2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Repair and Maintenance

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

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.

Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

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.

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I've never bought a diesel before and I've been told they can last well over 3,000 miles. I used to have a GTI so I'm familiar with how much VW can cost for repairs. Is having a diesel car more of a headache than a gasoline car? I know you will save up front with gas however, I als...

I was on a long road trip and not paying close attention. Since I had never seen a yellow ethanol pump before, I assumed it was diesel. I had a half tank of diesel then I filled up with ethanol. It ran fine for about 6 hours, and then the engine sounded strange and started knocking a bit. I f...

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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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