2013 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
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2013 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.
2013 Volkswagen Jetta TDI QuestionsWhy don't you show the Factory 40,000 Mile service schedule? (1 answer)
You use 35K and 45K but that isn't the schedule in the Owner's manual
This situation is not everyday. But when it happens it jerks at any moment when pressing gas or stating moving car from 30-70 mph. I have sent it in at dealership twice but they can't find the issue. They reply "The computer can't find anything wrong" Now, I feel unsafe using th...
Even after a very short trip (less than 10 minutes) the fan continues to run another 10 minutes after the car is turned off. It does it after a long trip, too. It's about 90 degrees outside. Is this normal?