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. Jack up the front and back of the jetta and place jack stands under the proper front and rear jacking points. Make sure to check your owners manual for the brand of fluid specific to your make and. The jettas manual transmission has two plugs for filling and emptying the transmission fluid, located on the side and bottom of the transmission case. How to check transmission fluid in volkswagen cars it. Volkswagen is recalling 25,594 my 20062009 jetta 5th generation equipped with 2. Automatic transmission for volkswagen jetta 2006 2010. Get the best deals on manual transmission parts for 2008 volkswagen jetta when you shop the largest online selection at. Red line mt90 or mtl 70w80 is alternate fluid for vw transmissions but i would stick with original fluid.
Read online 2008 volkswagen city jetta owners manual. How do you check the transmission fluid on a 2003 vw jetta. These service replacement parts were sold for use in model year 19992005 audi a4, 20002006 audi tt, 19982005 volkswagen beetle, 19992006 golf, 19992008 and 201120 volkswagen jetta, and. Amsoil transmission fluids offer the best protection for your jetta. How to check transmission fluid on 2008 volkswagon jetta. Amsoil transmission fluids offer the best protection for your jetta, even in the most severe driving conditions. I also wanted them to clean out the pan and gunk in there if. Sep 12, 2011 how to add transmission fluid for a 2008 jetta with a 2.
However as stated by one of the answers some of the transmissions are sealed and need to be checked at the dealership every 5060,000 miles. For example if you have 05 jetta 5 speed and you have 65k,your original fluid was g0 52 726 a2 and you should change to g0 60 726 a2. How to check transmission fluid in volkswagen cars it still. Volkswagen jetta 5speed 2008, titan sintofluid fe sae 75w80 synthetic api gl4 manual transmission fluid, 1 liter by fuchs. There is no dip stick on a jetta of this year the way you check it is to actually pull the drain plug with the transmission at normal operating temp.
This diy should be the same on all manual mk4 vws or new beetles. Reading through my bentley manual, it says you need to dump all of the fluid out, to measure it. Order your parts online or pick them up instore at your local advance auto parts. What type of transmission fluid for volkswagen jetta. See how to correctly check the transmission fluid level in a 2010 volkswagen jetta tdi 2. Transmission fluid level check volkswagen jetta 20052014. It provides excellent protection and smooth shifting in all climates. The worst complaints are brakes, engine, and transmission problems. Maintenance schedule 2008 jetta, jetta sportwagen, rabbit. How do i know if i need a transmission or to replace low transmission fluid in volkswagen jetta 2005 2.
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Vw automatic transmission fluid should be changed every 50,000 miles 60,000 miles. Amsoil transmission fluids offer the best protection for your jetta city, even in the most severe driving conditions. Recommend takeing the car to autozone,advanced auto etc. Replace new beetle, city golf, city jetta where applicable xx x 2008 volkswagen maintenance schedule by mileskilometers miles 5 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120. Manual transmission parts for 2008 volkswagen jetta ebay. On june 30, 2009, volkswagen recalled 25,594 volkswagen jetta. This is an agreed simple means to specifically get guide by online. Except for the dsg transmission, which the factory manual recommends be changed every 40,000 miles. Replace new beetle, city golf, city jetta where applicable xx x.
Be sure to use the exact fluid you car manufacturer calls for, universal transmission fluid is a very bad idea in any car. So i figured, that would give me incentive to change it. Jetta transmission problems and questions page 3 car. How to change or flush transmission fluid for a mkiv. Jan 22, 2019 this is a quick and easy diy showing you how to change out your lifetime vw transmission fluid. Drive the 1996 vw jetta gl around for about 10 to 15 minutes to heat the transmission up. Park the jetta on a flat surface and turn the engine off. This is the latest generation of vws multiweight transmission fluid for 5speed manual transmissions in all vw tdis. Aug 29, 2019 changing your vw automatic transmission fluid is important and helps extend the life of your transmission. Transmission fluid 2008 volkswagen jetta how often do you need to change the transmission fluid and filter on 08 jetta.
If you do not have an account but would like to check the status of an order. Jack up the front and back of the jetta and place jack. How to check transmission fluid on 2008 volkswagon jetta fixya. How to change vw transmission fluid vw transmission. Volkswagen jetta mk4 manual transmission fluid change. You could not by yourself going in the same way as ebook accretion or library or borrowing from your associates to way in them. Advance auto parts has 1 different manual trans fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or instore pick up. How to check the transmission fluid on a 1996 vw jetta gl. How to check and fill vw jetta transmission fluid aka vw. Compare 2008 volkswagen jetta automatic transmission fluid brands. When i put my car in drive automatic it doesnt move in any gear including 1,2,3 i have never changed the transmission fluid and ive had it since 2011. For 20072009 volkswagen jetta city st seal 33248ys 2008 mainshaft 21. Oct 25, 2009 it depends on the transmission in your car. How to change or flush transmission fluid for a mkiv, jetta.
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This is a quick and easy diy showing you how to change out your lifetime vw transmission fluid. Basically, im planning on doing this at either 35k or 40k, just as a preventive step. Volkswagen jetta city automatic transmission canada built 2008, automatic transmission filter by hastings. Volkswagen jetta questions how do i check transmission. Apr 09, 2015 once the vw jetta automatic transmission fluid service is finished, the transmission fluid level need to be confirmed and possibly topped off. Volkswagen jetta mk4 manual transmission fluid change jetta. The engine remains the same, but the automatic transmission, an option, now has six speeds rather than four. Although vw says its manual transmissions have a lifetime fill, many tdi owners change their fluid every 100,000 miles. Automatic transmission fluid is a specialized oil optimized for the requirements of each brand and model of transmission.147 194 480 243 1402 1038 466 159 1408 832 848 845 1066 949 1207 1147 459 506 283 123 276 368 1316 1462 1139 84 388 1262 1496 788 1344 681 36 391 404 1424 1077