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  1. VW Jetta MKV 2005.5–2010
    For the past 10 months I have been trying to find a solution to my check engine light issue. Went to 3 different mechanics all of which read the same fault (420) that recommended a new catalytic converter to pass the the smog check. In the last 2 months, the light turned off and back on several...
  2. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Greetings everyone, I have a 2004 Jetta 2.0L BEV, 5 manual transmission, and I like to replace the catalytic converter. I purchased a Direct fit, hoping to make it an easier installation, but after searching on the web I was not able to find a video on youtube... so I was wondering if anyone...
  3. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hi, I own a 1999.5 VW Jetta (GLI/S?) I am not sure what one. Regardless, it is a new body and I bought it used with 145K on it. 5 speed and I am starting to have a few problems. The one I am addressing today leaves me confused. While Driving sometimes when I take a sharp turn (more often now)...
  4. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    Aloha, I'm considering buying a used 2002 VR6 GLX V6 wagon and would appreciate thoughts. I live on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, where we don't have any VW dealerships, though we do have a few local mechanics who work on VWs. I want to consider possible maintenance issues & costs. I've leased...
  5. FAQs
    I have a 2004 VW Jetta with over 100,000 miles on it and the catalytic converter needs replacing. I was wondering if anyone could give me a different solution, perhaps an alternate part or collaboration of parts that would do the same job as a catalytic converter and that's also much less...
  6. Jetta Troubleshooting
    I own a 2004 Jetta GLS 1.8T and I installed a new Raceland exhaust that bypasses the catalytic converter. the car runs great and I want to keep that exhaust on but the 02 sensor makes the check engine light remain on because of the new exhaust. My inspection is expired and I need to get the car...
  7. POWERTRAIN MODS - ENGINE / TRANS / TURBO / EXHAUST
    Greetings everyone! So my dashboard light is on and according to the scanner, the car needs the catalytic converter replaced. I have the 4 cylinder engine manual 5 speed. Three questions: I was told that on older cars years ago, a clogged catalytic converter was easily solved by taking it out...
  8. VW JETTA DIY / HOW - TO / TIPS / TRICKS
    I'm a fairly new DIYer. Done simple things, replaced oil pan (and oil), swapped out an engine flange on an older Jetta, changed transmission fluid on my wife's PT Cruiser, that kinda job. But my cat is deader 'un Dickens on my 2000 2.0L and would love to swap it out (along with the two O2...
  9. VW Jetta MKII 1985–1992
    My Jetta has a LOT that still needs to be done to it, so I kind of have to pick my battles as the money allows. Recently, I got the car started again after putting a new battery, battery cables & spark plug wires under the hood. Now, I have an exhaust leak that is driving me crazy. I had a guy...
  10. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Here we go into another saga of Fireblades little Nazi. Aight guys put new Set of iridium ngk plugs in the JET. But before this I was throwing a P0420 a catalyst below threshold. Then did tune up like stated 3 days later car is running horrible turns out I'm throwing a p0420 and a p0302...
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