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I have a 1998 vw jetta tdi 5spd, it is getting hard to shift have to hold clutch to floor and still is rough to shift. Can it be adjusted or is there something I should be checking?

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  • passatsyncro May 11, 2010

    The clutch may be an issue, but, i would start by checking trans fluid level. 5TH gear is located at back of gear oil thus low fluid can cause 5th gear to fail. Respond please.

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Jetta TDI manual from 1998 was always going with 5 gear speed and with hudraulic clutch. First off all make shure that you don't have any air in this hydraulic. After you are shure that pushing pedal is effective you may think about changing your clutch set. Depending what engine do you have 1Z,ALH or AFN there're diferent clucthes and prices

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