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Talk about and share with others your Volkswagen Jetta tips and tricks, Do it yourself mods, and How tos.

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  2. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Sticky: *OFFICIAL* List of VW Websites!!!

    All right. People keep asking for websites for things OEM/AFTERMARKET. Here are all of the ones I know and use, if you have any more then add them....

    Started by ENRGZR‎, 03-21-2008 12:07 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Master DIY List

    As the title states. PM me for add-ons. Engine/Mechanical General Swiss Cheese Mod Removing downpipe & replacing Cat on 12v VR6 Wooden Jack...

    Started by Vixen‎, 06-30-2009 02:32 PM
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  1. Smile First oil change

    Hi, I was going to do an oil change on a 2014 1.8T I see the dealer lists a washer (drain plug washer) in the repair order. Do any of you...

    Started by VWJetta1001‎, 10-23-2020 06:37 PM
    oil change
    • Replies: 0
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    10-23-2020, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  2. P1541 bad fuel pump relay. What?

    Hi: My 2000 Jetta has a P1541 error. I replaced the fuel pump relay but the error remains. The car runs fine. Can anybody suggest where it's coming...

    Started by Mous‎, 10-03-2020 07:59 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-17-2020, 02:28 AM Go to last post
  3. Post Brakes with sensor fit vehicle without sensor?

    Has anyone checked to see if the brake pad with a sensor will fit in a vehicle not originally equipped with the sensor? My brakes arrived today...

    Started by Frozen Gulf‎, 10-06-2020 02:54 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-10-2020, 08:59 PM Go to last post
  4. First modification or upgrade

    Hey guys, I'm new to the world of tuning vehicles and upgrades etc. I want to do a little work on my Jetta to get better performance and some more...

    Started by MikeyB420‎, 09-07-2020 05:04 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    09-07-2020, 05:04 AM Go to last post
  5. RCD330 Radio would fit in my jetta? (Jetta 2012 S)

    I have a base model vw 2012 jetta and I was wondering if this radio would fit in the car. ebay (dot)...

    Started by orbul‎, 11-27-2019 03:16 PM
    rcd330
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    11-27-2019, 03:16 PM Go to last post
  6. Exclamation Passenger Side Mirror Cover

    The cap/cover for the passenger side mirror came off and I need help finding somewhere to buy a replacement. I have a 2014 VW Jetta GLI. I've...

    Started by Dawn‎, 12-13-2017 01:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-29-2019, 08:07 PM Go to last post
  7. Vag-Com - FAQ, How-To's, Codes, Locator

    Vag-Com -FAQ's -Where can I buy Vag-Com? -DRL's, Remote Windows, Selt belt chime, etc. -Where can I buy Vag-Com? http://www.ross-tech.com

    Started by vdub_shawty‎, 12-01-2008 11:47 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-20-2019, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  8. Diy: Mkiv door locks explained/ fixes..

    TAKEN FROM ANOTHER SITE: MKIV DOOR LOCKS EXPLAINED !!! ... Since so many people with '99.5-'01 MKIV cars seem to be having trouble with...

    Started by Gargamelmk2‎, 02-02-2009 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    04-10-2019, 10:56 AM Go to last post
  9. MK3 AC/RECIRC and rear defrost, how to change the color of the lights DIY

    I know some people on here want to know how to change the color of their switches, so I'm posting a DIY on it. Sorry there are no pics of actual...

    Started by BooglesMcGee‎, 08-12-2011 08:34 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-25-2018, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  10. Low beam lights problem

    Hi.Can anyone help please . I'm driving a 2005 Jetta 4 1.6L The low beam headlights are not working.Fuses are good and dit replace bulbs. Does the...

    Started by gawiehough7‎, 03-19-2018 01:12 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-28-2018, 07:51 PM Go to last post
  11. DIY mk3 Changeing the bulbs out in your climate control

    DIY Climate Control Bulb replacement.First, here is the bulbs i used to do this. I got them from advanced autoparts for less than three dollars....

    Started by VeeDubJetta98‎, 02-17-2009 03:47 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-19-2018, 09:28 AM Go to last post
  12. Wiper won't shut off, or fails.

    When I would use my intermittent wiper function, the momentary press, or turn them off, the wipers would not shut off; Here is why: The seal...

    Started by PowerslavePA‎, 09-13-2016 01:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-19-2017, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  13. MK3 Jetta/Golf : How To Chip OBD2 ECM/ECU

    Here's a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) guide on how to install Performance Chip for MK3 Jetta/Golf OBD2 that I made for you. For more DIY information here...

    Started by JDM_GUY‎, 10-03-2010 06:54 PM
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    03-19-2017, 05:51 AM Go to last post
  14. Moved: NEW to VW Jetta please help

    Started by VWJetta2012‎, 06-17-2015 02:47 AM
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    02-16-2017, 04:50 PM Go to last post
  15. Dual IBDII Ports

    Very simple and self explanatory! This is what you need: I used the fuse panel as the mount location. First, trace and cut the hole for one...

    Started by PowerslavePA‎, 09-13-2016 12:58 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-25-2017, 07:34 PM Go to last post
  16. Post DIY: Cabin Filter Replacement: MKIV

    Alright, Down to business: Tools required: 1 Phillips screwdriver Step 1: Open up the hood and on the passenger side you will notice a panel...

    Started by Derek589‎, 05-31-2010 02:42 PM
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    01-25-2017, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  17. Add MDF Controls to Steering Wheel

    This will apply to all applicable models, and platforms. Functionality varies. You have to already have the Phone and radio controls on the left...

    Started by PowerslavePA‎, 09-13-2016 12:57 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-23-2017, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  18. Changing bulb on outside rear view mirrow?

    Good day, newbie here, searched the Forum and didn't see anything, along with You tube and google. 2009 2.5, is this for the faint of heart or one...

    Started by Hank13‎, 09-06-2016 03:50 PM
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    09-19-2016, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  19. Power Distribution Center / USB Supplies & 12V Aux

    I wired a 12V block, and a USB/AUX power center behind the dashboard. Power connector with in-line fuse holder at battery Loomed and taped:

    Started by PowerslavePA‎, 09-13-2016 01:00 PM
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    09-13-2016, 01:00 PM Go to last post
  20. Rust Question

    I've got a 2006 2.5 and it's starting to rust about the two front wheels. It's really the only spot, and its starting to get pretty bad, especially...

    Started by amjames‎, 08-23-2016 10:37 AM
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    08-23-2016, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  21. auto-locks self engaging

    EVERYtime I press the gas pedal from a stopped posittion, the auto-locks engage. It's becoming very annoying. Anyone experience this?

    Started by joeken72‎, 08-23-2016 08:12 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-23-2016, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  22. Replace driver side mirror???

    Hey everyone, Someone just hit my mirror today and it ripped it off from the door. Now it s hanging by the power cord.I did put tape around and it...

    Started by nino924‎, 05-01-2016 12:33 AM
    broken mirror, diy, door panel, jetta 2014
    • Replies: 1
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    05-01-2016, 11:07 AM Go to last post
  23. DIY MkIV Replace Clutch/Flywheel/Pressure Plate

    This procedure is not for the rookie. A lot of patience is required. The following steps are the ones in which I do in order listed. The first few...

    Started by VeeDubJetta98‎, 02-16-2009 10:56 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-02-2016, 07:50 PM Go to last post
  24. 2005 2.0 jetta,

    engine turns over but no spark and no start. have replaced the coil pack and still getting no spark nor no start. obo2 code reads p0834 and I am...

    Started by mindingdong‎, 01-09-2016 09:04 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-11-2016, 10:06 AM Go to last post
  25. Oil Labelling Explained & Information

    Here is what the oi labels mean + Other Info: PETROL SG - Introduced 1989 has much more active dispersant to combat black sludge SH -...

    Started by PowerslavePA‎, 11-05-2015 01:32 PM
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    11-05-2015, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  26. Can you mount a roof rack to the outtermost pins?

    Hi I installed thule bars the other day on my 2007 jetta city for a snowboard rack that I want to put on. In the instructions from Thule they say...

    Started by Maximus‎, 10-18-2015 11:31 AM
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    10-18-2015, 11:31 AM Go to last post
  27. Make those yellow healights clear again - CHEAP!!!

    I was talking to a customer of mine last week when he told me how to get the yellow film off of my headlights. Everyone knows about those totally...

    Started by rodbuilder‎, 10-01-2015 09:10 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-01-2015, 08:52 PM Go to last post
  28. Installing a double din on the MKIV

    If you install any aftermarket Double Din for the MKIV you're going to need a switched 12v source or your stereo will stay on 100% of the time. ...

    Started by I4N‎, 06-09-2011 10:20 PM
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    09-23-2015, 04:44 PM Go to last post
  29. Looking to repair some rust

    The rust on my Jetta is getting pretty nasty, not to mention embarrassing. Anybody got some good info on repairing rust/repainting? A link to a...

    Started by ypx3‎, 06-07-2009 05:20 PM
    • Replies: 20
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    08-30-2015, 04:46 PM Go to last post
  30. MK6 2014 Jetta belt noise

    Hey so my Jetta 12k miles has been making a squeaky noise when I am going certain speeds. 4th gear and at 45 to 48 if I tap the gas a little and...

    Started by jlivecchi22‎, 08-26-2015 10:31 PM
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    08-26-2015, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  31. Replace rear vent window 2006

    I am wondering if anyone could tell me how to replace the rear fixed vent.glass of my 2006 Jetta 2.0T. The rubber seal is still in the door and I...

    Started by Me112379‎, 07-12-2015 11:21 AM
    window
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    07-12-2015, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  32. Remove Engine Cover ?

    OK, just got my 2012 VW Jetta 2.5 SE two months ago. Want to chane air filter, clean under engine cover and maybe clean map sensor and throttle body...

    Started by jake9364‎, 06-25-2015 07:56 AM
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    06-25-2015, 07:56 AM Go to last post
  33. Hard Start Lack Of Power Can't Pass 70mph

    So I have a 2004 Jetta Engine Code BBW. Fault code P0341 which is camshaft sensor code. Replace timing belt when I bought it and replaced cam and...

    Started by Ruelastech‎, 05-28-2015 07:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,484
    06-12-2015, 07:32 PM Go to last post
  34. D.I.Y. MKIV 1.8T Crankcase Ventilation System Replacement

    I put this DIY together to help anyone out that is going to have to go through the painstaking process of replacing the crankcase vent system because...

    Started by Cglongino‎, 03-22-2011 06:52 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    06-06-2015, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  35. Official Seafoam DIY

    So here it is! I talk about Seafoam all the time, and how its a great tuneup item that everybody should get their hands on. This is the official DIY....

    Started by Boost Addicted‎, 08-26-2009 11:27 AM
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  36. knocking sound

    hi there I'm driving '88 jetta mk2 with polo 1.6 mp9 cylinder head problem started when map sensor failed and ever since i replaced it there noise as...

    Started by etmotaung‎, 05-08-2015 05:27 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 891
    05-08-2015, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  37. Thumbs up DIY Videos

    Hey Junkies, I was working on my MKIV yesterday and thought it would be helpful to make a few videos tracking my work. It may be useful for my...

    Started by Swim4Zen‎, 04-14-2015 11:06 PM
    diy, dome light, hose, mkiv, temp controls
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,664
    05-07-2015, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  38. OBD Codes Decoded.

    Recently i have seen alot of posts with questions about engine codes. If your car is OBDII and you get a code, you can check what it means here. ...

    Started by palehawaiian‎, 02-15-2010 02:47 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 144,196
    05-04-2015, 10:52 PM Go to last post
  39. Exclamation DIY rear shock removal mk2

    REAR SHOCKS INSTALLING REAR SHOCKS Hardware likely to be replaced: Top spring seat/plates (They rust out real easy). Bumpstops (also...

    Started by Gargamelmk2‎, 02-08-2009 05:33 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 7,321
    04-22-2015, 04:55 PM Go to last post
  40. Replacing brake pads on a 2001 Jetta

    Hey all, my 2001 Jetta 2.0 5-spd needs its front brake pads replaced. I've done some work on the vehicle in the past with help from the good people...

    Started by jasonb‎, 03-27-2015 03:10 PM
    2001 jetta, brakes, car repair, diy
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 935
    03-27-2015, 07:03 PM Go to last post

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