2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Problems

Check 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.

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.

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