Volkswagen Polo Engine & Drivetrain

Engine & Drivetrain Problems and faults
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Clutch pedal switch fuse blows when clutch released

Seems to have short to earth clutch switch is new so is brake light switch

2014 Volkswagen Polo 1.2petrol
Posted: Aug 25, 2020
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My car has mixed oil and water for the second time

My car has mixed oil and water for the seconth time so I don't know what to do

2009 Volkswagen Polo 1.6
Posted: Jul 20, 2020
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All indicators not working few minutes after towing a trailer

All the indicators were still working fine up until I had to use a trailer,few minutes later after towing the trailer,th...

2007 Volkswagen Polo 1.9tdi
Posted: Mar 27, 2020
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Juddering under acceleration

Started driving the car again today after a week with it sitting on the drive and noticing some juddering or hesitating ...

1998 Volkswagen Polo 1.6
Posted: Oct 23, 2017
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Car cutting out / loss of power moment early when going round a bend

After going around the round about and exiting out of the roundabout the engine looses power then quickly regains power

2004 Volkswagen Polo 1.2
Posted: Oct 15, 2016
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Misfire

Can anyone help? Discovered a misfire and low compression on my 1.2 6v bmd polo and it sounds like a very common proble...

2006 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 6v bmd
Posted: Apr 10, 2016
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Idle reving

Car drives perfectly, but when idling the revs fluctuate. Have checked the carb and there apperars to be a valve near th...

1993 Volkswagen Polo 1.0
Posted: Sep 13, 2015
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Boiling

boiling top pipe on rad hot but bottom only luke warm would rad be blocked

2000 Volkswagen Polo
Posted: Aug 7, 2013
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Hard to get into gear

hard to get into gear

2002 Volkswagen Polo 1.4
Posted: Aug 5, 2013
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Starts then dies!

Hi, i have a 1996 1.4 petrol polo that starts but then dies straight away!?..have been told that it is a dirty inlet man...

1996 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 cl petrol
Posted: Feb 13, 2013
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Car failling to start in the first 6 to 10 cranks

hello hope you all fine, well i have vw polo acting very funny the car runs fine but at times you have your coil charge ...

1998 Volkswagen Polo 1.6 auto
Posted: Jan 24, 2013
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Car turns over and over and then misfires and starts eventualy

vw polo 98 turns over and over and then misfires and start after a while

1998 Volkswagen Polo 1 ltr
Posted: Dec 23, 2012
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Auto wont go into gear

CAR STARTS FINE BUT WHEN YOU PUSH THE BUTTON ON THE SIDE OF THE AUTO GEAR STICK SOMETIMES IT WONT MOVE AT ALL OUT OF TH...

2001 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 auto
Posted: Dec 16, 2012
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Off no2 cylinder

Off no2 cylinder replaced coil pack and plugs but still off appears to be getting spark now

2003 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 3 cylinder
Posted: Aug 6, 2012
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High fuel consumption

My car has got a high fuel consumption all of a sudden its doing about 11 kms/ltr and it cuts off sometimes when idelin...

1998 Volkswagen Polo 1.8 Auto
Posted: Feb 6, 2012
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Am I being ripped off by Garage

I recently had a turbo replaced on by polo, the car was over boosting (diagnosed) and the turbo would stop working, this...

2001 Volkswagen Polo 1.9 TDI 100 PS
Posted: Feb 2, 2012
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Temperature Gauge

Recently driving for 50 miles, I noticed the temperature gauge normally at 90° C or midway, drops to around the 75° C ...

2002 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16 valve
Posted: Dec 5, 2011
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Light showing on dashboard

There came a light showing on dashboard, according to the book it looked like an exhaust problem. The car was registere...

2005 Volkswagen Polo
Posted: Sep 9, 2011
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Car cranks and fires up then dies

Car cranks, fires up then dies. Changed coil module plug leads plugs.also had a spare throttle assy kicking around chang...

1996 Volkswagen Polo 1.4cl man
Posted: Jun 20, 2011
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Engine

car ran dry of oil,put in new oil,loud tapping noise and smoke from exhaust, compression on pistons seem ok, but oil in ...

1999 Volkswagen Polo 1.4cl
Posted: Apr 12, 2011
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