Question about 2001 Volkswagen Golf

Open Question

The emissions light on my VW Polo is on. There is a strange sound coming from the engine when the car is on and the car also cut out. Anyone know what the problem could be?

Posted by on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: VW POLO EMISSIONS FAILED

YOU COULD TRY SOME FUEL SYSTEM CLEANER TO CLEAN ALL THE CARBON DEPOSITS OR U MAY NEED TO REPLACE LAMBADA SENSOR OR YOUR CATALYST

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

  • 255 Answers

SOURCE: vw polo Broken timming Belt

Hello be sure that the new belt was instaled right and all the marks aligned perfect Isvery easy to miss the timing marks , if thebelt and timing marks are ok ,Is very comon in v w to bend valves when the belt get broken,now the only way to know is by removing the cilinder head ....good luck.......,

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

  • 163 Answers

SOURCE: VW Polo Map sensor fault code idling pooly

Check for air leaks in the admission system...

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

  • 119 Answers

SOURCE: MISFIRING ON CYLINDER 1 VW POLO 1.4 3CYLINDER

I have changed a few cylinder heads under warranty for this type of problem. The exhaust valve guides wear, this causes the exhaust valve to seat badly, giving low compression. if one cylinder compresion reading is more than about 50 psi below the others, then this warrants head removal. It is quite a job, due to the fact that the camshft id chain driven. If you are up for it then once the head is removed, poor liquid into the exhaust ports and see if it leaks out through any of the exhaust valves.

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

  • 1757 Answers

SOURCE: My vw polo sometimes cuts out with battery light

Check your Belts first to see if they are loose, worn or slipping.
Check your Battery Connections. Take off the Cables and clean both the Battery Post and Cables with a Battery Cleaning Brush.
The Battery Starts the vehicle and runs nominal operations.
The Alternator provides the electricity to Run the Engine. It also provides a small trickle charge to the Battery, recharging it.
If the Alternator is failing, it will draw electricity from the Battery, until eventually the Alternator will fail and deplete the Battery, rendering the Battery (and veh) Dead.
A great way to check the Alternator is to:
1) Start the Vehicle.
2) With the Egine Running, Disconnect the Negative Cable from the Battery.
3) If the Engine Dies, then the Alternator is bad and needs to be replaced.
The Last possibility is the Battery is old, losing it's charge, or losing it's capability to be charged. If your Battery has rectangular caps on top, carefully remove one-cap-at-a-time; and using a Ball Float-Bulb Tube Battery Tester check each cell (hole). More than 2-cells (out of 6 cells) below 50% constitutes a new Battery. Also check your Battery Fluid Level. Use DISTILLED WATER only when adding Fluid. Remember that Battery Fluid is highly Acidic and causes burns.
Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional information or questions. Feel free to contact me at FixYa.com!

Posted on Feb 18, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

VW Polo 1.2 (02 Reg) - Where do i connect hose that is attached to battery casing


It is a drain for gasses from the battery and should just hang freely or clipped to something solid.

Jul 12, 2017 | Volkswagen Polo Cars & Trucks

4 Answers

My vw polo keeps cutting out. when it slows down


try cleaning your battery terminals and tightening them. if that doesnt solve the problem your battery or alternator may be dying, some auto parts stores will do a charging system check for free that will tell you if one or the other is bad.

Feb 08, 2010 | 2006 Volkswagen Jetta

2 Answers

1999 vw polo starting problem


from your description, it sounds like a bad ignition switch.

Feb 04, 2010 | 1999 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

VW Polo - 'ding' sound


you sure your car service interval not due?

mine one gotthat sound and a spanner icon showing on dash

Aug 15, 2009 | Volkswagen Touareg Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

96 vw polo keeps cutting out at low revs


i had same prob. Sorry but im a noob when it comes to car stuff. I think its called the airflow, it just needs cleaning cost me £25 for him to clean it, piece of ****. Hope this helps.

Jun 05, 2009 | 1996 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

VW Polo 1998 Model runs fine for about 5 km


check all vacume hoses for splits.this sounds also like air being drawn from the fuel tank sender unit which could be corroded.is there a strong smell of fuel inside the car?this could also be a secondary jet being blocked in the carb if it has one.good luck

May 18, 2009 | 1996 Volkswagen Passat

1 Answer

N reg vw polo engine cuts out at junctions when headlights are on


first clean throttle body out with carb cleaner and some clean cloth , if the throttle flap is dirty the car will stall

Apr 14, 2009 | 2001 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

Lambda probe fault possibly


I bought a 2000 polo 1.4 yesterday after having an MOT. The warning lamp came on today but the car is running fine. Whether its the Lambda sensor or just the light itself is a common fault, I think garages turn off the lights to get it through the MOT then they come on again in a day or two!

Mar 29, 2009 | Volkswagen Quantum Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

1992 VW Polo 1.3L Coupe: warning light mystery


Bought a very reputable diy service manual for the vehicle, and that plus a bit of thought and nous gave me the cure: no intrinsic problem other than loose relay connections. Went round with the wiring diagrams as guide checking all electrical connections in tight and relays fuses etc all good. Switched on and no problem any more.

By the way, vehicle is 1992 VW Polo - not Fox (which in UK is a variant of the Polo)


Sep 06, 2008 | 1992 Volkswagen Fox

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Volkswagen Golf Logo

Related Topics:

250 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Volkswagen Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75817 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8180 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...