1993 Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Volkswagen Jetta

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1993 Volkswagen Jetta
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849
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1,369
1993 Volkswagen Jetta
$
282
to $
445
1993 Volkswagen Jetta
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222
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538
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274
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686
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$
385
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790

1993 Volkswagen Jetta Problems

Difficult to Diagnose Electrical Issues Are Typically Due to Ground Issues

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.

Shifting/Drivability Issues Due to Throttle Body Failure

Throttle body failure is not uncommon and can lead to shifting issues with the automatic transmission and other drivability concerns.

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.

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1993 Volkswagen Jetta Questions

Wiring order on cli speadometer on gearbox (1 answer)

The transmission is not shifting to fourth gear. (1 answer)

The car is a four speed automatic. When driving on the highway going about 62-65 mph the rpms are around 4k. The transmission shifts fine from 1 to 3 but going to 4th gear nothing it stays in 3rd gear. I did research and seen that this is a common problem but cant find a fix.

what would cause fuel economy to go down (1 answer)

My fuel economy seems like it is a lot less than it should be. a 4cyl jetta like mine should get at least 350 miles on a full tank but right now i'm only getting about 280 miles. I am going to try getting my spark plugs replaced and my tires rotated, but is there anything else I might want to...

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1993 Volkswagen Jetta Recalls

Recall 98V195000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE REAR BRAKE LINE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE WAS ROUTED TOO CLOSE TO THE CORNER OF THE FUEL TANK. THE LINE COULD BE DAMAGED BY CHAFING AGAINST THE FUEL TANK.
Recall 98V160000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BOLTS SECURING THE FRONT HOOD LATCH CAN LOOSEN OVER TIME. THE LATCH WOULD MOVE CAUSING DISENGAGEMENT OF THE HOOD STRIKER FROM THE LATCH.
Recall 95V178000
IMPROPER MATERIAL WAS USED IN MANUFACTURING THE RADIATOR FAN MOTOR SHAFT CAUSING THE SHAFT TO WEAR AND BECOME NOISY.

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1993 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

The first brand new car that I ever owned was my worst. It was an 1993 Volkswagen Jetta. The all new model for 1993. Test driving a Jetta on the dealer's lot, the Jetta seemed like a well engineered vehicle. It rode well, steered well and was reasonably quiet. The Jetta I actually purchased wasn't the one that I test drove. When I took delivery of my new Jetta it had only 26 miles on the odomet...

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