I would check the Coil. Sometimes, if it doesn't fail to start completely, only two or three cylinders will fire initially. Plus, plug wires are expensive. Radio, alarm system, lights, you name it. After the fix he had asked me to spray my engine bay out. Insert the key into the lock cylinder. Seems that the crank sensor or the ignition coil may be a leading candidate, but I'll have to wait until it dries out to start it again! When I finally got it started after an hour of cranking, my running lights were out, and one of my head beams was out.
He found that the crank sensor was bad and when that went it shorted out the computer. One time I tried to start it and it just clicked when you turned the key-not turning over. I'll let you all know what happens. None of my usual tricks described above had any effect. If it's low, then such problems occurs. No Review Date: 14th February, 2010 Faults: I've had to get the tires balanced driver before me messed up the alignment.
What I would do though, is try a more specific thread. Changed the brake disks twice. We regularly drive from Somerset to Staffordshire without any problem. Rear offside door currently seized shut. Model year 1998 Year of manufacture 1997 First year of ownership 2009 Most recent year of ownership 2009 Engine and transmission 2.
When the bolt is backed out the sensor should be free. Another time it just clicked and it was just a loose battery connector. Im assuming i need to just replace the ignition lock switch but my roommate is stubborn and a penny pincher so Im to find a different way. Then I start the engine. I find Jettas to be very dependable and generally any problems only require a quick and inexpensive repair. Answered on Jun 28, 2015.
In my driveway I was finished in and hour and a half. If it's low, then such problems occurs. Jetta are not a good cars, 1992 its the worst was assembly in Mexico, can you imagine those little mexicans eating and drinking jalapeños with tequila. Damn haha same here, 97 2. I don't know everything about cars but if I can look at something I can usually figure it out.
The things falls off from time to time. Do it yourself for that. I've taken everything off down to the spring and bearing on the column but dont know how to remove the spring to get the cylinder housing off. If you can twist it by hand it's too loose. If was able to start it on a particular day it was always fine the rest of the day.
The car could use a new coil and wires and i'm thinking of getting a new destributor for the car. Best wishes to you all for a mechanics-free new year! The whole batter is dead. It was fine for a few days after that, since the only issue was a check engine light which I knew I needed to have checked out I figured it was a one-time occurance due to bad weather and inactivity. This was worse in the rain or real humid mornings. A second repair shop replaced the Crank Angle Sensor since their diagnostic system pointed to this as the problem. Probably best to not run it toolSo I bought a new one and it didn't work.
Disconnect the rest of the sensor on the starter and replace it. Front passenger window stopped working. That's what I did, that's how I got to this thread and ultimately how I fixed my problem. Tried replacing the distributor cap and rotor, but that didn't help. The battery is good, the coil is good, so I'm hoping getting the ignition switch replaced will solve the problem.
I am definitely going to keep this thing for a long time. But that isn't my girl's car's problem. Year of manufacture 1998 First year of ownership 2007 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 1. Returned the new one and it didn't work either! I've owned my 97 Jetta for 9 years. Nov 23, 2012 It can be issue with transmission,most probably it needs to be rebuilt. Compress the stop spring and pull the lock cylinder out of the steering column housing.
I have to change the heater hoses, and radiator hoses again, driver before me let them go too long. Have any of you thought to replace the ignition switch? My original 15 dollar Walmart set has paid for itself many many times over. The seats are very comfortable, and with the knob, instead of a bar, to adjust the seats, you get the incline perfect for your own comfort. Now, in June 2003, I have the same problems, although it seems worse. Pop the new one in, replace the screws, put your glove box back in your car, and you're good to go! Insert the ignition key and unlock the cylinder, then detach the wiring connectors. Next, flip it back over to the front and stick a small flat screwdriver between the latch housing and the glove box part that it's stuck into. Seats are comfortable enough with good adjustablity, good heating etc.