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  1. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Driving down the road yesterday my 2001 jetta 1.8t lost all pedal response. Pulled over and it would idle at 1100 RPM and run fine however the throttle plate does not react to the gas pedal at all and the car will randomly increase in rpm as if i floored it. i scanned it with an OB 2 scanner and...
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    I've got a 2001 VW Jetta 2.0 that has a recurring p0420 code. I replaced the cat converter and now 4 Months later code came back on. Any ideas of what could be causing it? I failed emissions when I took it through the first time. Replaced cat and code was still on. Took it back to mechanic and...
  3. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Please help! I have an '01 Jetta Gls, we did an engine swap about a year ago from the 1.8T to the 2.0T. I have had no issues until now. It started with the EPC light coming on and me only being able to drive the car at about 5mph, then would give out. so i let the car sit for a few min and...
  4. Jetta Troubleshooting
    In advance - thanks for your help! My daughter just bought a 2000 Jetta in Chicago and drove it to upstate NY for her summer job. She made it as far as PA before the "check engine" light came on (this is after having the car completely checked out prior to purchase, spending $1600+ on a...
  5. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I have an 03 white Jetta GLS with the 2.0l non turbo I was driving in NYC waiting to get on the George Washington Bridge and traffic did not move for 2 hours. I noticed the engine temp beginning to go up beyond normal running temp and quickly turned off the AC which was cranking in the sunlit...
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