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In the second year of the completely redesigned new Jetta, Volkswagen continued its campaign to bring a more affordable compact car to the market and to further raise the bar on their US...
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
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2012 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2012 Subaru Forester: Which One Should I Buy?
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Control arm bushings are a common failure on your car, so I doubt that the mechanic sold you something you didn't need, but it may not be all the trouble that you have. There are a number of suspension links...
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When the car goes into gear it kinda bucks.
Hi there. With having 135,000 miles on the vehicle, your transmission has too much slipping of the clutches inside the transmission. The symptoms that you are having are the clutches slipping to a lock which jerks the vehicle around and...
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Is my aftermarket stereo draining my battery?
A properly installed system should not drain your battery in 4 days. Obviously, the simplest way to rule it out would be to disconnect the stereo for a few days and see if that remedies your problem. If it does,...
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Car seems to be out of gas when the fuel gauge is on 1/4
It's possible that your fuel tank is damaged. Look underneath the car if you can, the fuel tank is below the back seat and looks like a big plastic bladder. It should have a convex shape on the bottom. I...
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Passanger side low beam doesnt work
Hello. Thank you for writing in. You are correct, the bulb has likely gone bad and simply needs to be replaced. When you access and remove the bulb, check it for a broken filament or black burn marks. These are...
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2012 Jetta Cruise control not engaging.
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Do I need to replace the hubs to go back to factory wheel bolts.
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I have a 2001 Jetta Volkswagen and I want to start it one day the car will turn on but won't start what could the problem be ?
Hello. Does the engine attempt to fire up and start at all? If not the starter is not working, or is not receiving enough power. The starter can be removed and bench tested, however these tests can be false. They...
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Cant find the TDC mark or the flywheel.
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had power steering pump replaced but power steering fluid is leaking
This suggests that you may have a leak somewhere else in your power steering system such as one of the hoses or the rack and pinion system. As you may know, the power steering system is a highly pressurized system...
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Issues when accelerating from a stop
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Brakes: vacuum pump relay failire
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Radiator is leaking - 2006 Volkswagen Jetta
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EPC light turned on
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Glow plug light
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Battery light is on
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2001 Volkswagen Jetta to have the battery light on and the car not starting. Replacing the battery was a great place to start as this is one of the likely causes for...

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