Volkswagen Jetta Problem Report

Volkswagen Jetta Coolant and Oil Leaks

(26 reports)

The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the  valve cover gasket is also common.

Coolant leak. Was managed by adding stop leak to the radiator, but that only worked temporarily. No solution has been found. -
Replaced Water pump -
Coolant leakage, coolant light comes on. -
Water pump failed due to some type of blockage in the radiator. -
Coolant flange leak. Repair cost around $280. -
OEM water cooler has a plastic impeller which invariably will break and shard in the housing. You must replace this with an aftermarket water pump with a metal impeller. While you're in there change your timing and serpentine belts, cause it's a pain taking all that out. -
Coolant leak, pink coolant drips down when filled. -
yes i got the same -
Replace valve cover gasket and intake manifold gasket with OEM gaskets from Volkswagen. Easy fix. Torque specs are crucial. -
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