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  1. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    Hello, I'm not yet an owner of any VW vehicles but I am currently considering a 2003 Jetta GLI, Manual. Let me immediately confess to you all that, YES, I am here to humbly beg for your expertise. Let me explain why. As I note in my profile, I am not a car expert but I do take great interest in...
  2. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I have a 2005 MKIV Jetta 2.0 with about 137,000 miles on it. For over a year I have been watching my headlights and gauge cluster flicker. Back when it all started to annoy me, it would misfire or stall when it rained. I replaced the spark plugs (needed but didn't fix it) and the ignition coil...
  3. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hey, hopefully this is posted in the right place i'm having some issues with my 99 Jetta, 2.0, automatic The other night I was driving to the store and when I pulled in I turned the vehicle off. I noticed that my driver side window wasn't rolling up as it usually does so I went to restart the...
  4. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hi, I'm in the market of buying my first car and I have a few questions? 1. Is a 2003-4 VW Jetta a good model car for a teenage driver getting her first car? I will be using it to drive to and from work, school and other activities. 2. I found a 2004 VW jetta 2.0 GLS for $3000. All of the...
  5. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    I am new to the world of VW's and just bought a 2003 Jetta GLS 1.8T @ 245000KM. Car seems to be running fine but 2 things seem to be troubling me. 1. Already at half tank and only got about 150km on the tank. Using premium gas too. 2. The Jetta seems to be revving high (I think). When cruising...
  6. VW Jetta MKV 2005.5–2010
    just some info, I have owned this car for over 4 years and love it, been an everyday driver for me up until 2 weeks ago... my wife recently started driving my car and two weeks later I get in and start driving, and (of course) the problems start... First, when i started the car it seemed a bit...
  7. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    I just recently purchased a 1999 Jetta, I am not to sure what type of Jetta exactly, I know it's the "new body" 2.0L SOHC Manual transmission. Anyway, I am new to the whole car scene as far as doing things yourself. I am trying to find a business that does Headlights I am looking for (OEM?)...
  8. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I recently picked up a MKIV Jetta 1.8t (wolfsburg) and have been loving it! The only real issue I'm having with it though is that the A/C never gets cold. I'm a fairly mechanical guy (with everything but cars) and I can't figure it out. When I turn the A/C on I can hear the engine rev slightly...
  9. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    When I step on the gas and start to make boost it will make boost for a couple seconds starts to stutter and I let off the gas and back on it and doesn't have power. Anyone know what might be the cause of this?
  10. Jetta Troubleshooting
    Okay so I have a 1996 Jetta 2.0 and basically the problem started with misfires on cylinders 1 and 3. Then it just died for good on my way to work about a month ago. I then replaced the ignition coil and it started up and idled fine briefly, when I went to take it around the block it started...
  11. FAQs
    So this started about 2 weeks ago and Ive gone through a lot trying to get her running again and its got me stumped. So basically my car is rolling over but just wont start. Its getting spark- coils been replaced, cap, rotor, and plugs have been changed and I can see its getting spark to the...
  12. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    What is this black thing sticking out of my engine block and why is it leaking oil??
  13. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    So i've searched for hours and i cant seem to find someone who has had this same problem. I was installing an aftermarket head unit, i wired the harness's together and test it before putting it all back together. As i slide the unit into the dash, it flickers on and off two or three times, and...
  14. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    OK so the other day I was driving on a gravel road and i heard a rock pop up and hit the bottom of my car and immediately after my exhaust got really loud. It goes away sometimes like at higher rpm's but it sounds horrible. what could this be? She's a 2001 1.8T
  15. Blog
    Hello fellow Jetta owners. I have a 1996 2.0 gl Jetta that has a mysterious leak. I just checked on it today and a pool of red coolant is all over the floor! I checked the flange and all is dry. I checked everything on the top of the engine view and all dry. When I went under the car there...
  16. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    I have a 1998 jetta. 2.0L 4 door Auto Here is the problem.. Will start and idle. However, if you give it any gas at all it shudders and stalls. All gears work but car will not rev high enough to move vehicle With researching this problem, I have replaced. • New fuel • Spark-plugs • Spark-plug...
  17. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    So I installed coilovers a week ago and I cant get the top mount cup to sit tight to the metal. Dose it need to be tight? It look like it dose but not sure how to get it there! There is also a funny noise up front once I start rolling, But nothing is rubbing. The noise is like a hallow/bad...
  18. Jetta Troubleshooting
    HI I have a 01 jetta 1.8T and when i start the car SOMETIMES it starts but doesn't go over the 1 Rpm and the it boggles down and dies or shakes and dies. So i try to restart and it starts up normally most of the time sometimes it will do it again but eventually it starts normal. It drives great...
  19. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    As i was driving my mk3 jetta, the lights started to dim and then the needles on the dash started jumpin up and down then the car died. It would NOT start by itself, so i jumped it, kept it connected for like a min not even, then disconnected the wires, and the car died again. We tried this a...
  20. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    I have a big problem. My right side turning signal lights won't go off (front&back). At first it wouldn't turn on then one day I came home and the lights was on. It's not blinking it just won't turn off I disconnected both lights for the meantime. Also when I try using the right turn signal it...
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