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2006 Volkswagen Jetta Question: How difficult is it to replace vacuum pump

 

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2006 Jetta 2.5, 5 Cylinder, Warrenton, VA, September 14, 2009, 14:46
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I have a small oil leak by the vacuum pump, was told the transmission needs to be removed to replace?

2.5 liter....automatic transmission

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    Valleyautotech September 15, 2009, 09:03
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    I only show an hours labor to remove and replace the vacuum pump, you better get another estimate

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    Visitor, March 31, 2011, 07:17

    I have the same auto 2006 2.5 model yes the automatic tran. has to be removed. just fixed mine 3/28/11 same problem (small leak))Dealer had for 3 days

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    Nydrell1969, January 05, 2014, 08:21
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    We'll buddy sad to say it,but youve been had by the stealership and you do not have to remove the tranny.easy one hour job

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    jetta fun, March 03, 2014, 15:46
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    Hello,

    I am really hoping you may be able to help..I have a badly leaking vacuum pump and today tried to remove it
    we not so easy..the transmission electronic gear selector is in the way.. this is an automatic 06 model or05.5
    the only thing I can think off is removing the coolant pipe that runs over top of the pump and maybe I can squeeze it out..there is no way to remove the gear selector stud unless the trans is removed..please help if you are able..the intake manifold would need to be removed to remove this coolant pipe

    any help would be greatly appreciated..I am a former Toyota mechanic
    2.5 auto

    Thanks
    Steve

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    RL_JETTA, August 06, 2014, 10:25
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    Hi, I have the same problem on a 2006 2.5l with manual transmission, Can this be done without removing the transmission since there is less in the way?

    Thanks,
    Roland

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    BENZTECH9983, August 10, 2014, 07:30
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    Lol manual transmissions dont have selector shaft in the way of removing vacuum pump.

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