Questions tagged [jetta]

Volkswagen model. Produced from 1979 to present. Named Vento and Bora in Europe for one generation each.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
1answer
34 views

Obd scanner requirements

My 1998 vw Jetta just died in my garage. Does it have to be running while using a obd scanner or will the electrical system still show the fault codes? Thank you
0
votes
0answers
11 views

High Mounted 3rd Brake Light Not Functioning

I have a 2013 Jetta TDI with 34k. The third brake light doesn't work, I tried the flashers ... still doesn't work. I don't have a meter, so I can't tell if there's power to the wires. I did take the ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Can’t find oil filter for 2019 Jetta

Doing the first oil change for a 2019 Jetta I just bought. Put the car on stands and now I can’t find the filter anywhere. I can’t find any videos of this car on youtube yet. Any one do an oil change ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

manual trans really hard to get into gear

I am currently having issues with my 2008 VW Jetta transmission. I am currently trying to diagnose the problem. My shifter has always had a lot of play while in gear since i got the car (with 170k ...
3
votes
1answer
36 views

Why did the light bulb burned shortly after being replaced?

So the marker light bulb next to the high beam was dead on my 2008 Jetta. I figured out the replacement and the mechanic I know replaced both sides with new bulbs. The light came on when I tested by ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

How to figure out the light bulb part number?

I have done quite a bit of research and still can't figure it out, so I feel stupid about this. I have also failed to take out the particular bulb myself, so I can't see back of the bulb. I need to ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Camshaft Sensor Position problem or Oil Related problem

I have a 2014 VW Jetta SE. Recently my engine began making an off and on Growling noise while driving around. At the same time, my engine light came on. Took the car to get checked and the reading ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Kindly please help my Jetta 4 tdi not starting after engine overhaul, showing the error codes below

My Jetta 4 tdi not starting showing those error codes
1
vote
2answers
45 views

Can I compress the strut spring while still attached to my 2011 Jetta?

Removing the strut is quite a task but if I could compress the spring with the right tool 'while still on the car', I think that the strut could come out of the steering knuckle with-out removing the ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Turning Off VW's Hill Hold Assist

I have a 2019 Jetta S (US version), and find VW's Hill Hold Assist just awful. I'm an experienced manual-gearbox user, and would much prefer that the brakes release when I take my foot off the brake ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

2000 Volkswagen jetta won't move

in my 2000 Volkswagen Jetta 5-speed manual there's a burning smell coming from the motor I can shift into any Gear with or without using the clutch but yet it wont turn off or stall and it won't move ...
1
vote
0answers
41 views

2007 VW Jetta - Key won't turn - Steering wheel loose - Stuck in park

The vehicle has done this a number of times until finally now, the key won't turn at all. What parts do I need, and do I need to make sure the new part is ''paired'' to our existing key/fob? Thank ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Car does not start first time

This is a 1.6 Mk4 Jetta that was losing power.I sent it in for fixing. After it came back the power problem is fixed but the car won't start first time as before the engine overhaul. It starts on the ...
1
vote
0answers
41 views

Car losing speed on hills

I have a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta sitting at around 124,000 miles. I recently was driving from St. Louis to Pittsburgh at my car would not accelerate properly and at around 70mph, if the rpm hit 4000, my ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

The front impact sensor of my Jetta

The front impact sensor on my Jetta has its wires ripped out from a previous collision, is there a diagram that can help me rewire the harness?
1
vote
1answer
71 views

2001 vw jetta reverse loss

I have a 2001 Volkswagen jetta 2.0. I had it at the shop and the gears all worked as normal. They put a transmission mount on my car and when I got it back I couldnt get reverse. First has shifted ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

08 Jetta automatic passenger axle replacement

Looking for a video or pictures of replacing an 08 jetta passenger side axle. Or a good writeup.
1
vote
0answers
80 views

Sound while turning wheel all the way. Just replaced struts and sway bar links

I have a 2010 jetta limited edition. I was told that the front coil springs were broken so they needed to replace the struts. While replacing struts, the mechanic said that the sway bar end link got ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

Power cut while driving

I was wondering if you can advise regarding an issue with a vw jetta 2.0 tdi 140 bhp 2006. While driving on the motorway with 70 mph the car is loosing power like going into limp mode. After pulling ...
1
vote
0answers
186 views

Ac blowing hot air and only works when temp is below 80

I have 2016 VW Jetta S. My Ac blows warm air and only blows cold when the car temp says 80 or below. If it’s above that number it won’t get cold. I’ve changed the compressor, condenser, and evaporator....
2
votes
1answer
75 views

MK V (06) Jetta passenger window motor

I have a 2006 Jetta. The passenger window is moving slowly. I went to Autozone to see if I could order just the window motor and replace it, but they said I had to buy the whole regulator setup. I ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

Key won't turn unless I physically move my car (2001 Jetta)

I have a 2001 Jetta that is standard. When I get in my car and try to turn the ignition, the key won't turn at all. This happens about 75% of the time when I am trying to start the car. The only thing ...
1
vote
3answers
16k views

Could someone give me an idea on why my car won't go over 20 mph?

I have a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta and it won't let me go over 20 mph at times but also after a little while it starts to drive normally. I'm confused as this is my first car and I feel like the place I ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Can I use 15w40 synthetic engine oil in my 2015 vw tdi and how long can you go between oil changes?

Can I use 15w40 synthetic oil in my 2015 vw jetta tdi and how long can go between oil changes?
2
votes
1answer
799 views

2019 Jetta - How to Remove Grille?

I just purchased a 2019 VW Jetta, and would like to remove the grille. (The car has a wimpy horn, and removing the grill would allow access to the space between it and the radiator/AC condenser, ...
4
votes
1answer
152 views

How to Remove Volkswagen Jetta 2007 Wheel

Can anyone tell me what to use to get this wheel off? I have a breaker bar but the lug bolt seems to be missing from the car. It has 9-points, so it is not an XZN triple square like I thought.
2
votes
3answers
87 views

2011 vw Jetta 2.5 turn signal

When I turn my knob to make my dash lights come on for some reason it makes my back left turn signal stop working but if I turn car off take key out an start car again an leave dash light knob off the ...
3
votes
1answer
728 views

Clutch Problems with a VW Jetta Mk3

I have a 96 Jetta Mk3 diesel that I put a clutch in about two months ago and was working perfectly until the other day. EVERYTHING was replaced. pplate, disc, machine fw. I was driving it the other ...
2
votes
1answer
159 views

Epc light after push starting VW Jetta 2001

I haven't used the car for over 3 months and I started it a couple days ago with no problem but today I couldn't manage to start the engine so I had to push start it. Since then, both the check ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

I cannot find TDC window on Jetta 2013 2.0 engine

I'm fixing my father-in-law car, Jetta 2013 S 2.0, and I'm in hurry since I need to fix before he come back on Dec 29th. I really appreciate for everybody input. The car has bad camshaft position ...
2
votes
2answers
978 views

2006 VW Jetta Brake Rotor

I have a 2006 VW Jetta 2.5L with 1K in the VIN. there are 2 different size brake rotors for the front and the back. need to order without being able to measure as the car is at college.
3
votes
1answer
217 views

Just bought a 2001 Jetta, the radio wiring is super screwed up… no clue what to do

It has a wiring harness in there but it’s not right, only one speaker works and there are several wires not attached to anything. And what is the blue and green connection? I’ve been trying to figure ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

vw jetta 2008 starting problem - idle problem

I have a VW Jetta 1.4tsi 122 (2008) and it has a strange behavior. First of all, a have noticed that it doesn’t keep the same rpm when runs on idle. For example, when I stop at the first traffic ...
2
votes
1answer
167 views

What should a mechanic charge for a breather valve replacement? [closed]

I just got an estimate for a CEL on my 2007 Jetta. The diagnosis was: valve cover with seal. Breather valve in valve cove has failed. Is this a serious issue that I should get fixed now? They ...
1
vote
0answers
51 views

Replace Starter 2002 Jetta

I'm trying to replace the starter in my 2002 jetta 1.8T, however it's a different starter - I think it's called an Hitachi Starter. There is a cable running across the top of it in a notched area. I'm ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

2003 jetta 2.0 was great until the fuel pump went out

Got the car for $800 needed pads and rotors all around. Only driven on weekends for a month and was great. The fuel pump went out I replaced with a rebuild and the sending line broke while putting it ...
1
vote
1answer
86 views

2001 5 speed VW Jetta shutting off shifting to third

I just bought a 2001 VR6 manual 5 speed. For about the first month, it ran perfectly, but just last week, any time I shift into 3rd, the entire car shuts off for a split second and then comes back on. ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I flat tow a 2003 manual Jetta 5 speed?

Moving across country and need to tow a manual 5 speed transmission, 2003 Jetta with a 2014 Subaru Outback. Already got the hitch for the Outback. Can I flat tow this Jetta? What parts are ...
2
votes
0answers
41 views

Upholstery Repair

The seams are starting to fail on the front seats of my '05 Jetta wagon - it looks like the leather may be failing in places as well - so I'm starting to research repair options. I'm wondering: How ...
2
votes
1answer
112 views

Engine stumble w/AC on

2014 Jetta GLI, 2.0L inline 4 cylinder, 16v turbocharged/intercooled TSI. Engine goes into "stumbling mode" when AC/defrost is engaged. Will not right itself by disengaging the AC while engine is ...
6
votes
1answer
44k views

Error Stabilization Control (ESC)/ ABS warning shown on my car dashboard

My Volkswagen Jetta shows Error Stabilization Control (ESC)/ABS warning message on the dashboard. The problem first appeared a few weeks ago. At first it only appeared randomly, but for these few days ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Resonant humming noise at 118km/h

I have 4 years old VW Jetta and when I am on highway going exactly 118km/h (73mph) I hear low pitched humming noise. It is specific to this exact speed (hence why I suspect it's resonant in origin), ...
3
votes
2answers
56 views

timing belt pulleys

On my 2001 Jetta GLS 2.0 SOHC im replacing all pulleys for timing belt and i was wondering how to know the correct position to put new ones on. I will also be putting new belt. i know there are ...
3
votes
2answers
264 views

my engine over heated

I have a 2001 Jetta GLS automatic SOHC, and the engine overheated pretty bad. Inside the head, the cam cover was plastic and melted and went through all the coolant hoses. I am replacing the whole ...
3
votes
0answers
132 views

How to replace 2011 Jetta 2.5 SE seat position airbag sensor

I need to replace the airbag seat position sensor on my 2011 VW Jetta. Can somebody please tell me how to ?
2
votes
3answers
2k views

2001 Volkswagen Jetta VR6 Won't Start

My 2001 Volkswagen Jetta VR6 will crank and crank but it will not start. I have replaced the fuel pump and the fuel pressure regulator. The fuel pump relay does work, and the number one spark plug ...
3
votes
1answer
577 views

Let my VW idle for almost 2 hours, came out and engine smoking. Is it totaled?

I have a 2002 VW Jetta (so an MK4) and it's a GLS. I've been having problems with my battery dying. I checked the alternator and battery, both passed. Anyways, I decided to let it idle for a long ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Will an airbag light fail safety inspection in NJ?

Main question I have a 2010 VW Jetta. I live in New Jersey. I'm due for a safety inspection in eight months and have an airbag light that's on. As far as the dealership can tell, nothing is wrong ...
1
vote
0answers
225 views

Volkswagen push-button start

Does anyone know the name of the part on the steering column in push-button start Volkswagens? The thing you're supposed to hold your fob up to if the battery is dying in order to get one more start. ...
1
vote
1answer
697 views

2000 Volks Jetta 2.0 Codes P0303 & P1255

I have 2 codes that showed up on my reader for 2000 Volks Jetta 2.0: P0303 and P1255 I know the list of potential problems but am unsure which code to address first. I would also like to know if ...