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My '02 vw jetta wont reverse. Takes 30 minutes to warm it up for reverse to work. Help?

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Hello, you could have a transmission computer issue. Do you get any warning indicator lights or check engine lights when this happens? If the tcu (transmission control unit) is located in the passenger floorboard area then those are even more prone to tcu failure. If you have failure lights, I recommend you get the codes and get back to me asap. I will be more then happy to run them and let you know what your issue could be. Hope this helps. Regards, Tim 561 615 0103

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SOURCE: 02 VW Jetta TDI with ALH engine glow plug

this is a common problem for these cars glow plugs go bad like spark plugs however the smoke would lead to bad mass airflow meter. it is not telling ecu corrcet miss. disconnect mass airflow meter. when cold see if this makes it start better. it should would means you need new m.a.f. glow plug issue take a test light place clamp on positive of battery then pull off glow plug connectors place tip of test light on glow plug the bad one will have a dull light unlike the good one which will be brighter. will need new plugs and wire harness four **** connectors and wire striper and crimper will fix concern good luck

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SOURCE: 2000 VW jetta VR6 windshield wipers wont work

first try the fues box see if you have a blown fues, next if you put your wipers on can you hear the motor running for them? if you can the linkage has poped off from the motor, its a bit awkward to get it back on and no gaurentee that it will saty on, you might have to replace linkage, or, it might be the cogs on the actual wiper arms have splayed and are now smooth so they dont grip to move, you can take them off by the nut on the arm , get a can (coke can or simular) cut a rectangle out of it the hight and width if the cog, rap it round the cog, (make sure it does not overlap on the ends) and force the arm back into place and then do the nut up, this is just a short quick fix if that is the case you will have to replace the motor, also you can check the relay to the motor in the fues box, give it a tap a couple of times it might work again if not replace it...hope you find these sugestions helpful

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SOURCE: P1176 2000 VW JETTA ALREADY CHANGED THE 02

17584/P1176/004470 - Bank1: O2 (Lambda) Correction Behind Catalyst: Control Limit Reached Possible Causes

  • Intake Air System leaking
  • Oxygen Sensor(s) and/or Oxygen Sensor Control faulty
Possible Solutions
  • Check Intake Air System for Leaks (False Air)
  • Check Oxygen Sensor(s) and/or Oxygen Sensor Control (all of them!)
This is the pre 02 sensor located before the catalytic converter.

Posted on Jun 13, 2010

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