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Volkswagen Jetta - MKII aka A2 Body Styles. This is a general discussion forum about the MKII Jetta

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  2. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: MK2 fuse box diagram

    1 Headlight, Low Beam, Left 10 2 Headlight, Low Beam, Right 10 3 License Plate Lights 10 4 Rear Window Wiper And Washer System 15 5...

    Started by Gargamelmk2‎, 02-22-2009 06:14 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: MK2 Fault Codes

    Below is a link to a list of systems commonly found in A2s (including swapped engines), with instructions on how to diagnose and code readout tables...

    Started by Gargamelmk2‎, 02-25-2009 09:44 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: The uber digifant thread

    THIS IS A POST OFF OF www.generationdub.com this guy knows his MK2 stuff THE UBER DIGIFANT thread. Digifant, AKA digi, digifart,...

    Started by Gargamelmk2‎, 01-10-2009 06:32 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: DIGI 1 engine wiring list from ECU plug

    1 Start (50) red/green 2 OXS purple 3 Fuel pump relay red/green or yellow/blue 4 Knock sensor white 5 CO Adjustment blue 6 Ground (Sensors)...

    Started by Gargamelmk2‎, 03-18-2012 02:36 AM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: switching from DIGI 2 to DIGI 1 without switching wiring harnesses

    Sounds more difficult than it really is....I did not do this myself but have had friends who did with great success. reason for doing this is...

    Started by Gargamelmk2‎, 03-18-2012 02:32 AM
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  1. 1990 Jetta MK2 problems... NEED HELP

    Hi, I bought a 1990 Jetta off my local classifieds almost a year ago. i bought it knowing it had a starting issue. the guy told me when you turned...

    Started by Peebles‎, 02-04-2017 06:34 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-10-2017, 10:18 PM Go to last post
  2. New to Me '86 Jetta Turbo Diesel Sedan Issue

    Hi all, I just purchased an 86 Jetta turbo diesel from my neighbor for $800. He rebuilt the engine top to bottom, new injection pump, turbo,...

    Started by curt5446‎, 02-19-2016 05:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-31-2016, 01:55 PM Go to last post
  3. Engine wiring 91 Jetta Diesel

    Hi I just replaced my glow plugs in doing so I noticed a small gauge red wire with black casing. I can't figure out where it goes. I have looked in...

    Started by antelope113‎, 04-05-2015 01:09 PM
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    10-31-2016, 10:03 AM Go to last post
  4. 1989 Jetta

    Hello! I have a 1989 4 door Jetta, base model, 1.8L 5 speed manual. When I first bought her, she would start right up, but idle kinda rough. I bought...

    Started by megeneration‎, 02-16-2016 01:48 PM
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    08-08-2016, 03:00 PM Go to last post
  5. Help Wanted New to VWs

    Hi there, new guy over here. i recently bought a clean 90 jettta 1.8 auto for $200. i bought it knowing it had a no start issue. buddy said that the...

    Started by Peebles‎, 07-25-2016 10:41 PM
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  6. HELP!! Does this look normal?

    This is pictures of my fuses and relays on my 1988 Jetta 5sod. We had to take the head off my other Jetta its a 1990 auto. And now having major...

    Started by CanChaser420‎, 06-11-2016 02:59 AM
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  7. HELP with a rare RV type engine. 1990 Jetta Wolfsberg. Valves

    I have a rare straight from Germany 1990 jetta Wolfsberg ED. 1.8. the thing is it has a RV type engine which im told is a rare engine and car. its on...

    Started by Legion4weRmany‎, 06-02-2016 09:01 PM
    1990 jetta, mkii help, rare, valves
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  8. 92 jetta diesel non-turbo Fuel problems

    I have a 1992 Diesel Jetta non turbo that was leaking fuel. When I brought it to the mechanic they told me it had to do with the fuel injection pump....

    Started by eryx‎, 05-18-2016 06:26 PM
    1992, diesel, fuel injector pump, jetta, non-turbo
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    05-30-2016, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  9. Mk2 AC Delete ToyWagen

    I just want to say thank you to ToyWagen for their awesome AC Delete Pulley. My compressor bearing was so blown out that I was almost embarrased to...

    Started by ninjafalco‎, 04-06-2016 09:52 AM
    a/c, delete, grinding, pulley, toywagen
    • Replies: 1
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    04-13-2016, 05:56 AM Go to last post
  10. diary of a mk2 life...

    well my first vw was my first car that my dad had bought me, a 91 alpine white jetta. after tons of vws I decided to go back to my roots in a sort of...

    Started by rdirtytoo‎, 03-20-2014 05:16 PM
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  11. looking at an '85

    son has a co worker that is wanting to sell an '85 jetta. it is a diesel with a 5 speed. No pics but said it ran . 177,000 miles What should I...

    Started by Justa Perry‎, 02-04-2016 06:49 PM
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  12. Question Help with the Ketchup.

    Hello everyone. im new to the forums. A few years back when my dad passed (i was 17), i was left with his 100+acres in rural Tennessee, as well as...

    Started by MisterCreeper‎, 01-17-2016 08:06 PM
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  13. 01 Jetta starting issues

    I have a 01 Jetta 1.8t. Car will crank but won't turn over. Only happens when it's "cool" out side around 75 or so and gets worse the colder...

    Started by maurtaza‎, 01-16-2016 11:11 AM
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  14. Vibration issues under 1st&2nd gear acceleration

    I am completely stumped by my annoying problem. I have a 1992 German-built mk2 jetta GLi 16V 2.0. I just repurchased it from the dweeb I shoulda...

    Started by RedWolfsburgTurbo‎, 12-20-2015 10:05 PM
    bad diff, vibration
    • Replies: 4
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    12-29-2015, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  15. Proud New Owner of a MK2 Diesel Golf 5 Spd

    Hey guys so this week I found myself a 1989 diesel golf with a 5 Spd transmission I've been wanting a diesel Volkswagen ever since I drove around...

    Started by 89Deez‎, 07-21-2015 10:23 PM
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    12-14-2015, 11:07 PM Go to last post
  16. New Jetta "Rebecca" 1989 GL

    New project. Still in the works. just wanted to share. thanks :) The day I bought it. New rims.

    Started by AndyGLI‎, 07-01-2015 12:59 PM
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    11-11-2015, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  17. cranks but no go

    Hi, have a MK II 1992 1.8 cranks over but willnoit start, I have bypassed the fuel pump relay just for now so the fuel is there. Checking...

    Started by stepher‎, 11-02-2015 11:23 PM
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  18. Problems with first gear and going from a stop

    Hey all ive got a 92 jetta 1.8 heres thing car had no problems with driving till i replaced the cv axles now i seem to shutter seize and die when...

    Started by Badwulf‎, 09-16-2015 09:32 AM
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    10-14-2015, 11:10 AM Go to last post
  19. mk2 cranks but wont turn over

    so i changed the cap and rotor arm on my digi2 jetta i timed the engine changed the air filter and it still wont start it cranks but wont start,...

    Started by b5guybiggz‎, 08-22-2015 08:58 PM
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    09-04-2015, 10:24 PM Go to last post
  20. 1990 jetta starting

    Hi all the starter died in my 92 diesel so I found another jetta. She's a 1990 vw jetta 1.8 gas jobbie on an automatic for 800 bucks she's in great...

    Started by steve341‎, 04-23-2011 10:32 AM
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  21. Voltage Drain

    I can jump my car and it starts but soon the voltage drops. Just replaced the alternator with a 90 amp one. The battery is not new but I was hoping...

    Started by 86vwTDI‎, 02-05-2015 09:27 AM
    battery, dead, electrical drain, power loss, voltage
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    07-07-2015, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  22. Wonky Idle while driving.

    Hello, im new to the forum and come with an interesting problem. I'm driving a 91 GLI with the 16V. I start the car and it idles correctly, a little...

    Started by Garmur‎, 04-11-2015 12:27 PM
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  23. Need help with starting

    Working on an '87 1.8 gas for a friend. He said "it just stopped running all of a sudden". First thing I did was check the fuel rail for gas, found...

    Started by sk8salomon‎, 05-03-2015 04:28 PM
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    07-07-2015, 03:30 PM Go to last post
  24. Mk2 gli vin issues? Is it real?

    Hello As I have mentioned before in my intro I own a 1985 Jetta GLI. It certainly looks the part and has the correct engine and ignition controls as...

    Started by Knownworldwide‎, 07-28-2014 07:37 PM
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    04-13-2015, 01:38 PM Go to last post
  25. Finally got one!

    So I got a 1990 jetta gl. 106k pretty complete for 1800. Haven't had a chance to clean her up and see what's going on just yet! I know I need to buy...

    Started by Poderoso‎, 12-30-2014 02:55 PM
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    04-09-2015, 09:46 AM Go to last post
  26. lag under load when gassed

    92 gl 8v basically stock...put on cat recently and changed alt...seemed to start around that time when you get on the throttle..it seems only when...

    Started by sethreign‎, 03-29-2015 02:08 PM
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  27. OSX light

    just noticed my OXS light comes on. it gets bright then seems to go out. can;t tell if it actually goes "dark" but it leads me to believe i need to2...

    Started by sethreign‎, 03-29-2015 02:05 PM
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  28. CIS hesitation problem! Please help!

    Ok so I was driving home yesterday nothing fast I just got gas and drove straight home at a lazy 50 mph. I went around a left hander at about 40 mph...

    Started by Knownworldwide‎, 11-17-2014 01:07 AM
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    01-24-2015, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  29. Just a quick FYI.....

    You may already know this, but just incase you didn't...... I was in desperate need, in a "right now kind of way" of a part for my 91 MK2 Jetta...

    Started by snicklas‎, 01-21-2015 12:16 PM
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  30. odd issue with 98 VW Jetta Wolfsberg

    Hi All, My 98 Jetta has begun to roll the windows down on its own. I guess there is a short somewhere and I'm beginning to think that it took some...

    Started by movielvr‎, 12-22-2014 06:58 PM
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    01-11-2015, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  31. help 92 jetta general knowledge / maintenance

    Hello to all, I'm a newbie and this is my first jetta. Probably will have many maintenance. 1)how much oil should I put in engine? There is an...

    Started by ranjetta‎, 12-14-2014 03:25 AM
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    01-03-2015, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  32. What should I do with this recent purchase...?

    I picked up this GLI for $500.... PO replaced the heater core, & then before putting the dash back together... Decided he was going to do a VR...

    Started by PorcelainVR‎, 12-19-2014 11:06 PM
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    12-28-2014, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  33. Cleaning out round fog lights?

    I have a grill with 5 inch fog lights and one of them is dirty. Is there a way to remove the back or front to clean it out so it's a lot more clear?

    Started by joshuat‎, 09-18-2014 09:23 PM
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    09-24-2014, 07:41 AM Go to last post
  34. Radiator fan wont turn off

    Any idea why this is happening? It was running for about 4 hours until my neighbor told me it was making sounds. I had to unplug it. Is it a...

    Started by ericdidit‎, 05-09-2011 10:37 PM
    fan, radiator, thermostat
    • Replies: 12
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    09-13-2014, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  35. Question A/C issue

    So my a/c was upgraded to the newer freon and was working perfect. Then I went driving over the road and now doesn't blow any cold air at all. Do you...

    Started by joshuat‎, 09-12-2014 11:21 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    09-12-2014, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  36. A couple of brake questions

    I am in the process of changing out the brake pads/shoes on a 91 Jetta Diesel I just recently purchased. I have a couple of issues I am needing help...

    Started by snicklas‎, 09-01-2014 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-08-2014, 07:41 AM Go to last post
  37. My trunk lock just broke closed.

    So do you know any way to open the trunk when it's locked shut? Everything was fine, went grocery shopping and closed it up but didn't lock it. Now...

    Started by joshuat‎, 09-06-2014 04:39 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    09-06-2014, 04:39 PM Go to last post
  38. Engine swap

    Hello everyone, I am new to the MKII world. I am now running a 2013 TDI Jetta wagen at the moment. I just recently picked up a 1991 Jetta GL...

    Started by whitejo23‎, 06-02-2014 04:10 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    08-16-2014, 06:42 PM Go to last post
  39. Hydraulic or mechanical tappets

    Hey guys, I got an '85 Jetta and I have a really noisy clicking noise coming from the engine. I'm pretty sure it's the tappets. The only...

    Started by losduos‎, 07-23-2014 03:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-16-2014, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  40. 1992 jetta gli ecodiesel won't start after a long trip

    I just took a 1500 mile trip with no problems, I got back last night and my car won't start! The dash lights, glow plug lights, etc come on, but when...

    Started by sue121507‎, 07-28-2014 01:13 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,436
    08-16-2014, 01:24 PM Go to last post

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