Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta
1996 Volkswagen Jetta Problems
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.
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.
A damaged water pump impeller may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.
1996 Volkswagen Jetta Recalls (Recent)
1996 Volkswagen Jetta Questions and Answers
My car even at high rpms in low gear hardly accelerates when a lot of gas is given. If you allow it to very slowly speed up it will only go about 70 mph or so, also at some point what seems to be ...
I keep getting a P0303 and P0440
When I unlock the driver side door, the alarm goes off. I have to shut it off by putting the key in the passenger side door. I've heard the door handle component has to be changed. Any solu...
Car was running okay, after turning it off,and trying to turn it on after an hour or so keeps showing me code "IN 02"?
Does anyone know what this could be?
1996 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews
i have a stick shift and when i change gears from 1 to 2 and so on and req. to accelerate fast it slips, could it be lack of fluid.
I absolutly love this car. If you put an R8 Audi & a 1996 veerow GLX in front of me, I would pick the jetta. I think that basically sums it up!