Category: Mk5 Jetta TDI 2005.5-2006

Volkwagen Lift Kits

VW models have a very low ride height from the factory.  Lifting them 1-2 inches can prevent a lot of road debris damage.  We outline lift spring options below.

Lowering Your Volkswagen

Quick Do’s and Don’ts for lowering your VW…

Steering Repair & Maintenance

We get calls all the time from customers looking to change their springs, shocks, or struts because of a noise or suspension problem. Often times, though, another smaller (and much cheaper) suspension component has failed. In this article, we run through some of the more minor components of the suspension and symptoms of their failure.

Volkswagen ATF Fluid Guide

We answer frequently asked questions about automatic transmission fluid, like, when does it need to be changed and what fluid type is required.  That all depends on what model you have, read more to learn what your VW needs.

TDI Intake Flap Codes

Customers often call us with questions about these three common fault codes for their newer TDIs. This article details what each code means and what needs to be done to fix the problem.

5 DIY Repair Videos for Newer TDIs

So far, how-to and repair videos for the common rail TDIs (2009-2014) are few and far between. We recently did a brake change on our 2010 Sportwagen and decided to post links other good how-to and repair videos as well. How-To: Change Sportwagen/Jetta/Golf Rear Brakes DSG Service How-To For cars with an automatic direct shift ...

Biodiesel: A Guide

Biodiesel is an exciting alternative fuel that can be used as a supplement to traditional diesel fuel that offers dramatically lower emissions and is renewable.  But, running it isn’t always simple.  This guide overviews some biodiesel basics and which cars should or should not use biodiesel.