So I checked out the car this a.m. and after inspection I did notice worn LCA bushings in the rear, which I ordered the kit.
While road testing the wifes car again, I noticed the following;
When braking for a stop I have normal pedal no issues, when at 5 mph or less the pedal will get...
Not sure what happened with the previous message but here is the rest of it;
Have you checked the LCA aft bushings yet?
Jack up the car and grab the control arm and move it fore and aft , is there movement? Are they broken ? I had that issue on my daughters car.
You can always...
Have an 2003 Jetta ALH, standard, 200K, that had a bad left front abs sensor wire & abs dash light on. Before the sensor was replaced It then started to develop a low speed pulsation in the brake pedal at final stop, while driving straight & turning at low speed only. I thought it was...
Sorry its been a few months to reply my findings and hope this helps someone in the future.
Yes it ended up being a head gasket and put a new head/bolts on it as well. Over heating issues resolved.
Thanks to all that chimed in!
The new thermo switch arrived today and put it in, topped off coolant, evaced the air out of the cooing system, then test drove. Traveled up hill about 4-5 miles and temp started to rise, pulled off to put the heat gun on the radiator and low and behold the fans were running on high...
Honestly I can't remember had a friend thats had several VW's do most of it, but will reach out and see what all was done. Work was done 30k ago, could this be something that can happen over time or if warped it would be immediate?