VW

Have Volkswagen Questions? Ask an Expert Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

The heater runs all the time, None noted, 2001 VW Jetta, I…

Customer Question
The heater runs all...

The heater runs all the time

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant level? Has there been any leaking from the hoses?

None noted

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

2001 VW Jetta

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

I haven't yet started my own repairs, this is prelim inquiry

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

Have grounding issue with license plate lights. Changed bulbs, won't light

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: VW
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own VW Question
Answered in 5 minutes by:
3/19/2018
VW Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago
Todd M
Todd M, ASE Certified Technician
Category: VW
Satisfied Customers: 1,772
Experience: Technician at Montgomery Motors
Verified

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today. I see that you having a heating issue. Just so that I am clear, do you mean that when you turn of the vehicle, the fan doesn't turn off, or is it that the vehicle only blows hot air?

Ask Your Own VW Question
VW Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Also, what is the motor size of the vehicle?

Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
115 horse power 121CID
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Sorry, I have to go now, please send a response after !:30 pdst.
VW Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

Just so that I am clear, do you mean that when you turn off the vehicle, the fan doesn't turn off, or is it that the vehicle only blows hot air?

Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
The vehicle heater always blows hot air, even with the fan off.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Hi, Todd. I'm at the answer station now trying to troubleshoot the heater that runs all the time, even when fan is off.
VW Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 1 month ago
eric remington
Category: VW
Satisfied Customers: 486
Experience: mechanic/service advisor at topline auto
Verified

have you tried to change temperature setting? do you have the recirulaton or fresh air coming into vehicle?

Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
The temperature setting does not work. I haven't tried to check the recirculation, since it is always hot. The ac works briefly before going hot.
VW Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 1 month ago

take off recirculation yhat may help get your temp setting fixed

Ask Your Own VW Question
VW Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 1 month ago

If you are satisfied with your answer, please take a moment to rate my service before you go. Experts are not compensated without a positive rating. Providing a rating does not close the question, you can reply or ask additional questions without incurring further charges. Rating my answer positive charges your account the full question value and credits me. Submitting for a refund removes the credit from my account and makes me donate my time and experience for free, which is not my intention. Please only rate positive if you are satisfied and intend on paying for the services you agreed to. Thanks!

Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I 'll try that again to verify and trouble shoot the issue.
VW Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 1 month ago

k

Ask Your Own VW Question
VW Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 1 month ago

the recirculation not being on will help may eliminate if not you will need to fix temperature dial issue

Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Eric, Hi. I tried running with. that on an off. Didn't solve the problem. Looks like the temperature dial is the problem. I saw a video of how to check that and move the flapper. That is the next step, correct?
VW Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 1 month ago

y​es to figure out why its not working. could be involved including removing the dash for testing and repair. as that what you would like to do?

Ask Your Own VW Question
VW Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 1 month ago

If you would like to proceed I will need a vehicle id number and a phone call may be in order

Ask Your Own VW Question
VW Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 1 month ago

SORRY PLEAE THE LAST TWO RESPONSES WHERE MEANT FOR ANOTHER CUSTOMER SORRY ABOUT THAT

Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Erik hi. Yes I'm looking at dash removal to get at the temp control. I'll try starting soon.
VW Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 1 month ago

would you like instructions get me vin number and I will get instructions. but if you don't have enough Freon in system or if compressor not engaging then perhaps you don't need to take that Prt. if you turn on ac does low side hose get cold? ac compressor clutch engage?

Ask Your Own VW Question
VW Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 30 days ago

If you are satisfied with your answer, please take a moment to rate my service before you go. Experts are not compensated without a positive rating. Providing a rating does not close the question, you can reply or ask additional questions without incurring further charges. Rating my answer positive charges your account the full question value and credits me. Submitting for a refund removes the credit from my account and makes me donate my time and experience for free, which is not my intention. Please only rate positive if you are satisfied and intend on paying for the services you agreed to. Thanks!

if for any reason, you can't rate my answer OKAY, GOOD, or EXCELLENT/3 STARS OR HIGHER today. Please reply and let me know why, so I can help more/better. All follow up responses are FREE, after completing the required rating
Please remember to rate service using the separate rating page. Thank you

Ask Your Own VW Question
VW Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 30 days ago

p​lease rate me that is how I am compensated

Ask Your Own VW Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask eric remington Your Own Question
eric remington
eric remington
eric remington
Category: VW
Satisfied Customers: 486
486 Satisfied Customers
Experience: mechanic/service advisor at topline auto

eric remington is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

vwnewton

vwnewton

VW Owner,ASE Master and L1 Advanced

307 satisfied customers

25 years of VW obsession turned into a job, last 15 years as a VW Tech.

VWDoc

VWDoc

Independent VW Shop owner

1,738 satisfied customers

20 years of experience working with VW's. Independent European shop owner and technician.

Martin

Martin

auto electrical

776 satisfied customers

South African Trade Diploma in Auto Electrical

Matt

Matt

Engineer

683 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

Tim&#039;s Auto Repair

Tim's Auto Repair

mechanic

482 satisfied customers

Have owned a repair shop for 25 yrs.

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr

ASE MASTER TECH

411 satisfied customers

30 YRS EXPERIENCE, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DEISEL

Chris(aka-Moose)

Chris(aka-Moose)

VW Technician

274 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

< Previous | Next >

Related VW Questions
Have a 2013 VW Passat, trunk will not unlock.. Have tried
yes, have tried the manual latch on door and latch on remote. … read more
kyle swart
kyle swart
Certificate Of Completion, Automotive Technology
209 satisfied customers
I disconnected the battery for a couple of hours, now the
i disconnected the battery for a couple of hours, now the car sems to be in safe mode. at first it wouldnt idle normally, now it idles fine but as soon as i give it gas it shutters and eventually dies… read more
vwtech0405
vwtech0405
VW Technician
Associate Degree
8,868 satisfied customers
Intermittent overfueling?diesel smelling smoke when slowing
intermittent overfueling?diesel smelling smoke when slowing down stopping no loss of power once twice a day then ok for a while … read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
683 satisfied customers
Lets see, it starts and dies right away, it won't
lets see , it starts and dies right away, it won't communicate with any scanner. there is a red steering wheel on the cluster that is solid not flashing. and the wipers quit working. it all happened a… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 6 speed automatic transmission shifts
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 6 speed automatic transmission shifts hard between 1st and 2nd and 2nd and 3rd. New fluid installed. … read more
Martin
Martin
auto electrical
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
776 satisfied customers
I need to locate horn of my Jetta 2015. Not done anything so
I need to locate horn of my Jetta 2015 JA: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? What have you tried so far? Customer: Yes, not done anything so far JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know befor… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
How can I use Molly Diesel Purge to clean my injectors
How can I use Molly Diesel Purge to clean my injectors without taking them out. Basically, which lines to connect and disconnect.… read more
Martin
Martin
auto electrical
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
776 satisfied customers
I need to physically locate the Crankshaft position sensor
I need to physically locate the Crankshaft position sensor and the Camshaft position sensor (Engine speed sensors) on a 2009 VW JETTA, Wolfburg Edition. … read more
internal88
internal88
Product Manger
Bachelor's Degree
623 satisfied customers
Daughter's 2009 jetta se has check engine and tool light on.
daughter's 2009 jetta se has check engine and tool light on … read more
internal88
internal88
Product Manger
Bachelor's Degree
623 satisfied customers
The tach rises and falls at idle...and stays high when it is
the tach rises and falls at idle...and stays high when it is time to shift. Check engine light is on. … read more
kyle swart
kyle swart
Certificate Of Completion, Automotive Technology
209 satisfied customers
Just went to get the transmission serviced on my
just went to get the transmission serviced on my granddaughters 98vw bug they said all good but noe the speedodometer doesn't work what happened they said they don't touch the sencors. … read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
5,054 satisfied customers
I just replaced my starter but it still won't start and now
I just replaced my starter but it still won't start and now my infotainment center is not functioning … read more
Wolfgang
Wolfgang
6 satisfied customers
Its shifting hard. No transmission leaks just had it checked
no transmission leaks just had it checked just had transmission flushed last week … read more
HDGENE
HDGENE
Master Technician/Lead Technician
Associate Degree
2,835 satisfied customers
My 1.8 TSI has DTC 000768. 000769. 000770 what can Indo.
Hi my 1.8 TSI has DTC 000768. 000769. 000770 what can Indo … read more
Wolfgang
Wolfgang
6 satisfied customers
Check engine light came on. Stays on. 2000 VW beetle gls.
Took it in, they said it needed Purge valve, oxygen sensor, leak detection pump … read more
Kevin
Kevin
workshop foreman /master tech/mot tester
1 satisfied customers
AC not working. yeah. I recharged it. 2009 Jetta TDI Sport
Just bought a cooling fan relay switch. But I don't know where to locate it.… read more
kyle swart
kyle swart
Certificate Of Completion, Automotive Technology
209 satisfied customers
Got another one for you. 2009 vw passat 2.0 runs good but
got another one for you. 2009 vw passat 2.0 runs good but sometimes going down road loses power and shuts down wait a couple minutes and it restarts and goes. following codesFriday,20,April,2018,16:14… read more
Wolfgang
Wolfgang
6 satisfied customers
I have a 1999 VW Beetle I have changed the injectors, fuel
i have a 1999 VW Beetle I have changed the injectors, fuel filter,plugs, wires and coil pack still has a miss and the check engine light is on? … read more
Martin
Martin
auto electrical
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
776 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x