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jaegermaster 01-02-2013 6:45 AM

'04 Jetta throwing a code.
My wife's car had a check engine light come on 2 weeks ago. The code initially came up either low coolant or bad coolant temp, sensor. The coolant level was fine and I changed the temp. sensor. After resetting the computer it now throws a code "poor cooling performance"???

10k ago I had the timing belt, tensioner, t-stat etc done. Also flushed the cooling system. Does anybody have any insight? I don't want to take it in and have the shop hunt and peck at $60 hr trying to find the issue. Could it be from the recent service? The car runs fine other than the idiot light.

Thanks for any help.

jason_ssr 01-02-2013 8:47 AM

MAF sensor on VW known for causing all kinds of codes.

01-02-2013 11:10 AM

If it's the MAF sensor you can try cleaning it before replacing it...


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jaegermaster 01-02-2013 11:57 AM

Thanks, I'll check that tonight.

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