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Emissions warning light came on. Car runs great

Emissions warning light came on. Car runs great. Went off the next day. Took it to the dealer for diagnosis. Said that one or both cooling fans were about to fail. Cost $800 + to replace. Reset computer and same thing happened. Light on ; Light Off.

What is happening? Broken computer / warning light? Are fans about to fail?

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It may be the computer itself. If the light keeps returning, either the computer is faulty or the fans are really failing. I do not recommend dealers but actual mechanic shops.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

  • darrellonbas Oct 14, 2010

    Please go to this site and write your experience about this ongoing problem with Volkswagen and cooling fans.

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    Nate Stansfield Oct 14, 2010

    It's a 2006 Jetta? No way both fans are bad. Has to be a temp sensor or bad wire. Even if one just happens to be bad which I doubt, there is nothing to worry about.



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