My valve cover oil deflector melted

Asked by Oct 27, 2015 at 04:04 AM about the 2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I noticed it as I took the cover of and it was melted all I around the valves. It's
easy to remove but is there any downfall to it

2 Answers

109,735

It shouldn't have melted, I would replace it.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
10,455

this may have happened due to old age, Either that or you have been having a lack of oil in the heads, Do any of the valves look heavily worn?

Your Answer

Volkswagen Jetta Experts

  • #1
    Goodwrench707
    Reputation
    2,430
  • #2
    Deathjam4
    Reputation
    1,930
  • #3
    Scott Sr.
    Reputation
    1,470
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Passat
395 Great Deals out of 20,214 listings starting at $1,477
Used Honda Civic
790 Great Deals out of 72,222 listings starting at $1,350
Used Volkswagen GTI
131 Great Deals out of 8,599 listings starting at $2,400
Used Honda Accord
1,089 Great Deals out of 60,814 listings starting at $1,099
Used Volkswagen Golf
96 Great Deals out of 5,095 listings starting at $1,495
Used BMW 3 Series
1,158 Great Deals out of 32,969 listings starting at $1,300
Used Toyota Corolla
871 Great Deals out of 55,968 listings starting at $1,488
Used Toyota Camry
1,038 Great Deals out of 73,033 listings starting at $295
Used Audi A4
270 Great Deals out of 11,220 listings starting at $1,999
Used Nissan Altima
951 Great Deals out of 74,808 listings starting at $1,300
Used Mazda MAZDA3
343 Great Deals out of 26,471 listings starting at $950
Used Volkswagen Beetle
226 Great Deals out of 7,493 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 19,723 listings starting at $9,877
2016 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
60 Great Deals out of 1,750 listings starting at $8,600
2015 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
131 Great Deals out of 3,124 listings starting at $6,490
2014 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
181 Great Deals out of 4,386 listings starting at $4,999
2013 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,428 listings starting at $4,995

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.