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: 125,904 (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
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.5L 5 Cylinder 119,000 mi,
Vacuum pump leaking oil from engine block metal gasket. Oil also slowly leaking out of bell housing.
Sever oil leak. Oil was found on top of transmission housing
2004 Volkswagen Jetta - 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo 166,000 mi,
i had a leaky pan and needed new gasket
2000 Volkswagen Jetta - 2.0L 4 Cylinder 115,000 mi,
Had to take off tineing cover and replace alll