2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI ProblemsLoss 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.
One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacing bulbs. Damaged connectors should be replaced.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Questionsreverse lights won't work, what would cause this (1 answer)
I have had other repairs done, mostly vacume. pump and lines, also brakes. On any outing with long or steep hills I connot maintain speed. I have no trouble light showing