i have a 1997 vw jetta 2.0 wont turn over when weather is warm or car sits in sun car will start when push started or when weather cools off

Asked by Apr 10, 2010 at 09:12 AM about the 1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

have replaced battery and terminals and starter

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i have the same dag on problem maybe we can help each other

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try searching vwvortex.com and search their forums i hope this helps they have tons of info on our cars

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I had the same problem, and I will tell you what it is: the ignition switch and casing. The electronics behind it malfunction, I just recently got it repaired and it only ran me $320. Relatively cheap, and easy, but most mechanics will spend weeks trying to figure out the actual problem. Hope this helps!

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my 2000 vr6 has similar issues ... no spark but turns over fine .. mechanic thinks shifter solenoid ... may be coincedance that moving shifter and pushing brake sometimes cures problem

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My niece haveing the same issue 1997 vw jetta 2.0 wont turn over when weather is warm or car sits in sun car will Not crank when push started or when weather cools off

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Well hers only does that's when its hot out but whe its cools start s and runs like a champ

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