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  1. 2.0 will not shift out of 1st gear

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    I hope someone can help. 99 beetle 2.0 auto trans 145k. I was driving it one day and I noticed it was not shifting out of 1st gear. It did give me a code of defective MAF. If I clean the MAF will that fix the problem? Do I need to buy a new MAF? Does the MAF affect the trans? Any help...
  2. 99 beetle will not shift out of 1st gear

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    I hope someone can help. 99 beetle 2.0 auto trans 145k. I was driving it one day and I noticed it was not shifting out of 1st gear. It did give me a code of defective MAF. If I clean the MAF will that fix the problem? Do I need to buy a new MAF? Does the MAF have to be open? Any help would...
  3. 2018 Passat comfortline 2.0 Transmission

    Passat Owners Club
    Hello, I bought 2018 Vw passat comfortline2.0 2 weeks ago with 15000km .Nice car , big , comfortable , luxury , only problem i find is transmission , gear 1-3 transmission is shifting hard sometimes up and down, is feel like i driving the standard transmission car, in city , traffic i've...
  4. '86 Cabrio manual to power steering conversion

    Has anyone done a Cabrio steering system from Manual to power? I am almost finished this complex job, and have one more item... The shifting rod from the manual system will not fit on the power system, as part of the rack gets in the way, so I need the proper shift rod. I am in contact with...
  5. 2015 TDI Passat manual transmission

    TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    Hi, Looking for some advice. Almost 2 years ago I traded in my 2011 diesel Jetta in the buy back from VW. Took the generous buy back cash. The 2015 TDI's just came into thier stock at the dealer. Bought a 2015 TDI Passat. 6 speed manual transmission. It was a great deal, 5k off sticker and...
  6. 2003 bug fuel injection

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    RPM stays high while shifting between gears. If in neutral and the accelerator is depressed momentarily the RPM stays high for about 5 seconds then goes back to idle RPM. Any ideas please.
  7. '81 Rabbit: Goes into 1st gear but doesn't engage - Other gears work

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hi all, I have an '81 diesel rabbit, older 1.5L Diesel engine with a newer 5 speed manual tranny. Several months ago I was doing about 70 on the freeway in 5th gear, tried to downshift to 3rd and accidentally got 1st instead. (It was a long road trip, I was tired...) It ground pretty badly...
  8. Changing automatic shifting knob for a manual one in 07 base model Rabbit

    Sorry, if this has been asked several times, I'm sure it has but it seems like I can't find the right one. I wanna change my automatic shifting knob in my 2007 Base model Rabbit, to a manual knob. (I know, learn to drive stick, lol, but not helpful now that I bought this one.) My friend has a...
  9. QUESTION Clutch not disengaging

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Hey. Ive got a 2005 passat 1.8t 4motion manual tranny. So i was driving down the road shifting normally and then all the sudden my clutch pedal went all the way to the floor and i had no clutch use. I drove for a little while intending to get to where i was going but was forced to stop and...
  10. Stuck in Park - 2007 Automatic City Golf

    Golf Owners Club
    Hi, my golf won't shift out of park. It is an automatic and doesn't appear to have an override. The usual brake, ignition, button doesn't allow the shifter to move. The solenoid makes a sound when the brake is depressed, while the car is running or key fully turned. I can't pull out the...
  11. shift Linkage

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Having trouble finding info on this subject. I have 81 diesel with a 5 speed transmission I do not know where from. When I first got the transmission in I scrapped together linkage from other junked 5 speed vw that worked but I don't think its quite right. The linkage I have has white ends but...
  12. Motor mounts

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Getting ready to install engine in 1981 Caddy 1.6l. Which motor mount do you bolt first?
  13. Please help me

    CC Owners Club
    Ok so at a full stop Auto Hold off, I accelerate, and the car sputters as if it wants to turn off. As if I was driving a manual and tried taking of on 3rd gear or as if I didn't know how to drive a manual. Mine is a 2011 2.0T Automatic, after that it goes back to the smoothest shifting in the...
  14. How to extend your Engine mount life.

    MK1 Rabbit Engine
    When you mount goes, your engine drops, and can cause shifting issues. To prevent this and add a little life to your mounts here's a tip. A mount that has about 60K on it. It is dead, and in my youth running Diesel I found that if I inserted a 1/4 inch drive socket 6-7 mm worked well as it...
  15. 2012 Jetta 5spd Manual - Shifting/Transmission Problems

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    Hello I am having issues with my daughter's Jetta. In my daughter's words: "it has about 95000 miles on it and when I got in the car last night I smelled somewhat of a burning smell. I had a little bit of a difficulty shifting before I got on the highway but as soon as I was on the highway...
  16. 2013 Tiguan S transmission shifting problem

    Hey guys. I’m new to this forum. I have a problem with my Tiguan S. Seems that there is some hard downshifting from the automatic transmission whenever I’m slowing down or coming to a stop somewhere @ 15 mph. Also at times, during normal driving, it seems to shift into the next gear...
  17. 2017 VW Golf Wolfsburg Edition production

    Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    Ok, I've got a 2017 Silver Wolf out of Mexico. With production shifting back to Wolfsburg proper making this a single year-ish of production for the Mexican Wolfs. I'm thinking that we're in single run 'R32' - 5,000+/- territory for USA bound Wolfs. My dealer got the last few this month and...
  18. 2006 Jetta Transmission Issues

    Jetta / Bora MK5 / 2005–2010
    I recently purchased a 2006 Jetta with automatic transmission. The car test drove fine and shifted smoothly. After driving at 75 for about 20 minutes on the interstate I got off and drove around town. At that point the car started shifting hard both up and down, also the transmission would...
  19. 2005 GTI MK4 Automatic Transmission Slipping

    GTI Owners Club
    Looking for advice: When accelerating rapidly, or from 30 mph to highway speeds, the automatic transmission slips when shifting into 3rd/4th gear. However, it can be driven in "manual" thru all gears with no problem. There is no warning light illuminated on the dash, and all lights work...
  20. engine stutter?

    Passat Owners Club
    engine seems to stutter a bit right before stopping. almost feels like 1-2 cylinders are being turned off. RPM needle doesnt stutter so i am not sure what it is is this typical of passats?