Now car is here at home but I am afraid it may not start to get it to the shop tomorrow.
But based on what i wrote, do you experts think it is only fuel pump problem? it was weird that right after I filled up the car this occurred, never occurred before too. and the whole EPC / BATTERY LIGHT coming on I thought the engine had had it.
#262 of 273 99 VW Jetta randomly dies while driving
Apr 10, 2013 (10:17 am)
I have a 99 VW Jetta Wolfsburg Edition. Ever since I have had it it's always had issues starting, but nothing more than that. After 6 months of having it it shut off randomly and did not want to start so we replaced the starter, it still had troubles starting up but was fine. Now this past two months it has started shutting off on me while driving, NUMEROUS times now. It doesn't seem to have a pattern, just at random, a few times it felt like a skipping sensation before it died, but not every time. We have had the battery replaced, spark plugs, fuel pump replaced, replaced distributor, temp sensor, and now recently the crank sensor. Hoping the crank sensor would do the trick, but it once again shut off on me while driving. Every time it shuts off the lights on the dash all come up then go away once I turn the key off. It takes a few minutes to maybe an hour or so to get it to start back up. Other than now looking to see if it's throttle body, does anyone have input on what could be going on?
#263 of 273 Re: 99 VW Jetta randomly dies while driving [kmr92]
Apr 10, 2013 (1:44 pm)
It could be two things:
1. throttle body is bad
2. engine management system is bad (it is the computer in your car that runs all of the different fuel injection components)
Best bet is to get a mechanic to drive the car with a scanner connected to it to see what codes pop up.
#264 of 273 Re: 99 VW Jetta randomly dies while driving [yourmechanic]
Apr 11, 2013 (4:07 pm)
Thanks for the reply. I had the mechanic do that exactly, all the codes were reading perfectly fine. We drove it around for a little bit before he finally got it to die down on him. When it did, he looked at the scanner and it said it could not connect. He suggested throttle body and or possibly the computer. Hopefully its one of the two.