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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 4dr Sedan Auto

1999 Volkswagen Jetta
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Front-Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan GL, Compact
22 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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March 29, 2014, 7:45 am

Juan B

Question: My car is overheating

The cooling fans don't work I tried turning the heater on but ac doesn't work.The coolant keeps draining fast,the car runs good for a while than it overheat s. What are somethings I need to check please help.

March 29, 2014, 10:17 pm

Richard W
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The first thing is if you are loosing coolant you need to find out where it's going. I would have the engine checked for a leaking head gasket. That could be why you are loosing coolant and over heating. You will need a shop to test the head gasket.

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