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Vw jetta i have a 01 vw jetta and it will not turn over or start..just a clicking noise...the lights, radio, and everything else will work though...pushed it off and it ran fine, took it to advanced auto, they said the battery was fine...have no clue what to do now

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  • chesirecat78 Aug 07, 2008

    We took off the starter, had it tested, and it was good. Have yet to check the relays...have no clue where they are located and which one to check...any directions as to where these are?

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    my car would run when i jumped it and even started immediately after, but within an hour it wouldnt start again. it just makes a clicking noise and the lights flash!



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I have had this same problem! They say that the battery is fine, but it wont start. Jettas are just pieces of ****. I am so sick of mine> I have the 01 vw jetta VR6. I am in a state of actually loathing it. All I did when this problem occurs is have my battery recharged by sears or something, and it worked after that for a couple of months.

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

  • Robert Wolfe
    Robert Wolfe Apr 08, 2015

    Check the ground that is connected from the solinoid to the starter about a 4-6 inch...looks like a ground chasis flat copper braid wire.


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Check all connections to the starter, and check relays.. also have the starter tested

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