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  1. Jetta Troubleshooting
    i need help on my jetta....its driving me nuts not knowing what is wrong.....long story short...replaced alternator, battery, coils, and some relay for the alternator... car starts and runs but for short distance...alternator over heats engine light comes on and car shuts off... i either have to...
  2. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I have a 2002 jetta with 185k miles that I am very pleased with. The battery, alternator and battery distribution box (below) have all been changed within the last year. My current situation: When the car has been idling for a long or the AC on and idling , it sometimes cuts off. Afterwards...
  3. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    2001 VW Jetta gls 2.0L with 145,000 +miles. I just got the car from a member of my family, when i got the car the battery light was already on, In the past before i got the car from my family member they had replaced the alternator twice and the Battery as well. They also had to replace the...
  4. MK4 BUY / SELL / TRADE
    Car Body: $995 New Compressor: $150 Used: Alternator: $80 Intake manifold with throttlebody and injectors: $150 Ignition coil pack: $60 Images of car body and parts are in online album below: http://imgur.com/a/vmV4U#1
  5. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Last night on my way into work I was stuck in stop and go traffic. After the traffic started to pick up again, I noticed my car was overheating. Pulled over and opened the hood. Let it cool a bit, and added 50/50 antifreeze. Started to bubble because I am assuming it was still hot. I checked...
  6. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hey all, My 2001 2.0L jetta is just running through batteries. One finally died on July 2. The replacement died yesterday, July 10. I went to O'Reilly's initially, they refunded and replaced the one I bought on the 2nd. It was all well and good. They checked the battery and it had a 69% charge...
  7. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Here's the low down.. 2003 VW Jetta 1.8T Wolfsburg Edt. with 120,000 miles. This is my first small car. Only had it for 3 weeks. The previous owner of the car will not return my calls. Mind you he sold this car and wanted to keep half of the pink slip.. Would not get the car smogged before...
  8. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    hey i was wondering if anyone from mass was on this because i need a couple parts for my mk3 with a 2.0 ... i need an alternator and full exhaust system also need clutch and reverse gear... also car is leaking oil and i cant figure out from where because the oil pan has no dings or dents in it...
  9. ELECTRONICS AUDIO/VIDEO/PHONE/VEHICLE COMPONENTS
    I have a used '91 Jetta Carat I got from a friend. It needs a new muffler, but other than that it drives absolutely beautifully. The problem, however, is not with the car while it's running. Every time I let the car sit for approximately more than 35 hours or so, it completely drains the...
  10. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Greetings...got a issue. I have been the primary mechanic on my 04 J1.8t (AWP) since 06 purchase. All maintenance and stuff has been done, cars been running perfectly at 198K miles. Issues started 2 weeks ago: Acc. belt tensioner began squealing after last timing belt / water pump change...
  11. Jetta Troubleshooting
    I'm having a problem with my 02 GLS 1.8 Jetta, when I start it up it decides to fluctuate between dim and bight on the dash and in the headlights and I would assume the tail lights too but I cannot see them. Anyone know if this is an issue with the alternator? maybe I need a new one? Also I...
  12. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    currently own a 03 1.8 jetta and the battery light went on, the battery is good so it leads me to think the alternator is not putting out enough. i just installed my 2 12in subs pushing "1000" rms each, more like 700 ea but assuming i have to replace the alternator what one should i get?/where...
  13. Jetta Troubleshooting
    I drive a 2001 VW Jetta 1.8T and the other day, my battery was dead so I went and got a new one. I drove down 75 miles, parked, got up the next day and my battery was nearly dead again. Thinking it was my alternator, I took it out and got it checked. It passed to my dismay because it was under...
  14. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    So tommorrow I have to go and get my alternator replaced in my jetta. Cost is $410. Also today my window fell in on the drivers side only a few minutes after I fixed the passengers window button on the passenger door. The local vw shop quoted $150 for regulator and bits, but on ebay there are...
  15. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Hey what's up everyone. So far this is one of the better forms ive found since becoming a vdub owner this past xmas. I drive a 98 Jetta GLX VR6. What I'm looking for today is some help with reliable spark plugs and wires. I'm leaning toward Bosch platinum +2 or +4 plugs but have heard NGK works...
  16. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Can somebody help me before I spend mad money at the dealer? I am driving on The highway (Belt parkway, NY) and the oil light comes on and I noticed I lost power since the RPM went to 0, I moved over to the shoulder and the battery light comes on and the car just dies. I tried to restart it and...
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