2000 Volkswagen Golf TDI Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Volkswagen Golf TDI

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2000 Volkswagen Golf TDI Problems

Mass Air Flow Sensor May Fail

The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Engine Oil Leaks

Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.

Glove Box Hinges fail frequently

The glove box hinges (made of plastic) on our 2000 Golf TDI have failed three times in the 10 years we have owned the car.

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2000 Volkswagen Golf TDI Questions

Cold Starts (1 answer)

I have a 2000 VW Golf TDI and cant find a plug to keep glow plugs warm to prevent cold starts. Does anyone know if they come equipped with this option?

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2000 Volkswagen Golf TDI Reviews

I own a 2000 Jetta diesel,last 6 years nothing but cost & headache. Diesel engine excellent on fuel but maintenance cost is high on the engine, poor quality parts, turbocharge, exhaust system build up, valve controls failed to open or close. Would I buy another VW car not likely.

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