FYI: It is not Cosmoline. Cosmoline is a registered trademark of Houghton International and is a rust preventive used to coat bare steel prior to shipping over salt water. It is far far far too expensive to spray all over the inside of a Jetta, and not required when using galvanized metal. It also is extremely difficult to remove, which would be a problem in auto assembly.It's called Cosmoline.
Yes!!! Mine does smell like this every once and awhile. I thought it was weird too. Doesn't seem to be any pattern though, just will randomly smell like a crayola factoryDo all MK4 Golfs/Jetta (Bora)/ and other VW models from that time period smell like
Or am I making things up, and just make a fool out of myself