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    1. Swap the cluster. They've been known to go bad...

      Swap the cluster.

      They've been known to go bad after some time.
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      I bought the generic cable off EBay that came...

      I bought the generic cable off EBay that came with some software a few years ago. Obviously it never worked for me.

      My brother bought one from pepboys for his truck, its the orange one that cost...
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      I bought my Mk3 Windsor blue GTI 2.0 in 2007 for...

      I bought my Mk3 Windsor blue GTI 2.0 in 2007 for $3500 with 127k.

      up until someone rear ended it this summer while it was parked in front of my house. I used to get people all the time offering me...
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      $300 OBO picked up. I know what its worth in...

      $300 OBO picked up.

      I know what its worth in parts... Dont really have time to part it out anymore.

      Car will be gone by Saturday:(...7/11/15

      I REALLY dont want to call a junkyard to pick it...
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      You would have to remove the steering column and...

      You would have to remove the steering column and drill the lock off. Not too hard just a PIA. getting the steering wheel off you need a pretty big socket/wrench.

      From there you will be able to use...
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      When this happened to me it was related to the...

      When this happened to me it was related to the passenger door switch...

      The door latch itself came loose and wasnt holding the door tight to the jamb, so when the door was shut, the switch would...
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      rebuild/replace

      rebuild/replace<remove.:D
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      Car jerking? Sounds like it could be worn out...

      Car jerking?

      Sounds like it could be worn out motor mounts causing the engine to swing around when you apply throttle.

      I know the stock mounts were VERY soft and arent very good at all.
      ...
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      I had a similar issue with this last summer. ...

      I had a similar issue with this last summer.

      Ended up being a loose terminal on the battery. Gotta make sure thats clear of corrosion and tight.

      If your battery isnt secured down with the...
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      It's a 5 speed with a 16v swap. A switch is not...

      It's a 5 speed with a 16v swap. A switch is not very expensive so I guess I can order one and be ready to replace it when I take off the current switch to inspect it. Nothing's worse than getting...
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      Ignition switch possibility

      Ok so as you can see I am originally from the Mk3 world and I know the common problems that occur with that platform.


      So when I get in my Mk1 jetta, it starts up just fine. Problem starts when I...
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      I have the title in hand also.

      I have the title in hand also.
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      Youre in the right spot...Just the wrong place...

      Youre in the right spot...Just the wrong place with your 2.0

      Whatever you do to it you will never be happy, its not worth it. Just learn what you can about the engine and just enjoy it as a...
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      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/eurotrash3/...

      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/eurotrash3/vw/05AA86DC-7C43-47DA-B2D6-9A3A1D813948_zpstqllpflh.jpg...
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      203, 1997 Gti windsor blue parts car

      Well, my gti was rear ended while parked. I would like to strip the car down for myself but I don't have the space. The rear end is smashed and it also hit the car in front of me so the hood is...
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      203, 97 gti Windsor blue parts car

      Well, my gti was rear ended while parked. I would like to strip the car down for myself but I don't have the space. The rear end is smashed and it also hit the car in front of me so the hood is...
    17. Flex pipe it then:thumbup:

      Flex pipe it then:thumbup:
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      Where in Mass.?

      Where in Mass.?
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      Not sure if someone mentioned this already, but...

      Not sure if someone mentioned this already, but you probably have an air bubble in the coolant system.


      When you are low on fluid or refilling from a flush, you start the engine and turn the heat...
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      Yea the ebrake lines could be cracked and rusted...

      Yea the ebrake lines could be cracked and rusted out.

      Someone couldve done the rear brakes wrong when they went to put new pads on and didnt return the caliper piston the right way.

      The ebrake...
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