1994 Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Volkswagen Jetta
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta ProblemsShifting/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.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission 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.
1994 Volkswagen Jetta QuestionsWhy would it not start after fuel pump and spark plugs have been replaced? (1 answer)
It turns over and starts up but cuts off. Electrical problem?
How many Kms or miles can I go yet before I run into serious problems with my manual transmission, thanks
My daughter has had a 1994 Jetta GL for about 2 months. From day 2 it has been very hard to start in the morning or the first time it's cranked for the day. The engine has to turn a while before it starts. Once it starts it's fine and runs great the rest of the day. I'm also concerned...
1994 Volkswagen Jetta RecallsRecall 98V195000
Volkswagen has recalled certain 1994 Jettas because the sheet metal panels of both rear doors have sharp edges that can damage the insulation of the wiring harness. This can cause an electrical short, which may result in a fire. Dealers will install a protective edge cover in both rear door inner panel openings.