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It's getting ready to be set on fire!! Thing is junk!! GLS…

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It's getting ready to...

It's getting ready to be set on fire!! Thing is junk!!

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW?

GLS 1.8t 2002

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I was trying. I have error codes p2123, p2128, p0036 and p1861

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Do you have scan tool or a code reader?

160k

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That's it

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 7 months ago
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I do need a vin # of the vehicle to get the factory information.

Any recent repairs or accidents with the vehicle? If so please explain so i can have a history to assist

Thanks

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
To much to list for repairs but nothing recent. It acted like this once before and the MAF was replaced which fixed the issue. I'll get the VIN hopefully tonight. No accidents.
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 7 months ago

please do so i can assist you !! thanks

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Vin 3vwse69m92m189909
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 7 months ago
Ok first thing is to check is the o2 sensor lower one to see if there is any damage to the sensor , wiring , or connector. Unplug the sensor check for corrosion. Let me know if you find anything abnormal
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Will do!! Unfortunately I can't get to it until this weekend.. I'll let you know what I find. Both of them?
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 7 months ago

ok got it just keep me in the loop!!

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I'm assuming both correct? Before and after CAT?
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 7 months ago

after the cat only!!

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thanks!!
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 7 months ago

yep . my pleasure!!

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