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Volkswagen Beetle: We recently purchased a one owner 1999 Beetle.

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We recently purchased a one owner 1999 Beetle. It only has 65,000 miles. The transmission is somewhat jerky when driving at slow speed around town but shifts fine when accelerating on a highway. Is this normal for a 99?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Martin replied 1 year ago.
Hello, Welcome to Just Answer.The fault might be that the oil filter inside the transmission needs to be changed. They get clogged as a result from all the iron fillings and the oil that is forming a sticky composite. This leads to lower oil pressure inside the transmission and causing the hard shifting. A service should rectify this. Can be done a any good repair station.This should answer your question but if you need more information do not hesitate to ask.Greetings,Martin.