A coolant leak may develop after oil filter replacement. The coolant o-ring seal can be damaged if the oil filter housing turns when removing or installing the oil filter. The recommended procedure is to hold the filter housing when tightening or loosening the oil filter.
Average mileage: 123,750 (99,000–173,000)
Engines affected: 1.8L 4 Cylinder, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, 4 Cylinder, 6 Cylinder
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.0L 4 Cylinder 99,000 mi,
Coolant is leaking, needs to be refilled once or twice per month.
2003 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.0L 4 Cylinder 120,000 mi,
I have to add coolant every two weeks.
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