2002 Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Volkswagen Jetta
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta ProblemsReverse Gear Failures and Noise in Manual Transmission Models are Common
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
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 at the engine.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta QuestionsWhen it sits in the sun or runs for a while it will start but wont turn over..we changed coil pack, vacuum hose and main relay..still same prolbem..once it cools down or its cold at it starts with no prolbem (1 answer)
The car just starting making a loud ticking noise so I checked the oil and water but both are good but the ticking is getting worse and the oil light continues to flash what could be causing this could it be that the gaskets are over working or something more serious
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta RecallsRecall 07V063000
Volkswagen has recalled certain 1999-2002 Jetta and 1998-2002 Beetle models because a brake light switch may malfunction if incorrectly installed during a safety recall. This can cause the brake lights to become inoperative or remain on. Dealers will install the newly designed brake light switch free of charge.