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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...
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    Hello everyone! So i have a 2001 vw jetta 2.0 and when i bought (10/5/14) the check engine light has been on. the previous owner said they had the transmission rebuilt for like $3k. Since i Had the car it drove fine but now my tranny is slipping when ever i slow down to like 5mph or when i shift...
  3. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I have a 2002 Jetta MKIV, 1.8T. I have had it for about two years now and I am now having an oil leak issue and have had a check engine issue for a little bit now. The oil leak was just a loose oil filter mount that I fixed, but now I am losing a crazy amount of oil from the front and rear...
  4. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I started getting a really bad misfire a couple months ago, took it to my mechanic and he was pulling a few codes that led to an air leak or throttle body issue. He tuned up the injectors and sealed the leaks but it was still showing codes, so I replaced the MAF sensor. He checked the codes...
  5. VW JETTA DIY / HOW - TO / TIPS / TRICKS
    I created a PDF on how to fix your leaky Air pumphttp://jettajunkie.com/vw-jetta/images/smilies/cheesy.gif No more buying a expensive ass pump for no reason
  6. Jetta Troubleshooting
    So I'm a n00b and never had an issue with my 05 jetta since I bought it used 3 years ago. I'm currently at around 102k. I recently had a state inspection and failed and had to cough up 800 bucks to fix everything. After it was done my Check Engine light was on and went to the dealer a couple...
  7. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hey guys I got a pic of the codes my car is spitting at me. and the one that baffles me and i'm not sure what the next step would be.
  8. Blog
    Hello all, I just thought that i would say HI! I am a new member. I just bought a 2001 Jetta VR6 GLX a few days ago and I LOVE it. The check engine light is on but I am going to get that checked out today. When driving there is a slight delay between gears, from what I have heard that could...
  9. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I test drove a 02 1.8t Gls automatic tiptronic, did a normal inspection reeved it, let it idle, test drove around the block a couple tests, all that and didnt hear or see anything out of the ordinary. He said it had been sitting for three months and they had too many cars and it never got drove...
  10. VW Jetta MKV 2005.5–2010
    Hi so my 2004 Jetta 2.0 engine had its check engine light come on about two weeks after i bought the car. It read the code "P0351" and then while driving home the light turned off so we thought it could have been poor wiring. The light came on two weeks after again and same code. This time it...
  11. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    ok so this might be a stupid question but i have a 1997 jetta gl with the 2.0. you can put a computer reader on it right? if so where is the plug in?
  12. Jetta Troubleshooting
    Getting code P0241, which is "Turbo/Super Charger Boost Sensor "B" Circuit Low". I am wondering how to locate this, and if needed, how to replace it.
  13. 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...
  14. Blog
    I have a 2005.5 VW Jetta 2.5L. I have loved it dearly, but I have had the CEL on since I purchased it last year. Up until this point, I only had the P0011 code. I had tried replacing the camshaft position sensor, but that did not help out. Today, I started having a very rough idle and I decided...
  15. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    2001 Jetta 1.8t AWW Wolfsburg Edition Hi everybody, This is my first jetta, first non-American car, and second car overall. I am a diy'er looking for some help. I have tried to search around the forum over the last day in a half but the search function isn't the friendliest. My problems are: 1...
  16. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    guys, Noobie question here, My check engine light goes on and off over the past 2 weeks. In reading this site I understand I can either buy a reader or use a paperclip to decipher the codes, Where is the plug or jumper. I have searched under the driver side, all I see is the fuse box and the...
  17. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    :(Hey everyone! I just bought a 1999.5 vw Jetta Mk III GL! So I have tons of questions! Looks like it was originally an automatic transmission and was swapped to a manual. When they swapped clusters they either disabled the check engine light to come on or the cluster is bad... my speedo...
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