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  1. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I have a 2002 1.8t Jetta. The car likes to hesitate runs great when first is running but once it gets warm and should go into closed loop it runs bad, idles rough, does like to accelerate normal and ect. The car has stock muffler with no cat and has no codes. I don't have a VAG-COM yet so I have...
  2. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Im writing this today to advise fellow owners, of the applicable make and model, of an issue related to the emission system that I feel needs to be corrected. I have encountered countless stories of other owners who have had lag or hesitation after a cold start and while at cruising speed. Some...
  3. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I have a 2000 GL (manual tran) bought it a couple of months ago after it had been sitting for about 5 or 6 months. Changed the oil and fuel filter, have not done a tune-up on it yet. The CEL is on and it flashes sometimes. Took it to the parts store and the reader could not even get a reading...
  4. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I have an interesting problem, in gears 2,3,4 I experience a misfire or hesitation to build boost, almost like its lugging out. It happens between roughly 2200-3000 rpms, and once it hits 3000 it runs normal. It happens most frequently under heavier acceleration, but not always. Its an 03 1.8t...
  5. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hi Everybody, my 2001 GL 2.0 started hesitating at low RPM some time ago. Imagine accelerating from a stop at a red light and RPMs do not go up for a couple of seconds. It feels like the engine is "starving" for something when that happens. Once above 2000-2200 RPM it is fine and accelerates...
  6. Jetta Troubleshooting
    I have a 2005 Jetta (non-diesel) which seems to run fine except in the following situations: Sometimes, not always, after slowing for a turn, when I try to accelerate again there is no response. The engine is still running (tach show that), but it will not accelerate for about 2-3 seconds...
  7. FAQs
    Hi I have a 2001 Jetta turbo and it was running very well and it suddenly started acting up, when I would step on the gas to pass or speed up. It felt like when the turbo kicked in at a certain point it would start to hesitate big time and backfire until I eased of the gas. and then it would run...
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