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  1. MK4
    Hey all, I got an ‘03 1.8t and I can’t figure out why it’s not starting. I’ve tried jumping it and also disconnecting the battery. It sounds like it wants to the engine is starting to turn over but the rpms won’t jump and get the car to idle. Any suggestions??
  2. For Sale - Parts
    Still some parts left on this clean title 2001 Jetta Wolfsburg 1.8T. It has a new timing belt and top end but would not run after the work was done; has cyl compression. (106k mileage) I bought it and parted it out for my '02 Jetta TDI which had been hit in the driver front. I removed the hood...
  3. MK4
    Alright so I've been trying to research these forums for an answer and haven't found any that help pinpoint my problem. I own a 2003 VW Jetta 1.8T GL Model. When in Idle the car starts to make a ticking noise and tends to get louder the longer it sits. On top of this the idle does seem louder...
  4. MK4
    When I lock my car with the lock on my key the car doesn't lock sometimes and then sometimes it does what is it that's causing this? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZ5wK6KbqRc
  5. MK4
    Hi, Couple months ago I had the "major" vacuum line replaced by the stealership and had the oil pan dropped, new screen, sludge cleaned out. Just recently I got a P0171 code. Took in into my local shop, they checked all the hosing, cleaned the sensor connection for the MAF and reset the...
  6. MK4
    I have a high pitch noise coming from my 01 1.8T jetta engine area. My gel-cell battery died after a few months of installing it. I had it replaced and when I turn the key to "on" position I get a high pitch noise coming from the engine area. I also noticed since this started happening, my car...
  7. MK4
    Hey guys I'm new to the forum and really needing some advice on the new car I purchased. **I did look through the threads to make sure I wasn't re-posting** First things first, I just bought the Jetta three weeks ago from a friend. The car has sat for two and a half years, but was started...
  8. General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hey all, I just replaced the timing belt and water pump on my 1.8t Jetta, after reassembling the car, its hard to start and backfires out the exhaust. I'm assuming the crank is off by a tooth, any other suggestions before I take it all apart again? Any simple solutions that would avoid taking...
  9. General Volkswagen Discussion
    I can afford around a $9000 car. I like the idea of a TDI, good gas mileage,long lasting etc. Most of the cars that are in the price range have 100k+ miles. My question is, do I go with a TDI with 130k miles or a similar gas maybe turbo model with 60 or 70k? I'm located in Tampa Florida, and...
  10. MK4
    I have an 01 Jetta 1.8t and i am curious if anyone can tell me what the best short shifter to get is, and where to buy one? _________________________________________________________________ Injen cold air, autometer boost guage, pioneer indash, 12" subs, hid.
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