Question about Volkswagen Jetta
I have a 2003 Jetta 1.8 turbo (gas/manual). I replaced the timing belt last fall. The mechanic also replaced the thermostat, since that time the check engine light has remained on constantly. When I take it in for oil changes, etc, the guys check the code on the light and say it is fine, just a glitch that keeps the light on. In the past week the car has been using more gas and smelling hot when I am in stop and go traffic. I took it for an oil change and the tech said it was a quart low on oil. If repair would be more than 2000 I will trade it in for a new car while this one still runs. Has 112,000 miles. Suggestions on what might be the problem?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: ENGINE WONT TURN OVER
sounds like the timing belt it has a interference engine so if the timing belt broke you could have bent rods and cracked pistons or worse. good luck
Posted on Dec 15, 2008
PO303 # 3 cylinder miss fire: check ign coil and wires,
PO440: looks like perhaps something to do with the fuel line change! i would look further into it before traveling far perhaps a really well reputed garage can help?????
Posted on Jan 24, 2009
with a hyundai usely you change your timing belt plus water pump.
I got 5 hyundai and every time i change timing belt well the w/p get off for a new one.
Posted on Mar 04, 2009
disconnect negeative (-) battery cable for 20 seconds....reconnect and start car. Check engine light should now be off. I
Posted on Jun 06, 2009
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