2013 Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Volkswagen Jetta
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2013 Volkswagen Jetta ProblemsElectrical Fan continues running after car turned off. Draines battery.
Fan assembly replaced. Dealer said there was a short in the electronics which led to fan not turning off after car was shut off.
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.
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Questionshow does the clutch & transmission work. (1 answer)
I am losing power when i am in gear not touching the clutch only gas and it feels like i have no power.3 gear and up are where i feel it the most
2013 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.