I have a 2002 jetta with the 2 liter engine. it had oil in the throttle body. whym was it there and how do i stop it from coming back?


Asked by Apr 06, 2014 at 06:48 PM about the 2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

a mechanic was servicing my car last week and found oil in the throttle body. should it be there and if not how do i keep it from getting in there again?

2 Answers

Tom Demyan

Crankcase valve or PCV is clogged allowing oil to get into the throttle body.


went to the parts store to get a pcv valve. counter person checked computer and said my car doesn't use a pcv valve. so where do i look for a crank case valve? i don't know what it looks like!

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