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Check for a switch at lower part of rad. Should see a wire harness & plug on a sensor at bottom of rad. This sensor/switch also operates fan on/off according to coolant temperature. You may need to disconnect battery to get at it safely.

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Nov 28, 2019


Do you have electric locks in the vehicle? One test to do is turn on the car's headlights and open the door. You should hear a chime when you open the driver door. One other thing is to unlock the doors with the remote if you have a remote open the driver door, get in the car but don't put the key in the ignition. The doors might relock after 15-20 seconds. This proves that the door signal open is not being processed. Just tell me what model VW and what year and if you have electric locks and I'll help you.

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on May 13, 2019


here ya go...a guy with the same problem and tech help answers.....
http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=409714
hope this helps a little

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jan 16, 2018


Standard or automatic? If auto have you checked your fluid. Is it full and what does it look like a bright red or a deep burnt red that smells burnt. Automatic transmissions use solenoids to control shifts for a while now. Occasionally they can get plugged or quit working due to small metal filings that come from where on transmission. When they gopen they will cause hard shifts.. p.'s. Is it cold where you are as vw transmissions really don't like the cold. They is many reports of cold weather causing hard shifts and also slow reacting to going into drive or reverse.

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jan 14, 2018


possible crankshaft sensor

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Dec 06, 2017


which engine

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Dec 03, 2017


Primary fuel pump requires replacement. Your secondary fuel pump is used only for starting and WOT situations. This is why your vehicle will start, run, and die.

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Nov 11, 2017


run the fault codes to get the fault
repair by guessing replacement is very costly and generally ineffective

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Oct 22, 2017


It could be a charging issue. But it could also be that something is draining the battery. To test the alternator you'll first have to charge the battery using a battery charger. Then follow this test.
http://ricksfreeautorepairadvice.com/test-an-alternator/

If the alternator passes, then conduct a battery drain test with this procedure
http://ricksfreeautorepairadvice.com/battery-dead-morning/
Battery dead in the morning Ricks Free Auto Repair Advice

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Oct 15, 2017


1) Try the other fob.
2) Driver door latch mechanism needs repair/replacement.

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Oct 03, 2017


You need a smart scanner like VAG-COM to re-program. Let the dealer do it.

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Oct 03, 2017


it might be that your gadget posses a wrong panel written AM when there is no am tuner. If you can check inside it whether it has a choke wound with copper wire for AM reception. If its missing, its aint gonna have any reception

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Sep 20, 2017


Yes, add more fluid, but at the trans dipstick tube where you check it. I'd find out why that line popped off before it happens again and ruins a costly transmission.

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Aug 17, 2017


Might want to check your relays to make sure that your problem is a simple fix.
Another thing to look for is wiring which may be broken or damaged. Common area is by the drive side, under the carpet area. You may want to check wiring in the engine compartment which could be damaged.

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jul 25, 2017


is the belt driving the compressor ok?
Chances are it was once overtightened, and the seal on the compressor is shot and the bearings not far behind.
Ask for the dye to be put in on your next re-gas and you'll soon see where it's coming from.

2005 Volkswagen... | Answered on Apr 17, 2017

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