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1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Feb 09, 2018


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1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jan 27, 2018


Firstly you've gotten a damaged harness , maybe there are some heated wires which are fused together .

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Dec 28, 2017


Go to autozone or similar and get a leak detection kit. Make sure you get the one for oil type. The kit contains a uv dye that u add to the power steering fluid, a flashlight that detects the dye, a special pair of glasses that allows you to see the dye. Refill power steering fluid add dye when fluid leaks out put on glasses and shine flashlight on engine starting at power steering tank and work way down all lines and fittings until you see the glow from dye. The foam is caused by air in the system

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Nov 23, 2017


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1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Oct 26, 2017


Check that the body ground is clean and tight. I'm talking of the connection to your instrument panel. This connection be loose or corroded can make for improper impulses and incorrect readings. Lower impulses at lower speeds may be correct because it doesn't need the power as much for slower impulses. Only makes sense.

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Aug 29, 2017


check and test ignition switch --and key if either worn will cause difficulty in starting

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Aug 15, 2017


Are you able to determine where the fuel smell is coming from ? This is usually an indicator of a fuel leak. Why did you have to change the catalytic converter ? Is this the smell you are talking about ? Exhaust fumes are different smell from fuel leaks.

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jun 24, 2017


Check the timing and compression. Get a shop manual for your car and use it to set up the mixture adjustments properly. Crossing the HT leads out of order did not cause any damage.

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Apr 10, 2017


First of all, it's a VW, so it shouldn't have ANY "neon green stuff", it should have pink G12 coolant from VW. If the leak is getting worse, it's a hose failing, and splitting worse and worse under the cooling system pressure. find the leaking hose and replace it, but I'd recommend using a VW specific mechanic, so the "neon green stuff" doesn't make it back into your car, where it shouldn't be.

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Mar 21, 2017


the points might need to be replaced or adjusted

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Mar 11, 2017


I would start by scanning the car, your Audi friend should be able to help, being that they are basically the same car. If nothing appears then start looking at wire harnesses and grounds, VW uses brown wires for it's grounds very common to have a bad engine ground to mess you up. Good luck.

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Mar 02, 2017


IF I DONT RUN DG GAS DRYER IN MY 98 BEETLE , AND MOTORCYCLE PATTERN OIL , MINE WILL NOT ACT RIGHT , AND THIS CAR RUNS PERFECT EVERY DAY EVEN IN -40 TO -50 TEMPS SOMETIMES , IN ALBERTA, TRY MOTUL 300V OIL , 5W30, AND GAS DRIER , THESE CARS HATE MOISTURE IN THE FUEL , ALSO TRY NOT TO RUN PREMIUM GAS , BECAUSE NOBODY BUYS IT , THE CAR WILL GET A TANK FULL OF WATER, MY CAR HAS 89000 MILES ON IT AND WORKS BETTER THAN MOST NEW ONES, HOPE THIS HELPS, EVEN IN THE SUMMER RUN GAS DRYER EVERY COUPLE TANKS , DONT NEED MUCH, THE TACH WILL SMOOTH OUT QUICK,ALSO IF ANYONE NEEDS A BLOCK HEATER FOR A 2.0 LITRE BEETLE , MINE HAS ONE FOR A GOLF , AND WORKS PERFECT, ALSO THERE IS AN OIL PAN HEATER THAT I HAVE ALSO , IN CASE IT WAS NEEDED.

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on May 08, 2016


Should be in side panel of dash you have to open passenger door for access.

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Feb 16, 2016


We are going to give this a real effort.
First, generic.
Today's cars have a couple of cooling fans, one for the radiator and one for the air conditioner.
These are powered by electricity that is supplied through a switch about the size of your thumb that is screwed in to the engine block , and senses the engine temperature for when to "come on".
I would surmise your switch/sensor is "stuck" in the "on" position, and is not turning off when the engine cools off.
Now,
German cars (wherever they are made) often use what some would call backward wiring, which means it is possible the wire to the fan is not "hot", but the sensor may have a ground wire to it instead of a hot one.
In any regard, this is likely the problem for you.
God bless your efforts.

1998 Volkswagen... | Answered on Nov 24, 2015

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