Question about 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
I've had this car for over 3 years; had 89000 miles in 2005 when i bought it & now just passed 202000 miles! automatic, few problems, mostly highway miles, very well maintained...
noticed today when driving home on the interstate (usually about 75-80mph), that the rpm gauge which is about 2800 - 3000 rpm's at those speeds, was moving around a lot even when i was on flat ground & maintaining same speed... it was registering higher rpm's than normal & the needle seemed to fluctuate more than normal; didn't seem to be the tranny stuck in 3rd or anything??
wondering if it's a gauge problem, a sensor problem, tranny problem, turbo problem or something else???
Hi, Did you notice the motor actually reving higher when the tachometer was reading a higher rpm.. If it was it could be your transmission slipping.. Set your cruise control and listen to your motor while the tachometer starts moving erratically.. Good Luck
Posted on Jun 30, 2008
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