TripleLift This is an ad network. Make it a point to examine the compressor's connection with the wiring harness which can be found on top of the compressor. I read on the internet that the new 2011 jetta they insulated the ducts and they didn't do that with ours they said this in a review of the 2011. I finally got my car back today after they had it for 5 days of the first week I owned it. Had my 2009 Jetta tdi in their shop yesterday, and after diagnostics informed me that I needed both cooling fans, and the intake manifold replaced. I am so glad I purchased the 100,000 mile warranty, because that sort of problem after 2 days of ownership does not say much for vw. That was in the winter and due to being in hospital for some months this year the Passat has not been used only 1,500 miles since last December Now I am back using it again I have again taken it into Beadles Bromley again for the air conditioning.
The solenoid regulates the pumping action of the compressor. I've gotten some feedback from people who have seen this video that Beetles and Passats have this same issue. Thanks I have a 2000 jetta 2. To clean out the metal particles the system has to be flushed for 4+ hours. I got home and when I shut the car off and turned it back on, the light on the dash was out, and all my exterior lights were working.
But even if you can't escape from it doesn't mean you can't prepare for it. Also, do check both the primary and secondary fuses and make sure not one of them is blown. I talked to them about all of the problems I have been hearing about faulty compressors failing on these vehicles with mileage in the 50 — 80K range. This video shows how I fixed the air conditioner on my daughter's 2003 Volkswagen Jetta. You can find the primary box in the engine bay near the fender on the driver's side. In Australia cars have been covered 6 months out of warranty.
HubPages and Hubbers authors may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others. Anyway this car sat for a little over a yr and now I am getting it ready to sell it but when I took it to have the air conditioning serviced they had to fix a little pin hole in the line where the coolant had leaked out then it was charged. To avoid further damages, the car should be switched off immediately. Facebook Login You can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. Just found out I need a new ac compressor too. I got out and noticed that in addition to the same headlight and tail light being out, the license plate lights were also out.
HubPages Google Analytics This is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. While the force of the blast was outward, I beleive anyone in the passenger seat would have likewise sustained injury, certainly to the eyes as minute glass particles were blown about the car on the passenger side. Paypal This is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. I'm not sure how long you have had your Vehicle, but I have bad news for you.
The next day it drove to work ok and then on way home when it started it immediately was running badly and check engine light and all that was on again. There were small metal parts in the pan when my dealer opened the transmission. If it's wet you need to check the condensation discharge tubes to make sure they're not clogged or pinched. It is not the fan or freon. Volkswagen are covering replacements out of warranty, in Germany the parts are covered for five years and 150,000 km with Volkswagen covering 50% of the labour costs in the fourth year and none in the fifth year. Conversion Tracking Pixels We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
I see they dont even stand to firmly behind their product. How many of you have this problem and can it be fixed? Since the car cools good when moving , but takes moving at a pretty good speed to start cooling. I took it to the dealership and they confirmed the 30 amp fuse had overheated and caused the fusebox to melt hence the burning smell. I got home and when I shut the car off and turned it back on, the light on the dash was out, and all my exterior lights were working. It was messed up for almost a year before I could fix it.
Once cool air is produced, it goes straight to the vehicle's cabin through the air conditioning vents. Has anyone set up a Twitter or Facebook campaign in relation to this? Added to which 1K0-820-803-N have too many internal parts. Why are you taking it to dealership? The reason why this compressor failed was due to an electrical problem and the tech who examined it said i will have to pay to get the problem diagnosed. Take note that if clutch has seized and stopped spinning, the compressor should be removed immediately for a rebuild. On expansion-type restrictors, look to see if anything is blocking the movement of the valve. I have asked for a courtesy car and been told there is no chance! I have been looking for information on how the system works to little profit. In the meantime roll on winter and some cooler weather.
Since I waited all summer I asked for a reduction in the agreed cost and initially they offered me £27 off. I live in South Louisiana. I got out of the car and noticed my right front passenger side headlight out. Given I did not cause the oem parts to fail and made no modifications to the car or it's wiring with the temporary fans I feel this should be covered. Mechanic cleared and problem has not resurfaced. I will have to have another call with Head Office tomorrow.