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 Problems
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
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.
1993 Volkswagen Jetta Questions
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.
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...
1993 Volkswagen Jetta Recalls
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...