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2002 VW Jetta 1.8 ABS, coolant & engine lights

I bought my car two years ago and the engine light has pretty much been on since. My timing belt, pistons and water pump were all replaced last year. Last week my ABS light came on, but went off later and stayed off. Then my car shut off while stopped, but was able to be recranked. A couple of days ago my coolant light came on so we added antifreeze and water, but it still comes on shortly after cranking it and my ABS light is solid (not flashing). Any suggestions? I love this car, but I'm terrified it"s about to completely fall apart!

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Have the fault codes read first
never ignore any light on the dash as they are there for a reason and not decoration

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SOURCE: 1999 vw jetta vr6 abs light stays on, but brakes work fine

the only way you will find this out is to have a diagnostic machine plugged in and the fault memory read to check what fault is logged, it could be anything from a ABS wheel speed sensor to a control module fault, to save money in the long run i would advise you get the fault memory read first. hope this helps

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SOURCE: how to close a piston/caliper on a 2006 vw jetta

compress the piston while turning it clockwise, there is a special tool for this, it is really hard to do unless u have a huge screwdriver

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SOURCE: 2002 VW Jetta 1.8T has a leak somewhere.Need diagram

Bring the car into a repair shop and have them pressure test it for leaks or you can purchase a pressure tester make sure you get the appropriate adapter for your cars radiator filler neck or resovoir, and check for leaks yourself. Make sure the car is cold and there is the appropriate mixtiure of coolant and water in the system, prior to pressure testing. Also do a visual inspection of the cooling system when the vehicle is cold and look for leaks.

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SOURCE: I cant compress the rear piston on a 2007 vw jetta

On this model the piston must be compressed, and turned clockwise at the same time. good-luck !!

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Do I need any special tools or wedge to change a timing belt for 2001 tdi jetta diesel.


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Jul 02, 2010 | 2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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What do the symbols on the fuse guide stand for?


Fuse Locations & Functions
1. Washer nozzle heaters, glove compartment light (10A).
2. Turn signal lights (10A).
3. Fog light relay, instrument panel light dimmer switch (5A).
4. License plate light (5A).
5. Comfort system, cruise control, A/C, steering wheel module (7.5A).
6. Central locking system (5A).
7. Back-up lights, speedometer vehicle speed sensor (VSS) (10A).
8. Open
9. Anti-lock brake system (ABS) (5A).
10. Engine control module (ECM): gasoline engine (10A)
11. Instrument cluster, shift lock solenoid (5A).
12. Data Link Connector (DLC) power supply (7.5A).
13. Brake tail lights (10A).
14. Interior lights, central locking system (10A).
15. Instrument cluster, transmission control module (TCM) (5A).
16. A/C clutch, after-run coolant pump (10A).
17. Open.
18. Headlight high beam, right (10A).
19. Headlight high beam, left (10A).
20. Headlight low beam, right (15A).
21. Headlight low beam, left (15A).
22. Parking lights right, side marker right (5A).
23. Parking lights left, side marker left (5A).
24. Windshield washer pump, windshield wiper motor (20A).
25. Fresh air blower, A/C (25A).
26. Rear window defogger (25A).
27. Motor for rear windshield wiper (15A). (if equipped)
28. Fuel pump (FP) (15A).
29. Engine control module (ECM) gasoline engine (15A)
30. Power sunroof control module (20A).
31. Transmission control module (TCM) (20A).
32. Injectors: gasoline engine (10A)
33. Headlight washer system (20A).
34. Engine control elements (10A).
35. 12 V power outlet (in luggage compartment) (30A).
36. Fog lights (15A). (if equipped)
37. Terminal (86S) on radio, Instrument cluster (10A).
38. Central locking system (w/ power windows), Trunk light, fuel door, Trunk lid (15A).
39. Emergency flashers (15A).
40. Dual tone horn (20A).
41. Cigarette lighter (15A).
42. Radio (25A).
43. Engine control elements (10A).
44. Heated seats (15A). (if equipped)

Fuse arrangements in fuse bracket/battery:
S162. Glow plugs (coolant) (50A).
S163. Fuel pump (FP) relay/glow plug relay (50A).
S164. Coolant fan control (FC) control module/coolant fan (40A).
S176. Relays panel interior (110A).
S177. Generator (GEN) (90 Amp.) (110A). Generator (GEN) (120 Amp.) (150A).
S178. ABS (hydraulic pump) (30A).
S179. ABS (30A).
S180. Coolant fan (30A).



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Oct 14, 2009 | 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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03 VW Jetta 1.8 Turbo- Check Engine Light- Diagnostic test: 2181


get a new coolant temperature sensor.

the orginal black ones are faulty.

make sure it is the green topped one.

also do a normal tune up with spark plugs, clean the maf, maybe replace coils packs.

Jul 08, 2009 | 1998 Volkswagen Jetta

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1991 VW Jetta fuse diagram


Here is the fuse diagram you need see following text description 90-98 Golf-Jetta-Beetle Fuse Box Diagram
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Fuse locations for options not shown can be found in the corresponding wiring diagrams.
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1 - Headlight, Low Beam, Left (56b) 10
2 - Headlight, Low Beam, Right (56b) 10
3 - License Plate Lights (5
4 - Rear Window Wiper And Washer System 15
5 - Windshield Wiper/Washer 15
6 - Fresh Air Blower, A/C (X) 20
7 - Tail Lights, Right (58R) 10
8 - Tail Lights, Left (58L) 10
9 - Rear Window Defogger 20
10 - Fog Lights 15
11 - Headlight, High Beam, Left (56a) 10
12 - Headlight, High Beam, Right (56a) 10
13 - Horn (15) 10
14 - Back-Up Lights 10
15 - Engine Electronics (15) 10
16 - Power Sunroof, Front Map/Reading Light 15
17 - Emergency Flashers (15) 10
18 - Fuel Pump (FP), Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S)
Control Module 20
19 - Coolant Fan, A/C Relay (30) 30
20 - Brake Lights (30) 10
21 - Interior Lights, Clock, Luggage Compartment
Light (30) 15
22 - Cigarette Lighter, Radio, Luggage Compartment
Release 10

Separate Fuses
(Located above the relays)
- Fuse for ABS hydraulic pump relay 30
- Fuse for ABS main relay 30
- Fuse for A/C 30
- Fuse for power windows 20
- Fuse for cruise control 5
- Fuse for cigarette lighter 15
In the engine compartment above the brake booster:
- Glow plugs 50
Note: The Glow plug fuse should be changed by your authorized Volkswagen dealer only.

Apr 18, 2009 | 1991 Volkswagen Jetta

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Vw jetta 1995 2.0 fuse panel diagram,


Here is the fuse diagram you need see following text description 90-98 Golf-Jetta-Beetle Fuse Box Diagram
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Fuse locations for options not shown can be found in the corresponding wiring diagrams.
Amp.

1 - Headlight, Low Beam, Left (56b) 10
2 - Headlight, Low Beam, Right (56b) 10
3 - License Plate Lights (5
4 - Rear Window Wiper And Washer System 15
5 - Windshield Wiper/Washer 15
6 - Fresh Air Blower, A/C (X) 20
7 - Tail Lights, Right (58R) 10
8 - Tail Lights, Left (58L) 10
9 - Rear Window Defogger 20
10 - Fog Lights 15
11 - Headlight, High Beam, Left (56a) 10
12 - Headlight, High Beam, Right (56a) 10
13 - Horn (15) 10
14 - Back-Up Lights 10
15 - Engine Electronics (15) 10
16 - Power Sunroof, Front Map/Reading Light 15
17 - Emergency Flashers (15) 10
18 - Fuel Pump (FP), Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S)
Control Module 20
19 - Coolant Fan, A/C Relay (30) 30
20 - Brake Lights (30) 10
21 - Interior Lights, Clock, Luggage Compartment
Light (30) 15
22 - Cigarette Lighter, Radio, Luggage Compartment
Release 10

Separate Fuses
(Located above the relays)
- Fuse for ABS hydraulic pump relay 30
- Fuse for ABS main relay 30
- Fuse for A/C 30
- Fuse for power windows 20
- Fuse for cruise control 5
- Fuse for cigarette lighter 15
In the engine compartment above the brake booster:
- Glow plugs 50
Note: The Glow plug fuse should be changed by your authorized Volkswagen dealer only.

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Engine light on 2002 VW Jetta


sorry , but no good news, if you are using a fair amount of oil it has most likely reclogged the converter. unbolt the pipe just before converter and run car, if it seems to run better then it is time for a set of rings and another new converter

Mar 19, 2009 | 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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I have a 2003 VW jetta tdi


You've lost engine coolant somewhere, and need to fill the engine back up with the VW special G12 coolant.

Then find the leak, which will be in one or more of the following places -
Water hoses to heater core, including any other coolant carrying hoses in the engine compartment
Radiator hoses
Plastic manifold bolted to side of engine which is known to leak (have replaced on an '01 VW Beetle, and an '02 Jetta, both members of our family in the past few years.).
Overflow reservoir cracked
Radiator leak.

Reply back what you find. If the engine got too hot, you may need to have the thermostat replaced.


Feb 03, 2009 | 2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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VW Passsat - 98 -


ABS and coolant are unrelated unless there is a problem with the ECM (engine control module) or instrument panel. Is the red coolant warning sign for coolant level or temperature?

With ABS if there is any failure with any brake electronic component (sensor, motor, or fluid level etc) the ABS will shut down completely and flash the light. If the light is on or flashing the ABS is non functioning.

I need better information on the coolant and ABS to give better information.

Nov 01, 2008 | 1998 Volkswagen Passat

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1996 VW Jetta


Most probably a leaking water pump. G12 radiator fluid is red, but so is automatic transmission fluid.
The water pump is driven by the belt near the air filter. Park ur car and let it run, look underneath ur car to see where it's leaking from.
Radiator fluid is slightly oily and has a sweet smell to it. Touch the fluid off the ground and smell it.

Is ur car automatic or manual? Which engine?? 1.8 or 2.0?

Get back to me so we can figure out ur next move.

Sep 04, 2008 | 1996 Volkswagen Jetta

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