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  1. 190 degrees at cold start?

    MK4
    I have a 01 VW golf 1.8t 5 speed. The temp needle has been going straight from "0" to 190 right at start. It will raise as it would if it were at "0" up 190 but goes from 190 to 260 with the fans running(three beeps and flashing temp light). The engines actual temp is not warm at all only usual...
  2. Questions about 2000 VR6 Cooling Fans

    MK4
    My 2000 Jetta VR6 had a coolant leak which I thought was a hose but turned out to be the radiator. Also my temperature gauge was not working most of the time, and sometimes the needle would be in the middle (normal range) and i would see it drop to 0 then back to the middle (190 degree) or stay...
  3. Vr6 Heater Core Blow Up

    MK3
    My Heater Core blew up and spewed steam and Glycol all over me last week. I was quite dizzy and high for sometime. The car water temp raised to 230 or so and stabilized enough for me to get home. The oil temp climbed to 240 and stabilzed. Today, I circumvented the Heater Core at the firewall...
  4. Cooling System Help!!

    MK4
    Hey, I have a 2001 Jetta 1.8t with 137k miles. It has been working great until here recently. Replaced water pump, and timing belt at 116k. Now it runs too cool, yeah its crazy. At idle after running for a while, temp will get up to about 100 deg. then drive it and it goes down. Replaced Engine...
  5. Bad coolant sensor?

    Passat
    Hello, For a few weeks, my 2004 Passat 1.8T has had a fluctuating temperature gauge. The needle will drop to 90 then back up to 190, (never past the middle of the gauge.) The coolant level is good and I have a good seal at the cap. What do you think? Thanks, Mark
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