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Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, GTI (A4)
Service Manual: 1999, 2000, 2001,
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

1.8L turbo, 1.9L TDI diesel, PD diesel, 2.0L gasoline, 2.8L VR6

by Bentley Publishers

2 Volume Hardcover Set, 8 3/8 in. x 11 in.
2008 pages, 24 in color
4140 photos, illustrations and diagrams
VW Part No. LPV 800 120
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-1678-0
Price: $129.95

Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, GTI (A4 platform): 1999 - 2005

The Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, GTI Service Manual: 1999-2005 contains in-depth maintenance, service and repair information for Volkswagen Jetta, Golf and GTI models from 1999 to 2005 built on the A4 platform. Service to Volkswagen owners is of top priority to Volkswagen and has included the continuing development and introduction of new and expanded services. The aim throughout this manual has been simplicity, clarity and completeness, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures, and accurate specifications. Whether you're a professional or a do-it-yourself Volkswagen owner, this manual will help you understand, care for, and repair your Volkswagen.

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46-10 - Brakes-Mechanical Components
Rear brake pads, removing and installing

Engines covered:

  • 1.8L turbo gasoline
    (engine codes: AWD, AWW, AWP)
  • 1.9L TDI diesel
    (engine code: ALH)
  • 1.9L Turbo diesel Pumpe Düse (PD)
    (engine code: BEW)
  • 2.0L gasoline
    (engine codes: AEG, AVH, AZG, BBW, BEV)
  • 2.8L gasoline
    (engine code: AFP, BDF)

Transmissions covered
(remove, install, external service):

  • 02J 5-speed manual
  • 02M 6-speed manual
  • 01M 4-speed automatic
  • 09A 5-speed automatic

Though the do-it-yourself Volkswagen owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of the same detailed maintenance and repair information available at an authorized Volkswagen dealer, the Volkswagen owner who has no intention of working on his or her car will find that reading and owning this manual will make it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.

Technical highlights:

  • Covers Volkswagen Jetta, Jetta Wagon, Golf and GTI models based on the A4 platform. The A5 platform Jetta, introduced mid-2005, is not covered.
  • Maintenance procedures: from oil changes to belt replacement.
  • Engine and cylinder head service and reconditioning, including timing belt (4-cylinder) and timing chain (6-cylinder) repair.
  • Explanation of Motronic M5.9, ME 7.1/7.5 and Diesel Turbo Direct Injection (TDI) engine management systems and ODB II.
  • Emission control tests, repairs and adjustments, including Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Secondary Air Injection system.
  • Drivetrain maintenance, troubleshooting, adjustment and repair, including hydraulic clutch, gearshift linkage, and axles.
  • Suspension component replacement, including front struts, rear shocks, rear coil springs, and wheel bearing/hub units.
  • Heating and air conditioning repair, including A/C component replacement and the Climatronic system.
  • Body adjustment and repairs, including front and rear doors, fenders, front radiator support and sunroof.
  • Wiring schematics, including fuse/relay locations and a general explanation of electrical circuitry. Includes R32 wiring.
  • Volkswagen OBD II diagnostic trouble codes, SAE-defined OBD II P-codes, as well as basic scan tool operation.
  • Comprehensive Volkswagen factory tolerances, wear limits, adjustments, and tightening torques.
  • Includes A4 platform product familiarization and R32 service information supplements.

Additional technical content

For additional technical content for A4 platform Volkswagen models, visit our online technical library by clicking below.

Online Technical Library
Jetta 1999-2005, Golf, GTI 1999-2006, Jetta Wagon 2001-2006, R32 2004, CITY Golf, CITY Jetta 2007-2010

Publishing note: Prior to May 2011, this book was published in a softcover edition (ISBN 978-0-8376-1251-5)

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Volkswagen Jetta GLI (A4) 2005
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00 Golf, GTI and Jetta Product Familiarization
Cutaway of Volkswagen Golf (A4 platform)
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15a Cylinder Head and Valvetrain (2.0L engine)
Engine cover removal
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97 Wiring Diagrams, Fuses and Relays
Instrument cluster wiring diagram
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Brake caliper installation procedure being photographed in the Bentley Publishers workshop.
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Full detailed exploded views, including dust and pollen filter replacement.
VW Golf,Jetta,GTI 99-05 LPV800
VW Golf,Jetta,GTI 99-05 LPV800
Wholesale Case Quantity: 5
BSIN: VG05
ISBN: 0-8376-1678-6 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-1678-0 (ISBN-13)