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  1. 2011-present VW Jetta MKVI
    Call me an idiot, or whatever name you feel necessary, but I don't know how to perform a proper oil change on a car let alone my Jetta, it says I'll need one in about 300 miles and I'd like to try and do it myself this time for not only money purposes but for the general know-how of being able...
  2. Jetta Troubleshooting
    My car has been giving me problems lately, it would seem these issues started shortly after I changed my oil last. The problem seems to be partly electrical because when I was driving in the rain the other day my car died at a stop light. I noticed the next day that the fuel pump wouldnt prime...
  3. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Whats up everybody, I got a dillema. I cracked my oil pan going over a ditch. Now I am tryin to decide between getting a new pan or sealing it up with some JB Weld. Only thing is, I am worried about the JB Weld not sealing right and leaking. I was looking em up on a few sites, and started...
  4. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Hey everyone! I have a couple questions about my car. It's a 97 Jetta vr6 12v. And I have oil in the intake hose. Should I be concerned? Or is that normal? If its bad what should I do to fix it? Also can I do a coolant swap to a different coolant?
  5. Blog
    Hey guys! I'm trying to instal a oil pressure gauge and can't seem to find anywhere to plug it in :/ I have a 2001 1.8t 5spd... Any ideas?
  6. Blog
    Calling all jetta junkies......need help!! I keep topping off my 98 Jetta GLX VR6 with a about quart of oil every month...but.... I see no traces on floor, subframe or chassis. I see no smoke from tailpipe or engine compartmet. It doesn't feel like it lost compression (from worn...
  7. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    ok so i recently bought this 96 jetta glx vr6 2.8l. the car has no dipstick i had talked to others and they said this was a common problem the tubes were made of plastic and would break or disinegrate. ok? so my question is where the hell do i find a new one?
  8. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hi, new to jetta junkies I drive a jetta GLS 2.0 . I just have 2 questions I'd like to ask. First is, what would happen to the engine if you cancel out the coolant? also, how is it possible to see how oil would get inside the coolant? thanks.
  9. VW Jetta MKII 1985–1992
    I desperately needs help with my 1989 Jetta 2 CLX. It spills oil and I end up having to top-up every morning. I checked the oil filter n realised that there is some oil residue there (might be the cause) and also realised that there is some oil just under the carburator (suspect tappet gasket)...
  10. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    hey i just recently had a oil change on my 01 1.8T Jetta and put Regular 10-30 oil not synthetic. after the oil change i noticed a clicking/ clacking noise coming from the valve cover. i took it into the same shop and they told me that my car had oil charged lifters and one of my lifters was not...
  11. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    96 jetta gl 2.0 157k miles, 5sp i changed my oil last week and when i took off the oil cap, the underside was covered with a sort of goup. the engine coolant is full of what i'm guessing is oil. Also, my heat does not work. My brother in law says he thinks its the oil cooler. is this it...
  12. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    1998 gl 2.0 its been real cold the past few days and some rain. i noticed a smell coming from exhaust almost like a catalytic converter. when i went to check the oil it dripped right off the dip stick and would not stay on like normal oil. its been about 16 LOW-30 High degrees could oil...
  13. VW Jetta MKV 2005.5–2010
    ok. i am totally new to all of this! so bear with me! lol i bought an 06 jetta from toyota in shreveport, la. LOVE LOVE LOVE the car. have all kinda plans for it. it had 48,687 when i bought it. i drove it all over the world. i mean i was proud of my new jetta. DREAM CAR!! it got time to change...
  14. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    ok. i am totally new to all of this! so bear with me! lol i bought an 06 jetta from toyota in shreveport, la. LOVE LOVE LOVE the car. have all kinda plans for it. it had 48,687 when i bought it. i drove it all over the world. i mean i was proud of my new jetta. DREAM CAR!! it got time to change...
  15. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    hi yall, im a newbie here, and i am going to pick up my first jetta on tuesday. my aunt has had vw's since i can remember and has been very happy with them, so when the opportunity came to purchase one outright, i took it. i am replacing my 2003 mustang (bought brand new) :( but im super...
  16. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Soo i have been having a bit of trouble with my dub. It has definitely been a love/Hate relationship lately. We got in a fight recently and i have been riding my bicycle for the past 2 days. Anyway, I was going to clean the throttle body just like the DIY post indicated and noticed oil in the...
  17. Jetta Troubleshooting
    Friday night I was about 1/2 mile from my house and i got a big red STOP and oil lights came on...parked at home, car was ticking very very loud. I knew all my oil was gone. Today poured a quart in it and it all immediately leaked out. I retraced my steps and found where the leak started...
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