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What are the tune-up guidelines for 2000 Jetta that has 153K miles? Also, in the past week the oil gauge stopped working (but oil level is good) and the trunk latch won't open (it makes the sound like the trunk is popping open but won't open). Are the oil gauge and trunk latch easy fixes?

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A mechanic told me there really isn't a "tune up" per say for a Jetta TDI. Most importantly, the timing belt (w/water pump) replacement is the biggest concern. Change all the belts, check the glow plugs. If you drive on the highway a lot, the mass air flow sensor and its related hoses should be ok (carbon build up).

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