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  1. FAQs
    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...
  2. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    My ecu died. I'm looking for someone in the Los Angeles area who can immo defeat and program a used ecu i got at a junkyard so it will work with my old cluster and keys and stuff. Right now the immobilizer is stopping me from using it.
  3. VW Jetta MKV 2005.5–2010
    I jsut purchased this car for $600. It has 200K on it. I was told that the ECU was bad by the person I purchased it from I know him and the mechanic and trust them both. They both know that I do all of my own work on cars. I hate taking it to a shop. I want to swap out my ECU with a used one. I...
  4. POWERTRAIN MODS - ENGINE / TRANS / TURBO / EXHAUST
    Hallo, wie geht es Ihnen, meine Herren? I've recently deduced a problem to the point where I figure my ECU is kaputt. I've been sniffing around Ebay for new ECUs but I'm shopping a bit blindly since I don't know exactly what I am looking for. I believe I need to know my engine code, which is...
  5. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Driving down the road yesterday my 2001 jetta 1.8t lost all pedal response. Pulled over and it would idle at 1100 RPM and run fine however the throttle plate does not react to the gas pedal at all and the car will randomly increase in rpm as if i floored it. i scanned it with an OB 2 scanner and...
  6. 2011-present VW Jetta MKVI
    Hey all looking all over trying to the fine the best ECU Stage 1 upgrade for my 2012 GLI and the best price as well. I know APR is one just sucks at 600 bucks (yes I know its worth it) Are there any others that are just as good? for the product and a better price? Thank You
  7. VW Jetta MKV 2005.5–2010
    Hi, Recently my '06 Jetta TDI died on me. Has a little over 60k on it. PRNDS lights flash. Scanner gives me two errors and both have to do with lost communication from ECU/ECM. i checked all the fuses and wiring. Also changed the fuel filter. then i found that Relay with 100 on it which is...
  8. MK2 BUY / SELL / TRADE
    I know i should probably post an introduction, but i just dont have it in me to go back and relive my sad goodbye to my Mk2. i did have a Mk2 Thread over on VWvortex, but i gave up after a while... And since i got an 1990 Audi Coupe Quattro!!! So yeah my priorities changed. I do however LOVE...
  9. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hello everyone. I have a 2005 Jetta GLI with 1.8T automatic transmission. I would like to know if I can swap the ECU module from a 2004 Jetta GLI with 1.8T manual transmission that has been chipped with my one... Is it as simple as swapping them over and both cars will still work? Its a PG...
  10. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    searched forum forever. no topic on this. Pin16 on the obd 2 connector has no 12 volt power to it. K line voltage good. continuity test good. traced back to pin 41 on ecu. is this correct ? there is no radio currently installed. I have california emissions. Cel never goes off no matter how I...
  11. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hello once again! Well, I been trying to get some info about a passat b5 ecu. I got a Ecu from a friend with a giac chip on it, But I have an audi b5 1.8t awm. Same year and engine from the passat. Even the ecu has the same code from my audi. My question is if I can install the ecu from the...
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  12. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I have an estimate from the vw dealership to replace my ECM for 900 or so including labor. Is that a good deal or should I buy it myself used and have them or have my dad replace it with the used part? The Pic-A-Part sells ECMs for $18.11, but I have heard of problems with used ECMs.
  13. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Just what the title says, not lookin for a chipped ecm right now just something to get me on the road.
  14. 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.
  15. FAQs
    okay here is the problem i just recently purchased a 1996 jetta knowing some things to be wrong with the motor being that the cel was on. after running the codes (P1452, and P1420) i come to find out that the motor in the card had been switched out and replaced with one out of a 1995 and instead...
  16. ELECTRONICS AUDIO/VIDEO/PHONE/VEHICLE COMPONENTS
    Hey everyone I am having trouble figuring out if I need to reflash my ecm for my 99 A3 Jetta Gl. Apparently it got fried somehow when my mechanic was fixing my coil. Says the cheapest one he can find is $275. He mentioned that I might be able to find one cheaper and he would give me a few days...
  17. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Hey everyone I am having trouble figuring out if I need to reflash my ecm for my 99 A3 Jetta Gl. Apparently it got fried somehow when my mechanic was fixing my coil. Says the cheapest one he can find is $275. He mentioned that I might be able to find one cheaper and he would give me a few days...
  18. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    new to the forum here. Quick question: has anyone heard of an lcd odometer that went blank (from 88k miles) then re-appeared at zero? Like a fresh start. Well it happened to me on my 02 1.8T Jetta just yesterday. Very strange indeed. What could this be a sign of? ECU going bad? The car has no...
  19. POWERTRAIN MODS - ENGINE / TRANS / TURBO / EXHAUST
    I was looking at this chip for my 98 glx. http://www.fourseasontuning.com/?product=498 Wondering if anyone has this or has any input? I'm not looking for something superduper or anything and this seems like a reasonable price for a chip.
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