2005 Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Volkswagen Jetta
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta ProblemsHigh Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
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.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
2005 Volkswagen Jetta QuestionsWhen the car speed exceeds 47mph the car will beep once. Why? (2 answers)
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The dual air conditioning is blowing cold air on the passanger side, even if the temperature is at maximum high. Also in the back cold air. The driver side works fine. What can i do guys?
I bought this car about three months ago and found a switch that the previous owner had installed while he had it. it is a simple off/on switch and if you are not going to drive the car for a couple of days you have to put the switch in the off position because it turns all the electrical off in ...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta RecallsIncorrect Location for Headlamp Aiming Screw Disabling Cap
The caps to disable the headlight aiming screws may be installed in the incorrect positions. The cap for the horizontal aiming screw may have been installed on the vertical aiming screw. Improperly aimed headlights could cause reduced road visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will install and remove disabling caps as necessary to assure they are in their correct locations. This recall is expected to begin on October 31, 2007. The Volkswagen recall number is Q8.
Volkswagen has recalled 2005 Jetta models with 2.5L engines because a fuel supply line clamp located in the engine compartment may not be positioned properly, which can cause a fuel leak. In the presence of an ignition source, fuel leakage can result in a fire. Dealers will inspect the position of the engine compartment fuel supply line clamp and replace the clamp if necessary.