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  1. mk2 1.6dNA engine temp gauge/sensor problem

    Hi, Recently my 1989 1.6d NA golfs engine temperature gauge has been acting weird - sometimes working but sometimes dropping dead. I think it started after washing the engine, but I'm not 100% sure cuz I didn't spot the exact moment. I guess there are two possibilities, either the temp sensor...
  2. 2000 VW Golf Temperature Issue

    Help!? I have a 2000 VW Golf. I've had it for the past five years or so. About six months ago I noticed that the temperature gauge would go to 190, but then dip down to the minimum when on the highway. I took it to my VW repair place and they fixed the thermostat. They said that it was sticking...
  3. 190 degrees at cold start?

    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...
  4. Cooling System Help!!

    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?

    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