2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Problems

Doors won't lock using clicker

Rear door drivers-side. When using Keyless entry doors won't lock. The door above is culprit. All others lock. A short alarm sounds when all doors are locked. Presently no alarm sounds. Any suggestions for a fix. By the way I did use my second clicker which is brand new. Therefore battery is new.

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.

Premature Head Light Bulb Burnout and Bulb Harness Failure is Common

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.

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Questions

what are the typical symptoms of a bad egr valve? (1 answer)

my 2006 Jetta 1.9l tdi, makes a sucking sound when accelerating. Heavy black smoke rolls out. seems to run ok once on highway, but mpg is slipping.

should my jetta tdi have it expansion valve and dryer replaced ? (1 answer)

I just had my 2006 vw Jetta tdi air conditioning compressor replaced under extended warranty by AAMCO . They did not replace the dryer nor the expansion valve ??? Is this proper ? The air does not get cold right away . :(

Car won't crank. When I try to start it, all I get is a clicking noise. (1 answer)

My car started and ran fine at 6am, but when I tried to start it 3 hours later, the engine wouldn't even crank. All I heard was a clicking noise. I tried jumping it from a friend's car to no avail. I called roadside assistance and they tried to jump it, but confirmed that my battery was f...

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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...
Best car I've ever driven/had.

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