I suggest going on line as the ones from parts stores are about 145, and the online preices are about 89. Lift Hood Write down radio security code if required. I've imagined times when my car stalled at intersections and cars behind me plowing into me. The dealer says the flywheel failed it is a dual-mass flywheel that I see sometimes fragments, damaging the housing or even the transmission. The key must be cycled to the off position and then back to start to restart the vehicle, but once shut down, there is a brief delay before the ecu will engage the starter, leaving the driver of a stalled vehicle in possible harms way, with the key in the start position waiting for the engine to restart. Also transmission jumps or surges forward or back after putting in drive or reverse.
This will give the sealant time to dry. The dealer could not find the cause of the failure. To my salesman's surprise, I did not stall the car when I drove it off the lot. Anyway, who on this site knows the proper procedure for assembling a new outlet flange? The failure mileage was approximately 60,100. Discussion of this problem is often obfuscated by shame, denial and recriminations about drivers ability to adequately operate a manual trans and clutch. The contact stated that a sensor was replaced no more information was given. After a session of parallel parking lots of shifting between R and D the car did not want to shift into 2nd, 3rd, or 4th.
There are numerous problems with these I have found on freds tdi page. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer but the dealer could not find the cause of the failure. I guess since no one is willing to advise me on my earlier post, I will reply to my own post. No leaks were present, no warrning signs, just instant failure. I hope this post helps others who see their dashlight for coolant come one, then find antifreeze coolant on the top of their transmission and wander what is happening. The problematic transmissions are factory sealed and touted to be 'maintenance free' with the fluid port capped by the manufacturer.
The vehicle was not repaired. The engine was producing power, but something was wrong with the transmission. They will be able to tell you right away. The manufacturer was notified of the failures, but no assistance was offered. The warning lights illuminated on the instrument panel with codes.
I assumed my motor skills would adapt and the problem would become less frequent. I typically scruff up the area with a scotch brite pad and make sure its clean, then wet the seal in coolant and bolt it back up. The horn itself is usually tucked away behind the front grill, simply pull off a wire or cut it. Don't know why they put the therm there, cause it is a pain in the rump and could have been alot easier if they had put some thought behind the design. Then you can reinstall door… Follow your spark plug wires until you find it.
In addition, the key became stuck and fractured inside the ignition switch. The failure was involved in a crash because of the faulty transmission; there were no injuries. Warranty was up at 50k. While traveling 10 mph the contact noticed smoke coming from underneath the vehcile and it would no longer shift into first gear. When my husband has attempted to drive it, he stalled it five times in a row the first drive, and in subsequent drives stalls it every other pull out. Installation is reverse of removal.
My 2000 jetta tdi automatic had a coolant leak from the outlet flange on the side of the engine. Have taken to dealer 3 times since purchasing for same problem. The vehicle jumps several feet forward or reverse. I can see evidence of small pools of coolant on the transmission housing. You'll need to take the engine cover off and look down. I also pulled the heat exchanger off the top of the transmission and took a look at the O-rings. The 2000 Jettas as well as other model years are notorious for early transmission replacement.
I am very unsatisfied that vw will not stand behind there product even though it is out of warranty. Get access to our 2000 Volkswagen Jetta repair information right now, online. The vehicle was not repaired. You must go to a dealership for this service. Remove the lower radiator hose and drain the coolant into a pan, reuse if not dirty. I plan to follow this procedure and see what happens.
If you need to remove the lock Cylinder that has to be drilled out from on top of the unit, if you need specifics I can supply them. Any clutch is expected to last at least 90,000 miles. When even a vw technician acknowledges that the parts are defective something needs to be done with vw America, requiring them to replace these parts at their expense with parts qualified to support the vehicles needs. He was informed that the failure occurred from the usg in the transmission. The contact stated that while driving approximately 20 mph going uphill, the vehicle started to jerk and did not respond when the accelerator pedal was depressed.