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  1. Jetta Troubleshooting
    I have a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta that I bought pre-owned. Unfortunately, I've been having a problem starting it up these past few months. It started in maybe October or November. I came home and got out of my car and went to lock it and it wouldn't lock or beep. I checked to make sure all of the...
  2. VW Jetta MKII 1985–1992
    I've been having quite a time with my MKII Jetta forever. It's got a bad everything, it seems. Aside from the oil pressure buzzer going whenever I drive at all and it loping at idle, I've had some issues starting. Now, normally one would put this into perspective that VW did everything they...
  3. 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...
  4. FAQs
    I have a 92 Jetta, and this is what I have done: - Problem started about 5 month ago. - Sometimes when the car was parked on a ramp sideways, andI start it, a smell of gas will come from the engine and inside the car. I openthe hood and I don't see any leakage, the smell will go away after...
  5. Blog
    :mad: 2006 TDI wont fire when turning over until key is switched off and on any where from 3 to 30 times. Once it starts it will run for hours but soon as you turn key off the process is the same. Anyone ever see this?
  6. Blog
    Hey everyone, I am new to the whole Jetta scene, I just bought my first Jetta yesterday. I bought it off craigslist from a guy that had put some aftermarket engine upgrades in it. It has 2.8L V6 neuspeed intake 2 to 1 full borla exhaust neuspeed 268 cams neuspeed chip with tune 3mm head...
  7. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    I recently purchased a 96 jetta that the previous owner had to add a push button for the ignition. It started every time until today when i didn't have the key all the way in the on position. It instantly killed all power to the car, then all my gauges started bouncing up and down. The tach and...
  8. FAQs
    2001 jetta...1st time I kept it outside overnight in the cold. Went to start it this morning, it started up but then died out after about 1-2 seconds. Tried 5 times, would not continue running. Finally I gave it some gas once it started and it continued to run. Once engine was warmed up it...
  9. Jetta Troubleshooting
    having issues with my jetta.car would not start when trying to turn at key?.i tested ignition wire from starter to back of key plug and it has continuity.checked wiring manual,and found that last key position is not making connection to start car.i hooked up a off/on switch, and a momentary...
  10. Jetta Troubleshooting
    So, my car is a 1997 Jetta GL, 2.0 Liter engine, everything standard. Here's my problem: My car won't start right now. On day one, I tried to start it, and I had left my headlights on (first time in 5 years). Battery was totally dead, but I had it jumped, it started right up, and I drove a...
  11. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    I have a 2.0L GLS; this morning it wouldn't start although the lights, radio, etc. would work. I thought it could be the starter solenoid, but noticed that the trunk and windows wouldn't open. Checked and replaced fuse #6 for central locking system and it started perfectly.
  12. VW Jetta MKV 2005.5–2010
    Hey Guys, and Gals, I have a 2006 2.0T. Sometimes when the car has been sitting for a while, like 10 - 12 hours it takes a couple of times to start. I have checked the voltage on both the alternator and battery. The battery is reading over 12 and when running is arount 14. Those look good...
  13. VW Jetta MKII 1985–1992
    need to know if there is a difference in firing order from carb to fuel injected. i have a 1985 Jetta/body1985 gold engine. i was told firing order was:1342 but while searching i find that there is a different timing for fuel injection. anyone help with this? matter of fact if anyone has a...
  14. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    I'm having a problem with my 97 jetta gl starting on rainy mornings. If it rains plenty the night before my car will not start. The engine will turn but it just does not start. Its happened to me a few times now and it turned off on me once going home from work on a rainy day. Has anyone had...
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