Shifting/Drivability Issues Due to Throttle Body Failure on Volkswagen Jetta

Throttle body failure is not uncommon and can lead to shifting issues with the automatic transmission and other drivability concerns.

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Average mileage: 101,500 (18,000–222,000)
Engines affected: 1.8L 4 Cylinder, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.5L 5 Cylinder, 4 Cylinder
11 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010
22 people reported this problem
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.0L 4 Cylinder 18,000 mi,
Shifting/Drivability Issues how can i solve it
2010 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo 67,000 mi,
Need throttle body - no power - EPC light & engine light on
2005 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.5L 5 Cylinder 98,000 mi,
Car has very weak starts when cold. When I press on the gas peddle, it feels like there is no pick up. Car is currently in shop waiting for new throttle body part. Expensive repair once again.
1998 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.0L 4 Cylinder 164,000 mi,
os sensor head gasket blown
1998 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.0L 4 Cylinder
Rough idle died in gear shifts poorly slow pick up in gear ... Bad throttle body ...
2010 Volkswagen Jetta - 1.8L 4 Cylinder
Engine check light throtle body
2005 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.0L 4 Cylinder 87,000 mi,
No one has been able to fix engine rev while driving and occasional bang in to reverse
2005 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.5L 5 Cylinder 83,000 mi,
Rough start and rpms go out of wack , mechanic did a full inspection and it's coming back to the throttle body .