The restoration process only becomes challenging when the signs and symptoms of damage and wear are unnoticed for quite a while that they have already impacted the reliability of the nearby parts or the whole vehicle itself. I shut the car off and restarted it after waiting 2 minutes and it started up again like nothing happened. Started car in the morning in garage, it ran for about 3-5 seconds then stopped. Thanks for your comment, John. Make sure to check your engine when it is cold for an accurate reading. If the hose clamps are in odd locations that require you to get under the car, engage the parking brake, jack up the front of the car using the factory jack points, rest car securely on jack stands, chock the rear wheels, and make sure the car is safe and secure before doing anything else. After having my car for a week they were able to duplicate my problem.
I made the dealer aware of this and they blew it off as a fluke and if it happened again to call them. I am very lucky that this happened at 20 mph on a town street in the middle of the morning and not at 65 mph on a highway with lots of traffic. The engine skips and stutters like it's about to stall. If this is the case, why are they selling german designed cars in the United States that doesn't have fuel supplies that are 100% diesel? The engine revved and accelerated. I suggest using this hose because it's small and easy to remove, and it's at a high point of the radiator and engine.
You can apply low pressure air to the overflow coolant tank to get additional fluid out. Wow - you have the hydro-lock symptoms and want to remove the head! If your coolant is brown, a few things are possible. We have 110 reviews on our Engine Cooling Fan products for the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta from previous customers. Check for any leaks and check the level after a longer normal drive. Several owners are reporting half cup to two cups of water drained out of intercooler hoses. Use your finger to block the other end of the hose to effectively push air out the open hose.
Even though the manual said to remove the metal pipe, I did what you did, just moved it up out of the way. They have access to better radiator flush machines and chemicals, it's easy for them to dispose of the used fluids, and it's relatively inexpensive. Two weeks later, I was making a left into a parking lot and the same thing occurred. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Engine Cooling Fan stock in-person! My clutch was in as was the brake and I was in first gear since I was at a light but at a standstill. It was very scary to have the stalling happen to me out of the blue on the highway. Animals love its sweet taste, so even a spilling a small amount on your garage floor can end up in the dog's stomach pretty quickly. .
Had this happened during rush hour, there very likely would have been a severe accident. If it's really bad, accept that you'll have to do a flush again when you have time or take it to a professional. The failure had occurred since the vehicle was purchased. Make sure you mix the coolant in a ratio of between 40-50% water and the rest of the solution coolant. During start, it would not be lubricated by the coolant and it would also cause lots of air bubbles and cavitation, causing you to misjudge the coolant level and eroding the pump.
To drain the coolant out of the engine block, remove the oil cooler hoses outlined in green below. Pull the hose down I didn't bother with the plastic connector , and let it drain into a bucket. Radiator coolant levels should be checked frequently and changed according to the owner's manual. I called the dealer, and they told me to have the car towed in. Skip the paragraphs below and go to To refill coolant. Cars were attempting to pass us as we pushed it to the side. The failure and the current mileage was 22,000.
Some coolants will come premixed-that is, you don't need to add any water. Pelican Parts is not responsible for any typographical errors contained within the site. That's pretty drastic if that is your first move. The installation was aggravating enough as it was. The consequences of this can include: Limp mode, rough starting, and completed engine destruction by hydrolocking and bent or broken connecting rods.
Dealer initially suggested bad fuel and to buy only chevron, but there is no correlation between fuel source and hesitation, no evidence of water in fuel filter, etc. Thoroughly flushing the coolant system due to contamination If you want a through flush, leave the lower hoses open and apply low pressure compressed air to the coolant reservoir hoses to push the coolant out. Put back and secure any hoses or drains that you loosened earlier. Reason: The car has 93K miles on it. I believe the problem to be fuel system related and not transmission.
Several owners are reporting engine either shutting down or going into limp mode on highway after ice blocks intake sufficiently. In a few seconds, the strips would get pulled out if the retaining clips only from the force of the spring. Also remove one of the heater core hoses on the firewall and push the garden hose against the openings to flush out the heater core. I pulled into a parking spot, took my foot off the gas pedal to coast in and applied the brake approx 3 to 4 mph. How about removing the glowplugs, blowing out the water by cranking the engine and perhaps doing compression test first to see if any of the connecting rods have bent? If it's the oil cooler then the oil and coolant are mixing. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir in your Jetta is located and how to add coolant.
I knew that it was not electrical because I was able to put on my flashers. If you only have minor coolant contamination don't worry about driving the car because what's done is already done and nothing will immediately blow up. There was no warning, no gradual failure, no time to get out of the street. They have had my car for two weeks now, I have no idea when it will be fixed, if ever. This is not our inability to drive a stick transmission - both of us have owned diesel Jettas with manual transmissions for 10 years prior to our recent purchases. The drain is plastic so be careful.