Is my clutch bad

Asked by Mar 17, 2017 at 01:11 PM about the 2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I picked my sons car up from the mechanic it is a 2005 jetta. We replaced
the oil pump, he started going down the road and could not shift the car into
second gear or get it to release for that matter. He said clutch feels normal,
but if he turns the car off it will release out of first gear. Also he states when
he has the clutch pushed in it still feels like the car is trying to move forward.
So I took it back to the mechanic and he says that he has never had a car
do this before, he thinks it may be clutch. Any suggestions

1 Answer

79,415

I would make sure the clutch hydraulics are working properly before changing the clutch.

Your Answer

Volkswagen Jetta Experts

  • #1
    Goodwrench707
    Reputation
    2,460
  • #2
    Deathjam4
    Reputation
    1,950
  • #3
    Scott Sr.
    Reputation
    1,470
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Passat
30 Great Deals out of 596 listings starting at $1,950
Used Honda Civic
301 Great Deals out of 3,173 listings starting at $995
Used Volkswagen GTI
31 Great Deals out of 192 listings starting at $3,995
Used Honda Accord
81 Great Deals out of 951 listings starting at $1,815
Used Volkswagen Golf
52 Great Deals out of 884 listings starting at $2,495
Used Toyota Camry
86 Great Deals out of 2,208 listings starting at $1,781
Used BMW 3 Series
147 Great Deals out of 1,733 listings starting at $2,990
Used Toyota Corolla
266 Great Deals out of 3,938 listings starting at $995
Used Audi A4
31 Great Deals out of 556 listings starting at $3,995
Used Nissan Altima
80 Great Deals out of 1,382 listings starting at $1,785
Used Mazda MAZDA3
176 Great Deals out of 2,768 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Focus
87 Great Deals out of 2,606 listings starting at $999
Used Volkswagen Beetle
26 Great Deals out of 284 listings starting at $1,295

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
609 listings starting at $16,907
2016 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 153 listings starting at $13,899
2015 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 247 listings starting at $10,950
2014 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 209 listings starting at $7,990
2013 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 385 listings starting at $5,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.