The Guide to Check and Fill Transmission Fluid 2005-2010 VW Jetta MK V and 2011-2014 Jetta MK VI

We’ll be going over how to check and fill the VW ETF for 2005 to 2010 Jetta marked five and 2011 to 2014 Jetta mark six models with a 2.5 liter five-cylinder engine six-speed zero 9G Aisin automatic transmission.

Start by placing the vehicle on an automotive lift or jack stands using factory lift points and procedures remove the low engine splash pan. This pan is held in place by several t25 Torx bit screws.

Start the engine cold and let it idle as the engines warming up plug the vast tech diagnostic software into the obd2 port. And begin to monitor the transmission fluid temperature using the roster first select control module. Then control module then select measuring blocks or eight and finally select group 0:06 displaying group 0:06 in field one will allow for an accurate ATF temperature reading.

Locate the transmission drain plug using a five-millimeter Allen wrench loosen but do not remove the drain plug. Locate and have on hand a suitable waste oil drain pan to catch driven ATF when the plug is removed.

With the vehicle idling and in a level position allow the transmission fluid temperature to warm between 35 degrees Celsius at 45 degrees Celsius that’s 95 degrees Fahrenheit and 113 degrees Fahrenheit. Once the fluid has reached the proper temperature range, remove the drain plug. If the fluid level is correct, a small amount of transmission fluid should begin to drip out of the fill port level insert.

(If a steady stream of fluid runs out of the fill port and the fluid temperature is within 35 and 45 degrees Celsius, let the excess fluid drain until it drips make sure the fluid does not exceed 45 degrees Celsius or 113 degrees Fahrenheit.

If it does due to fluid expansion too much, fluid may drain out resulted in an incorrect low level when the fluid is being checked in the proper temperature range of 35 degrees Celsius and 45 degrees Celsius.

If the fluid exceeds 45 degrees Celsius, reinstall the 5-millimeter L and drainplug turn off the engine and allow the transmission to cool below 30 degrees Celsius, then start the fluid level trek procedure over again.)

If the fluid exceeds 45 degrees Celsius reinstall the 5-millimeter L and drainplug turn off the engine and allow the transmission to cool below 30 degrees Celsius then start the fluid level trek procedure over again.

After achieving proper fluid level we install the five millimeter Allen wrench drain plug and torque it 12 foot-pounds turn the engine off and exit the Ross tech diagnostic software, and disconnect the obd2 plug port reinstall the lower engine splash pan for the t25 torx. Remove the vehicle from the approved automotive lift or jack stands using factory lift points and procedures.

 

 

9 Tire Care Tips for Summer Vocation Trip

9 Tire Care Tips for Summer Vocation Trip

Are you getting excited – summer is almost here! The kids are eager to begin summer break and to make many trips to the pool, the park, and of course, the yearly summer vacation.

While all that summer brings is fine and good for you and your family, it can mean major wear and tear for your tires. After all, high temperatures, hot asphalt roads, and lots of prolonged driving don’t sound too great to our rubber friend, the tire.

In order to keep your tires in top condition and ready for whatever the summer might bring, follow these guidelines:

9 Tire Care Tips for Summer Vocation Trip

1) Check your tires for wear, proper inflation, tread level, and damage;

9 Tire Care Tips for Summer Vocation Trip

2) Check the owner’s manual for proper inflation levels;

3) Tire pressure should be checked in the morning when the tires are cold;

9 Tire Care Tips for Summer Vocation Trip

4) Take a look at your spare tire;

5) Make sure that it is properly inflated and not damaged in the event that you have to use it;

9 Tire Care Tips for Summer Vocation Trip

6) Rotate your tires every 5,000-7,000 miles;

7) Follow the speed limit;

8)Excessively fast driving in hot weather can damage tires;

Now doesn’t that sound easy? Taking these few simple precautions can save you a lot of time and money in the long run. Summer should be about care-free fun and time spent with friends, family, and the outdoors. Don’t waste it getting your tires replaced!

The Guide to Replace 5th Gen VW Jetta Cabin Air Filter

We’re going to be showing you how to replace the dust and pollen cabin air filter on this 2005 Jetta, it’s pretty much the same for any 2005 to 2013 Jetta as well as similar generations of the Golf GTI, CC as well as Passat and also the Audi TT and a three.

For the Jetta, you’ll need a new cabin dust and pollen filter, a small flat blade screwdriver and a flashlight.

Start off in the passenger side front underneath, use the small flat blade screwdriver to remove those two clips, once those clips are out, pull that foam panel down and out, the cabin air filter is in the airbox. Pull the little tab towards the outside of the vehicle or to the right and you can pull that door off and then pull the cabin air filter down and out.

To install the new filter, there are air flow arrows, you want those pointing towards the front of the car, then you slip it up inside and once you have it all in the place where the door has tabs on it. that kind of go into the filter and then you push the door up in place and slide it over towards the driver’s side or to your left to latch it into place.

Push that foam panel up into the front or the area near your glove box first, get it around all the vent holes and then push it up into place around the sides in the back. And then replace those two screw Clips start off, tighten it lightly with the screwdriver.

How to Replace the Engine Air Filter in VW Jetta, Passat

How to Replace the Engine Air Filter in VW Jetta, Passat

Today we’re going to be working on with a 2.5-liter engine and we’re going to show you how to remove and replace the air filter. The 2.5 liters is a little different that is why we need to change the engine air filter to better work with it. Let’s remove the engine cover and there you will see the air boxer.

How to Replace the Engine Air Filter in VW Jetta, Passat

First your air intake, there’s a little cupboard that pops off, take that step back aside with a little screwdriver or a pick and enter, just kind of push you’ll be able to see these clips and then pull that out of so these are the clips you’re getting. Get a hose clamp pliers to take the intake tube off of the airbox. We’re going to lift the air box off of the engine.

Use force to grab and pull the gearbox, and then pop it off, lift it up. Take out each screw and that you can loose and lift up the hinges out. Reinstalling it and make sure everything is seated along all the edges because if you put it back together, it’s not seated correctly, the mass airflow sensor doesn’t know there’s extra air coming in and it can cause check engine lights to come on. Line up the little and hold it down. Put the intake holes back on and make sure you use this clamp back on correctly and it comes back into place down.