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  1. VW Jetta MKV 2005.5–2010
    Hey fellow Jetta owners! So my girlfriends 2005 2.5 Jetta has a strange problem with its right side marker lights (both front and back). Neither of the seem to work. Replacing the front marker light and rear taillight assembly accomplished absolutely nothing. I read somewhere that the right side...
  2. Jetta Troubleshooting
    Okay. Everyone be nice to me. I am a 19 year old girl who needs a lot of advice with her car. I have a 2003 volkswagen jetta and it has about 112,000 miles on it. I haven't had it for 2 years yet and I am having a lot of problems. First I need a new exhaust pipe and the mechanic wants to charge...
  3. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    Hello, just got my first vw im a college student in florida i really enjoy my new vw its a 2002 jetta gls 2.0 5-speed runs great the only problem is when i give it to much gas it kinda putters. ive brought it to autozone they gave me a dummy diagnostic test pretty much i have 8 trouble shoot...
  4. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    So i've got some problems that i need addressed and some that i need information on where i can get the part i need. Problems... 1)Vaccum Leak due to cracking vaccum line (need to know where i can get this part) 2)when raining or driving through sizeable puddles my car will sometimes emit a...
  5. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    While driving yesterday in hot weather the car just turned off as if the key was turned. I didn't loose electrical power, but RPMs went to 0 immediately. Would not start for atleast 10 minutes, then it started smoothly and normally. When it would not start the engine wouldn't even turn over...
  6. Jetta Troubleshooting
    I recently bought this jetta from a dealers auction. It's a flood from Hurrican Sandy. :mad:************before anyone gives me any lip about how its a flood, YES, i am WELL AWARE of what can happen to flooded vehicles. We can see the waterline and there was no water in the engine or oil. Just...
  7. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hi I'm a new and everything and my jetta has a few lock problems. Like after driving and getting out when i go to lock the car the driver's side doesnt lock. Also it is pretty easy to tell when the dome light doesnt come on when the drivers side is open. I dont get it because it is just this...
  8. VW Jetta MKV 2005.5–2010
    Hello everyone Im a owner of a 2007 jetta wolfsburg edition and lately im having difficulties. When i drive and the car is in around 1300rpm it makes a weird whistling sound. The second problem is when i driveand theres a bump my car makes a weird sound like the bottom is going to crack. Its...
  9. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    It is Manual with almost 300k on it. Motor is still strong as ever though. So here's a list of issues I'm having with my new to me Jetta. I can hear a rumble noise coming from the front half of the vehicle. -it only happens during deceleration. and it happens all the time. -the rumble...
  10. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hello, I'm new, so please forgive me. If I'm in the wrong spot please guide me! How long do Jettas last? I am looking to buy a used Jetta and have found a decent 2003 Jetta GL w/ 119k miles. Since it is used and I don't know the prior owner, I want to service it right away so it will last me a...
  11. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    I picked up this 94' Jetta for $3000 a few days ago. Its a chipped 2.0 8v with a Neuspeed supercharger and cold air intake. It has a Gti front end, straight body, clean black leather interior. Its fast and i'm happy with it but there are a few issues i'd like to get some help with. The brakes...
  12. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Please help! I have an '01 Jetta Gls, we did an engine swap about a year ago from the 1.8T to the 2.0T. I have had no issues until now. It started with the EPC light coming on and me only being able to drive the car at about 5mph, then would give out. so i let the car sit for a few min and...
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    i have a specific issue with my 03 jetta 1.8t and its acceleration. when i first put it into gear (usually only 1st or 2nd) and start to actually give it gas, not stomp it but just casual im kind of in a hurry gas, it will let up only for a short time and feel almost as if it choked (during that...
  14. Jetta Troubleshooting
    Hello I have a 2004 Jetta GLS 1.8t, My car is going down hill turns out the people be for me put in the wrong kind of gas and oil idk if that means anything, I just started putting the right kind in, When I start up my car there a knocking noise and when i left on and off the gas it knocks it...
  15. Jetta Troubleshooting
    I bought the car last October with 100k miles and have had problems ever since. I had the automatic transmission rebuilt after the gears started slipping and almost immediately after, the car started having different sorts of problems. Upon take off in 1st gear, the car will delay for a couple...
  16. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I have an 02 approaching 100k, I know most domestic cars start to have significant problems past the century mark. What about Jettas? Particularly the 2.0L engine, manual, GLS I have. I bought certified pre-owned, so all the defects, and recalls have been done, including moon-roof drains. The...
  17. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    OKay. sorry to post this but i need some serious help. My car is messed up and i have no idea whats wrong with it. jetta 1.8t here's the deal. recently i've been driving and i like to accelerate cause i love the boost. a lot. but recently when i'm cruising and igo to accelerate to pass a car...
  18. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Ok so because I know a lot of people on here are really anal about a bunch of random posts by one person being all over the forum, I figure I'll just post up a thread of my questions, updates and etc. Here is a picture of my car when I first got it. I am a photographer, so I take all my own...
  19. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Just bought my first jetta..it's a 1997 jetta gt, paid 300 bucks for it has one problem the gears aren't shifting right. It has 2 reverses one in the normal reverse gear and also reverses in first. First gear starts out in 3rd and so one from there. Not sure of anyone could help with...
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