Volkswagen Jetta Junkies banner

1998

  1. VW Jetta TDI / Diesel / Bluemotion
    1998 VW Jetta diesel (I tired to post this to the classifieds section, but the site would not allow me to make a post.) The car runs and drives. I bought the car for an engine swap, but after making a few repairs, I don't think it is worth the effort to continue with it. It leaks oil after...
  2. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    I own a 1998 jetta tdi with about 290,xxx miles… I drive the car over 100 miles per day and only had the described issue happen 3 sudden times. My car will not start. My lack of knowledge is preventing me from seeing the solution. Im sure the answer is right in front of me! Here is what I am...
  3. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    Hey, So my name is Antonio, or you can call me DarkRiddles or Riddles, Got the name from a game I use to play. I'm 18 and got a 1998 Jetta, Got it for $200, It's not the best car as its pretty used, and been used by 3 owners. The Car needs a lot of modifications from the interior to the...
  4. MK3 BUY / SELL / TRADE
    Im selling my jetta cause my girlfriend needs a car and can't drive a stick. It has 160k miles on it drives great, and just had service 50miles ago. It's all stock, electric locks am/fm tape player with 5 disk cd changer. $3000 obo or trade for an automatic. if interested or have a trade...
  5. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    So here is my story. I have a 1998 Jetta MK3 2.0. So first things first, My car won't start, the engine turns and it just doesn't start For about 2 or 3 months since the winter started it would turn and turn for no reason and then it would finally start and i would drive it everyday with no...
  6. Jetta Troubleshooting
    So my 98 wolfsburgh started perfect this morning, that was untill I put it in reverse to leave then it stalled out. The oil light then started blinking and when I tried to start it again it wouldn't turn over and the light continued blinking. I checked my oil about a week ago and it was fine...
  7. Jetta Troubleshooting
    I have a 1998 Jetta MK3 5spd GL 2.slow (That's my first problem) Anyway, recently my turn signals and brake lights have been a bit wonky so say the least, I traced the problem to be due to an ageing grommet in the trunk of my car that was letting water seep in on the drivers side. Quickly I...
  8. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Hello there I'm hoping someone can help me here because Im lost as to what to do. So I suppose I should start from the beginning. So I have a 98 VW Jetta K2. I got the car back in Feb and I haven't really had any problems until now. Last week I was coming home from work when I smelled burning...
  9. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    So I purchased my 98 Jetta back in Febuary. I wanna say the people who had the car before me replaced the side door moldings and the idiots mounted them with dry wall screws and looks like some kind of glue, it would be fine except now i see its not looking to good and its falling off on the...
  10. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    Hi all, I'm Zak and I just got me a 98 Jetta GT 4cyl 2L, all stock 'cept for a suspension stiffener bar. :cool: But of course; this is just the beginning! I'm planning on upgrading this thing piece by piece until I have something a bit more formidable on the streets of Chico. With that said, I...
  11. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    1998 VW Jetta GL. So this is the second time this happened to me. I don't know much about cars but a friend does. so basically one day, my car just didn't turn over. I turn the ignition and the lights, radio, etc turn on fine but there is no clicking and no turning over from the engine. so i...
  12. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    i took apart the motor in my 98 GLS anddd i cant seem to remember how everything went back together. i sealed up the valve cover, nothing restricting the two black strips from making a solid, even seal, butt i cant remember if the timing cover piece or anything else went on underneath the black...
  13. ELECTRONICS AUDIO/VIDEO/PHONE/VEHICLE COMPONENTS
    I need to replace/rebuild the ECU from a 1998 Jetta TDI. I have the unit off the mounting bracket but am having trouble disconnecting the wiring harness. Any advice, tricks? I don't want to break it trying to "pry" it off.
  14. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    Hi, I live in Florida, just purchased my first car, and to be honest I don't know much about cars, much less about Jettas. However, this 1998 Jetta K2 was the best car I was able to find under a tight budget and I plan to learn everything about it. I am the second owner of the vehicle, which...
  15. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    Soo, i'm only 17 and i'm kind of broke at the moment so the car mods are slow. I currently own my second VW but it's my first jetta. I love the car but i'm looking for a way to make it a smoother ride. It's a white Jetta K2 with a 2.0 liter motor. It's tiny but he's a beast. Lol. I'm looking for...
  16. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Thanks for looking! And sorry if this seems stupid but my dad is really concerned about mpg... Ok me and my dad found a really nice 1998 VR6 Jetta and he is thinking of getting it for me :). But with the new mpg rating's system they list the lowest possible mpg which is 15mpg... And there can on...
Top