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  1. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hi all, I recently bought a 2004 Golf Mk 4 1.6, in seemingly v good condition with 72k miles on the clock. Test drove well so bought the car. On the way home, as i came off the motorway onto a slip-road, slowed down and accelerated in 3rd gear. Car juddered slightly and the dash lit up with...
  2. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Sorry if this has been discussed before I'm new to this. Got a v6 4 motion on a 02 plate engine management light is on b1 s1 open circuit b2 s2 electrical malfunction both sensors have been replaced fault still there. Been told it could be a ecu problem???? Any help would be appreciated thanks lee
  3. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Few Problems with Mk4 Golf; cold ticking, high idle revs & amber oil light on start Ok so long story short i bought the car thinking the timing belt had been recently done, it wasn't and i'm an idiot for believing them. New engine in and the timing belt done on that one. Everything was good...
  4. Volkswagens For Sale
    1.4l VW golf match 16valve. 2003, Indigo blue. AC, rear privacy glass, full VW service history, good runner, years MOT, upgraded sound system, well looked after, spare key, ESP, side air bags, 43-48 MPG average, 71370 miles, cup holders, alloy wheels, remote central locking, immobiliser, alarm...
  5. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hi. My name is Jo and I am a new member. I have a 2003 MKIV Golf 1.6 Yesterday the LCD display, where the temperature and fuel consumption info is, started flashing manically and won't stop. My mechanic said he had no idea and it would require a specialist VW mechanic to diagnose. He also said...
  6. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hi guys, the door lock has jammed on my front passenger door, and it's looking crazy money to replace, so I'm trying to find a whole door spare. If anyone's got one, ideally in silver but will probably take any colour at the moment, please let me know. Alternatively, any insider tips on how to...
  7. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hi there . im new here , just bought my Golf 4 yesterday . 1.4 16V . 2000 year. can't understand the metal thing witch goes in engline to check the oil lever. Theres no ''Min or Max'' indicator . how does the normal lever of oil looks like on this engine ? (sorry for my bad English) :) and...
  8. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hi - new to this but have looked through the previous threads to do with this kind of issue but not found a solution as yet... ive recently had the rear axel bushes replaced on the car as one was shot to bits and the other not far behind, both before i had the bushes relaced and after ive...
  9. New Members Introduce Yourself Here
    Hey everyone, I recently bought a 1999 Golf for my first car. i bought it for £750 which i thought was pretty good, and despite its age its in pretty good condition. the engine runs perfectly and still has a lot in it. drives really well and with a few small scrapes over the body looks amazing...
  10. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hi, I have a 2001 Golf 1.6 Petrol Engine. This problem has had a number of mechanics stumped so I'm hoping you will be able to help; so here goes: My car will not hold charge for long after having a full charge, and when I mean not long, I mean about 10 minutes afterwards I wont be able to...
  11. General Chat
    would alloys of a mk4 golf 1.9tdi 1999 fit a mk4 golf 1.6 1999? please help i have no idea about cars haha
  12. VW Engine and Gearbox
    The oil breather pipe is split pretty bad, almost the whole way round. I've got a new one on order which i managed to find for £18.50 compared to VW's £45 something. In the mean time can I gaffer tape around it, or would it cause the tape to melt or even catch fire? I'm not sure how hot this...
  13. Volkswagens For Sale
    It has come to that time to part with my beloved golf. Selling due to needing a bigger car for work. VW Golf Mk4 150 Diesel, Remapped to 183bhp on rolling road (Get 50mpg on average!) 12 months MOT Tax til March 2013 18" BBS LM Replicas with stretched tires Euro Rear Lights USB Headunit and...
  14. Thinking of Buying a Volkswagen
    After recently being rendered carless when I got hit by someone head on, I am in the hunt for a new car. I am only 20 so need to keep the insurance as low as possible so was thinking a 1.4 Mk4 golf as its insurance group 4. Any advice on where to look, mileage ect. Any common issues to check and...
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