It could also be the harness - although I don't believe a harness problem would cause all four plugs to show bad. Needless to say that I already checked fuses. So there may or may not be any fuses in slots 8 or 19. I have the exact same problem now and I have had this problem before. The best way to check is to first, check for any error codes. Which I assumed since you seem to know that the engine is running hot.
Car had been idle for at least 24 hrs at this point It seems this is what drained the battery. None of the fuse panel fuse locations match what your manual says. I then figured the salt might be getting into one of the connectors and creating a short, so I sprayed water into the fan area in front and back when the motor was warmed up. The fan s should kick on regardless of engine temp. It is the thermo switch location what I need. Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!! It might work on people too ;.
Part was 60 something and next day shipping was 27. The engine coolant temp sensor was a common failure on older cars, perhaps your car is the start of the newer ones failing or a fluke. Our large network of salvage yards ensures that you'll be able to find used Volkswagen Jetta cooling fan relays quickly, all from the comfort and convenience of your home or office. I want to test the thermo switch because the fans are not running when the air conditioning is on. Release both buttons at the same time.
Used Cooling Fan Relays for the Volkswagen Jetta for Sale Get a great deal! I also like to unplug the fans and power them up directly to see if they operate. Then watch for it to warm up. Thank you for your help. As a matter of fact, the manual refers to the thermo-switch, but it doesn't indicate its location. Because of these features, and because we're pretty successful at finding any type of Volkswagen parts, including cooling fan relays, we're confident that you will use our service again and again. S- Please or to join the conversation.
Here's everything you ever wanted to know about glow plugs: with photos. What I did manage to locate as I'm at work currently on break The thermo switch should be at the radiator itself. If it's ambient when the engine is cold it's right. Not sure where on a Jetta it would be. Get multiple quotes from junk yards and auto wreckers who compete for your business. If you need to replace your cooling fan for your Volkswagen Jetta, then you have come to the right place. It's not quite the info requested, but it's one way to see what the fans are doing.
First I searched around in the fan for the relay and gave the motor, and area where the relay is a few good bangs with my hand. While still holding that button, turn the key although not far enough to start the engine and then press and hold the Minute button on the left side of the instrument pane if pressing doesnt work try turning the knob clockwise until service light has gone off and skip the pressing l. We'll do our best to help you find top-quality cooling fan relays at the best prices possible. This of course assumes your temperature sensor is working appropriately. It looks like this mine is unbolted from its location so I could take the picture : If the fans are not working, you can disconnect the plug that attaches to the radiator and jump 2 of the wires to bypass the relay.
Maybe someone else can chime in with that info. Please or to join the conversation. I will be back under the hood again very soon to try these things again and see if they work. A few days ago car would not start - battery completely drained. Everywhere else i called said it was dealer item only. The center fuse under the battery cover is for the fans. The car I'm trying to fix is a fifth generation.
You may find you have an issue with a fuse, relay or wiring though instead of a switch. Also, don't forget to check the fuses. That way you can test to see if the fans work or not. Could this be some temperature sensor gone bad that is triggering the fan to come on? I don't have an overheating problem. My problem is that I cannot locate the thermo switch. It controls air conditioning and fans.