What kind of fluid does a VW Jetta use?
The pictures are from a mk5 Volkswagen Jetta TDI. The Audi A3 TDI and other mk5-mk6 VW should be similar but refer to the official factory service manual before working on the car. Your VW/Audi uses the same fluid reservoir for both the clutch and brake.
Can a flywheel be replaced in a TDI?
As mentioned in 1000q: clutch FAQ, the TDI clutch is pretty robust and the flywheel on my car (street use only) did not show much wear when I removed it. Although a dual mass flywheel (DMF) and clutch kit could replace your single mass flywheel, I don’t think it’s a good idea due to cost and reliability.
How to bleed the brake and clutch fluid on a Mk4 TDI?
For a brake job on your mk3 TDI, see 1000q: front brake. To bleed the clutch on a mk4 a4 VW, see 1000q: mk4 brake and clutch fluid bleed. There are a few small differences. The service manual says to use a pressure bleeder.
What’s the best way to remove a clutch?
Be careful if using pnumatic tools because they can blow clutch dust around and you don’t want to spread it around. Wipe off any loose dust with a wet rag. To remove the pressure plate, use a 12 point socket to remove the 6 bolts. Below is a picture during installation, the bolts were already removed.
2019-2020 VW Golf Hatchback 1.4T Models use VW G 055 540 A2 transmission fluid. 2000-2005 VW Jetta 1.8T Models use VW G 052 162 A2 (TL52162) transmission fluid. 1999-2005 VW Jetta 1.9L TDI Models use VW G 052 162 A2 (TL52162) transmission fluid. 1999-2005 VW Jetta 2.0L 8V Models use VW G 052 162 A2 (TL52162) transmission fluid.
How to tell if your coolant reservoir is overflowing?
How to tell if your over heating problem is caused by the water pump. Faulty water pumps slow or stop the flow of fluid through the cooling system. The result is overheating of the engine. You will see coolant fluid on the ground and around the water pump when the water pump has gone bad. Water pumps either work properly or go bad in a hurry.
What kind of transmission fluid does my VW take?
2012-2017 VW Beetle 2.0T Models uses VW G 052 182 A2 transmission fluid. 2013-2015 VW Beetle 2.0L TDI Models uses VW G 052 182 A2 transmission fluid. 2002-2005 VW Beetle 1.8T Models use VW G 055 025 A2 transmission fluid. 2002-2005 VW Beetle 2.0L 8V Models use VW G 055 025 A2 transmission fluid.
Where did the coolant go?
The coolant reservoir is the plastic reservoir mounted in the engine bay that stores the coolant for the engine. Coolant reservoirs are required because engines go through cycles of expelling and absorbing coolant as they warm up and cool down.
What kind of fluid does a VW Atlas use?
2018-2020 VW Atlas 3.6L 2WD Models use VW G 055 540 A2 transmission fluid. 2018-2020 VW Atlas 3.6L 4-Motion AWD Models use VW G 055 540 A2 transmission fluid. 1999-2005 VW Beetle 2.0L 8V Models use Dexron transmission fluid. 1999-2005 VW Beetle 2.0L 8V Models use VW G 052 162 A2 (TL52162) transmission fluid.
Can you put ATF in a VW PS pump?
Vw has a totally different type fluid and will not work with the cheaper fluids that are not for european vehicles. Same with all fluid in your vw. The powerstering fluid is this way also . If you put atf in your PS pump it will blow the fluid out the lid and if you could imagine that happening in your transmission, it’s a big no no.
What kind of transmission fluid does a Volkswagen Passat use?
This article details the necessary steps on how to change VW transmission fluid on 2002-2018 Jetta, Passat, CC, Golf, Tiguan, Beetle, and Rabbit models that came equipped with the 6-speed Aisin transmissions.
What kind of transmission fluid does a VW Beetle use?
2001-2008 VW Beetle 1.9L TDI Models use VW G 052 990 A2 transmission fluid. 2001-2005 VW Beetle 2.0L 8V Models use VW G 052 990 A2 transmission fluid. VW Beetle 6-Speed Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) AKA Dual Clutch Transmission BLAU ATF Part Number J1D2111
How often do you change ATF fluid in a Volkswagen?
Volkswagen and Audi Diesel Automatic Transmission Fluid Change Intervals Lifetime Fill. Equivalent to Esso (now Mobil) LT 71141. Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) For Tiptronic (electronic gear shifting). Lifetime Fill. Every 40,000 miles.
How to replace and remove new clutch kit and flywheel on?
Install the new flywheel and hand thread the bolts. Tighten them in a diagonal pattern to 44 ft-lb. Double check them. Then tighten them all in a diagonal pattern another 1/4 turn. They are single use stretch bolts with threadlocker and should not be reused. Very lightly grease the splines of the clutch. Less is better.
Which is better VW Jetta 01J or 02j?
With the 02J five-speed manual being a much more reliable option than the four-speed 01M automatic offered in the ’99-’03 Jetta TDI’s, most enthusiasts row their own gears. However, as soon as the first nozzle upgrade is performed the OEM clutch can begin to slip.
Are there any problems with the VW Jetta TDI?
Believe it or not, most of the problems associated with the ’99.5-’03 Jettas exist in the interior (you can’t have it all, right?). The inner door panels fall apart, the hood and glove box latches quit working, the headliner sags, and the center console hinge fails, to name a few problem areas.
Where is the fluid filler plug on a Volkswagen Jetta?
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. If you are simply checking the level of oil in your transmission, start by removing the top filler plug on the side of the transmission. This is the plug that you add fluid to.
How often should you change transmission fluid on a VW Jetta?
How often should Aisin VW Jetta, Passat, CC, Golf, Tiguan, Beetle, or Rabbit transmission fluid be changed? The recommended service interval for changing the VW transmission fluid on Aisin transmissions is every 50,000 miles – 60,000 miles.