1999 Volkswagen Jetta Glx 2.8 6Cyl. AAA Coolant Pump Removal Instructions – The Jetta is a small family car that Volkswagen has manufactured since 1979, and the third generation of this series includes the 1993 through 1999 models.
The GL trim level for the 1999 Jetta features Volkswagen’s AAA engine, a six-cylinder 2.8-liter engine with two valves per cylinder. The coolant pump for the 1999 Jetta circulates water and coolant through the engine to prevent the engine from overheating. To remove the water pump from an AAA engine, you will need an engine hoist to access the coolant pump.
Tools Used: Tools, Socket wrench set, Marker, Engine hoist, Shop towel
Remove the Coolant
Disconnect the cable from the negative battery terminal with a socket wrench. Place a container under the radiator drain and remove the drain plug. Drain the coolant from the radiator and replace the drain plug. Disconnect the air cleaner assembly.