1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Problems

High 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.

Loss of Power Due to Oil and Carbon Build Up in Intake Manifold

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.

Wrong Anti-Freeze/Coolant May Cause Heater Core Leaks

Heater core leaks are common in this model, more so if the wrong anti-freeze/coolant is used in the cooling system.

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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Questions

door panel (1 answer)

how do you take the driver side door panel off?

Ac water leaking in passenger floor....how to fix (1 answer)

Water is leaking heavily on the passenger floor during and after using AC...what is the best way to fix this...

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