1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI ProblemsHigh Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
Oil and carbon tend to build up, creating restrictions in the intake manifold. Symptoms will be loss of power (sometimes severe) and poor fuel economy.
Heater core leaks are common in this model, more so if the wrong anti-freeze/coolant is used in the cooling system.
1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Questionsdoor panel (1 answer)
how do you take the driver side door panel off?
Water is leaking heavily on the passenger floor during and after using AC...what is the best way to fix this...