2011 Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
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2011 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.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
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 misfire caused by a failed spark plug wire.
2011 Volkswagen Jetta Questionscatalytic converter replaced 2x only has 100,000 miles (1 answer)
catalytic converter replaced 2x only has 100,000 miles
Car keys get stuck in ignition when the my car is on and I try to turn my car off.
I went to autozone to see why my check engine light was on. They said it was something with emissions and my gas cap. Replaced gas cap and have done a few driving cycles as they advised but the check engine light is still on. I need to renew my registration and am required to do an emissions test...
2011 Volkswagen Jetta RecallsDriver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
The driver's side air bag may not be powered due to a loss of electrical connection from the clock spring sliding contact in the steering wheel caused by contamination. Dealers will repair the vehicle free of charge.
If a rear suspension trailing arm becomes bent, its durability may be compromised and it could break unexpectedly. If this were to occur vehicle control would be affected, increasing the risk of a crash. When parts become available, dealers will install a sheet metal inlay on each of the rear axle trailing arms to prevent sudden loss of vehicle control should a rear trailing arm suddenly break.