How does the VW golf react to snow covered roads?

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VW Golf

Like any other front wheel drive car. There's a slight disadvantage given the short wheelbase, but driving in snow is really more a matter of good tires and good driving skill.

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How do you drive on snow covered roads?

Tips for Driving in the Snow Stay home. Only go out if necessary. Drive slowly. Accelerate and decelerate slowly. Increase your following distance to five to six seconds. Know your brakes. Don't stop if you can avoid it. Don't power up hills. Don't stop going up a hill.

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Why does the fan always run on your vw golf?

The temperature sender is probably grounded out and keeping it on.

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How to fill Transmission fluid Golf VW gti 2000?

The 2000 VW Golf transmission can be filled through the transmission dipstick tube. Using a funnel is recommended, to limit spilling.

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How much is a 2001 VW Golf?

5k-7k for a 100,000 mile VW Golf so expect a 30,000-60,000 mile VW Golf to be around 8k-10k

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Does AA traction grade tells you how your car reacts on wet roads?

Yes, It is a rating of how well it "stop" in the wet. AA is the highest rating, A, B, C is the lowest.

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Where is the fuse box on vw golf plus?

There are two. One in the engine bay top right next to the battery (under a plastic cover). The interior one is below the main light control switchgear behind the door for the storage area by your right knee. You'll need to slightly twist the cubby's door to get it to pop off.

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How many suitcases fit in a VW Golf?

With 379 liters of storage space, the Golf can hold up to 4 large suitcases as well as additional smaller baggage and loose items.If that's not enough space, the rear seats fold down, nearly tripling the amount of space available.Couples with extensive luggage needs are well-suited to the Golf.

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What are the car specs of the VW Golf 4?

The Volkswagen Golf 4 has a 2.0 litre turbo G T I. The width is 1735 mm. The length is around 4148 mm. The height is 1440 mm. The wheelbase is 2512 mm.

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Where is the dome light switch in a VW Golf?

Some interior lights do not have a switch per se ... the light fixture itself moves or tilts, and usually has three positions:# Off - lamp stays off regardless of door open or closed # Door - lamp lights when door is opened - shuts off when closed # On - lamp will remain on regardless of door ope...

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How to I get a central locking diagram for my vw golf?

Google under Images will find i found mine there

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Where is the oil drain plug on vw golf mk4?

on the bottom of the oil pan, where the oil drain plug is located on most all vehicles

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Why does oil level sensor read low all the time on a 1.6 2001 vw golf?

That's oil pressure, not level.Low oil, bad pump, loose bearings, bad sensor.If it really is low, fix it or destroy your engine.

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How can I get the unlock code for 1992 vw golf stereo without going to the dealer?

find out the company that was subcontracted to make the radio for VW. It might be a blaupunkt. email them and see if they can send you the code

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Does it damage a tire to drive with snow chains on dry roads?

Of course it will damage the tire/tires. It will damage tires to drive on any road while using chains, probably more so on a dry road. Even on a road with snow and ice and even though the wear/damage to the tires is minimal, the tires will still suffer some excessive wear/damage. Chains should on...

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How do you reset the service light on a VW Golf?

Turn ignition to off position.Press and hold the Trip reset button.Release the Trip Reset button when it says “OIL” or “INSP” Turn the minute knob until the odometer is reset to zero.

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Where is the fuse box for vw golf mk4?

You mug. Its in the car!

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What does the check engine light on a 2004 VW golf mean?

As the vehicle is running the computer is constantly doing self tests & component tests. If any component is found to be out of the specified range it turns on the light to let you know. A common problem is a loose gas cap. If you don't find anything simple you need to get the car scanned and...

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How would you know if the timing is wrong on a vw golf?

basically what happens id you engine will run like crap, stumble and or sputter, while idle, an/or will stumble on acceleration. I have this problem on a 1998 2.0L GOLF, to check if your timing belt is loose, remove the air intake from the filter to the throttle body and remove the timing belt co...

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Are golf carts legal on the road in Maryland?

Legally, no. All cars must have a safety belt, brake/turn signals, headlights, and airbags. They may be allowed in towns if they have brake signals, like in annapolis. They use golf carts to transport people from hotels. However, they are limited to private roads and small city roads. Anything wi...

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How do you top up the hydraulic fluid in a vw mk 1 golf convertible?

To top up the hydraulic fluid in a VW MK 1 Golf, you need to locate the hydraulic fluid reservoir attached to the brake master cylinder. Unplug the electrical fluid sensor and Fill the reservoir to the ÒMaxÓ mark.

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How does your car react if you need rotors?

There was a lot of squeaking while braking when my car needed new rotors.

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Why is it important to remove snow off the roads in the winter?

It is removed for safety.

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How do you react to a tire blowout?

Do not brake suddenly you might spin. Apply light braking at most. Grip the steering wheel firmly, and duide your car to the side of the road.

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How do you turn the air bag light off on a vw golf gti 2000?

The air bag light is illuminating because the restraint control module has detected a problem in the airbag system. In this case, the airbags may not deploy in the event of a collision. The only way to properly "turn out" the light, is to get the problem fixed. If a technician were to disable the...

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In which states is it legal to drive a golf cart on the road?

golf carts are legal in most states but not the hill billy state of gorgiaI believe the state is spelled "Georgia"

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How did society react to the change from horse and buggy to first automobile?

I think it changed the society just from the people of the town not having to have horses pulling them around and just having motors i think it lso has a not so good impact today with prices of gas so high.

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Why there is no spark to start a vw golf 95 model?

If you cannot get a spark to your 95 VW Golf, you have an issue. The problem can be the distributor cap or ignition coil. If the lights and radio do not come on, the issue is a dead battery.

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How do you change a radiator fan motor on vw golf?

You have to remove the front bumper there are 7 bolts that hold it in place then another 6 near the wheel weld take out just the two top screws that hold the front end in place. Slightly move it to where you can remove the screws to the fan. Replace the fan and put the bumper back together.

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How do you take off doorhandles on a 1997 vw golf?

Push very hard rearward (toward the back of the car.)

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What are the service intervals on VW golf MK 5 GTI?

5k, 10k, 20k, 30k, 40k, 50k......

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How do you set distributor timing on VW 96 golf 2.0?

To set distributor timing on a VS 96 Golf 2.0, hook the timing gun up to the power. Ground the terminals on the battery and hook the sensor that accompanies the timing gun to the number one cylinder spark plug wire.

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What is the engine spec for a Mk IV VW Golf dR?

if you're speaking of the R32 it is a 3.2L 6 cylinder with 240 horsepower. If you're speaking of a regular golf it has a 2.0L 4 cylinder with 130 horsepower. If you're speaking of the GTI it is 1.8 turbocharged 4 cylinder with 160 horsepower.

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If you get a mk 5 vw golf key fob would you be able to get it cut for your mk 2 golf?

yep no problem take it to a local locksmith costs like 10 bucks

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Are the caliper bolts on a 2002 VW Golf w4 wheel disc 7mm hex?

perhaps 7mm up til 12mm. try one to see which one fits better.

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How do you increase performance on a Vw golf 8 Valve engine?

To improve or increase performance of a VW Golf V8, the oil should be changed at regular intervals, usually every 3,000 miles. The spark plugs should be changed once a year. The transmission fluid should be changed every 25,000 miles.

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Do you need a license to drive a golf cart on UK roads?

yes you do because it is not meant for roads it is meant for grass

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Does comprensive insurance cover your car if you run over something in the road?

Please give more detail, what is the something?

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Why does snow stick to cars?

Because the surface on the car causes the snow to freeze

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Vw golf mk4 02 sensor where is the bank 1 sensor 1?

upstream (front) sensor (before catalytic converter)

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How does a golf cart engine work?

In the most basic sense, your electric golf cart works by providing electric power from a battery pack to a motor that turns your wheels.Like a light switch, it just turns on the power when you press your pedal, and turns it off after you release the pedal.

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How does road surface technology make the roads safer?

by improving tire traction for one

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How much does it cost to fill the tank on a 1.4 golf?

It depends on the price per gallon and the size of the fuel tank. Gas is 3.05 here in Md right now , and i believe a golf holds 14.5 gallons.....so grab you calculator and there you have it

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How fast to drive studded snow tires?

If in the snow with studded tyres, you are probably safe with about 30km/h (about 20mph).

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What would cause a 92 VW Golf GTi MkII not to start and what would be the solution to fix it?

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How many miles to the galloon does a VW bug take?

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After resetting your obd how many miles do you have to drive your 2001 vw golf before it will be obd ready for an emissions test?

About 50 miles , however it can be as much as 250 This is to prevent you from resetting the ECU to pass an inspection , these miles will allow the sensors to reset and detect a problem.

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How much does transitional plexiglass cost to cover a car?

MAYBE 3,000 You give me an answer?

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The diagnostic code P1538 for a 2000 VW Jetta means the engine shut off solenoid is open or short to ground. A common cause of this diagnostic code appearing is a lose wire to the fuel cutoff solenoid.

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How long does it take to replace valve cover gasket?

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How much does a Yamaha golf cart cost?

dude it may vary from $4695 to $7899...just go thru proper study of market

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It could well be the Idle Control Valve Or in other terms the Idle Stabilation Valve is faulty

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How much does it cost to build a paved road?

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What happened to the Antarctic Snow Cruiser?

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How to reprogram the car remote of 2000 VW Jetta.?

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What Does Is Mean To Cover The Brake?

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Does bumper to bumper warranty cover transmission?

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Acceleration delay and bad diagnostics are normally good signs. If you do discover that it is the MAF sensor, VW has issued a free replacement under the extended warranty program.

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How many cylinders does a Volkswagen golf have?

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Does the tranny warranty cover the thermostat?

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couse the heat is bad for all the desert

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How does using road salt affect the following car?

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Im trying to replace the alternator in vw golf 2.0 ive managed to remove old one but im having trouble fitting the new one is there anywhere i can release the tension on the belt?

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Why when you start my1998 2.0 vw golf do you have to hold the gas pedal to the floor and its putering you changed the plugs cap wire rotor and fule fillter?

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Press and hold the recirculation button. Then press the temperature up ("+") button to switch between degrees Celsius & Fahrenheit on the Climate Control Temperature and Instrument Panel Outside Temperature displays.

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When you come to the fork in the road, take it.

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