Question about 2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

2 Answers

2002 VW Jetta Overheating

I have a 2002 Jetta, 1.8 turbo, 79,000 miles that overheats to 260 degrees if not shut down. The radiator fans do not work unless the AC is on. When driven with the AC on it still overheats rather quickly. Help!

Posted by on

  • drpyburn Oct 22, 2008

    I have the same problem, replaced the thermo switch that connects to the radiator and they still do not come on.

  • sameerie Dec 23, 2008

    2002 vw jeeta overheating in freezing weather

    how to fix it

    thanks

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

Stop driving the car asap, have it checked and fixed, otherwise you could be facing very expensive repair in the ery near future.

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 345 Answers

Check the water pump

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I just bought a 1995 jetta and it's running at 260 degrees. Is this too high, and if it is then what would be causing this?


CHECK TO SEE IF BOTH COOLING FANS RUNNING ARE RUNNING WHEN ENGINE RUNNING START OVERHEATING IF COOLING FANS NOT WORKING CHECK COOLING FANS LARGE FUSES IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT OR YOU COULD FAULTY COOLING FANS THERMO SWITCH BOTTOM LEFT SIDE OR RADIATOR.IF COOLING FANS IS WORKING WHILE ENGINE RUNNING.RADIATOR CORES AND HEATER CORE COULD BE CLOGGED.COOLANT SYSTEM NEED FLUSHING. THE THERMOSTAT PARTIALLY CLOSED CAUSE ENGINE OVER HEAT.CHECK WATERPUMP WEEP HOLE IF LEAKING WATER PUMP NEED REPLACING.

Jul 21, 2011 | Volkswagen Jetta Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My volkswagon jetta 2.0 from the year 2002 is overheating and it blew up a few pipes i already replaced, but it still over heats i wish to know how can i fix the problem, and what might be the problem?...


Are your fans working? If they're not it will cause overheating while stationary or in slow traffic. Overheating while driving points to the radiator.
Get some engine flush into the cooling system and run the car for a couple miles. Then let it cool down and remove all the water(Take both large hoses off the radiator). Then stick a hosepipe into the radiator and let the water run until clear.
If this doesnt work remove the radiator and have it reconditioned/replaced. Removing the thermostat will not cause the engine to overheat. It just causes the engine to take longer to reach operating temp.

Jul 07, 2010 | 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

2 Answers

2002 VW Jetta 1.8T: Coolant temp began rising to


volks 2001 1.8 T wolfsburgh . overheats to dangerous levels just after 2-3 min. of driving . let it cooldown an hour , drove again same thing 2-3 min. noticed fans not working , tried to crank the heaters inside , mostly cold air come in. easy fix or not?

Feb 06, 2010 | 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

3 Answers

95 VW Jetta is overheating


You'll have to remove the radiator (it isn't that hard) and take it to a Yellow Page listed radiator repair shop...Be prepared to spend $200, less if you're lucky...Don't forget to put water pump lube (NAPA #13 - looks like milk) in the radiator after replacing the fluid 50/50 mix

Jun 14, 2009 | 1996 Volkswagen Jetta

2 Answers

1996 Jetta Treck - overheating


thermostat replace temp sensor its cheap i hope your water pump is not bad you could mess engine up if you keep on running car and is overheating.

May 16, 2009 | 1996 Volkswagen Jetta

4 Answers

2004 Jetta GLS. Main cooling fan remains on after car turned off.


"Already had replaced: both cooling fans, fan control module, coolant temp sensor, fan switch, 4 terminal connectors. No trouble codes reported in VW electronic diagnostic test. 2 different VW dealers and and my mechanic threw in the towel. Any suggestions greatly appreciated."

This is a common problem with the VW..and no one has an answer WHY. (including VW mechanics)

THIS IS A RECALL ISSUE and should be implemented

Apr 21, 2009 | 2004 Volkswagen Jetta

4 Answers

95 vw jetta over heating


i changed my head gasket and still over heats i need options. also it looses anti freeze and it goes to the exhaust.

Mar 02, 2009 | 1996 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

Overheats and won't start


You could change the thermostat and the fan temperature sensor which should be on the radiator. Then top up with a mixture of antifreeze and water pertaining to your location and VW guide lines. If nothing else, this advice will ensure that the thermostat will open and close and that the assuming the radiator fan motor is working, will come on and cool down the radiator.

Regards

Ray

Oct 28, 2008 | 1986 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

2002 VW fan stays on too long?


How does the temperature gauge read on your dash.. Is your car temp at 190 degrees while driving.. If its higher than 190 your overheating and that would cause the fan to cool her down.. good Luck

Jun 19, 2008 | 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Not finding what you are looking for?
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Logo

1,475 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Volkswagen Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60960 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you a Volkswagen Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...