Engine Oil Leaks on Volkswagen Jetta

Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.

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Average mileage: 126,743 (45,000–185,478)
Engines affected: 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L 5 Cylinder
8 model years affected: 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005, 2010
22 people reported this problem
3 people shared problem details
Sever oil leak. Oil was found on top of transmission housing
2004 Volkswagen Jetta- 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo166,000
i had a leaky pan and needed new gasket
2010 Volkswagen Jetta- 2.5L 5 Cylinder119,000
Vacuum pump leaking oil from engine block metal gasket. Oil also slowly leaking out of bell housing.
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