Question about 2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Based on your description, if it is red that would be the "Brake System" warning light. This warning light indicates that the hand brake or the park brakes are engaged. Alternately, this could also indicate that the level of the brake fluid in the reservoir is below nominal. Top off brake fluid if low and have your brake pads checked as well as visually inspect for any possible brake fluid leak.
On the other hand if it is yellow that would be the ABS (antilock brake system) Light. Momentary lighting up would be normal at startup but consistent light would indicate a malfunction in the brake system such as either low brake-fluid level, stuck brake caliper or faulty ABS. Check brake fluid level and have your vehicle's brakes checked.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.
Good luck and kind regards.
Thank you for using FixYa.
Posted on Jun 15, 2008
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 22, 2011 | Volkswagen Jetta Cars & Trucks
May 13, 2010 | 2001 Volkswagen new Passat
Dec 14, 2009 | 2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Jul 20, 2009 | 2004 Volkswagen Jetta
Jul 17, 2009 | 1996 BMW 318
Apr 30, 2009 | 1991 Volkswagen Jetta
Sep 25, 2008 | 2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Jul 29, 2008 | 2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
762 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: