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Volkswagen Jetta High Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems

 
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Average Mileage: 124,590 mi (10,000 mi - 274,000 mi)

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Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

  • Visitor, , 92,000 mi

    the car jerks when shifting between 2nd and 3rd shifts - doesn't transition between 2nd and 3rd shifts smoothly

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  • Visitor, , 110,000 mi

    had car serviced, code cleared went away, car shifted fine, after 25 miles when check engine light went back on, the car lost overdrive again, any ideas? if tranny needs to be replaced what should job cost

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  • Visitor, , 125,000 mi

    I have an automatic jetta and car remains in neutral when shifting from park to drive. If I press the gas, car will go forward, otherwise it doesn't move (or slides on a hill)

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  • Visitor, , 151,592 mi

    The ebgibe didn't shift at higher speeds. The RPMS would go up without a shift.

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  • Visitor, , 111,000 mi

    Getting harder and harder to shift from P to R or D, and takes times actually shifting while already IN D position for about 3-6 seconds!

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  • Visitor, , 97,232 mi

    not shifting smoothly from 1st to 2nd or 2nd to 3rd, downshifting also a problem

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  • Visitor, , 157,500 mi

    Car began shifting into gear at 4100 rpm. So at around 30 mph but will downshift at a normal time just a little rougher then before no solution yet help.

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  • Visitor, , 120,000 mi

    Car jerks when shifting from first to second gear. I'm told I need a new transmission, but of course the warranty expired!

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  • Visitor, , 113,200 mi

    Shifts hard and all fluids are good.

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  •  Rookie

    Slipping at take off

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