1996 Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Volkswagen Jetta
The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1996 Volkswagen Jetta is between $471 and $576 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.
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1996 Volkswagen Jettascores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light. Vehicles equipped with spark plug wires may also develop a m...
Electrical issues that are difficult to diagnose—and sometimes intermittent—are typically due to ground wiring issues. The most troublesome ground locations are under the battery or a...
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
this happened after the car was driven and parked. I got back in and NOTHING
Pulled transmission out of car and can't open it. Seems to be binding where input shaft is. A few...
Put key in ignition switch turn key to on position with engine off ..and then I see smoke coming ...
Overall (2 Reviews)
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Suspension & Steering
June 28, 2011
i have a stick shift and when i change gears from 1 to 2 and so on and req. to accelerate fast it slips, could it be lack of fluid.
February 07, 2011
I absolutly love this car. If you put an R8 Audi & a 1996 veerow GLX in front of me, I would pick the jetta. I think that basically sums it up!