Question about 1997 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

I need to replace the clutch on my volkswagon jetta, I need the instructions so I can determine if it is something I can do myself. Can you help?

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

  • Expert
  • 168 Answers

This a quick summery: You have to remove the drive shaft. this you will need a special tool must auto parts store will have or can get it for you. Then support the motor from the top. remove the shifting linkage, remove the starter, remove the speed-o-cable (plug the hole a big cork stopper or a clean rag), remove the ele. connection (the backup switch), remove bracket from the mount on the rear of the transmission and from the transmission, remove all the bolts from the transmission to engine, pull the transmission back you may need to twist it too. Watch it it will be heavy.

Posted on Mar 06, 2009


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

2005 volkswagon jetta cooling fan wont turn off

temp switch fail most likely. fail safe keeps fan running so engine will not overheat. temp switch will be screwed into engine block. may be cover by cover, hoses or something else but pretty easy to replace. DO COLD for the sensor is in the collant port of the engine and will leak a little when changing. Good luck hope this helps.

Jul 17, 2014 | 2005 Volkswagen Jetta

2 Answers

Volkswagon problems

Look in the fuse box for an ECM fuse. If it isn't in the box inside the car look under the hood in that fuse box. Once you locate the ECM fuse, replace it and everything should work as normal once again. Hope that this helps and good luck !

May 28, 2014 | 1997 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

Airconditioner on my 2004 jetta will not kick on

Had the same problem on my 2004 Jetta this summer. First check if it's low on freon If the clutch kicks on and off it needs a charge. Suct
press should be about 40-45psi. If you have the correct charge and the compressor clutch does not click when you turn switch on,the clutch is bad. I found it easier to change the whole compressor than just the clutch which requires special tools. You need to install a new filter drier also before recharging. Before I would spend $400 on a new compr I went to a local pick & pull and got one for $15 with a 30 day warranty. Doing the work myself including Freon, new compr oil, the filter which I got on-line from
and the used compressor it came to a whopping $90. If you have a repair manual, follow the instructions carefully and do your own repairs you can do this. If not, it's still cheaper buying your own parts and paying someone to do it. You can also google instructions. I'm 81 yrs young and if I can do this anyone can. I hope this helped.

Aug 10, 2012 | 2004 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

Hi can u please give me steps on changing the clutch on a 1990 volkswagon jetta

This is not a job that you want to do yourself! If you have to ask for help with this job then you don't need to be doing it in the first place. Take it to a SHOP!!!

Jul 24, 2011 | 1990 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

Clutch replacement instructions for 1986 VW Jetta

The release bearing goes in the back of the transmission. You'll need to remove the round "VW" cap on the end of the transmission. I would need to see the pilot bushing to know for sure. It could be the starter bushing or the clutch pushrod bushing.

Apr 25, 2010 | 1986 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

Can't get my volkswagon jetta to start

Yes, it does sound like the starter soleniod. Have someone turn the switch while you tap the starter and solenoid with a hammer.Ssometimes it will make it operate but it still needs replacement. If the starter has not been replaced I would replace it too.

Jan 02, 2010 | 2005 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

How can i change the rear brakes of my 2003 Volkswagon Jetta?

compress piston with big g-clamp while turning clockwise with 230mm grinder spanner or something similar

Apr 18, 2009 | 2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

2 Answers

2006 volkswagon timing belt jetta tdi turbo diesel

i can walk u through doing a t belt. But if u are not sure if u are able to do it DO NOT DO IT cause if u are wrong if cause a lot of engine damage.

Mar 22, 2009 | 2006 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

Remove and replace 1998 volkswagon Jetta Fender

how do i remove pump on inside of right fender?

Feb 21, 2009 | 1997 Volkswagen Jetta

2 Answers

1999 volkswagon Jetta TDI no power

[yes ]is the simple answer, a turbo starved of engine oil pressure even for a short period of time can blow the turbo; fit a new or a good second hand turbo.[hint]when testing a second turbo put your finger inside the turbo and spin it .a good turbo should spin quite easly for 3/4seconds with no noise.hope this helped you.adrian

Feb 16, 2009 | 1999 Volkswagen Jetta

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 Volkswagen Jetta Logo

202 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Volkswagen Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers


Level 3 Expert

78267 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8836 Answers

Are you a Volkswagen Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides