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  1. Jetta Troubleshooting
    First off hello everyone. I am glad I found this site!:D I have an 03 Jetta with 2.0 I just purchased about a month ago. The P2181 trouble code appeared shortly after I purchased it. I have replaced the thermostat (twice), water pump, coolant temp sensor and the code has returned again a day...
  2. Jetta Troubleshooting
    I recently saw that the engine block light came on my VW Jetta 2007 GLI. I went to an AutoZone and the code P2181 came up, referring to cooling system performance. The reasons were low coolant, failed radiator/water pump, and or ECT sensor. The coolant was well above the minimum amount. I...
  3. Jetta Troubleshooting
    Let me start by saying that I came to this forum because I do not have an extensive knowledge of vehicles and don't want to be taken advantage of. I've had my 2001 jetta since '07 and it's really been a great car with no major issues. Recently my check engine light and temp light came on in my...
  4. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    As soon as I let my mom drive my car for a day, something goes wrong. Figures! :p Anyway. I have a 1999.5 Jetta 2.0L automatic with 143,000 miles. The car starts up and runs/shifts/etc fine. The car hit a rather large raccoon the day it started having overheating issues, cracking the lower...
  5. VW Jetta MKII 1985–1992
    Any idea why this is happening? It was running for about 4 hours until my neighbor told me it was making sounds. I had to unplug it. Is it a broken thermostat?
  6. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    on my 1997 jetta 2.0 i am having trouble getting the coolant to circulate. the top hoses are getting warm however the bottom one is not and there is no heat in the car. i am sure that there is a problem with the thermostat holding an air bubble but not sure it there is way for me to bleed it or...
    Hi there...I have a 2003 Jetta 1.8T and it started overheating recently. I already replaced the waterpump about 15k miles ago and come to find out the large radiator fan wasn't coming on and the thermostat was the main overheating culprit. So I replaced my thermostat, my large radiator fan and...
  8. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Ok so, I'm gonna get straight to the point with some background info here. the cars a 1999.5 Jetta w/~80k on it, I've had no problems until now; when couple days ago my the coolant light flashed on, pretty randomly I might add, so I checked my coolant level, it was fine. I decided to check for...
  9. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I have to put a new Thermostat in my 2000 VR6 Jetta. Anyone done this themselves? Is it easy? I have dont thermostats before, just not on a Jetta VR6. I want to make sure im not biting off more than I can chew here. Thanks!
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