Why does my 2004 Jetta shake when I put the pedal to the ground?


Asked by Apr 05, 2014 at 09:33 PM about the 2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car only does this when I step on
the gas really hard. When I drive
normal it drives fine but once
someone pulls up next to me and
tries to show off I gun it and my car
begins to shake as if it wants to shift
but it can't since it's already in 5th
gear (automatic). What could be the
problem? Maybe the fuel pump or
filter? Transmission filter?
Thanks in advance:)

1 Answer


I ain't no mechanic here but check all your motor mounts had a similar problem with an old intrepid

Best Answer Mark helpful

Your Answer

Volkswagen Jetta Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Passat
314 Great Deals out of 26,776 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
356 Great Deals out of 53,231 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Accord
524 Great Deals out of 95,306 listings starting at $1,300
Used Volkswagen GTI
81 Great Deals out of 6,762 listings starting at $900
Used Volkswagen Golf
67 Great Deals out of 4,830 listings starting at $600
Used Toyota Camry
797 Great Deals out of 74,914 listings starting at $1,700
Used Toyota Corolla
646 Great Deals out of 68,592 listings starting at $1,449
Used BMW 3 Series
935 Great Deals out of 33,171 listings starting at $1,000
Used Audi A4
204 Great Deals out of 12,404 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Altima
752 Great Deals out of 67,899 listings starting at $750
Used Mazda MAZDA3
194 Great Deals out of 26,115 listings starting at $1,695
Used Ford Focus
420 Great Deals out of 71,553 listings starting at $999

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
11,777 listings starting at $11,380
2017 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
53 Great Deals out of 2,724 listings starting at $9,990
2016 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
34 Great Deals out of 1,676 listings starting at $6,987
2015 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
130 Great Deals out of 3,699 listings starting at $6,495
2014 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
90 Great Deals out of 2,288 listings starting at $5,495

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.