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  1. 03 jetta 1.8t help with engine codes

    Hey guys, Not sure if anyone has experience with this so I bought a 03 jetta 1.8t my buddy told me need to do the timing belt to be safe got it done ran and drove fine before and after it had a over retarded timing code but went away never came back only code that would keep coming back was the...
  2. Anyone Know what this sound is?

    Anyone Know what this sound is it sounds like some type of pump goes away after warms up a little bit. Also is the clicking noise coming from the motor is that normal someone said it is but wanted to make sure.
  3. 2003 Jetta 1.8T

    Hey everyone, just needed a bit of help identifying the spec of my car. Gl, gli, idk? Lol no door, trunk or engine bay plates or stickers indicating anything. It has the AWP 1.8T, base cloth seats (previous owner said he bought them to replace old recaros he had installed.) It originally had...
  4. Transmission Problem?

    Hey guys, So I just bought myself a 2004.5 Jetta GLI and I love the car. I just installed some new halo headlights with HID's and they look great. My only concern with this car is that it's making a noise when in gear and decelerating (Letting go of both the clutch and Gas pedal). It makes the...
  5. 1.8T project help!!

    hey everyone, i have a 02 jetta 1.8T (automatic sadly) and im looking to make it my project car along with having it as my daily car. i have been looking into some mod but idk where to start. first off is it even a good idea to mod a automatic? what down sides would i face as compared to a...
  6. 190 degrees at cold start?

    I have a 01 VW golf 1.8t 5 speed. The temp needle has been going straight from "0" to 190 right at start. It will raise as it would if it were at "0" up 190 but goes from 190 to 260 with the fans running(three beeps and flashing temp light). The engines actual temp is not warm at all only usual...
  7. Noises and Leaks?

    So I have an 02 1.8t Jetta and I've been having some weird sounds when I drive. Basically, when im accelerating and the car goes over 2,000 rpms, I hear a weird high pitched sound that goes away once I lay off the gas. At first, I freaked out because I thought it might be the "drill sound of...
  8. Motor mount bolt broke off in the engine block

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    At first I though it was just a bad motor mount. But when i removed the mount, I realized one of the bolts that holds the mount to the motor had broke off inside of the block. So do i go about fixing this? The only way I can see to do this is by buying a bolt extractor kit. I already have a new...
  9. MAP Sensor for MKIV 1.8T Jetta

    For Sale - Parts
    Hello, I bought a MAP sensor (this is different from a MAF sensor) for my 2002 VW Jetta 1.8T (attached picture); but it turns out I never needed it. This is brand new OEM (Bosch) and has never been installed. I bought it from ECS Tuning and they won't accept returns on any electronic...
  10. WTB: 2000-2003 Golf GTI

    WTB/WTT Section
    I'm looking for a 2002-2003 Golf GTI that is priced around 4-6k. Mileage wise, anything below 130k miles is fine. Black or gray interior and the 1.8T engine. and for the exterior black or blue. The car must be a 5 speed. I live in Northern Virginia, I'm willing to drive around if the price is...
  11. turbo clocking ( turning ) Tuning and rods

    I have found some t3/t4 and other turbos one being a borg warner S series I would like to use but the outlet is clocked toward the ground. If I buy one of these can they be re clocked so the output is facing up. I've been told some you can some you can't. it seems when unbolted it would just...
  12. 2002 GTI 1.8T 83*** mi. +extras

    For Sale - Vehicles
    I am Military and planning to PCS and currently selling my 2002 GTI, 5 Speed Manual, it runs great, is clean, quick and has a few performance mods. It has around 83,500 miles, and has all new tires. It is loaded, A/C, cruise control, F+R side airbags, has heated seats, power locks, windows and...
  13. 01 Beetle GLS 1.8t AWV 5spd

    New Beetle
    Hi Everyone, I need help. I have an '01 NB 1.8t 5 spd. I bought the car from a the second owner and she swore that she had kept up on oil changes and maintenance however, i have my doubts. I changed the oil in it the first day i had it and put in a bosch filter and Castrol 5w-30w full...
  14. please help. Rubbing nois?

    Hello everyone. I have a 02 jetta 1.8T. About three months ago I had to replace the water pump. I went ahead and replaced the pump,roller pully,Tensioner and belt.. About 2weeks later I had to get back into it because the gasket didn'nt set right.. Got that fixed and now I am hearing a rubbing...
  15. 1.8t water pump

    Hey every1. I have a 02 jetta 1.8t. I just put a new pump,tensioner,roller pulley, belt and all that good stuff. I got the kit fcpgroton.com... I got it all put on and drove the car for about a month now with no problems at all.. Today my wife called and said it was leaking something. When I...
  16. Buying a Jetta

    Hey, I'm looking into buying, and probably will be buying, my cousin's 2002 Jetta Wolfsburg Edition. It has the 1.8t motor with 120k miles, an automatic, and looks damn good. There were only three complaints I could find: The motor hesitates just a little bit off the line. My cousin says its...
  17. 2003 VW 1.8t Passat - $4500

    For Sale - Vehicles
    !*!*!*2003 VW Passat 1.8t TURBO!*!*!* $600 below Private Party! Please see ad above and contact me with any questions. Derek [email protected] Austin, Texas
  18. vw noob oil change

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    i have a 2005 vw jetta gli 1.8t and was wondering what oil i need for my oil change. ive only had the car for a couple months and dont know much about it yet.
  19. Ecs tuning N75 Valve

    For Sale - Parts
    I have a Race N75 valve from ecs tuning. i thought that mine went bad,before i received the part realized that it wasnt and fixed my car and never went through the trouble of returning it. it has been taken out of the original package but was never used. adds 3 psi to peak boost. $55
  20. Forge 007 DV

    For Sale - Parts
    Used for maybe 3 months but i am selling my car now and decided to sell the Diverter valve and i also have the spring kit. If you would like a picture or have a question just message me. $100 dollars shipped.