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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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
2006 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.
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Questions and Answers
This evening I opened the car to wipe dirt off the headlights. I unlocked it with the keyless clicker, got out a tissue and closed the door to wipe dirt off the headlamps. After wiping the first la...
Car won't start. The battery has power and lights work. Try and turn key over and nothing happens. Can anyone help me with this?
when sould my timing belt be changed
It makes a noise when I turn it hard to the right or left! almost like a rubbing noise
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Reviews
my 05.5 same as 06. bought new and now has 279000mi only 2 sets of brakes.1 dualmas flywheel and 2 timing belts.new ac.new shocks. all front end parts still good.changed oil at 10000mi.mis diagnosed turbo at170000mi.no I havent had any trouble with cam shaft. I drive my car easy and still get 50+mpg. the corola doesn't ride as good,not as good mpg and don't know of any that have this mileage.if you are looking for one of these tdi's be sure to get all service rec.must have the proper oil.
Best car I've ever driven/had.