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#278 of 304 Re: Whats that noise??? [calivdub]
Jul 06, 2011 (9:24 am)
I have a 2011 2.0 VW Jetta, 16400 miles. Just had the axles replaced because the cv boots had slight tears. From the very first driver after they were replaced, I have loud noise when it reaches 38 RMP. I can not take it to 75-80 because the noise gets louder and you can feel it. My mechanic is confused. He then replaced the Rear Tranny mount (dog bone) because he noticed it did have more play in it then should have thinking this was the problem. He is now playing the guessing game. He even thought maybe the wheel bearing but it doesn't make the noise constantly. I do not have any $$$ to take it to the dealership. Help!!!
#279 of 304 Re: Whats that noise??? [suz18]
Jul 06, 2011 (1:19 pm)
The rubbers on the CV joints were torn at 16K miles.... OWCHIE... The only time I have EVER had such a problem is when porcupines were nibbling on them to get at the road-salt from the winter. Most vehicles will go well over 100,000 miles before CV joints need any attention.
Some of the cheap rebuilt "aftermarket" parts will not perform nor last nearly as long as real VW components.
If you are CERTAIN that the new axles were properly installed and are original GERMAN components... then I am sorry to tell you that what you describe may be INSIDE the transmission.
#280 of 304 Re: Whats that noise??? [suz18]
Jul 07, 2011 (10:56 am)
calivdub: If that noise was not there before the CV replacement, it sure sounds like the repair was not done correctly, or the replacements were defective. Has your tech gone back to make sure all bolts and fittings were properly tightened? Also, some vdubs have different axle lengths for each side, but I wouldn't think they could be mixed up. vwdawg
#281 of 304 Re: Whats that noise??? [suz18]
Jul 13, 2011 (5:13 am)
Wouldn't your Jetta be under warranty? Its a 2011 with 16,000 miles. All repairs should be covered. Am I missing something here?
#282 of 304 Re: Whats that noise??? [suz18]
Oct 12, 2011 (12:30 pm)
I have the exact same problem as you. I just had my axle replaced because of torn CV boots and now there is a very loud loise at 3800 RPM. I am afraid to drive it on the freeway because it is so loud. Did they finally figure out what was wrong with it?
#283 of 304 Volkswagon Jetta Engine ABA or AEG
Oct 17, 2011 (11:38 am)
can anyone assist me on how to determine whether the 99 jetta engine is aba or aeg
#284 of 304 Re: Volkswagon Jetta Engine ABA or AEG [bravura]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Oct 17, 2011 (11:57 am)
The engine code and engine number (serial number) are die-stamped on the front of the cylinder block above the crankcase breather.
In addition, an adhesive label on the drive belt cover lists the engine code and engine number.
The engine code is also listed on the vehicle identification sticker in the luggage compartment.
#285 of 304 2004 Turbo Gas no fuel
May 01, 2012 (8:04 pm)
Car cut out. Spark and Compression are fine. Plugs are dry, so my diagnosis is lack of fuel...either plugged filter (or bad fuel pump) Car has about 140k miles on it and it looks to be an older filter (yes I know, daughters car for a long time that we bought foir other daughter). She usually had work done somewhere.
Anyway, how does one release the fuel line connections? There are two very small holes on the connector - is there a special tool that goes in there or does it use the knid that goes in via the end of the line and spreads out the clip?
In either case, is it a sized tool only for the German cars, or a standardized size.
I've poked, probed and chanted...have yet to call a voodoo doctor or Mr. Spock to put the Vulcan pinch on it.
Thanks in advance.
#286 of 304 Disable "self-lock" feature on Golf
May 02, 2012 (7:11 am)
Hey All: 2006 Golf w/ 86k miles. Typical annoying VW electrical "ghosts". Locks are supposed to self-lock after about one minute if no doors are opened (safety feature which re-locks the doors if unlocked due to remote "unlock" button being inadvertantly depressed). So...prob is, I assume, that the sensor on the driver door latch has failed, so the self-lock mechanism doesn't know the driver door has been opened, and the automatic locking activates anyway. Very annoying, and also presents the issue of the keys being locked in the car if you leave them inside (as my son discovered a few months back). All this to say...is it possible to disable the self-lock feature? I have access to a VAG-COM. I would just as soon NOT spend $200 for a new latch plus several hours of labor tearing the door apart. Or am I on the wrong track here...some other solution that might be offered? Help! Thanks...vwdawg.
#287 of 304 Re: 2004 Turbo Gas no fuel [shelfer]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
May 02, 2012 (7:43 am)
You should be able to pop the cover off the fuel pump---then briefly crank the starter motor or have someone do that (work safely!). You should hear the fuel pump start up audibly. If it doesn't, then I'd check the fuse circuit for the fuel pump (I think it is #G6) and if that's okay, then the fuel pump relay is suspect.
You can also check for fuel in the fuel rail by depressing the little Schrader valve under the hood (wear safety glasses to protect your eyes).