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      to road trip or not to road trip

      That is the question! Im currently living in south carolina, and enrolled in school in washington state. I would like to drive across country, but every time i get into my car these days Ive got AAA...
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      I changed out the ignition switch. I will try the...

      I changed out the ignition switch. I will try the tb, i have had issues with it before after changing the alternator.

      As far as starting it 2-3times question. Im talking about when i turn the key...
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      starting issues

      hey vortex,

      Im having some issues with my golf (2.0) I had trouble with it starting. It wouldnt start by key, or even push starting it so I charged the battery and replaced the ignition switch. It...
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      Ignition switch problem?

      Hey vortex,

      I'm having some issues with the golf. It's been hit or mis when it comes to starting up. Sometimes it will crank right up, but other times it won't even attempt to turn over. I'm...
    5. Installing clutch rod push lever (and having problems)

      Hey guys having some issues. I'm trying to install this push rod lever and I cannot get the release arm all the way back in the transmission. It's getting stuck about an inch before its all the way...
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      I did this one time with an iPod buttons. I just...

      I did this one time with an iPod buttons. I just sanded everything to fit on the ball then used two part epoxy to fill it in. Turned out pretty well. Sorry no pics
    7. Thanks man, I'm located in Tampa Florida. Little...

      Thanks man, I'm located in Tampa Florida. Little ways I'm going to try and let it ride for now. Finding it a little hard to find the cap for the transmission housing
    8. Hey skyvan, who did you get the replacement parts...

      Hey skyvan, who did you get the replacement parts from? Tried explaining to autozone what I was looking for and they said they couldn't help me...

      Also does anyone else have experience with the...
    9. Alright found the issue. That arm was cracked.....

      Alright found the issue. That arm was cracked.. But ihave new issue now the rod guide got cracked while getting the arm free. How it of an issue is this? Can I in wield it back?...
    10. Napa guy didn't know what he was talking about

      Napa guy didn't know what he was talking about
    11. Looking at that diagram... I noticed that the...

      Looking at that diagram... I noticed that the locknut was not fastened to the assbly. It has threads but doesn't have anywhere to thred to. It goes rubber grommet. The fastener (unable to connect I...
    12. By bad, it's a 2.0 Looked at the cable where...

      By bad, it's a 2.0

      Looked at the cable where it meets the trans an it looks okay. Caught a napa guy as he was leaving and he took a quick look and said that my fluid was jet black. He thinks its...
    13. Sitting in a pizza place with a broke vw outside hoping I can fix it before I get to drunk

      Hey guys,

      So I was driving down the rode an my clutch popped. Now the pedal doesn't return to the original position. It stays on the floor unless I pick it up. It doesn't engage though and let me...
    14. Are you throwing an engine light? Can you get the...

      Are you throwing an engine light? Can you get the codes?
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      The smell has subsided, I think it was just...

      The smell has subsided, I think it was just residue from the compounds they put on it whenever they rebuild it. I'm not sure about the pulley sizes. From all the research ive done it seems that my...
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      So just got back from autozone to try to trade in...

      So just got back from autozone to try to trade in my squealing brand new alternator, and thy wouldn't take it because they said my belt was too tight.... That my tensioner was bad..... Anybody have a...
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      Ok though so... So what the hell could that...

      Ok though so... So what the hell could that burning smell be?
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      **** autozone alternators! Question

      Hey vortex, I have a question about my alternator.

      I have gone through 3 alternators in the last three months. I have a 98 2.0. I have been getting the 70 amp alternators and they keep going out....
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      Ttt

      Ttt
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      Alternator? Maybe?

      Hey guys, been a while but I need some advice. Latel my ac has been bogging down as I hit the accelorator. Then as I hit the gas my battery light would come on. Today as I was driving my radio dash...
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