20 Most Recent 1985 Volkswagen Jetta Questions & Answers


Yes, could have slipped a tooth. Procedures and marks are posted at link below. You may need to sign up for free account.
http://www.autozone.com/repairinfo/repairguide/repairGuideContent.jsp?pageId=0900c1528026660c

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on Sep 04, 2017


the fuel pump and timing belt are not components for spark did you check distributor- points -coil -plugs-wires ignition switch -fuses and relays ----didnt specify engine if diesel need to check glow plugs

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jul 31, 2016


You have a open connection somewhere.

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on May 21, 2015


what gear. where are you and what are you doing.
combis?

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jun 23, 2014


You should be able to go to your local library and find a wiring schematic if you can find it ask for help they some times have direct links to the factory manuals

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on Oct 11, 2013


the gearbox is really worn--like the shifting fork that works the gear teeth--have someone push u with clutch in then let it out-it may jar it loose--if u du then just use the other 3 till diagnosed

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on Sep 15, 2013


Have the fault codes read for faults Replace the faulty units with genuine one
because most aftermarket units are not set for OEM cpu units and are not
completely compatible.

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on May 04, 2013


wierd not normal. are you sure you have eased off the throttle enough just before you dip the clutch, diesels can lag slightly, is it a turbo? turbo could create even greater lag

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on Sep 25, 2012


The procedure is given in the Hayes manual. You need to turn the cam shaft gear so that the front valves (two valves close to the gear point up) are close and the notch on the cam shaft other end is horizonal (side facing the battery). You need to bring the flywheel (in bellhousing) to top dead center (you will see a notch on flywheel and a fixed pointer on the bellhousing. The notch should be in line with the ponter. After that, you need to bring the injection pump at certain pisition. Then you can mount the belt. It is not a difficult process, I have been doing it, but you need certain tools that will make it easy, such as cam lock position tool, injection pump lock pin, gear remover, etc.

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on May 04, 2011


looks like your 85 jetta actually has both pads and shoes. you can look on autozone.com and find more info.

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on Apr 12, 2011


Your fuel cutoff switch on these engines are located on the fuel pump itself right by the injector lines and takes an 8mm wrench on the nut for the wire.

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on Mar 08, 2011


No they did not. A diesel motor does not have a distributor (no plug wires etc.).

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jan 11, 2011


try flushing the heater core out ,if that doesnt work a piece of cardboard in front of the rad

1985 Volkswagen... | Answered on Dec 31, 2010

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