1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Issues With Glow Plugs/Wiring Harness
Because of issues with the glow plugs and/or the glow plug wiring harness from the control relay, the Check Engine Light may illuminate. Our technicians tell us there is a service bulletin, not a recall from Volkswagen regarding replacement of the glow plugs on 2004-2005 model years only.
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.
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Questionshow to fix the radio after the battery has been replaced (1 answer)
Car started and ran fine yesterday. I park it in the garage unlocked and when I went to leave this morning, I opened the driver's door and the alarm went of. I shut the alarm off with the remote, closed the door and the alarm went off again. I turned off the alarm (factory-installed), put ...
How do you go about reactivating the readiness mode on the security system?