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#57 of 314 Re: computer glitch [imabong]
Apr 23, 2008 (5:32 am)
Do you have a specific fix for the issues that you have had? I have a 2003 Jetta, the radio has been replaced twice and is starting to go again.
My engine light came on last year and I had to replace the serpentine belt and the thermostat. I was out of warranty by this time and spent ~$400. Two weeks ago my air went out and had to replace the fuse assembly for another $400. Now it is back in the shop again because the engine light came on. I am afraid now that it's paid off that the car will start nickel and diming me if I don't get VW to admit to an electrical problem!
#58 of 314 Re: computer glitch [imabong]
Apr 23, 2008 (6:22 pm)
My engine light kept turning on and I replaced the O2 sensor. It hasn't come on since. I here its common for them to fail after 50,000 miles
#59 of 314 Re: Electrical System Questions [classicjetta]
May 13, 2008 (11:40 am)
you may not believe, I won a 2007 Jetta with 15000 miles on it, yesterday when I was driving on the highway, stop at a red light the engine starrted behaving somehow WIRED. The engine light came on and the Battery light too, for no good reason.
I do take my car for the 5K, 10K and 15K service to the VW dealer. Now I think, the electrical circuit of VW may not be good.
May 14, 2008 (4:37 pm)
i have a 2005 jetta. the passenger parking light and tail light will not go out. any advice?
#61 of 314 Re: Electrical or Battery? [conrads]
May 20, 2008 (9:18 am)
I have an 04 Jetta which seems to be having the same problem. I put the key in, turn the ignition and get nothing. The lights blink, the dash ABS, OIL lights come on, and the starter click, click clicks, but no joy. When I press the brake key, I notice the gear selector light turns off and I hear a click, but that's it.
Did you have any luck? what did you try?
#62 of 314 Re: Electrical or Battery? [kattmarl]
May 20, 2008 (10:43 am)
What was wrong with my 99 Jetta was the keyless entry. It would send out a signal to the engine not to start - don't ask me why. When they put a new one in, my car would start everytime.
#63 of 314 2006 Jetta Battery Problem
May 24, 2008 (11:19 am)
I have a 2006 Jetta 2.5 with 88K miles. Over the past 2 weeks, I've had to get a jump twice to get the car started. Once jumped, she purrs along as if there weren't a thing wrong. The first time she was jumped, she started right up and I had no issues for over a week. The 2nd time was this afternoon.
Both times, the car had only been driven 1/2 mile or less the day before & then sat for about 20 hours. Battery light never comes on, so I don't think it's a battery/alternator problem. It sounds like it could be a short or at least something putting a drain on the battery, but there are no sensor indicators of anything wrong.
Has anyone else experienced this type of problem?
#64 of 314 2006 Jetta Battery
May 25, 2008 (4:50 am)
It could be the battery one of the cells might be dying off.
#65 of 314 99 Jetta, tach/speedo failure (intermittant)
May 27, 2008 (1:39 pm)
Hello Jetta aficionados:
My 99 Jetta 3 Wolfsburg with 115,000 miles has been having intermittant problems with the instrument cluster. The tach and speedo stopped functioning occasionally, and now have gotten worse (fuel and other guages ALWAYS work fine) Tach/speedo will work only about one out of every 20 or 25 starts. My VW mechanic removed the cluster and put in a different one as a test replacement, and it worked. He advised he could put in a new one for about $400, but the new one would start out with zero miles on the odo. He said there are a couple of companies that you can mail the cluster to and they can repair for about $150, but that means I would have fuel, temp or oil gauges for a couple of weeks (not sure if the vehicle will even start without the cluster). Anyone have any ideas regarding the specific problem or possible solutions?
#66 of 314 Re: 2000 Jetta 2.0 Can't turn off alarm Help! [mimikeni]
Jun 04, 2008 (11:57 am)
insert the ignition key on the drivers side and turn left and hold for about 10 sec.This will disactivate the alarm,windows should roll down aswell.Let me know if this works.