2003 jetta Wolfsburg Edition driving down highway the car kills. While trying to start, starter just spins without engageing the flywheel.

Asked by Feb 19, 2015 at 10:24 PM about the 2003 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Flywheel has all teeth. Battery good. Belt good. Could it be starter soleniod, relay, or ???

1 Answer


If the starter spins without the Bendix engaging the flywheel/flexplate it would seem that the starter is the problem.

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