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  1. Volkswagen Jetta 2009 - Overheating Issue

    MK5
    Hi I am having a weird problem with overheating in the car (Jetta 2009 2.5 SE) which happens intermittently and couple of checks at firestone did not reveal anything. First time it happened, I did not realise it was overheating until dash light making sound and then I let the car cool for few...
  2. Troubleshooting an overheating engine on a Golf MKV

    MK5
    Hi. New guy here, so please pardon me if I miss some of the details. I have a 2006 Golf 2.0L that is over heating. I can't seem to get her to over heat while sitting in the driveway, but if I take her on the highway (50MPH+), she will. AC goes hot when she overheats, but otherwise blows...
  3. MKIV VR6 Turbo cooling issue

    MK4
    I've the read the common cooling suggestions, let me bring you up to date on this build: MKIV VR6 turbo, heater core bypassed due to leak. I bought the car 6 months ago, ran well with the exception of a needed updated tune, last month it over heated, the fans stopped working. I read the forums...
  4. Overheating, Low Oil Pressure, Anger

    MK4
    First off I want to thank you for reading this, and any and all suggestions are appreciated. I will try to keep it short, but I need to explain my problems and what I've tried thus far. 2001 VW Beetle AWV, 175k, K04, Exhaust, APR Div, ARP Headstuds, APR Tuning, Samco? silcone piping. Had FMIC...
  5. 97 Polo -Stiff turning engine or is it really seised?

    Polo
    We have a '97 Polo 1.6 which we have been told by a garage has an engine which is hard to turn over (stiff) or is seised. Car was driving fine and turned off ok but when tried to start again after 30 minutes it acted like it was missfiring on a number of cylinders. Mechanic says it very hard to...
  6. Help!?! GTI Overheating

    MK4
    My 2002 Volkswagen GTI has been overheating. It almost hit 290 every time. But it only does that when im driving. Theres also steam coming from the bottom of the reserve. I notice my auxiliary pump is leaking pretty bad. I also noticed, when i used to turn the car off one of the fans would kick...
  7. '86 MKII Scirocco. Frankenstien motor. Overheats!

    Scirocco
    Hi there. First post of many. A friend is mine has a '86 VW Scirocco with a engine thats is from a '93 Jetta 1.8 but the head is a 2.0... We checked everything before torquing them down With the new head gasket. Have started the vehicle in the past and ran for a while only to over flow and not...
  8. 2000 1.8T Jetta - check coolant light

    MK4
    I have a 2000 1.8T Jetta and all of a sudden (about 5 days ago) while I was driving it, the temperature went right up in a matter of minutes and the check coolant light started flashing. My dad and I took a look at it and replaced the thermostat. Thinking that since it wasn't leaking any...
  9. Where is my coolant going?

    Polo
    Hi all, I have a 2000 model. 1.4 TDI polo with aprox 120 000 miles on the clock and I have been loosing coolant for almost 6 months. Have checked all the hoses, hose connectors, changed the expansion tank and cap, checked the rad, changed the water pump about 20 000 miles ago, no milky oil, no...
  10. Temp light blinking, running hot :: 91 Jetta GL Diesel

    MK2
    The water temp light is blinking on my 1991 Jetta GL Diesel. I would love any help to get this very frustrating problem fixed. I've had the temp gauge show up to 3/4 and just past. Here's what I've done/observed so far: -Found a coolant leak at the block where the engine coolant sensor's...
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