How to Troubleshoot a Karman Ghia Volkswagen Starter?

Answer The starter on a Karman Ghia Volkswagen turns the flywheel to get the crankshaft and pistons turning. When the starter dies, the engine on the Ghia will not turn over. Troubleshooting the starter i... Read More »

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How to Troubleshoot to Determine Whether a Starter or Starter Solenoid Is Not Working?

If you turn the ignition key in your automobile and all you hear is a clicking noise or the engine turning over very slowly, the issue could be the starter or the starter solenoid. Both cause issue... Read More »

How to Install Starter Relay for Heatsoak Problems on an Aircooled Volkswagen (VW) Beetle?

Is your air cooled VW difficult to start? You turn the key to start, and you get nothing. Bosch starters use an electromagnetic solenoid for activating the starter mechanism. Like any electromagnet... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a 1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet?

The Volkswagen Cabriolet was manufactured from 1980 through 2002. The Cabriolet was the convertible version of the original Volkswagen Rabbit. It became a model unto its own when Volkswagen discont... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Volkswagen Jetta Immobilizer?

Immobilizers are part of an electronic safety system that prevents the vehicle from cranking without the presence of the original ignition key. Immobilizers are designed to sense a microchip implan... Read More »