Transmission Problems?

Asked by Jul 01, 2017 at 03:17 PM about the 2003 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 5spd car which does not have 1st gear. Will
start but shuts off when I put it into gear. What
could I need done to fix this?

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Sounds like the engine is stalling when you try to take off in a higher gear. Clearly the transmission should be repaired.

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