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  1. 98 Jetta GT 2.0 MK3 electrical? Help!

    MK3
    Ok, here is the deal, after the car threw me a p0103 and p1580 on an OBDII scanner, I replaced the MAF, Throttle Body( not adapted), and the forward 02 sensor for good measure. the idle is at 1400 for a second then drops down to 900 and climbs back up to 1400 again. over and over this happens...
  2. Horrible noise in 2nd gear, and when in idle! Flywheel?

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hi! First of all: I'm new here, so hi! Second, I'm norwegian so i will try make myself as clear as possible, but keep my nationality in mind. I have a 2006 Passat 2.0 TDI, with as dsg gearbox. When i start up my car and leave it idling for a few seconds, the noise appears. Normally this only...
  3. Loopy idle, sometimes dies

    MK3
    I had just got done doing every seal in my car. Head, and all that has been done. Complete with porting out the intake and exhaust on the head as well. When I got it all back together I went and had my computer reset. When I did it showed an "EVAP" code. Once cleared, the code came right...
  4. Throw MAF through a window?

    MK4
    Facts 2001 Vw Jetta 2.0 completely stock (duh why would you modify a 2.slow, ok I admit that was unnecessary) Runs like crap at an idle with MAF plugged in. Unplug MAF and it runs great. It can't be a bad MAF because this is the 2nd new one and also tried one out of another Jetta that works...
  5. Please Help, Polo Classic SDI Engine Problem

    Polo
    Hi there everybody, After searching almost everywhere on the internet and forums I have not been able to find a solution to my problem sadly and really hoping someone can help. Ok so here is some info on the car; 2000 model year VW Polo Classic 1.9L SDI Has almost 300,000 Km on the clock Most...
  6. No idle after timing belt change

    MK3
    First of all, let me apologize if there's already a thread for this issue, I looked for awhile and still couldn't find where someone else had this issue. I've got a 99 Jetta Wolfsburg 2.0L MKIII with 170,000 on it. I just changed the timing belt and water pump on it, and as I reinstall...
  7. Too Lean off idle Bank 1

    New Member Introductions
    Hello All, I am new to the forum. I have a 2004 VW Jetta with 2.0L engine. Recently the ck eng light came on and when I use my OBD scan tool it says TOO LEAN OFF IDLE-BANK 1. I have thus far ran 2 bottles of high-quality injector cleaner, changed the fuel filter, and engine coolant temp...
  8. Idle Air Control Valve location

    MK3
    Can anyone please tell me where my IACV is located on the engine of my 1999 Cabrio, and how to clean it?
  9. 2001 Jetta VR6 dying when I come to stop

    MK4
    My 2001 Jetta VR6 is dying when I come to a stop. Not all the time, but every 5 days or so. I try to restart but nothing works, not my hazard lights or anything, and not even a ''click click click'' like when it's a dead battery; eventually it does start up after 5 or more tries. The battery...
  10. First jetta... rough idle when in drive

    MK3
    Hello all, I am now the proud owner of a 1996 jetta. Picked her up for 1 grand just the other day. The car runs excellent but am having some rough idling problems. It is a 2.0 L automatic; the problem is that when I am idling with the shifter in Drive, the car shakes pretty hard and the idle...
  11. Cold idle trouble

    Air-cooled
    Ok so for my next issue... my engine in my '78 Super Beetle Convertible has a lot of trouble idling when it's cold, and needs to be given gas to start and to stay alive. Once it's driven a little bit or sits for a few minutes it starts and idles fine. I've checked the intake air sensor and it...
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