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      I'm in Delaware, the car is in Boca Routan FL. I...

      I'm in Delaware, the car is in Boca Routan FL. I am trying to find someone with a VAG Com down there.

      I can have him unplug the MAF and see what we have then, it should be able to run without it...
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      Boca Area with VAG

      Is there anyone in the Boca Raton area that can help a fellow dubber vag a 2000 2.0?

      Running very rich, need to test the MAF and O2.
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      Running extremely rich

      2000 Jetta 2.0 Auto. No CEL or codes. The car is running rich enough to blow back smoke.

      Somewhat recently did the timing belt, o2 sensors, wp, etc. maintenance items. It seemed fine since but...
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      Thanks. I have vag-com so I can set them up...

      Thanks.

      I have vag-com so I can set them up myself. I also have 2 brand new ones from the MKVI, I think the frequency is different and outside the range of the MKIV.
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      Thanks, I'll check out the boots and valve when...

      Thanks, I'll check out the boots and valve when he stops over.

      Thanks again!
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      No chip. Daily driver, 144K miles. The boost...

      No chip. Daily driver, 144K miles. The boost builds and then it just opens up, when getting off the throttle, there's no release sound.
    7. WTB: 2000 Jetta Drive Side Door Card Black Leather Newark DE

      Newark DE
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      New Key Options

      I just picked up a 2000 Jetta with only a valet key. Are there any options other than ordering a key from the dealer? Can I get the keyfobs from another year? I'm sure the frequency is different but...
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      Boost Leaking 03 Beetle

      A friend brought his beetle by and took me for a ride. When accelerating, the boost builds to a point and then just starts to leak out. It has the tone of the diverter valve along with the rush of...
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      I ended up rebuilding the alternator myself. It...

      I ended up rebuilding the alternator myself. It was actually very easy to do and only took a little while.

      I left the bearings because they were fine, I just repacked them.

      New Rectifier,...
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      Oh Okay, well the plug is 2 terminal plug, there...

      Oh Okay, well the plug is 2 terminal plug, there was only 1 wire using the one terminal and thought it was odd.
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      yeah, a single wire, D shaped plug and then there...

      yeah, a single wire, D shaped plug and then there is the thick battery wire. It plugs in to the voltage regulator.
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      Alternator wire question

      As I'm installing the alternator, I notice that the plug is a two wire plug but only one wire. The 'D' shaped plug. I don't see any broken and no terminal in the plug so I assume it only uses the one...
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      http://www.3dzubehor.com/Rover/Boschrepair.html ...

      http://www.3dzubehor.com/Rover/Boschrepair.html


      BOOM! I'll tear it out tonight!
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      Yeah I know. When I was a teen there were shops...

      Yeah I know. When I was a teen there were shops that rebuilt starters alternators vacuums, you name it. Now, everything is throw away. I know the pulley is shot too because it has been squealing at...
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      99-02 120amp Alternator

      Hey my alternator took a crap after 14 years and 240K miles. The best price I found for a rebuilt unit was on rockauto. Is there a rebuild kit for these? Are there still local starter and alternator...
    17. I just went out and checked, 12.5 volts at the...

      I just went out and checked, 12.5 volts at the battery, started the car, checked and it was down to 12.2 volts at idle, at 3KRPM it dropped again to 12.17.

      Checked the fuse, it's fine.


      240K...
    18. Gauges dash lights climate control headlights electrical problem

      2000 GTi VR GLX
      240K miles
      Euro switch, DRL disabled: 10+ years ago

      It started about 6 months ago, I would turn on the headlights and all the other lights would come right on, but the headlights...
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      The MKIV low and high beams do NOT use a relay....

      The MKIV low and high beams do NOT use a relay. The DRL Relay is for the DRL and interfaces with the E-Brake switch.


      The power for the low beams comes off the Headlight Switch and powers up the...
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      The city lights come on with the running lights,...

      The city lights come on with the running lights, the headlights are independent of the city lights and parking lights.


      I think the headlight switch is on it's way out but before I swap it, I was...
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