2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI ProblemsCheck 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.
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.
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI QuestionsDifficulty getting 5 speed manual into next gear without extra pressure. Trouble began @ 192,200 miles (2 answers)
The shifting issue disappears at times and shifting becomes normal during those times, for a fairly short period of normal shifting but then back to difficult shifting. The shift lever operates smoothly between gears but is difficult to engage the next gear without extra pressure. Is the problem ...
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.
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 . :(