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  1. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Bought a 2003 2.0 Jetta GL with 150k on it KNOWING it had a cat issue. Was very well taken care of, previous owner didn't want to shell out 500 plus labor for the cat. I replaced all 4 spark plugs AND wires, and drove it for 250 miles to make sure I ran a drive cycle through it, and checked the...
  2. Jetta Troubleshooting
    Alright guys lets get some opinions together. Trying to get the car to pass inspection (i know a guy) so all it needs in no check engine light. I have error codes P0422 and P0134 is pending. I reset the light and got P0422 again and P0133 both were pending this time (maybe i didint drive long...
  3. Blog
    Just recently put my neuspeed charger on and its awesome not the best but im content for now. Before it was on I was havimg problems with the check engine light. P0420 cat efficiency. Come to find there was a hole in mine. Short on funds at the time so I put a 40 dollar ceramic on. Light was...
  4. 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...
  5. MK4 BUY / SELL / TRADE
    I have for sale an OEM catalytic converter from my 2003 Jetta GL. The converter was removed from the car with only 60k miles on it. I replaced it to fix a leak in the flex tube at the manifold. The converter is in great shape, with no rust to speak of, no dents, no breaks in the piping or...
  6. Jetta Troubleshooting
    What's up everyone. My girlfriend's got a 2003 Jetta 1.8. I have to wait about 15-20 minutes before i can drive the car; if i drive without waiting the gear is stuck on the first shift and just accelerates. Having to pull over for several minutes until it decides to make the shift changes...
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