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Good day, I purchased a VW Polo 1.6 Classic 1997 Model and have the car for years now. l took the car to mechanic and to my surprise he drove the car out and he damaged the front side of the car. The water radiator and fan are damaged. We worked on it but one of the fan is not turning to support the second fan. The water radiator has been fixed but l hear some notice from the water radiator side. . I then took it to a mechanic who then suggested we replace the water radiator completely. I am based in Ghana. (Email me: frankjomo124@hotmail.com What else could be the problem? Any assistance will be highly appreciated. Regards, Frank

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Check the fan switch plug

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Try moving the fan blades by hand to see if the fan spins freely to see if the problem is frozen bearings in the fan motor. Replace the fan motor if it doesn't turn. If it spins freely disconnect the wires and hook the fan directly to the battery using a jumper. If it runs the problem is most likely the thermostatic switch. If it doesn't the fan motor is bad.

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I have already a solution to my problem. Remember, when I posted, that my 1997 VW Polo Classic, that it won't start even it has sparks coming from the "spark plugs" and the timing was set already. Yesterday, My mechanic was puzzled, why the intake manifold has a very low pressure. Just this morning when he opened. It was clogged with "tartar" like material. It includes the valve & piston. Therefore, it is impossible to have combustion. Because, it lacks the fuel & air even how much sparks is present. I hope this could help to VW cars owners having the same trouble.

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Has the car been serviced recently?
If not I would suggest getting it done.Not sure if you have diesel or petrol, but oil can thicken causing more load on the motor and airfilters get blocked and can cause a rich fuel mixture.

If petrol you can take out the plugs to check if they are a light brown colour, if very dark or black you need to check and adjust carb/injection settings/filter.Need to know what engine it is really.

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Crankshaft sensor is located on the right side of the cylinder block behind or under the starter. It is fitted into the rear crankshaft oil seal hausing

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