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Starting prob

My mother has an intermitent starting problem the engine will turn over put not fire. this happens about 20% of the time...

1997 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 petrol
Posted: Jan 27, 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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Rear right light and right side lights not working

I have changed the dual filament bulb on the rear right side of the car after the fog indicator light came on on the das...

2004 Volkswagen Polo
Posted: Jan 23, 2013
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Rear shocks

hi i put two new rear shocks in there is a groove in the shocks and there was a light ring clip in it but now the clip h...

1998 Volkswagen Polo hatchback
Posted: Jan 18, 2013
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DEAD! Electrics fail..

Oil pump went the car so changed engine. Car was alright for about a week. Was driving home and the ABS light came on, t...

2000 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 SE (60 BHP)
Posted: Jan 17, 2013
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Tapping noise

i replaced ther timeing belt followed the the timeing marks someone had three mars on it so lined up with these marks no...

1998 Volkswagen Polo 1 ltr
Posted: Jan 14, 2013
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Engine wont fire at all

I was driving my car from Cardiff South Wales to Horsham West Sussex. I was around 20 miles from my destination so trave...

2000 Volkswagen Polo 1.4
Posted: Jan 8, 2013
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Various electrical problems :( :(

My once reliable and really awesome little polo has started to cause me firstly some concern, and now a major headache. ...

1997 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 Litre, Automatic, Petrol
Posted: Dec 29, 2012
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Misfiring

I HAD A PROBLEM WITH THE CAR MISFIRING AND WAS TOLD TO CHANGE THE PLUGS AND LEADS,HAVING DONE THAT THE CAR IS NOW RUNNIN...

2001 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 auto
Posted: Dec 27, 2012
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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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Engine management light

IVE HAD SOME WORK DONE TO THE CAR BY A FRIEND AS THERE WAS A MISFIRING PROBLEM BUT THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT LIGHTS ON STILL...

2001 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 auto
Posted: Dec 18, 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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Front side lights not working when engine off? failed mot?

My car failed its mot because the side lights at the front are not working when the engine is off, no idea what to look ...

1997 Volkswagen Polo
Posted: Nov 12, 2012
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Needs a push to start

vw polo 1.0 T reg (1998-99) wont start. battery fine, car electrics all working, new starter motor, fuel and oil in the ...

1999 Volkswagen Polo 1.0L m Petrol Manual
Posted: Oct 7, 2012
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Coolant loss maybe headgasket problem

Hi there. I have a 2001 Volkswagen Polo Colour Concept 1.4 tdi 3 cylinder. It has done 106,000 miles. Right the issue wi...

2001 Volkswagen Polo colour concept 1.4 tdi
Posted: Oct 7, 2012
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Seat belt light and dash display

my vw polo has a flickering seat belt light and now the display goes blank from time to time. The clock and mileage dose...

2003 Volkswagen Polo 1.2
Posted: Sep 30, 2012
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Car cutting out

Hi Looking for some help Recently bought a 1.0 Polo, everything works fine on it however the other whilst driving ...

1998 Volkswagen Polo 1.0
Posted: Sep 1, 2012
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Sounds like exhaust

idle sounds fine. rev it and it sounds like blown exhaust at front near manifold .could it be gaskets or even timing bel...

1995 Volkswagen Polo 1.3
Posted: Aug 13, 2012
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Revs die when headlights switched on

my 1.9sdi polo estate revs die, even at speed, when I switch headlights on. Any ideas where to best start testing.

1998 Volkswagen Polo 1.9 sdi estate
Posted: Aug 12, 2012
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