2011 Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011 Volkswagen Jetta Problems

High 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.

Ignition Coil, Ignition Wires, and Spark Plugs May Fail

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.

Odor From HVAC Vents

Condensation in the heater case may cause a musty odor from the heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) system after sitting for two hours or more. Our technicians tell us that a cleaner is available for the heater case and the drain system should be checked for debris.

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Questions

Check engine light for emissions (1 answer)

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...

My speakers are blown out. How would I fix it? M (1 answer)

The sound in my speakers have a noise that something is has fallen and cause a buzzing sound. In addition the bass goes in and out. How would the est. cost to fix and what would I need to replace the speaker?

EPC light and check engine light comes on and loses power. (1 answer)

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Recalls

Driver'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.

Drivers Side Air Bag Does Not Function In Crash

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.

Broken Rear Trailing Arm

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.

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

11 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 SE Great gas mileage. Very good opinions for the price” leather, touch screen radio, heated seats, sunroof. This is my first Volkswagen and I am glad I got it.I have own it for a mouth and half no problem
ok listen up all you folks with bad luck,all cars have flaws if you take care of your car it would take care of you period.currently i own a 2006 Jetta 2.5 with all the options,navigation heated seats the works.i have 82086 miles and never had a problem so far.this is my 5th Jetta.I have owned a 91-95-99-02 and now this 06.never had an issue with any of them.i live in HOuston i can go on a road...
Bought the 2011 VW Jetta SE a couple of weeks ago. Check engine light lit. Took car into repair at Riverside VW. Told it was bad relay for air pump(emissions). Problem fixed. 3 days later, check engine light on again. with radio off, you can hear some kind of grinding noise when car revs 2000-3000 rpm. So far, this is my first bad experience since owning 2 VW's in past.

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