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Hi, this is a very common problem and its not only your make peugeot's have the exact same problem, its a tiny little fan that just sits behind the dash and all it does is gently circulate the air round the inside of the dash to keep everything cool and stop and heat building uo

i know its very very annoying but the only option is to take the whole dash out just to get to a fan thats about the size of a milk bottle cap and its just not worth doing, i know its annoying but you will be even more annoyed when you cant put your dash back together,

my mom has got a peugeot with the exact same noise it sounds like their is a fly trapped behind the dash well thats what my mom though anyway she kept banging the dash and spraying fly spray everywhere then when i got in the car she asked me if i could hear the fly and asked how long they live for cuz its been their for ages it was only when i told her it was a little fan she realised that maybe its not a trapped fly.

its up to you rip the dash out and bust the fan but its a big job just to stop a tiny little fan i know its very annoying but their is no easy fix sorry.

let me know how you get on or if you need further assistance ok

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1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Sep 17, 2010


Jerking is usually caused by the engine misfiring or the transmission not working right. I would start with a good tune up if one hasn't been do in awhile

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Aug 18, 2010


the fan is computer controlled so in order to diagnose it you need a scanner to look in the computer to see what it sees. If your overheating at idle then most likely the fan relay or the fan itself failed providing the computer is ok. Try turning on the AC. If the fan does not turn on you may need a professional diagnostics to be accurate.

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on May 15, 2010


I think the old O-ring is still inside.Get a scewdriver and remove it.Than put new sensor.

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on May 06, 2010


pull the negative battery cable off for a few minutes, or pull the fuse for the computer for a few minutes, or take it to autozone and have them clear the codes with the computer

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on May 03, 2010


That means your ABS doesn.t work because you have some trouble codes in ECU memory.Please visit DEALER workshop to solve this problem.

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Apr 29, 2010


I like to know your symtoms of the improper condition of the ABS in your car. If it was to be disconnected you can be jepordizing your life behind the wheel including others. When the ABS is disconnected the pedal will become hard at times depending on the vacuum inside the engine. If a quick stop had to be made at a very low speed you will not stop in time, for you will just coast into something

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Mar 12, 2010


firs you will need a flat head or phillips screwdriver second unscrew all the screws you see on the door second once they are all removed take the flat head and push the clips in holding the door panel on than unscrew the speaker an pull off the wires no cutting needed if it still had factory speaker than put new speaker in in if dirrernt size its ok make new holes than repeat on other doors

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Mar 09, 2010


if you did not drain the whole system its easy elevate the front of the car open the coolant cap and the air bubbles should come out as your engine warms up.while this is happening keep an eye on your gauges.

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jan 28, 2010


sounds like the air in the cooling system was not all bled out , it should correct itself after a few drive cycles, if not then there is more than likely a problem with the thermostat sticking in the closed position.if there is not sufficient coolant inside the cylinder head then the tempature at the thermostat will not be enough to open it therefore the cycle of the coolant will cease causing an overheat and possible engine damage.

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jan 26, 2010


is the fan coming on if not check power ie fuses and plugs failing that ceck releys

if hot while driving then it is likely you need a thermostat

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jan 22, 2010


check for vacummn leaks also check the TPS i have a feeling either its not getting pulse from the ECM or ti maybe just bad

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jan 20, 2010


Yes big time he forgot to fill it up with antifreeze ,probally talking to the long legged blonde customer

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Dec 22, 2009


Sure is, the regulator in the alternator went out. You can test this by starting the car and disconnecting the battery while the engine is running. If the car dies, you have a bad alternator.

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Dec 09, 2009


On a neath next to fuel tank

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Nov 30, 2009


u have lost the alarm code when remove the battery .me think is go to electric shop or have a look the alarm book manual if u got it and look in there ,should tell u how to reset the alarm code

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Nov 05, 2009


The hot and cold difference gives you that, usually in the morning, you can clean the windshield inside and apply Rainx Anti-fog here's the link to what it looks like, you can get it at Autozone Pepboys etc.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0009H5W66

1999 Volkswagen... | Answered on Oct 22, 2009

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