slips out of reverse

Asked by Dec 05, 2007 at 06:48 AM about the 1998 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my son has a 98 jetta it wants to slip out of reversr... any help would be great ...thanks

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If an automatic, you've got either a bad solenoid, worn valve body, low fluid pressure in the trans, or worn out clutch plates in the transmission. This will require a shop to diagnose. If a manual, the problem is simpler, but again will probably require a shop to tear it apart and see what exactly is wrong. Sounds like a worn transmission either way.

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