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  1. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hello everyone, I just bought a 2001 vr6 manual 5 speed. For about the first month it's run perfectly, but just last week, any time I shift into 3rd, the entire car shuts off for a split second and then comes back on. It will lose all power, radio, dashboard, even the power steering goes, which...
  2. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    I am tickled to death tonight. After letting my Jetta just sit for months, I decided to try what I found in an article. I took my Jetta, the article, to my mechanic for shifting problems and had him replace Value Body and Solenoids. IT WORKED! Shifts great! This car started shifting hard at...
  3. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    99' Jetta automatic 2.0 liter 160,000 miles Problems: (1) while the car is in idle after starting it, you can hear it misses a "heart beat" and is not consistent with running sound. seems to happen every 20 secs or so maybe. I changed the starter coil last year, but not the spark plugs or...
  4. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Got my mk4 jetta back from the tranny shop and now the shifting is stiff through all gears. I am wondering if anyone might know how to fix this. I just had the transmission and clutch replaced.
  5. Jetta Troubleshooting
    99.5 mk4 Jetta gls 2.0 105k miles. I took the 2 connectors off my transmission ckecking wires for shorts (turns out it was alternator) i left the one closer to the batt box off and drove the car a mile. Tranny took off in third and didn't shift. I checked the connectors and put it back on. Both...
  6. Jetta Troubleshooting
    hey guys, so this is the second trans i have put in this car, and im hoping that this time the shifting issues are only clutch related. so basically im just having a hard time shifting. it is really hard to physically move the shifter into the next gear, naturally lower gears are worse, but...
  7. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    So I'm about about 96,000 miles on my VR6 GLS Automatic. I took it to a shop because it's doing some flare shifting along with a delay in the gas pedal at times. The basic tests they did all went out clean so they next thing they could of done was go more in depth, which would of only resulted...
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