No problems in the cold and its significantly quieted my car's noisy transmission. I drained the Canadian tire oil shortly after putting it in, and then replaced it with the lucas which I think is gl4 gl5 I have to look at my bottle. Took this issue to dealer but they recommended other service which is not needed. Your transmission can take a heck of a beating over the years and it is one of the most neglected service areas on a car. The synchro rings and sliders all depend on a slick surface in order to match speeds when shifting.
Always loosen or remove the fill hole first to make sure that you can refill the transmission. It is a very serious and costly problem that needs to be investigated. Many automatic transmission do not have drain plugs. I then had my entire transmission replaced because each tooth in the gears and rods were bent or damaged in some way. The 2000 Jettas as well as other model years are notorious for early transmission replacement. If this does not help go to an oil change shop and ask them they will explain it better.
The shops in my area don't work on vw's due to their complicated trans. Vw does not take notice of its customers, and further action with larger entities must occur for any kind of resolution to be reached. They were completely baffled, cleared out the codes, and replaced the brake light modules, but were unable to solve the transmission problem. Secondly,while driving, the car jerks back and forth and sometimes jolts. Never fill it past the ï¿½Fullï¿½ mark. Moisture can condense inside of the transaxle in the same manner that a can of cold soda 'sweats' when removed from a refrigerator. This looks to be a 40,000 miles transmission.
Curious for an A4 5 speed manual. Pelican Parts is not responsible for any typographical errors contained within the site. It was becoming increasingly dificult to shift into 1st and reverse so I took my car to a dealership who said they could not find a problem. They switched the bottle recently, I have the old design. Now press the compressed air nozzle into the hole in the top of the bottle marked with the green arrow in the picture above. I'm not even mentioning many other malfunctions. This looks to be a 40,000 miles transmission.
If the bottle stretches a little that is okay. Apply gradually increasing amounts of pressure until the fluid is gone. It also has exceptional oxidation and thermal stability, resulting in maximum service life. This was her1st vehicle and I taught her the importance of regular maint of her vehicle. The problem was determined to be the alternator. I honestly think all of these cars are lemons and I would never buy another Volkswagen product in my life. The Jetta's manual transmission has two plugs for filling and emptying the transmission fluid, located on the side and bottom of the transmission case.
Just keep in mind that you may only get about 1. It may result for smoother shifting and better fuel economy. The wire harness, fuse block, and controller components located behind the dash were destroyed by fire. They instructed me to hit the brake with my foot as hard as possible. We owned three other japanese cars previously that were far cheaper than the Jetta, and gave us far superior service. On the X-type- fill plug is a rubber plug on top of the tranny.
Odd how some stuff seems to work great for one and not the other, isn't it?? Always loosen or remove the fill hole first to make sure that you can refill the transmission after draining. Our son was driving the car at the time of the fire, but was able to get out. Also at 59,000 the manual transmission had to be replaced because the consumer could not shift into reverse. I drive in non-city, open highway conditions with no stress to the transmission. This procedure was corrected for the 2005-2010 edition Bentley service manual.
My 1997 jetta auto trans used vw specific trans fluid the was mineral spirits. A few days later it was nearly impossible to shift into 1st and I took it back to the dealership, they then told me they thought it was a problem with 1st gear. Picked up original g50 and lubed up my shifter and its really good even in cold cold temp. They are the only ones that can. I have driven manuals for years and have never had a problem. Do not add the entire quart at once; add small amounts at a time until you get the correct reading on the dipstick.
When putting the fill and drain plugs back, you can wrap the threads once or twice with teflon tape to help ensure no leaks. The engine was producing power, but something was wrong with the transmission. Figure 4 Shown here is the drain plug green arrow located at the rear of the transmission near the rear mount. I am now wondering just how safe it is. This major problem is accompanied by several other kinds of failures--radio, horn, several other fuses, and air intake. I'm 40 years old and have never heard of a trasmission failing so soon and when then vehicle has never been driven in conditions stressful to the transmission. If this happens, let it settle down and overfill it slightly.
There are 8x T25 torx on the sides and 3x T30 torx on the rear. The gear oil fill and level plug shown with the transaxle assembly removed Fig. It's very important to make sure that the fluid in your transmission is at the proper level. One of the easiest tasks to perform on your Jetta is to change the transmission fluid. G50 was the factory fill I refilled once when G50 was still available. In the past 3 months the vehicle has been taken to the vw dealership 3 xs, and it is currently at the dealer, all for the same problem, the vehcile hard jerking when attempting to accelerate, the vehcile turning off at a stop sign or light and when she is topped in a turning lane - which is of course the most dangerous concern of mine especially if it dies out with oncoming traffic.