I have this problem 2002 VW Polo 1.2.
I bought this car early Feb 2012 with the ABS light on. I took it for an MOT in May; it was a faulty ABS; wires burnt by the exhaust.
My catalyst converter has went twice.
My fuel pump went and replaced battery.
My ABS light is now back on and I know it's a sensor.
My starter motor has now gone.
My heaters only work on level 4 (don't know how to fix).
I am sick to death of it letting me down, one problem after another. Has anyone experienced any problems with heaters, as I am at a loss with this one?
I'm having the exact same problems with my '07 Polo 1.4i Trendline! Could you ever get this resolved? My kilos reset by itself, handbrake light came on with a beeping alarm, also ABS, and immediately afterwards, the steering light came on, no power steering. The car loses power and at times switches off. After I switch the car on again, it's as if nothing ever happened. Please reply with advice to email@example.com.
Usually the heating fan has a resistor package that controls the different ventilation speeds. If level 4 is the only one that works, then the chances are high that the resistor package must be replaced.
Have a Polo 2003 1.4 FSI with 59000 miles. It has a problem with the engine light coming on and staying on. The car's engine is running fine. The AA checked the engine and diagnosed two error codes: P0118 and P0401.
Took the car to the garage, and they replaced the EGR valve and coolant temp sensor. Paid £320, but still the engine light came back on after two days. Took the car back, only to be told that there is still an EGR valve error code, and that there is nothing else they can do. They suggested to take the car to the main dealer for a software update!
Has anyone else experienced similar problems? How much is a software update going to cost?
I have a Polo 1.4 petrol model 03. ABS and EPC were on. I fixed the ABS, it was only fuse, but the EPC is still on. I had diagnostics done 2 times, but no one knows what the problem is. The last diagnostic, he said maybe it's the map sensor. I changed it, but the EPC is still on. My car starts, but after 3 or 5 minutes, it lost power and I have to switch off and on, and try to get power. I don't know what to do with this problem. I even tried looking on the net, but no explanation?
I found this website and don't know if he can help!
One of the coil packs for sure!
Hey, it seems to be all Polos, when they reach higher mileage, they cause all this tension. I'm driving one, but I'm stuck since I don't know where else to go. I took it to 4 dealers, but all of them never find any fault. What worries me is that it makes me fight with people, because they don't see anything, whereas I see something. Have you got a solution? If yes, please share it with us. I'm stuck.
I have the same problem, how was it fixed?
The same is happening to my car, but what was the exact problem with your car? You mention you took it to a garage and now it's fine, so what was causing it??
I have had 2 Polos with this problem; a 1997 1.0 and a 2000 1.4, both with around 50,000 miles or over, and both times I have been told it's the coil and sensor. Fixed both at little cost (£150), and both times the cars run back to perfect with no other problems. Can't understand why no one at the garages you are all going to advises you of this.
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