2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
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2005 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.
Electrical issues that are difficult to diagnose—and sometimes intermittent—are typically due to ground wiring issues. The most troublesome ground locations are under the battery or at the engine.
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.
2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI QuestionsRadio works then it won't work went to dealership and radio for 2005 is obsolete (1 answer)
I have a 05 vw jetta and it is leaking some kind of oil on driver side up front kind of behind tire. Its not a bad leak at the moment but I check everything and all fluids was full. Has anyone had this problem or know what it may b? I plan on taking to the car repair place this weekend.
the engine will turn but it never turns over. its been like this for 2 wks now.