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I have a VW Polo 1.9 TDI 2006, the engine shakes a lot, what could the problem be?

I have a VW Polo 1.9 TDI 2006, the engine shakes a lot, what could the problem be?

Question: I have a VW Polo 1.9 TDI 2006, the engine shakes a lot, what could the problem be? Hi, the engine shakes on idle and when I take off, which causes the car cabin to shake uncontrolably. The diesel engine exhaust fumes are also white in colour. What could the problem be? Answered By Justin...

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Need Air!

Q—I’ve never heard of oxygen sensors before (and wish I hadn’t now), but what causes them to fail? My check engine light came on this weekend and I paid $500 to have... read more June 22, 2010 by 


 
2009 Volkswagen New Beetle

Cleaning Tips

Q--Is it necessary to periodically clean the fuel injectors?  If it is necessary, is filling them with a couple of tankfulls of name brand, premium grade gas a good way to... read more June 22, 2010 by 


 
1999 Volkswagen New Beetle GL

1999 Volkswagen Beetle: Beetle Diesel

Q--I own a 1999 VW Beetle with the 1.9-liter turbodiesel engine and five-speed manual transmission. I have 42,000 miles on the vehicle. I drive about 22 miles each day, in... read more May 6, 2010 by 


 
2002 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL

2002 Volkswagen Jetta: Pounding Jetta

Q--When I start my 2002 VW Jetta and shift into drive, there is a pounding-like noise. At the same time, I feel absolutely no shifting taking place. When I eventually take my... read more April 29, 2010 by 


 
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX

2002 Volkswagen Passat: Seek Professional Help

Q--I purchased a 2002 Passat GLX V-6 demo model with 4500 miles. Last week, on a very cold morning, it had a very hard start and the malfunction indicator lamp came on but... read more April 18, 2010 by 


 
2001 Volkswagen GTI

2001 Volkswagen GTI: Questionable Diagnosis

Q--I read of the person’s problem with the engine malfunction light coming on repeatedly even though her Jetta GLX V-6 ran fine. I own a 2001 GTI V-6 and have had similar... read more April 16, 2010 by 


 
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS

2000 Volkswagen Passat: Passat Checking

Q--The VW Service Dept. insisted that my 2000 Passat check engine light was due to excessive carbon build up on the throttle body and the valves. The mechanic ran the... read more April 16, 2010 by 


 
1999 Volkswagen New Beetle GL

1999 Volkswagen Beetle: Keep in Mind

Q--I would like to replace the battery in my wife’s 1999 VW Beetle. Is there any procedure that should be done before I start, such as hooking up a nine-volt battery so the... read more April 10, 2010 by 


 
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX

2001 Volkswagen Passat: The Ever-Popular Fluid Check

Q--I have a 2001 VW Passat V-6 with 50,000 miles. The VW maintenance schedule says to change the transmission fluid at 60,000. My mechanic said he recommends every two years... read more April 10, 2010 by 


 
2002 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL

2002 Volkswagen Jetta: Manual Manipulation

Q—I have a 2002 VW Jetta TDI. The dealer says that VW recommends synthetic oil with the diesel engine. I can’t find anything in the owner’s manual mentioning synthetic... read more April 6, 2010 by 


 
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS

2000 Volkswagen Golf: Solar Starts

 Q--My 2000 VW Golf always needed a jump-start after I left it alone (while on vacation) for two or more weeks, even in warmer weather. VW has free road service, but this... read more April 5, 2010 by 


 
2003 Volkswagen Passat 4-door Sedan GLS Manual Rear Seats

2004 Volkswagen Passat: Water on the Brain

Q--I’ve got a 2004.5 VW Passat 1.8T with 19,000 kilometers and use Kendall GT-1 100% Synthetic Oil 5W40, which meets the special VW specs to prevent the dreaded sludge... read more March 29, 2010 by 


 
2006 Volkswagen GTI

1973 Volkswagen Beetle: Clear!

Q--I have kept my 1973 VW Beetle off the road this winter. I start it up weekly but the last time it must have ran out of gas. Yesterday it started and quickly quit. Now that... read more March 26, 2010 by 


 
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX

2001 Volkswagen Passat: Passat Problems

Q--My daughter owns a 2001 VW Passat wagon. She has had to replace rear taillights at least three times during the past three years. Recently, bulbs were replaced after only... read more March 13, 2010 by 


 
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS

2000 Volkswagen Passat: Dye, Dye, Dye

Q--I have a 2000 Passat Wagon V-6 with 62,000 miles, and I keep smelling burning oil, especially when idling on a slight incline. I have had it to the dealers several times... read more February 22, 2010 by 


 
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