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.
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Problems
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require 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.
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Questions and Answers
car wont start. the battery died, replaced and started. drove about 3 miles and it died. the engine will turn over but not start. the air stop is open. full tank of DIESEL. planning on replacing th...
Trying to find the filters location and procedure to replace it on my 2001 VW jetta deisel
I want to rewire the glow plugs and not use the 'harness'. Thoughts?
anything tricky about changing the oil? Normal drain, change filter, refill?