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 ProblemsHigh 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.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
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.